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Magento – Hurdles To Installation

by on Mar.08, 2010, under Website Software

Magneto’s is progressing itself to be the pioneer in the field of open source e-commerce platform. It`s flexibility and user-friendly e-commerce solution is been liked and appreciated by many of the users.

Today we will try to answer, what makes magento install facility, a subject of discussion among the users of the software. As we know that Magento is a free shopping cart application which supports many payment processors, shipping methods,languages etc. so it can be rightly guessed that there is a bit of complexity involved in the process of installation. Undoubtedly many of them do face hard times installing Magento scriptby themselves.

This is the aspect where the 1-click installation has it`s own importance. It not only erases out all the goose bumps of the installation, but also makes the software run smooth. For all the reasons the users strive to get the webhost who has the capability to provide the 1-Click magento install facility. Through this we can unleash Magento in the open-source eCommerce world.

There are few steps which can probably help you to to complete the Magento installation on a single go:

1. You need to download the latest stable Magento package from the link given

Go through Control Panel of your hosting account, open File Manager and Upload the Magento package there.But the catch in this process is that you need to be very careful while selecting or naming the folder.If you want to make Magento as a landing page then you need to store your software in public_html folder, which is the main one for your web site content. If you want it to be in the extensions then make sure it comes in the subfolder. (/public_html/magento). Once you loaded your package then you can extract it through your Control Panel>File Manager. Please change the file permissions for the Magento files to 755. Some of the web host do provide yo with the support of installing the software on behalf of you. Thus it is always advisable to find such web host.

3. You need to create a MySQL database for Magento, it is an involuntary part of the installation. Remember to keep in the following format:


4. After that click on Magento Install buttons and then you be rest assured that the Magento will get installed in the server.

The steps might seem easy, but they are practically a bit tricky. There are webhosts who do provide a impeccable facility of installing the software for you, but the atrocity is that most of them do provide the facility in reflection to absorbitantly high cost. You need to be very choosy while selecting your webhost, so that you donot land up in a muddy situation in the midst of the business hours. GigaPros(www.gigapros.com) is the one who has been serving Magento and it`s users from since the Magento started to mushroom. You can have a go at them if you are really looking for a mind blowing support experience.

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