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How to Install Magento

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If you ever thought of having an online shop, then Magento is the best choice for you. It is a flexible and professional open source e commerce solution that allow the users to control the functionality of theirs online store. It is simply a platform for business growth as it allows merchants to create sites modified for their unique business needs. Magento is designed to be fully scalable and is backed by wide support network that guarantees companies and individuals ultimate e Commerce solutions. Installing magento into your hosting provider is very easy by following the next few steps that will guide you through the whole process of installation:

  1. The first step is to download the magento installation package from the official magento website. In order to find the compatibility of your version for your template, it is advisable to first check the template preview page after which you download the complete package of your selected version.
  2. The next step is to upload your magento engine package into your hosting account either by using an FTP client or through the file manager.
  3. After uploading the package, unzip the magento engine and open the link to your engine after which you agree on the terms and conditions.
  4. Click next and set the locale settings; then click on continue.
  5. Create a MYSQL database and specify database access details that will help you in script installation and assign a user to it.
  6. The next step is to go through the magento installation process:
  7. Verify personal and admin details then click on continue to proceed to the next step.
  8. Write down your encryption key that will be used by magento to encrypt any confidential information such as passwords and credit cards.

This will have successfully installed the magento engine; after which you need to upload template files to the main folder of magento engine. Ensure however, that you have selected overwrite existing file.

Remove or rename the htaccess file in the FTP file manager; after which you refresh the cache at the magento admin section. You will have successfully installed the magento engine and template into your hosting provider.

This task would not however be accomplished without professional help; Blacksmith industries is not just ideal for this task, but is also the most reputable professional magento installation provider and is as well one of the top market leaders in the industry. Blacksmith is an award winning specialized website design and creation agency that will foresee your success on online business. One of the good things with blacksmith industry is that it has very experienced staffs that have worked in all lines of online business and will therefore guarantee confidence and success on your e commerce business.

With blacksmith industries, you are assured of affordable costs and a functional magento engine design that is installed right from scratch to fully functional engine that will provide a good platform for online business growth and success. You can easily contact them at any time through their website. [email protected], or call our toll free number (855) 255-7585.