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a) Log in to your cPanel account and type “installatron” in the find functions box.
b) Click on the “Installatron Applications Installer” icon.
c) Search for Magento by using the application search bar at the top right.
d) Choose the option for “+ Install this Application” next to the Magento application details that appear.
e) Choose the location for your Magento installation. If you do not have multiple domains to choose from, you may choose to use your site with or without the www subdomain.
f) Optionally, you may choose to install Magento into a specific directory for your site, such as /store.
g) Choose the version of Magento you’d like to use. By default, the latest version is selected.
h) Fill out the Settings form with your chosen user name, a secure password, your administrator email, and a Website Title. Your Website Title can be changed at a later time if needed.
i) Advanced settings can be configured at this time as well, such as adding preconfigured databases or configuring backups. Leave this section as is if you’re unsure how to do so.
j) Choose the option + Install when ready to begin.
k) The install will begin and show you the progress.
l) Once complete you can click on the admin link to login to Magento
Magento requires additional tasks to be configured, called cron jobs. Information on how to properly configure these needed items can be found here:
A properly configured Magento site also requires a properly configured SSL Certificate in order to maintain proper function. Installing your own SSL certificate is required for Magento, see our article on adding a SSL certificate #057.
PHP 7.2 is recommended for the latest version of Magento, as well as using 1024 MB of allocated memory. Refer to the user manual for the specific version you install to verify requirements.