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On this site, you find a guide to install PrestaShop on CloudPanel.

Creating a PrestaShop Site

Via CloudPanel

  1. Click on + Add Site and then click on Create a PHP Site.
Create a PHP Site
  1. Select the Application PrestaShop 1.7, enter Domain Name, Site User, Site User Password, and click on Create.
Create a PrestaShop Site

Via CloudPanel CLI

If you like the command line, you can create a PrestaShop Site with the following command as root user.

clpctl site:add:php --phpVersion=7.3 --vhostTemplate='PrestaShop 1.7' --siteUser='john-doe' --siteUserPassword='!secretPassword!'

Creating a PrestaShop Project

  1. Log in via SSH with the Site User:
ssh john-doe@server-ip-address
  1. Go to the tmp directory:
cd ~/tmp
  1. Download and extract the latest PrestaShop 1.7 version.
curl -sL | tar xfz -
Latest Version

You find the latest version on github:

  1. Copy files to the root directory of your site:
cp -R PrestaShop-*  ~/htdocs/
  1. Install the project via composer:
cd ~/htdocs/
php7.3 /usr/local/bin/composer install
  1. Clean up the tmp directory.
rm -rf ~/tmp/*
  1. Create a Database, open your site in the browser, and go through the PrestaShop Installer.
PrestaShop Installer
  1. Done! PrestaShop is now installed.
PrestaShop Installed