The automated PrestaShop install with Bluehost is extremely straightforward and east. You can make use of its one-click auto installer, the easiest way to install PrestaShop shopping cart software on sever, to create your online shopping store in just minutes.
PrestaShop plays the leading role in the field of Open Source e-commerce solutions. It has a community of more than 50,000 developers, a rapid, open, constantly evolving solution using the latest technology.More than 250 features and over 1000 add-ons are available to suit all areas of activity.
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How to Install PrestaShop Automatically?
Log on your hosting control panel with Bluehost. Bluehost is a cPanel hosting solution provider, this control panel is very user friendly with rich features and powerful functions. Go go the Mojo Marketplace from its control panel and click One-Click Installs from there.
Once you open the auto installers page, scroll down to the ecommerce section, you will find a list of preloaded automated installers for various shopping carts.
Click to access PrestaShop auto install, you will get a screen like this:
The PrestaShop installer gives two options to create a PrestaShop site, you can either import from an existing PrestaShop site or create a brand new PrestaShop site. In this case, we will go to create a new PrestaShop site instead.
Now you can select a domain to install the PrestaShop site to and optionally you can install PrestaShop to a subdirectory as well. However under most circustances, you might only want to install PrestaShop to your domain root. To install PrestaShop to a subdirectory, you will need to access it from an URL like: http://myshopsite.com/store/.
Click Check Domain, the PrestaShop auto install will verify the domain you selected, if it is fine, the automated installer will take you to a PrestaShop setup page like below.
Now check the terms and conditions, and click Install Now button, the PrestaShop auto installation to start. The installation is very fast, generally it should take a few seconds only.
The PrestaShop auto install is complete, you can now view its credentials and use them to log on the online store admin panel to custom your shopping site.