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How To Install PrestaShop Using Installatron in cPanel


PrestaShop is one of the commonly used apps for eCommerce to build your online store. You can install PrestaShop quickly in your cPanel. Just follow the instructions on this guide carefully, and you'll have your PrestaShop site ready in minutes.

Installing PrestaShop

  1. Log in to your cPanel.
  2. Scroll down to SOFTWARE section and click Installatron Applications Installer.
  3. Click the Applications Browser tab at the top right of the page.
  4. Under the e-Commerce and Business section, locate and click PrestaShop.
  5. Click the +install this application button at the top right of the page.
  6. In the Domain field, select the domain where you want to install PrestaShop.
  7. Make the Directory (Optional) field empty.
  8. Keep the Version settings as is, unless you have your own preference.
  9. Scroll down to the Settings section and fill out your desired username, password, email, website title and website tagline. Keep the rest of the settings as is or change it according to your preference.
  10. Click + Install at the bottom right of the page to proceed.

Website applications have their own hosting PHP requirement. If this requirement is not met, you will see the error in the screenshot below.


Scroll down to the highlighted section to identify the cause of the error. As shown in the screenshot below, the REQUIRED php VALUE to install PrestaShop is 7.2.5 to 8.1.99 but the hosting has a current php VALUE DETECTED of 5.2.17. To fix this, change your PHP version in cPanel Hosting.


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