How to Deploy PrestaShop to Jelastic PaaS

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Manual PrestaShop Installation

Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to deploy PrestaShop, popular all over the world online stores platform, into Jelastic PaaS.

So, let’s get started!

Create Environment

1. Log in to the Jelastic dashboard.

2. While in Jelastic dashboard, click the Create environment button at the top left:

create environment

3. Pick Apache PHP application server and MySQL database.

environment wizard

Wait just a minute for your environment to be created.

environment for PrestaShop created

Upload Application Package

1. Go to PrestaShop site, download the latest PrestaShop version as a zip package and upload it using Deployment manager.

upload PrestaShop archive

2. Once the package is in Jelastic, deploy it to the environment you have just created.

deploy PrestaShop archive

3. For using PrestaShop you need to include gd.so, xcache.so, apc.so, memcache.so modules. For this click Config button for your Apache server, navigate to etc/php.ini and add extension=gd.so, extension=xcache.so, extension=apc.so, extension=memcache.so lines as it is shown in the picture below:

PHP modules for PrestaShop

Click Open in Browser button next to the MySQL node. Log in to phpMyAdmin using credentials, which you’ve got via email while creating your environment. Create an account and the same-named database.

add database user

4. Go back to the dashboard and restart Apache node.

restart Apache

5. That’s all. Now you can open your application in browser and install it. Process of installation is rather simple, but let’s pay a little attention to the database connection. Just fill in form with database server address, database name, login and password which you’ve used while creating your MySQL user.

configure database connection

Now you can easily configure your online-store and install it.

PrestaShop installed

Hope this instruction will be helpful for you.

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