New installation

This section tells you how to install OXID eShop 6.1. There is one decisive change compared to shop versions 4 and 5: The installation is no longer based on installation packages. The files required for the shop are provided by Composer, a dependency manager for PHP. After that, you can run the web-based setup and install the shop as usual.

Setup, Step 1

The installation guide in English can be found in the developer documentation:

Server und system requirements

Contents: server, shared hosting, managed server, server farm with load balancing and database cluster, Linux, web server, Apache 2.2 + 2.4, MySQL 5.5 + 5.7, PHP 7.0 and 7.1, Composer, OpenSSL
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Preparing for installation

Contents: installing Composer, providing shop files, configuring Apache, customising file and directory permissions, creating database
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Running setup

Contents: web-based setup, checking system requirements, selecting main shipping country and shop’s language, license terms, database, database name, specifying database user and password, demo data, shop directories, defining login data for the Admin panel, shop administrator, entering license key (PE and EE)
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Completing installation

Contents: checking deletion of the setup directory, setting file and directory permissions, write permissions for /out/pictures, /out/media, /log, /export, /tmp, write protection for .htaccess,
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