Mautic is an open source, self-hosted marketing automation software based on the LAMP or LEMP stack..… It is designed from the ground up for ease of use to make marketing automation decisions as intuitive as possible….
If you’re looking for a robust marketing automation software to use in your environment, you’ll find Mautic to be useful. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Mautic on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support….
Whether you’re a small or medium-size business, you may find it useful to try Mautic… It may just be the software to replace your current solution…
To get started with installing Mautic, follow the steps below:
Step 1: Install Apache2 HTTP Server on Ubuntu
Apache2 HTTP Server is the most popular web server in use… so install it, since Mautic needs it..
To install Apache2 HTTP on Ubuntu server, run the commands below…
sudo apt update
sudo apt install apache2
After installing Apache2, the commands below can be used to stop, start and enable Apache2 service to always start up with the server boots.
To test Apache2 setup, open your browser and browse to the server hostname or IP address and you should see Apache2 default test page as shown below.. When you see that, then Apache2 is working as expected..
Step 2: Install MariaDB Database Server
MariaDB database server is a great place to start when looking at open source database servers to use with Magento… To install MariaDB run the commands below…
After configuring the VirtualHost above, enable it by running the commands below
sudo a2ensite mautic.conf
sudo a2enmod rewrite
Step 8 : Restart Apache2
To load all the settings above, restart Apache2 by running the commands below.
sudo systemctl restart apache2.service
Then open your browser and browse to the server domain name. You should see Mautic setup wizard to complete. Please follow the wizard carefully.
Then follow the on-screen instructions… you will be asked to input your database configuration, administrative details and other configuration settings. When complete you may sign-in and start using Mautic….
Return to http://example.com/login/ anytime thereafter to sign-in.
Type in Mautic database information created above and continue…
Create an admin account to manage Mautic and continue..
Congratulation! You have successfully installed Mautic on Ubuntu 16.04 / 18.04 and may work on upcoming 18.10…