Arastta, a powerful and free open source eCommerce platform can easily be installed with Apache2 support… howerever, for those wanting to run it with Nginx, the steps below should be a great place to start….
Arastta is an open source, fast online eCommerce platform that brings the best and most advanced shopping cart features all together for your business…. This platform is built on the LAMP or LEMP stack with lots of extensions to enhance your customers shopping experience… It also comes with SEO booster, Facebook Store, increased performance and more….
If you’re looking for platform to build an eCommerce website for personal use or a robust business online portal, Arastta can help you create and manage your content and products efficiently on every device with its minimalist and modern user and admin interface….
This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Arastta eCommerce platform on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS.
If you currently using eCommerce platforms like Magento or PrestaShop and not happy, you may want to give Arastta CMS a try… It’s a great alternative to those PHP based content mangement systems.
For more on Arastta CMS , please vist its home page
Step 1: Install Nginx HTTP Server on Ubuntu
Nginx HTTP Server is the second most popular web server in use… so install it, since Arastta CMS needs it..
To install Nginx HTTP on Ubuntu server, run the commands below…
sudo apt update
sudo apt install nginx
After installing Nginx, the commands below can be used to stop, start and enable Nginx service to always start up with the server boots.
To test Nginx setup, open your browser and browse to the server hostname or IP address and you should see Nginx default test page as shown below.. When you see that, then Nginx 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…