How to install Magneto 2

1. Overview

To help Magneto developers get to know the latest Magento CE 2, today, we would like to walk you through the steps needed when installing the latest version of this leading ecommerce platform.

This Installation Guide helps you install the Magento software on your localhost. Firstly, you must choose the installation that’s right for you.

2. Choose how to install the Magento software

Download Magento 2.0 and upload to your xampp-> htdocs-> root directory and unzip the file

System requirements:-

Before you install Magento 2, make sure your system meets or exceeds the following requirements:

a) Composer (latest stable version)

b) PHP 5.4.11 or later or PHP 5.5.x.

Note: Magneto 2 does not support PHP 5.6.

1) Installation:-

When you are done with verifying your prerequisites, follow the steps below to install Magneto 2.

1) Install composer:- Download Composer and run its latest version. For more details on further configuration when installing composer, please visit this Composer installation documentation.

Follow the steps below to start Composer installation

Step I: Composer Setup

Step II: Select Composer

Step III: Check PHP and path settings

Step IV: Ready to install

Step V: Finish

2) Install/reinstall Magento 2.0

a) Change file system permissions and ownership before installation to make sure the installation completes successfully, we suggest the following file system permissions and ownership:

  • All files and directories owned by the web server user.
  • Certain directories must be writable.

b) Update Composer and run the installer

After you are done with updating the file system permissions and ownership, go onto update Composer and run the installer:

c) Create Data Base

Open PHPMyadmin, then create Data base for Magento 2.0

d) Magento installation

Step 1: Agree and Setup

Step 2: Verify System requirements

Step 2: To validate your server environment, click the Continue button. If error warnings appear, you must correct the errors and validate your environment again.

Step 4: Setup the database

  • Database Server Host: Enter the server qualified host name or IP address. If your server is on the same host as your web server, enter localhost
  • Database Server Username
  • Database Server Password:
  • Database Name: Input the database name you have just created at section Create Database
  • Table prefix: This field could left blank

Step 5: Web Configuration

Step 6: Configure Language, Time Zone and Currency

Step 7: Create Admin Account

Step 8: Install & Finish

Your magneto installation will be successful.

Your magneto 2 like this on backend admin panel

And on front end