How to Install osCommerce From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

This article will give you a step by step guide on how to install osCommerce from your cPanel. Sign into your cPanel and follow these steps:

1) Click Softaculous.


2) Scroll down to E – Commerce. Find the osCommerce link and click on it.


3) Click Install.


4) Fill out all of the boxes. For In Directory type the name of a new directory you would like created. By default, the box will be left blank to install the software into your main directory. When you are finished, click Install.


5) You will then get a confirmation page of your installation.


This concludes how to install osCommerce from your cPanel.

Looking for quality osCommerce Web Hosting? Look no further than Arvixe Web Hosting.

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3 Comments on How to Install osCommerce From Your cPanel Using Softaculous

  1. Thanks. Does anybody know where I can find good OSCommerce template for free?

  2. Amos Aw says:

    I am using social engine platform and I have been trying litecommerce shopping cart, but this shopping is pretty unstable as it crashed a few time during my testing phrase. Can I check with you if your shopping cart compatible to social engine and will it be able to connect to social engine?

    • Noah S says:


      There are many shopping carts that Arvixe offers and any of them can be used as a standalone cart (which can be used with SocialEngine or any script). If you are referring to actual integration, there are plugins but that is something you will need to check with social engine to see what is available. You can check the plugins here:


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