How to access and use migration tools in AbanteCart

If you are moving to AbanteCart from an alternative eCommerce platform, you can take advantage of migration tools that help you automatically move your data to your new store. The tools support the import of product, category, customer and manufacturer data from popular platforms, including CRE Loaded 6.4.1. STD, osCMax2.2RC2, […]

How to back up and restore an AbanteCart store

When making significant changes to your online store, or as part of a regular data protection regime, it’s a great idea to take advantage of AbanteCart’s integrated backup and restore feature. AbanteCart administrators can create a full or partial backup of their store from the administration dashboard, or alternatively, use […]

How to set up order totals in AbanteCart

Order totals are the pages displayed to customers when they purchase products from your AbanteCart store. In the AbanteCart dashboard, head to Extensions > Order Totals to view the list of order total sections. Some of these order totals are configured when you install AbanteCart, while others need to be […]

How to improve your AbanteCart store’s SEO

SEO, or Search Engine Optimization, is an essential practice for ensuring your store is ranked highly by major search engines such as Google, Yahoo!, Bing and others. There are some simple steps you should follow to ensure to optimize your store’s search engine ranking: Use search engine friendly URLs in […]

How to delete CS-Cart demo data

If you chose to install demo data during your CS-Cart installation, you may want to delete it after you’ve set up your store with your own products. Because there’s no way to delete all the demo data at once, you’ll need to delete each type of data separately. For example, […]

What is CS-Cart?

CS-Cart is a powerful and flexible eCommerce shopping cart application. CS-Cart includes all the functionality you need to build a full-featured online store, including multi-store support that can be set up and maintained in a single administration panel. Because CS-Cart is developed using open source technologies, such as PHP, MySQL, […]

Options to install AbanteCart with HostPapa

There are two ways to install AbanteCart with HostPapa: Automatically from your cPanel, using the Softaculous tool (recommended). For Softaculous installation, go to the Softaculous Apps Installer section in your cPanel, click the AbanteCart link, and follow the instructions. Manually using FTP or the cPanel File Manager (requires significant technical […]

How to manually upgrade AbanteCart

When an AbanteCart upgrade is available, you’ll see an update notification message when you log into your Admin Panel. This article describes how to perform a manual upgrade. CAUTION: HostPapa recommends that you do NOT upgrade the live shopping cart. Instead, upgrade your test site first to ensure the process […]

What are the system requirements for AbanteCart?

Your HostPapa account is already configured for optimal AbanteCart operation. The essential system requirements are: Windows or Linux server running PHP 5.3.1 or later MySQLi version 5.0 or later, MySQL, PDO_MySQL PHP cURL support GD PHP library installed ZipArchive extension installed See the following articles for instructions on installing AbanteCart […]