Install Zen Cart on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP Support

Zen Cart is a  free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart software based on PHP. It has comprehensive product features for small, medium and large businesses to create and manage their online stores for free.

If you’re looking for a functional, high performance eCommerce platform to manage your online store front that’s 100% free, you’ll find Zen Cart to be useful. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Zen Cart on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP support.

This post covers installing the latest version of Zen Cart, which at the time of writing was at version 5.5

To get started with installing Zen Cart, follow the steps below:

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Install X-Cart on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP Support

X-Cart is a powerful commercial open source eCommerce platform written in PHP. It enables individuals to setup eCommerce and online stores in minutes. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users an easy way to get X-Cart working on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP.

X-Cart is written in PHP and requires the LAMP / LEMP stack. It’s also is easy to setup and maintain and can can be used to set up with your own online stores. Many reputable online stores and brick and mortar establishments are using this software to run their eCommerce stores.

X-Cart is not free, however, you only pay is a one-time licensing fee! No fee for transactions, no large monthly fees. If other eCommerce platforms are not suitable in your environments, you may want to consider X-Cart.

To get started with installing X-Cart, follow the steps below:

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Install ProcessWire on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP Support

ProcessWire is a flexible, lightweight and simple content management system based on PHP. It is designed for ease of use to allow webmasters and owners create powerful and dynamic content websites.

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward content management platform to manage your websites or blogs and 100% free, you’ll find ProcessWire to be useful. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install ProcessWire CMS on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP support.

This post covers installing the latest version of ProcessWire, which at the time of writing was at 3.0.62

To get started with installing ProcessWire, follow the steps below:

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Install phpBB on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP Support

phpBB is a free flat-forum bulletin board software written in PHP. It enables individuals and webmasters to set up community bulletin boards in minutes to stay in touch with group of people or ideas. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users an easy way to get phpBB working on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP support.

phpBB requires the LAMP / LEMP stack to function. It is easy to setup and maintain and completely free. Many reputable online forum communities use this software to run their bulletin boards.

If you’re looking for a feature-rich, efficient and free community bulletin board, then you may want to consider phpBB.

To get started with installing phpBB, follow the steps below:

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Install Bolt CMS on Ubuntu with Apache, MariaDB and PHP

Bolt is a sophisticated, lightweight and simple content management system based on PHP. It is designed for ease of use to allow webmasters and owners create powerful and dynamic content websites.

If you’re looking for a simple and straightforward content management platform to manage your websites or blogs and 100% free, you’ll find Bolt to be useful. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Bolt CMS on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP support.

This post covers installing the latest version of Bolt, which at the time of writing was  3.4.2

To get started with installing Bolt, follow the steps below:

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Install WebERP on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP

WebERP is a popular and widely used open source accounting and business management system based on PHP. It has everything you need to create and manage your business from distribution and manufacturing to Point of Sale (POS) and web store.

If you’re looking for a functional, high performance platform to manage things like purchase order, web store, manufacturing, sales, general ledger, shipping you’ll find WebERP to be useful. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install WebERP on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP support.

This post covers installing the latest version of WebERP, which at the time of writing was at version 4.14.1.

To get started with installing WebERP, follow the steps below:

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WordPress FastCGI Caching with Nginx on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

Want to improve WordPress performance? When running a WordPress blog or website on Nginx webserver, you may want to enable FastCGI caching. Doing this will greatly improve WordPress performance. This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to enable FastCGI on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10

When you combine Nginx webserver and FastCGI module, you will greatly improve your PHP-based applications, including WordPress websites. FastCGI module caches dynamic PHP content that are served through Nginx backend.

When dynamic PHP content is cached, repeated requests for the same content is quickly returned from the cache store, instead of compiling all the dynamic data the make up the page each time a request is made.

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