Server Requirements

OpenCart requires certain technical requirements to be met for the store to operate properly. First, a web server must be created to make the OpenCart store publicly available on the web. Domain names and hosting services can easily be purchased for an affordable price.

When selecting a hosting service, you should check to see that these server requirements are provided and installed on their web servers:

These extensions must be enabled for OpenCart to install properly on the web server.

  • Web Server (Apache suggested)
  • PHP 5.4+(1.5.x at least 5.2+)
  • Database (MySQLi suggested)

Required PHP libraries / modules

  • Curl
  • ZIP
  • Zlib
  • GD Library
  • Mcrypt
  • Mbstrings
  • Xml

The above PHP extensions should be available by almost all hosting providers, during the install processa it will check you have them all enabled. You should contact your hosting provider if one is missing.

Before install Opencart Custom Product Designer Module, please sure your server is supported:

  • allow_url_fopen = on
  • upload_max_filesize = 100M
  • Server supported JSON
  • Allow write files

Note: Step by step sure your server

  1. Create file info.php
  2. Add content to this file:
    <?php echo phpinfo(); ?>
  3. Upload to your host folder-your-site/info.php
  4. Open link and check all options.

If your server is not supported, please call to host manager and ask support.