Softaculous is a really nice tool that allows you to install on your website more that 200 web applications. PrestaShop is just one of the many apps you can install.
In order to install PrestaShop on your hosting account follow these steps:
1 - Access your Hosting Panel
Follow instructions of How to access your Hosting Panel to access your Hosting Panel.
2 - Click in Install PrestaShop icon
Locate and click on Install PrestaShop icon. You will directly access Prestashop installer.
3 - Fill in the form and submit
You will have to fill in a few fields, just take in account that:
- We recommend you to select http://www in protocol field.
- If you wish to install in the root of your domain, you must leave Directory field empty.
- Chose a custom username, using admin as username it's not a good idea.
- Enable Limit Login Attempts plugin
Copy and save your username and password
4 - Wait and results
Once you click Install button you will have to wait a few seconds. Once PrestaShop has been sucessfully installed it will show your PrestaShop URL and it's administration panel URL.
Click on the Admistration URL.
5 - Login to PrestaShop
Fill the login form with the username and password you defined on the installation form.
6 - You are done!
It's done. You will see your Prestashops's admin Panel.