How To Install Quick.Cart on CentOS 7

Install Quick.Cart on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install and configuration of Quick.Cart on your CentOS 7.  For those of you who didn’t know, Quick.Cart is a free and open-source shopping cart script written in PHP. Quick.Cart is a very simple, but yet powerful shopping card and it can be installed and run on almost all Linux distributions. It does not require an SQL database and can be installed in less than 10 minutes.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step-by-step installation Quick.Cart shopping cart on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Quick.Cart on CentOS 7

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

yum clean all
yum -y update

Step 2. Install LAMP server.

A CentOS 7 LAMP stack server is required. If you do not have LAMP installed, you can follow our guide here. Also, install the required PHP modules:

yum install php-mysql php-gd php-ldap php-xml php-xmlrpc php-mbstring php-mcrypt curl zlib libtool-ltdl php-pdo

Step 3. Installing Quick.Cart.

The first thing to do is to go to Quick.Cart’s download page and download the latest stable version of Quick.Cart, At the moment of writing this article it is version 6.7:


Unpack the Quick.Cart archive to the document root directory on your server:

mkdir /var/www/html/quickcart
unzip home.html\?sFile\ -d /var/www/html/quickcart

We will need to change some folders permissions:

chown apache:apache -R /var/www/html/quickcart/

Step 4. Configuring Apache web server for Quick.Cart.

We will create Apache virtual host for your Quick.Cart website. First, create ‘/etc/httpd/conf.d/vhosts.conf’ file with using a text editor of your choice:

nano /etc/httpd/conf.d/vhosts.conf
IncludeOptional vhosts.d/*.conf

Next, create the virtual host:

mkdir /etc/httpd/vhosts.d/
nano /etc/httpd/vhosts.d/

Add the following lines:

<VirtualHost YOUR_SERVER_IP:80>
ServerAdmin [email protected]
DocumentRoot "/var/www/html/quickcart/"
ErrorLog "/var/log/httpd/"
CustomLog "/var/log/httpd/" combined

<Directory "/var/www/html/quickcart/">
DirectoryIndex index.html index.php
Options FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride All
Require all granted

Save and close the file. Restart the apache service for the changes to take effects:

systemctl restart httpd.service

Step 5. Accessing Quick.Cart.

Quick.Cart will be available on HTTP port 80 by default. Open your favorite browser and navigate to or http://server-ip and complete the required steps to finish the installation. To access the administrator panel, add ‘admin.php’ (http// at the end of the URL. If you are using a firewall, please open port 80 to enable access to the control panel.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Quick.Cart. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Quick.Cart shopping cart on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Quick.Cart website.

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