Quick set-up instructions for beginners.

This guide will walk you through how to successfully install and uninstall Arastta. Here you can find the Detailed Installation article for detailed set-up instructions.

Learn how to install Arastta eCommerce on your local or remote server in just minutes. For more please visit Tutorials.

Installation process

  1. Download the most recent Arastta package. The download page offers access to the latest and previous versions of Arastta.
  2. Upload the downloaded package onto your server.
  3. Unpack the Arastta archive to the web-root directory of your server.

Launch the Installer

Open the link: http://your-domain/arastta-directory/ in your browser. It will start the installation wizard.

Step 1. Language

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The first step is choosing which language you want to use. This is a good way for all who want to use a different language as default.

Step 2. Database

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You need to fill in the spaces by adding the database connection details (Hostname, Username/Password and Database Name). Also the Advanced part (Driver) allows you to set the Table Prefix and choose the database type. You can use any already created database or let Arastta create it for you during the installation.

Step 3. Settings

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This step allows you to add the Store Name & E-mail also to create a new Admin E-mail and Password for administration access to the Arastta shop. And the Advanced part allows you to install or not the demo data.

Step 4. Finished

Now that installation is complete. You now have the option to browse the store front or choose to log into the admin panel.

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Updating Arastta

Arastta releases new versions from time to time with updated features and bug fixes. To learn how to update a store from an earlier version of Arastta, visit Updating Arastta.

Uninstalling Arastta

Uninstalling Arastta is a quick and simple process.

  1. Delete the files/folders in the location you uploaded them to in Filezilla.
  2. Delete the Arastta database from MySQL Databases or phpMyAdmin.
Once Arastta is uninstalled, all product and customer information will be lost. You can save a backup database file in case you want to reinstall Arastta at a later time. See Backup/Restore for more information.


If there are any issues regarding your store's installation or update, please visit the Installation, Upgrade, & Config Support section of the Arastta community forum.

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