How to Install Blesta Manually Using a File Manager

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This article will teach you how to install Blesta manually using a hosting control panel that has an in-built file manager.

  • Step 1. Download the latest version of Blesta from the Blesta website.

  • Step 2. Log in to your hosting control panel and navigate to the File Manager.

  • Step 3. Navigate to the directory you want to install Blesta in.

  • Step 4. Upload and extract the compressed file to the directory you want to install Blesta in.

Once extracted the Blesta software files will be in a new directory called "blesta".

  • Step 5. Navigate to the "blesta" directory and move all of the files to your original directory.

  • Step 6. Go back to your hosting control panel and navigate to the database section.

  • Step 7. Click on the create database button and enter your databases name, username and generate a password.

  • Step 8. Navigate to the Blesta installation page at https://yourdomain.com/path_to_blesta/

  • Step 9. Go through the installation process entering your information and database credentials you created earlier.

  • Step 10. Enter your Blesta license or sign up for a 30 day free trial if eligible.

You should now be navigated to the default admin log in page at https://yourdomain.com/path_to_blesta/admin where you can configure your Blesta installation and start adding products and services.

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