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How to install the application?

Things to check before installation:

Step 1

Download the application package from CodeCanyon, upload it to your server and unzip all files to the desired location on your web server.

Note for VPS, VDS, dedicated server users: please ensure that web server (usually www-data user) has WRITE permissions to these folders: app/data/history, config, db/seeds, logs, tmp.

Step 2

Create a MySQL (or MariaDB) database on your server, as well as a database user who has all privileges for accessing and modifying it.

Step 3

Run the app installation script by accessing the URL in a web browser. This should be the URL where you uploaded the app files. If you installed the app in the root directory, you should visit: If you installed the app in its own subdirectory called “coincompare”, for example, you should visit:

If everything is done right you should see the installation web page.

Step 4

Input database credentials, click “Next” button.

Step 5

Input admin user email and password, click “Next” button.

Step 6

Specify the default currency (USD, EUR, GBP etc), create a FREE API key and input it in the form, click “Next” button.

Step 7 (post installation)

Congratulations! The app is installed. Other things to do:

  • Log in to the backend and customize the app settings.
  • Set up a cron job in order to automatically update coins and currencies market data on a regular basis (check Cron page in the backend for further instructions).

Having an issue during installation? Please check common issues and how they can be resolved:


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