Knowledge Base

Manual installations

These articles describe how to manually install various applications.

To do a manual installation, you may need to know how to transfer files using an FTP client or the cPanel File Manager. You may also need to access the command line using SSH.
Frog CMS

Frog CMS is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article shows you how to install it manually.

Laravel

Learn how to manually install the Laravel PHP framework on your account.

CS-Cart

The CS-Cart shopping cart application is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article demonstrates how to install it manually.

FlatPress

FlatPress is a compact blogging engine that saves posts as simple text files instead of using a SQL-driven database. FlatPress is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article shows how to install it.

Jaws Project

Learn how to install the Jaws Project web framework and content management system on your account.

Slim Framework for PHP

Learn how to manually install the Slim Framework for PHP, a compact framework for developing web applications and APIs.

VirtueMart

VirtueMart is a Joomla extension that enables you to run an e-commerce application on your web site. Learn how to install it here.

X-Cart

Learn how to install the X-Cart e-commerce application on your A2 Hosting account.

phpMyChat

This article shows how to install the phpMyChat application on your A2 Hosting account.

Habari

Learn how to install the Habari blogging engine on your A2 Hosting account.

Ubercart

The Ubercart e-commerce application is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article demonstrates how to install it.

Joget Workflow

Learn how to install Joget Workflow on a semi-managed VPS or Cloud VPS.

CiviCRM

CiviCRM is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts. Learn how to install it here.

Symphony

Learn how to install the Symphony CMS (content management system) on your A2 Hosting account.

PrestaShop

The popular PrestaShop e-commerce application is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts. Learn how to install it manually here.

PhpWiki

PhpWiki is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article shows how to install it manually.

MemHT

Learn how to install the MemHT CMS (content management system) and blogging system on your A2 Hosting account.

CuteNews

The lightweight CuteNews PHP application is compatible with all A2 Hosting accounts, and this article shows how to install it.

Elxis

Learn how to install the Elxis CMS (content management system) on your A2 Hosting account.

Webuzo

This article describes how to install Webuzo. Because you must have root access to the server to install Webuzo, this article only applies to certain account types.

Installing and configuring Node.js on managed hosting accounts

You can install the Node.js platform on managed hosting accounts and run your own Node.js applications. Learn how here.

Installing Ghost manually on shared hosting accounts

Learn how to install the Ghost blogging platform manually.

Installing Sails.js on managed hosting accounts

Learn how to install the Sails.js web application framework on your account.

Installing WordPress manually

Learn how to manually install the WordPress blogging platform on your A2 Hosting account.

Installing MediaWiki manually

Learn how to manually install MediaWiki on your A2 Hosting account.

ExpressionEngine

ExpressionEngine is a powerful web publishing platform and content management system, and this article shows you how to install it.

Installing CandyCane manually

Learn how to manually install the CandyCane bug tracking system on your A2 Hosting account.

Installing jCart manually

Learn how to install jCart and add shopping cart functionality to your web applications quickly and easily.

Installing CakePHP manually

Learn how to manually install the CakePHP web application framework on your A2 Hosting account.

Installing Piwik manually

Learn how to manually install the Piwik analytics platform on your A2 Hosting account.

Installing Nibbleblog manually

Learn how to manually install the Nibbleblog blogging application on your A2 Hosting account.

Installing Concrete5 manually

Learn how to manually install the Concrete5 content management system on your A2 Hosting account.