e107 installation step by step

How to install e107 on xampp

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e107 installation is easy, and it should take 5-10 minutes. The only difference with the live server is that you need to upload files via FTP to your server and in most case you have already database created. Of course, it depends on your server. 

Before installation 

  1. download stable version from
  2. unzip it and copy folder e107_2.2.1_full (example) to your htdocs folder 
  3. rename it to your desired folder (if you didn't do it before already)
  4. navigate to your localhost and select folder in your browser (either by writing URL or with Xampp control panel).  
  5. you will see the installation window

Installation itself

1. step  - choose the language. With the new installation only English is available.  


2. step - set you database connection

Installation Step02

3. step - confirmation that your database connection is alright (f.e the database was successfully created)


4. step - confirmation that your server requirements are OK 


5. step  - set your mainadmin account

Installation Step05

6. step - set basic info about your site. Set bootstrap3 as your default theme


7. step - last confirmation that everything os OK and you installation can start


8. step successfully installation


C. After installation

Log in to admin area to see if everything works.

Delete install.php file from your folder. Otherwise, you will see this warning.


Where to download e107

Where to download e107

Download latest stable version 2.2.1:

The problem is that there is already a new version 2.3.0 that changes the way how themes work, so if you want to use our themes or plugins, you need this core version. 

If you are familiar with Github, you can clone the GitHub version:

Or you can download zip version there too: 


Because this is the developer version, it can be a bit risky. I hope they will release the new version soon.

And there are folders you need for single-site too. You can delete:



Because for me it's hard to create and test themes on developer version too (I need to be on the same core version with all my themes), I added the latest e107 GitHub version available for download here.  Because it's should be used for our themes, I deleted LZ and Voux themes in this pack.  Call it version from 17.03.2020  There are no changes in core itself!



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