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How To Download And Install NexoPOS

How to download and install NexoPOS

NexoPOS is a web application build with in php available on CodeCanyonIn order to download it, you’ll have to purchase it first on this marketplace.

Once you have purchased and downloaded NexoPOS, the item consist in one zip file which usually looks like this :

All you have to do, is to upload this file to your web server or to your virual server installed on your computer.

Requirements for NexoPOS

NexoPOS require at least php 5.6 and is not completely compatible with PHP 7.2, but the version 7.1 is the most recommended. You can be using it locally, with a virtual server like XAMPP (Windows) or MAMP (Mac). This item can be used on any php hosting service, but you should be aware of the feature you’re using on NexoPOS.

If a shared hosting can suit the basic usage of NexoPOS, if you’re using the multi-store feature, you’ll have to take at least a VPS with 1Gb of Ram. A server is recommeded for thoses who will be running more than 10 stores at once.

If you have any questions related to the requirement, just let us know in the comment section.

How to install NexoPOS

If you’re running XAMPP or MAMP even LAMP, you’ll have to create a new folder on the “htdocs” folder of your virtual server. You can call it “nexopos” if you want. This will let you access to the system only from your computer (or from computers connected to the same local network than yours). For thoses who will like to install NexoPOS on a remote server, you’ll have to upload the files to your main root, usually “public_html/” or you can also install it as a sub domain (sub directory). In this case, you can upload NexoPOS using a FTP client like “FileZilla“.

When you’re set with the upload, when you’ll access to your domain (it could be “localhost/nexopos” or, you’ll see a welcome page like following :

NexoPOS welcome page wizard

This is what we call the setup wizard. It’s really simple and don’t require to have a strong knowledge on web development. From that page, you can directly select the language, by selecting the language and by clicking on “Select your language“. Then click on “Define database configuration“.

NexoPOS database configuration

From here, you’ll have to input all your database configuration. It’s really simple. If you did have access to that information, please contact your hosting provider. With a virtual server, the configuration is usually :

    • Username : root,
    • Password : (there is usually no password for that user)
  • Database : the name of the database you’ve created on phpmyadmin.

When you’re set with that, just click on “Save Settings”, and Tendoo CMS, which is actually under what NexoPOS is running, will install the system with all the tables.

NexoPOS installation page setting up a website

The next step is where you define your website details like :

    • The website name (it could be your business name)
    • The language you would like to save (you can leave it as it)
    • Your user name (we strongly recommend you to avoid “admin”, if it’s hosted remotely)
  • Your password (6 characters at least)

When you’re have it done, click on “Continue To Dashboard“.

NexoPOS login page

Before reaching the dashboard, you’ll have to start a session. You’ll then be redirected to the login page, where you can provide your username and your password. After that, you’ll access to the dashboard.

NexoPOS dashboard

If the next page looks like this that “Bravo”, you did it, you’ve successfully installed NexoPOS. Now you just have to learn how to define the basic settings.

Thank you for having read this tutorial, If you have any question related to that, just let us know on the comment section.

This Post Has 8 Comments
  1. […] NexoPOS is a light PHP web application build for retail and used as a POS system. It can either be installed locally or remotely on a web server. If you choose to install it locally, you don’t really have to worry about the performances. This statement is true, unless you plan to have a local network with multiple registers (cash registers). We’ll assume you decide to host it online. Now all depends if you would like to use the multistore feature or not. […]

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