Module Installation

Before using the Administrator application it’s necessary to install an e-shop’s control module.

This manual is for Administrators of e-shops based on PrestaShop, OpenCart, VirtueMart, osCommerce trading platforms. It includes the full information about installing an e-shop’s control module.

Video guide for Mobile Administrator

Registration in the AlphaStore

Before using the Administrator application it’s necessary to register in the AlphaStore service.

Email confirmation

Email confirmation

In the line Email enter your current electronic address on which you will be sent a PIN code for your device to be further checked and registered.

Automatic module installation

The module supports the mode of automatic updating. Further, you won’t need to make the full control module installing when a new version is launched.

Module installation

Module installation

The automatic module installation is made in the Authentication section. To install the module you need have the FTP access to the server on which your e-shop is installed.

FTP access setting

FTP access setting

Before installing the module enter the FTP Address of the server, Login and Password, then click on [Login].

Installing

Installing

After the connection select HTTP ROOT of the server on which your e-shop is installed and click on [Install module].

Catalogs check

Catalogs check

Administrator will automatically create and the catalog and install the Module. Check if you have the /mobile-admin/ catalog and exit the FTP client in the Authentication menu.

Automatic check

Automatic check

After automatic installing the module enter your e-shop’s URL, Login and Password for the administrative panel and click on [Save]. The application will automatically check if the module has been installed correctly and save the specified URL of your e-shop in Administrator’s settings.

Administrator launch

Administrator launch

At the beginning the Administrator application checks your e-shop’s and messages and confirmation system’s accessibility If the e-shop is accessible, the [Store] button appears. If the messages and confirmation system is accessible, the [Messenger] button appears.

Module update

Module update

The module supports an automatic updating. When being reported on a new version, click on [OK].

Module installation with a PC

If you have no possibility to install the module automatically, it should be installed with a PC. The module is installed to your e-shop’s catalog and works separately. It doesn’t need to be directly integrated with the e-shop.

Several simple steps to install the module

  1. Module download

    Download the module to your PC.
    For PrestaShop it’s necessary to use the MOD_PRESTASHOP_ADMIN.ZIP module.
    For OpenCart it’s necessary to use the MOD_OPENCART_ADMIN.ZIP module.
    For VirtueMart it’s necessary to use the MOD_VIRTUEMART_ADMIN.ZIP module.
    For osCommerce it’s necessary to use the MOD_OSCOMMERCE_ADMIN.ZIP module.

  2. Preparations for installing

    Unzip the downloaded module to the catalog on your PC

  3. Installing on the server

    Create the /mobile-admin/ catalog in your e-shop’s catalog which is on the server

  4. Files copying

    Copy all files from the archive to the created catalog.

  5. Rights setting

    After copying set the access rights to the /mobile-admin/ catalog equal to 775. It’s necessary for using an automatic system of installing additional extensions.

  6. Function check

    In the Safari browser enter the full URL address of the installed module:

    http://store.com/mobile-admin/

    If the module has been installed correctly, you’ll see the connection status {"connect":"1"}

  7. Warning!
    If you have some questions concerning the module installing, apply to Support via the Administrator application.