How To Install Umbraco on Shared Hosting

In my last post, How To Host Your Umbraco Websites I covered an affordable way for you to host your Umbraco website, using arvixe.

In today’s guide, I’m going to cover how to set-up Umbraco with Arvixe.

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First, open the Arvie portal:

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Click on domains:

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Select ‘Microsoft Web App Gallery’

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Select ‘CMS’ then browse through the Microsoft Web Application Gallery until you find the ‘Umbraco’ option, click install.

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Go through the installation process until it completes

Configuring Your Umbraco Hosting Configuration

Almost there in terms of hosting installation, the last part of the puzzle is to configure your Umbraco hosting settings, the main things you will need to worry about is which domain to install Umbraco on and your database details:

  • Select the web domain you want to install Umbraco on
  • Choose a database password
  • Hit Install

At this point, you will be taken to the normal Umbraco installer. If you have never installed Umbraco before I recommend you read, How To Install Umbraco 7 In Less Than 5 Minutes

Jon D Jones

Software Architect, Programmer and Technologist Jon Jones is founder and CEO of London-based tech firm Digital Prompt. He has been working in the field for nearly a decade, specializing in new technologies and technical solution research in the web business. A passionate blogger by heart , speaker & consultant from England.. always on the hunt for the next challenge

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