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    How to setup akeneo with PHP7

    Akeneo is an open source Product Information Management System(PIM) system designed for retailers to satisfy their multichannel needs. It is a tool for centralize informations of products and catalogs. Akeneo can manage your product inventory pretty well. It can easily extract data from any source like erp, e-commerce websites and marketplaces and manage it in central repository. We can easily import and export datas through akeneo PIM.

    Main features of akeneos are

    1. Easy product management
    2. Localization
    3. Import and export
    4. Quality control
    5. Configuration management

    In this tutorial I will show you how to setup akeneo. I setup akeneo with these configurations.

    Ubuntu          14.04.2

    Apache2        2.4.7

    Php                7.0.10

    Mysql            5.5.50

    You can use either Mysql or Mongodb as database server.

    My Installation directory is  /var/www/akeneo

    Install all necessary packages(LAMP and php extensions)


    Php configuration

    Configure timezone and memory limit  in  /etc/php/7.0/cli/php.ini  and  etc/php/7.0/apache/php.ini


    Database configuration

    Download and Install akeneo

    Sometime you will get error like this

     In this case you need to make sure the extension is installed and enabled. To enable a gd extension run the command


    If any other error occurs edit your php.ini file and fix the error.

    Virtual Host configuration

    Rewrite apache module and restart apache service.

    Make host entry in /etc/hosts


    Open akeneo.example.com(Your website) in the browser. If you see this page than you have successfully installed akeneo.

    Log in using username “admin” and password “admin” and explore akeneo. If you have any doubts regarding installation, you can ask me in the comment.

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  • mauriau
    Have you deployed it on production ?
    • Webkul Support
      Yes we do. Please email us in case of any query at support@wekul.com thanks
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