Qloapps is an open source hotel booking & reservation software providing features which will help hoteliers to launch user-friendly online hotel booking website. This article helps you to download and install qloapps software with ease.

Qloapps Installation Video Guide

Download Qloapps software

To download qloapps (qlo) software, go to https://qloapps.com and click “Download Extension” button, you will automatically re-directed to qlo GitHub repository or you can directly go yo link https://github.com/webkul/hotelcommerce, and then download software by clicking “Download ZIP” button.

Create Database

Now create a database in your hosting server as this database is configured with qloapps software at the time of installation and it will be used to store your hotel related information like hotel, rooms, bookings etc.

Uploading files to your server

After creating an empty database, unzip qloapps software zip files and upload it to your server.Note: Make sure you didn’t upload root folder directly, only the files and folders that it contains.

Launching Qloapps installation

As qloapps software is built on PrestaShop, so its installation process is same as PrestaShop.To start installation access the qlo files from public URL.

Choose your language

From this page, you can choose your installation language and your default software language.

License agreements

As qloapps software is built on Prestashop, so you have to agree to the terms and conditions of PrestaShop by clicking the checkbox after reading the agreement.

System compatibility

For completing this step you hosted or local server should have following settings, permissions on your files and folders.

Hosted Server Configurations:

  • Web server: Apache 1.3, Apache 2.x, Nginx or Microsoft IIS
  • PHP 5.4+
  • MySQL 5.0+ installed with a database created
  • SSH or FTP access (ask your hosting service for your credentials)
  • In the PHP configuration ask your provider to set memory_limit to “128M” and upload_max_file_size to “16M”
  • SSL certificate if you plan to process payments internally (not using PayPal for instance)
  • Optional PHP extensions: cURL, SimpleXML, SOAP

 

Local Server Configurations:

  • Supported operating system: Windows, Mac and Linux
  • A prepared package: WampServer (for Windows), Xampp (for Windows and Mac) or EasyPHP (for Windows)
  • Web server: Apache 1.3, Apache 2.x, Nginx or Microsoft IIS
  • PHP 5.4+
  • MySQL 5.0+ installed with a database created
  • In the PHP configuration, set memory_limit to “128M” and upload_max_file_size to “16M”
  • Optional PHP extensions: cURL, SimpleXML, SOAP

Store installation

This process will create database tables, configure your hotel’s basic configurations, this process might take some time so, be patient and please do not close your browser and when this progress bar is completed, your installation is done.

Complete Installation

After your installation completed, now delete “install” folder from your server your FTP or cPanel.

WOW! Finally, the installation has been completed and the website has launched. Now, click on “Manage your store” button which will take you to the administration panel from where you can start uploading your hotel data. Refer the link to know the whole workflow of the software – Hotel Reservation System

                   

Support

For any kind of technical assistance, just raise a ticket at: https://webkul.uvdesk.com and for any doubt contact us at qloapps@webkul.com