# QloApps Installation

# Download QloApps Software

Downloading QloApps is very simple. Just visit our QloApps Official Website (opens new window) and click on Download button to download the latest release version.

# QloApps Installation through GUI

You can also check out the installation blog for the detailed installation process here: https://qloapps.com/install-qloapps/ (opens new window)

# QloApps Installation through Command Line Interface (CLI)

QloApps allows its installation using Command Line Interface (CLI) as well. This method of installation has been provided for advanced users who may want to automate installation process using scripts. QloApps provides install/index_cli.php script which is responsible for installation in CLI mode.

This mode requires you to call the PHP interpreter on this file along with the available arguments.

To list all the available options and their default values run the following command from inside install\ folder:

php index_cli.php

The following options are available:

Argument Description Default value Allowed values
step Installation steps to execute all all, database, fixtures, theme, modules, addons_modules
language Language ISO code to install en 2 letters ISO 639-1 code (ISO 639-1) with available translation files in /translations
all_languages Installs all available languages 0 0, 1
timezone Set timezone of instance Europe/Paris Valid timezone (TZ Database)
base_uri Base URI (appended after domain name, for example: sites/booking/) / Any URI
domain Domain name for the website (without http/s) localhost Any domain name or IP address
db_server Database server hostname localhost Any valid MySQL valid server name or IP address
db_user Database server user root Any valid MySQL user name
db_password Database server password "" The valid password for db_user
db_name Database name qloapps string
db_clear Drop existing tables 1 0, 1
db_create Create the database if not exists 0 0, 1
prefix Prefix of table names qlo_ string
engine Engine for MySQL InnoDB InnoDB, MyISAM
name Name of the website QloApps string
country Country of the website fr 2 letters Alpha-2 code of ISO-3166 list(ISO-3166)
firstname Admin user firstname John string
lastname Admin user lastname Doe string
password Admin user password Correct Horse Battery Staple string
email Admin user email [email protected] string
license Show QloApps license after installation 0 0, 1
newsletter Get news from QloApps 1 0, 1
send_email Send an email to the administrator after installation 1 0, 1


  • Most of the available options can be left to their default values because they can be changed from back office after installation.
  • Use double quotes ("") when providing values for string type options containing spaces. For example, --name="QloApps Booking Engine".

Following options are recommended to be provided to start the installation:

  • domain: The domain name where your website will be available.
  • db_server: The database server address.
  • db_name: The name of the database you want to use. We strongly recommend that you change the default qloapps value.
  • db_user: The username for the database you want to use.
  • db_password: The password for the database username above.
  • prefix: We strongly recommend that you change the default qlo_ value.
  • email: Your email to login to the back office.
  • password: The password to login to the back office.
# Example minimal command:
php index_cli.php \
    --domain=example.com \
    --db_server=sql.example.com \
    --db_name=booking \
    --db_user=root \
    --db_password=123456789 \
    --prefix=qlo_ \
    --email=[email protected] \
# Example most flexible command:
php index_cli.php \
    --step=all \
    --language=en \
    --timezone=Asia/Kolkata \
    --domain=example.com \
    --base_uri=booking/ \
    --db_server=localhost \
    --db_name=booking \
    --db_user=root \
    --db_password=123456789 \
    --prefix=qlo_ \
    --db_clear=1 \
    --db_create=1 \
    --email=[email protected] \
    --password=mystrongpassword \
    --name="QloApps Booking Engine" \
    --country=in \
    --firstname=John \
    --lastname=Doe \
    --newsletter=1 \

Wait for the command to execute. You will see the following message on successful installation:

-- Installation successful! --