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Installing Mautic – Free Marketing Automation

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Today we will show you How to install Mautic – Free Marketing Automation.

Mautic provides free and open source marketing automation software available to everyone. Free email marketing software, lead management software and more.Mautic is marketing automation software (email, social & more).

Create Database

First, create the database using MariaDB.Create database with name mautic and grant all privileges on it.

mysql -u root -p


GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON mautic.* TO ‘mauticuser‘@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘mauticuserpassword‘;



Prepare PHP

Now it’s time to Prepare PHP for Mautic
To prepare it, install these PHP extensions:
sudo apt-get -y install php7.0-fpm php7.0-cli php7.0-json php7.0-curl php7.0-gd php7.0-mysqlnd php7.0-imap php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-mbstring php7.0-xml php7.0-zip php7.0-intl
And edit php.ini
sudo nano /etc/php/7.0/fpm/php.ini

Change to these lines: Modify to your preferred server timezone

date.timezone = “America/Chicago”
memory_limit = 256M

After this restart php service
sudo service php7.0-fpm restart

Install Mantic

Once you have finished this you have met all the requirements to start installing Mantic.
You can install Mantic by pasting all those commands one by one:
sudo apt-get install -y curl
curl -sS | php
sudo mv composer.phar /usr/local/bin/composer
sudo mkdir -p /srv/http/site_mautic/{public_html,logs}
sudo git clone /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html
cd /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html
git tag -l
sudo git checkout tags/2.2.1
sudo chown -R $(whoami):www-data /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html
sudo apt-get install -y unzip
composer install

Now edit /etc/nginx/sites-available/site_mautic and change the lines
sudo nano /etc/nginx/sites-available/site_mautic
Be sure that is replaced like this:

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After editing, save the file and restart nginx

sudo nginx -t
sudo service nginx restart

Now give permission to files with these commands one by one:
sudo chown -R $(whoami):www-data /srv/http/site_mautic/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/logs/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/cache/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/config/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/files/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/images/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/dashboards/
sudo chown -R $(whoami):site_mautic /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/translations/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/logs/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/logs/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/cache
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/app/config/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/files/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/images/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/media/dashboards/
sudo chmod -R g+w /srv/http/site_mautic/public_html/translations/

After, setup Email.

sudo apt-get install -y sendmail

Now you have finished installing Mautic.

You can be getting started with Mautic .

Installing Mautic - Free Marketing Automation

There are multiple threads on how to use Mautic as well as common integrations with WordPress and similar sources.

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