How do I know if my server is compatible with Magento?

In order to run Magento your server needs to meet some basic software requirements. For a complete list of system requirements please reference the System Requirements page.

You can test your server for compatibility by following these simple steps:

  1. Download the magento-check file to your computer and unzip it.
  2. Upload the extracted magento-check.php file to the Magento directory on your server
  3. In your browser navigate to this page:
     magento/magento-check.php
    (Please insert the proper path to where ever you put the magento-check.php file.)

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