At this time, there are so many stock photography websites available. Some of them are Pixabay and Shutterstock. In this post, we will show you that how to create a stock photography website on free hosting or paid web hosting. All you need is a PHP script called GoStock.
Using the stock photography website, you can make money from display advertisings and by selling photos. Photographers got an awesome chance for selling their photos.
How To Create A Stock Photography Website Online?
For this tutorial, we are using a free web hosting called Googiehost. Log in to your cPanel and access file manager.
Now, go to the public_html folder and upload your script there.
Choose the script and upload it.
After uploading the file, you may want to extract the zip file.
Now, open database section on cPanel.
Then, create a database and assign a user to it.
Now, select phpMyAdmin from cPanel.
Select your created database from there.
Go to the import section.
Choose the SQL file from the script and upload it to the database.
After that, we are good to now. Now, all we need is, configure the database on the script. For that, go to the file manager and public_html folder. Find the .env file there. If you didn’t see that file, you may want to show the hidden files.
Edit yours .env file.
Replace MySQL database name, user, and password on the file and save it.
That’s all! Check your website from the front end. It will look like
Now, let’s log in as admin.
The default username is admin and the password is 123456.
There, you can configure your website and upload photos.
Start making money from your blog using Google AdSense and track your website visitors using Google Analytics.
Got Any Error?
If you got any error in these steps, we have added a well-coded document in the script. It will help you to setup your website.
This is how you can create a stock photography website. We hope you found this tutorial helpful. If you did, please consider sharing our articles with your friends. It will help them to create their own stock photography website in free hosting and also us to write more related posts.