What is Softaculous app installer?

Some web-enabled applications, like WordPress, need little time to install if you do follow manual process. WordPress is helping many blogging and OpenCart to eCommerce applications and has become more popular.

If we consider WordPress, it's having own explanation of its "Well known 5-Minute Install," clients are told to unzip the WordPress package, make a MySQL database rename and edit a .php file.

Upload the WordPress documents to the correct web directory, make a blog directory, lastly run a WordPress installation script. Also, that (says WordPress) is the quick version! Isn't there a less difficult choice to get applications like this installed? Yes! That is what Softaculous sets out to do.

Softaculous automatically installed the web applications to a site using predefined script.

Softaculous runs inside the cPanel control Panel.

Buy using Softaculous install an Application:

1. Sign into your cPanel

2. Click on the Softaculous Apps Installer, you can get it under Software section.

3. Select your desire CMS like to install, click on that program .

4. Select the Install button (situated over the description of the software.

Important: There are conflict file because of error stating, (for example, robots.txt, .htaccess, and so on.) You have to go your File Manager and erase the records from your public_html. At that point the Softaculous installer will proceed the installation process.

6. After filling the installation details, click the Install button at the bottom of the page. In the event that you need to email yourself a duplicate of these installation detail for later reference, you have to enter your email address next to Email installation detail to (situated towards the base of the page).

If installation detail changes ,from program to program, generally similar detail is asked for. In our testing, we are utilizing softaculous to install WordPress. The following is a summary of the settings being requested.

With Softaculous, Installing to the Preview URL:

You have to build up your site on the testing domain (which is like 111.101.102.103/~username) – you can install applications, for example, WordPress directly to this URL which will permit you to build up your site without DNS records. In any case, when you want to go live with your site, you have to change your application (for example, WordPress) to utilize the right domain name for the site to show accurately.

In WordPress, this is simple –go to Settings - > General at that point change both URL's to the right domain name.

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