What is Softaculous?
Softaculous is a software auto installer for cPanel. Softaculous is fast, well designed, and it installs all scripts in just one step.
How do I access Softaculous?
You will first need to log in to your cPanel. Then, you can go to theSoftware/Services section, and select Softaculous.
This is what the main page displays:
How do I use Softaculous?
You will need to determine which software you would like to install to your site. In this case, we will pick WordPress.
Step 1: Click on the Blogs section on the left hand side. Depending on the type of software application you are installing, the section you select on the left will differ. WordPress is found in the ‘Blogs’ section.
Step 2: Click on the software name. In this case WordPress.
Step 3: Click Install on the upper right hand side of the screen.
Step 4: Once you have done this it will ask you to enter a few of the site configurations such as which directory you would like the installation placed, Site Name, and admin login details. After filling these details in, click Install at the bottom of the page and everything will then be installed automatically for you.
If you require additional help, please submit a support ticket (for CHI clients through the support section of your CHI account) here.