What Is A Softaculous?

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Softaculous is an auto-installer that makes it easy to instal web applications. Softaculous offers hundreds of scripts to instal some of the industry's most common hosting applications on your server with cPanel. Via their service, they also provide automated updates to help keep sites safe and add new software to their script library quite frequently.

The Softaculous auto-installer allows web applications to be installed with the click of a button. A broad range of software, including web portals, e-commerce solutions, content management systems, blogs, surveys, forums and more, can be easily installed on our VPS server or Dedicated Server. Installations of other auto-installers can be taken over by Softaculous. Softaculous also has an easy-to-use backup feature, enabling installations to be backed up at any time.

With managed Linux VPS and Dedicated servers, Softaculous is included for free.

Is everything in Softaculous free?

No, but most of the applications are open-source and available without a cost.

Why use Softaculous to install applications?

Softaculous makes it simple to instal software packages like WordPress and PhpBB. In the installation process, Softaculous does everything involved, including building databases and setting up permissions for web-viewable content. Softaculous can also build file backups that it downloads.

Why Use Softaculous with cPanel?

For certain people, it can seem daunting to instal software on a server that has a command line. To make installation simpler, Softaculous offers a graphical interface with trusted scripts. As a web host, you will enable your web hosting clients with only a few clicks to handle their own software and trust that it will be kept up to date.

Using Softaculous as part of your hosting packages, without adding substantial costs, will boost your services. 59 common scripts are included in their free plan, and their paid plans include more than 200, making it easy for your customers to instal the software packages that they most want on their own cPanel & WHM servers.

You can also instal it yourself to provide quality of life enhancements for your own server management if you have your own server that doesn't include Softaculous. Step-by - step instructions for installing Softaculous on the command line is provided by Softaculous.

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