What is Softaculous?
Softaculous is both an amazing collection of applications, tools, and scripts, and also a brilliant one click installer. For virtually any need you can imagine, Softaculous has a great tool already tested and ready to install. Shopping, blogging, community building - you can pick from over 200 tools to add sophistication, service and all manner of capability to your site.
How do I install a script with Softaculous?
First log into your account control panel, and on the right menu click the icon/link for Softaculous.
On the next screen, select the script you would like to install. A description of the script will appear. To continue with the installation click the Install tab toward the top.
Next fill out all the information. If you have multiple domains on your account (such as add-ons) you can select a different domain from the drop-down menu. After everything is filled out, scroll to the bottom and click the Install button.
How do I view installed scripts?
After logging into your control panel, click on the Softaculous link.
In the top right of your browser, click on the wooden box to view all of the scripts you have installed.
To log in to manage any of the scripts, click the person icon in the Admin column.
How do I upgrade scripts in Softaculous?
Follow the instructions above to view currently installed scripts, or click on the script name on the left menu.
If an upgrade is available, there will be two blue arrows in the shape of a circle next to the version number of the script. Click the arrows, and on the next page you will see information regarding the upgrade.
Please note: It is always a good idea to backup your script before performing an upgrade.
Next click on the Upgrade button and follow any on screen instructions.
What Scripts are available in Softaculous?
Here is a list of scripts that are installable with Softaculous in your account control panel:
- Open Blog
- Joomla 1.6
- Website Baker
- CMS Made Simple
- Noahs Classifieds
- BlackNova Traders
- Shadows Rising
- Word Search Puzzle
- Multiplayer Checkers
- Webinsta Maillist
Polls and Surveys
- CJ Dynamic Poll
- Simple PHP Poll
- Aardvark Topsites
- Advanced Poll
- Mantis Bug Tracker
- Feng Office
- The Bug Genie
- Zen Cart
- PHP Point of Sale
- VX Guestbook
- Advanced Guestbook
- Crafty Syntax
- Help Center Live
- Open Web Messenger
- PHP Support Tickets
- Podcast Generator
- PHP QR Code