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How to Quickly Install a Script with Softaculous

This article discusses how to quickly install a script or application with Softaculous. We will use WordPress installation as an example.

  1. Log in to cPanel.

  2. Look for the Software section, then click on Softaculous Apps Installer.

    Softaculous icon

  3. Choose your preferred script for your website.
    There are two ways to choose a script:

    Option 1: Search for the script from the categories on the left-hand menu. Click the type of website you wish to create, then select the script from the expanded list.

    Softaculous - Script List

    Option 2: Locate the script widget on the dashboard. For this example, we will use WordPress.

    Search for a script

  4. To install, click the script widget. On the next page, click the Install tab's dropdown menu, then select Quick Install.

    Install Tab - Quick Install

  5. Fill out the installation details form.

    Installation form

  6. Once done filling out the form, click the Install button at the bottom of the page.

  7. Softaculous will provide the website and admin links once the installation is completed.

    Install successful message

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