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How to Update Installations with Softaculous

This article will show you how to update your installations with Softaculous. We will use WordPress installation as an example. 

You may find some links below that will take you directly to your cPanel provided that the following conditions are met:
  • You are logged into your Customer Portal. You can also log in after clicking the link.
  • The hosting package you are attempting to access is either Shared or Cloud. The link will only work for the first type of this package listed in the billing account.

  1. Log in to cPanel.
  2. Under the Software section, click on Softaculous Apps Installer.

    Softaculous icon

  3. In Softaculous, click on the alert for the available updates.

    Softaculous scripts for update

  4.  You will be redirected to a page that will show all the scripts that are outdated.

    Softaculous installed scripts

  5. Click on the blue arrow icon to select the scripts to upgrade.

    scripts for update

  6. After clicking on the blue arrow, you will be redirected to the upgrade page, where you'll be asked to confirm the URL and path of the installation you are about to upgrade. If everything on the screen is correct, click on the Upgrade button.

    upgrade button

  7.  Once the upgrade is complete, Softaculous will be providing links to access the updated installation. 

    Installation complete aler

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