Simple & Intuitive UI
Softaculous provides a simple, intuitive and consistent interface that users can use to perform any actions in just one screen. Like Apple products, Softaculous is designed to get out of the way so you can do what you want to do without having to wade through tons of choices.
5 Minutes Installation
With Softaculous, you can deploy over 450 web applications in minutes. All you have to do is to fill in your details and click "Install". No need to create a database or download & unzip zip files. No debugging or tracing why an installation failed. Softaculous handles everything for you.
Softaculous allow you to perform complex functions such as backing up your database or the entire website, import scripting from other tools super-fast with a click of a button. You can backup your installed applications to FTP, FTPS, SFTP/SSH, WebDAV, Google Drive and Dropbox.
1-Click WordPress Management
Install WordPress in seconds using Softaculous & manage the entire life cycle of your WordPress installation (upgrading, backup, restore, clone, staging) with it. Stay up-to-date by automatically backing up & updating WordPress core, plugins & themes as new versions become available.
50+ Languages Native Support
Softaculous supports international domain names, multi-lingual web application installation, user-interface localizations, right-to-left, and more. The majority of web applications provided can also be installed and upgraded in 30+ languages. No need to download translations packages.
Ratings, Reviews and Demos
Softaculous has an in-built ratings and reviews for each script. These reviews are written by actual users who has used the scripts. While it is your own personal experience that really counts, these evaluation gives you a head-start to see if an application meets your need and requirements.
Guaranteed Rapid Updates
Each new application version are tested and deployed within hours of availability even on holidays and non-business day. This guarantee that important security updates & features are available to your applications. This process is automated that you don't need to do anything.
For our reseller hosting customers, the Softaculous reseller control panel makes it possible for you to use your own custom logo for white-label re-branding. All reseller-level settings can be configured per user and/or control panel package to create new revenue opportunities.
Softaculous application updates are automatically configured to be completed via a crontab process, reducing maintenance to zero. Non-application updates utilize four release channels — edge, release, stable, and LTS to ensure new features that have reached maturity.
|Number of Available Scripts||453||50||83||19|
|TLS/SSL HTTPS Installation|
|Install Application Using IP|
|Applications Automatic Importation|
|Applications Manual Importation|
|International Domains (IDN) Import|
|Command Line Interface|
|Create & Install Custom Application|
|1-Click Application Upgrade|
|Backup & Restore Application|
|1-Click Application UnInstallation|
|Resellers Re-Branding Option|
|WHMCS Billing Integration|
|Modify E-mail Templates|
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|Price/year For Customers||Free||N/A||N/A||Free|
How To Install Softaculous To A cPanel & WHM Server
- Enable ioncube PHP loader which cPanel & WHM executes internal PHP scripts via WHM >>> Server Configuration >>> Tweak Settings.
- Use WHM >>> Software >>> EasyApache 4 Interface to install PHP components of your web server.
- Configure your firewall to allow access to *.softaculous.com IPs:
184.108.40.206 # api.softaculous.com 220.127.116.11 # s1.softaculous.com 18.104.22.168 # s2.softaculous.com 22.214.171.124 # s3.softaculous.com 126.96.36.199 # s4.softaculous.com 188.8.131.52 # s7.softaculous.com
Please note that these might change. So better confirm with the Softaculous team if you are not sure.
- Access your cPanel & WHM server and bring up "screen".
- Run the following command to install Softaculous:
wget -N http://files.softaculous.com/install.shchmod 755 install.sh./install.sh
- Visit WHM >>> Plugins >>> Softaculous – Instant Installs to configure settings for Softaculous.
If you have suEXEC or suPHP enabled on your server, please read the suPHP Settings page for configuring Softaculous.