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'''To install a script'''
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'''How to install a script'''
  
This tutorial will show you how to install a script on Softaculous.
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This tutorial will show you how to install a script in Softaculous.
I will be taking an example of '''Wordpress''' in order to make things more understandable.
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I will be taking an example of '''WordPress''' which is a popular blogging script.
  
 
===Login to Panel===
 
===Login to Panel===
Step 1: Go to your panel (e.g. cPanel's url will be https://domain.com:2083) and login with your details.
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Go to your enduser panel (e.g. cPanel's url will be https://domain.com:2083) and login with your details.
 
There click on the Softaculous Icon or Link.
 
There click on the Softaculous Icon or Link.
The Softaculous Panel will open.
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The Softaculous Enduser Panel will open.
  
Step 2:Click on the '''category''' your script belongs to.
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===Choose a Script===
I want to Install Wordpress, which belongs to the category''' blogs''',so i will click on '''blogs'''.
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* On the left side you will find a list of categories. <br />
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* Choose a script from any of the category or you can also select the script from the top scripts displayed in the center of the page.
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* We are installing WordPress, which belongs to the category ''' Blogs'''.
  
Step 3: Choose the '''script you want to install'''.
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[[File:InsaScript1.jpg]]
i want to install wordpress so i will click on wordpress.
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Resultant page will give you a description of the script you want to install.In this case wordpress
 
  
Step 4:Click on the '''Install''' Tab.
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* Once you select the script you will be able to access various details of that script like ratings, reviews, demo url etc.
Fill in the details.
 
---The Software setup----
 
  
        '''Your Protocol''': Fill in http:// if you do not have SSL.If you have SSL certificate installed please choose Https://.
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===Fill in the Installation Details===
              I do not have a ssl certificate installed, so i am choosing http:// .
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* Click on the '''Install''' Tab.
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* You will now see a form with various details.
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* Fill in the details like protocol, domain name, directory, database name, admin login details language, etc.
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'''Note''' : If you wish to install the script on the root of the domain eg : http://example.com please leave the '''In Directory''' field blank.
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* Once you are done with the details click on '''install''' button and this should do the trick. Installation time may vary in  accordance to size of the script and other factors, Please be patient.
  
        '''Domain''': Type in the domain name at which you need to install the script.
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[[File:InsaScript2.jpg]]
                I want to install wordpress on demo.softaculous.com.So i have filled in demo.softaculous.com
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        '''In Directory''': Specify the directory name.This directory is the directory in which the script will be installed.
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* As soon as the installation is complete Softaculous will provide links to your installation.
                      I am choosing wp1234 as my base directory.If this field is left blank,Softaculous will install it to the base of your
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* Click on the links provided and this should redirect you directly to the site page or the admin homepage whichever you choose.
                      domain(http://yourdomain/script_to_be_installed).
 
  
        '''Database Name''': Specify the database name.This will create a database with your specified name.
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[[File:InsaScript3.jpg]]
                        I am choosing the database name as wp1234. Please note this field cannot be left blank, else Softaculous will give you
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                        an error.Please note the database name cannot be greater than 7 words.
 
---The Database settings---
 
  
        '''Table Prefix''': This is the Table prefix which will be used in your database. This is an optional field. Can be left blank. i am using
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===Select a Backup Location===
                      table prefix as wp.  
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* Click on the '''Install''' Tab.
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* Install form will be displayed. To select Backup Location go to '''Advanced Options''' section of the install form. Select the backup location that you have added through '''Settings''' page where you want to store the backup of your installation. Once you are done with the details click on '''install''' button.
  
---The Site Settings---
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[[File:InsaScript5.png]]
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      '''Site name''': Specifies the name of your Site.I am keeping it as My blog.
 
  
      '''Site description''': This adds a description to your site.In my case it is My wordpress blog
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[[Category:Install]]
 
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[[Category:Endusers]]
---Admin Account Settings---
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[[Category:How_Tos]]
 
 
      '''Admin Username''': This sets the Admin username.This is also the username required to log onto your site. I am keeping it as Admin.
 
 
 
      '''Admin Password''': This sets the Password for your site. You require this password to log into your site.
 
 
 
      '''Admin Email''': This is the Administrator email address.All notications and site details will be mailed to this email address.
 
 
 
The installation details will be mailed to you if you type in a your email address in the field "'''Email installation details to''':"
 
 
 
Step 5: Click on '''install''' and this should do the trick. Installation time may vary in  accordance to size of the script and other factors, So please be patient.
 
 
 
Click on the Links provided by Softaculous after the installation is over.This should redirect you directly to the Site page or the admin homepage.
 
[[Category:Docs]]
 

Latest revision as of 10:27, 5 December 2017

How to install a script

This tutorial will show you how to install a script in Softaculous. I will be taking an example of WordPress which is a popular blogging script.

Login to Panel

Go to your enduser panel (e.g. cPanel's url will be https://domain.com:2083) and login with your details. There click on the Softaculous Icon or Link. The Softaculous Enduser Panel will open.

Choose a Script

  • On the left side you will find a list of categories.
  • Choose a script from any of the category or you can also select the script from the top scripts displayed in the center of the page.
  • We are installing WordPress, which belongs to the category Blogs.

InsaScript1.jpg


  • Once you select the script you will be able to access various details of that script like ratings, reviews, demo url etc.

Fill in the Installation Details

  • Click on the Install Tab.
  • You will now see a form with various details.
  • Fill in the details like protocol, domain name, directory, database name, admin login details language, etc.

Note : If you wish to install the script on the root of the domain eg : http://example.com please leave the In Directory field blank.

  • Once you are done with the details click on install button and this should do the trick. Installation time may vary in accordance to size of the script and other factors, Please be patient.

InsaScript2.jpg


  • As soon as the installation is complete Softaculous will provide links to your installation.
  • Click on the links provided and this should redirect you directly to the site page or the admin homepage whichever you choose.

InsaScript3.jpg


Select a Backup Location

  • Click on the Install Tab.
  • Install form will be displayed. To select Backup Location go to Advanced Options section of the install form. Select the backup location that you have added through Settings page where you want to store the backup of your installation. Once you are done with the details click on install button.

InsaScript5.png