How to Install Softaculous

Softaculous is a tool or script that allows the automatic installation of open source, free, and commercial web applications within a few minutes such as WordPress, Joomla, etc. It has 1,115 PHP classes and 413 scripts. It allows users to easily and conveniently install any web application without having to upload, download or modify any files. It’s available for various web hosting platforms like cPanel, Plesk Panel, DirectAdmin, ISP System, Interworx, and H-Sphere.

If the installer is unable to download, connect, or verify the license, please make sure the following ip addresses are whitelisted in your firewall.

Installation process

Before installing Softaculous, you need to enable ionCube loaders in WHM, login as root, click Tweak Settings, then enable the ioncube checkbox. Then, login to the server as root via SSH and type the following commands:

Softaculous requires a monthly license to be able to install all of the scripts it has available. The free version is limited and only allows you to install a few scripts. You can get a license from Softaculous directly or any of their authorized distributors.