Okechukwu Solomon June 25, 2018 Technology
Why Do Hosts Use Softaculous ?
✔ Easy to Use: softaculous is very fast and easy to use. Beginners finds it very easy and fast to use when installing their website script.
✔ multilingual: Softaculous speaks the Language of the endusers. By having Softaculous accessible to potentially thousands of people across the globe.
✔ Complex Functions: You can perform Complex functions like backing up Database or Backing up your entire Website for that matter with just a click of a button. You can also Upgrade your Installations with a Click. Save the hassle while Importing your Scripts or Backing up your Website.
✔ Deploy Web Application: Softaculous can deploy web applications within minutes. You just have to fill in your details and Click on Install. Thats it your Web application is up and Running. Henceforth no need of creating Databases manually or downloading zips and unzipping them on your server.
✔ Seach: The Softaculous Search gives out the best possible results based on the user input. The alternate coloring scheme applied to the search results makes it easy to differentiate between the results making the results standout on an individual basis.
✔ Regularly Updated: With every new version released Softaculous innovates and integrates new features. These features are designed to make the workflow for the Users and the Web Hosts perform efficiently and with ease
Once you order hosting service, you can start creating your own website. Using Softaculous automatic app installer you can install WordPress in a few clicks.
How to Install Wordpress Using Softaculous
1. Log into your cPanel.
2. Navigate to the Software and Services section > Softaculous menu:
3. On the homepage, click on the WordPress icon:
4. Switch to the Install tab to proceed:
5. On the next page you will need to fill out the details of your WordPress installation.
❥ Choose the domain you wish to install WordPress for In the
❥ In Directory field you can specify the root folder for WordPress installation. By default, this field is empty, and it allows installing WordPress on yourdomain.com
directly. If you wish to install it to a subfolder, like yourdomain.com/blog , simply type "blog" in this field. I suggest you leave this blank, unless you know what you’re doing.
❥ Database Name can be left default.
❥ Table Prefix can also be left default
wp_; however, due to security reasons it is better to change it, e.g., to ncwpsite_ .
❥ The Site Settings section should be filled out accordingly to your needs, though you can change it anytime later if required.
❥ Make sure you set up secure and hard-to guess details in the Admin Account section:
6. When ready, scroll down and hit Install .
In a few moments you will see the message that WordPress has been successfully installed:
You can now go ahead and log into your WordPress Dashboard to start working on your website.
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