Steps to Install Softaculous in cPanel

Posted on November 29th, 2016

This tutorial will help you install Softaculous  in cPanel server.

Softaculous is an auto installer for control panels such as cPanel and DirectAdmin. Softaculous is much faster and well designed for installing all scripts in just one step. It consists of a wide variety of applications such as e-commerce solutions, blogs, forums, and content management systems. Softaculous also includes an easy to use backup feature which allows anytime backup installation. Applications that are installed with Softaculous can be easily uninstalled.


Softaculous Licenses

Softaculous is available as a free to premium auto installer. the premium auto installer is available for low price. Free license Softaculous includes 55 scripts whereas premium includes 410 scripts.

Refer the following video tutorial if you want to know how to purchase a Softaculous license from us.

Before starting the installation make sure IonCube Loaders are enabled.


Enabling IonCube

Refer >>


Install Softaculous

1) Download the package

   # wget -N

2) # chmod 755

3) # ./


To check installation

1) Go to your WHM interface.

2) Click on the option ‘Plugins’.

install Softaculous


3) Click ‘Softaculous – Instant Installs’.



4) The following webpage will open if the installation was successful.



If you need any further assistance please contact our support department.



5 Responses to “Steps to Install Softaculous in cPanel”

  1. ram says:

    i need to install a softaculus application in whm cpanel please help me out

  2. Pranav Ahir says:

    How to install softaculus in pls help me

  3. Goran Rosén says:

    Uninstall softaculous please, I have no use for it in the future!

    • Softaculous is available by default on our Standard Web hosting plans. It cannot be removed.
      If you would like to remove from VPS/dedicated, kindly ping us via chat/ticket or call, we can help you with it.

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