Softaculous

How to Update/Refresh a Softaculous License for Your Server

If you use Softaculous, in some instances you may need to refresh your license should it ever lapse. This can be done by logging into WHM and following the steps listed below.   Once logged into WHM search for Softaculous in the search bar Select Softaculous – Instant Installs from below the search bar  …

Installing WordPress using Softaculous

What Is WordPress? WordPress is one of the most popular CMSs (Content Management System) available today.  It is also available as a free, automatic installation for all of our Shared, Business and Reseller hosting clients!  Listed below is a step by step guide for logging into cPanel from your Hostwinds Client Area, and installing WordPress…

Automatic Updates

How to Enable Automatic Updates Using Softaculous? Softaculous can help you keep most applications up to date to with the latest versions. Keeping software up to date is not only considered best practice, but can also be critical for a web based application, such as WordPress. The following guide will show you how to enable automatic updates/upgrades…

Softaculous Application Updates

How do I Update Softaculous Applications? Updating your Softaculous-installed applications is easy and important to do. Applications, software and scripts are always being updated with new features, but more importantly, fixes to possible security risks. Here’s how to update them:   Once logged into cPanel go to Home > Software > Softaculous Apps Installer    …

Softaculous Supported Applications

What Apps are Included in Softaculous? Softaculous offers 467 different applications that can help you be successful. This list includes the ones available to you in cPanel: Blogs WordPress Open Blog Serendipity Dotclear b2evolution Textpattern Nibbleblog LifeType Pixie Nucleus Chyrp eggBlog HTMLy PivotX FlatPress Micro Blogs StatusNet PageCookery Storytlr Portals/CMS Joomla 2.5 Joomla Drupal 7…

Softaculous Overview

Softaculous is a software that is included with Hostwinds Shared and Business Hosting packages. Softaculous licences can also be purchased for any Cloud or VPS servers that Hostwinds offers along with cPanel installed. This allows our clients easy installation of hundreds of scripts and applications with a few simple clicks. What Is Included? There are…