Softaculous 4.9.8 Released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.9.8.Full Story

Hi,

The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.9.8

1) [Feature] : In cPanel, admin can now select to disable Auto Upgrade for selected users/packages using ACL (Plans) option in Softaculous Admin Panel.

2) [Task] : In Softaculous Admin Panel -> Software page, added icon to display which scripts are not updated since 2 years. Admins can easily select such scripts and disable with just one click.

3) [Task] : In DirectAdmin, Softaculous will now automatically load the language selected by the user in DirectAdmin.

4) [Task] : Softaculous now works on latest version of CentOS Web Panel.

5) [Task] : Changes to support Softaculous on PHP 7.1

6) [Bug Fix] : If a user’s disk space usage had exceeded their disk quota and the backup failed via Softaculous, it was incorrectly reported as successful. This is fixed now and Softaculous will report the appropriate error message.

7) [Bug Fix] : Softaculous was unable to connect to VestaCP API calls when the server was using a custom PORT for VestaCP. This is fixed now.

8) [Bug Fix] : In ISPConfig, if the minimum length for passwords was set more than 10, Softaculous was unable to create database user since the database user password was generated of 10 chars. This is fixed now and Softaculous will generate the password in sync with with the length set by admin for minimum length for password.

9) [Bug Fix] : In Plesk, Forwarded domains will not be listed in the domains dropdown on the upper right corner of the Softaculous enduser panel.

10) [Bug Fix] : Ioncube was not downloaded on FreeBSD servers using Stable version of FreeBSD. This is fixed now.

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

SitePad Editor Update

Hi,

We have released few updates on SitePad Editor server this month and here are the details:

1) [Feature] Added Comments Widget option. Currently, Disqus commenting system is supported we will add more commenting option soon. Documentation

2) [Feature] Added Password Protect Site/Pages option. Documentation

3) [Feature] Added Custom CSS field in Element style to add CSS directly to the given Element.

4) [Update] Added Title Color in Posts Slider.

5) [Update] Added Font Size option for Pricing Table.

6) [Update] Added Font Size option for Title and Sub-Title in Call to Action.

7) [Update ] Changed the default color of heading to blank instead of white in Service Box

8) [Bug Fix] In Predefined Styles uppercase alphabet was not being supported when using predefined animation class name. This has been fixed.

Regards,
The SitePad Team

SitePad Editor Update – December 2017

Hi,

We have released few updates on SitePad Editor server last month and here are the details:

1) [Feature] Added Option to Download the website files in ZIP format.

2) [Feature] Added Option to Publish only a specific page.

3) [Feature] Added Pagination option for “Gallery” in Grid Gallery.

4) [Feature] Added Option to show or hide the Image Title when displaying Images in “Gallery” in Grid Gallery.

5) [Feature] Added Option in Site Title Widget such as changing Site Title, adding a logo with the title, alignment, margin, etc.

6) [Feature] Added Option for Title color in Service Box widget.

7) [Update] Updated Hungarian translation.

8) [Update] Updated French translation.

9) [Bug Fix] On preview of Header or Footer Page it was showing double Header or double Footer. This has been fixed now.

10) [Bug Fix] The URL for categories and tags were not published properly when the default blog page was not selected. This has been fixed now.

11) [Bug Fix] When using Greek characters in Site Title for Meta tag after save it was being converted into HTML characters. This has been fixed now.

12) [Bug Fix] When USER MOD DIR domains were selected from Softaculous and when the user would click on SitePad it would show invalid domain error. This has been fixed now USER MOD DIR domains are allowed for SitePad.

13) [Bug Fix] In Embed when a code with an image that used dynamic variables on Publish it would save as a normal image. This has been fixed now.

Regards,
The SitePad Team

Softaculous now available on Vesta Control Panel

Hi,

We are pleased to announce that Softaculous auto installer is now available on Vesta Control Panel.

Vesta Control Panel is a Free, Simple & Clever Hosting Control Panel licensed under GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENCE Version 3. Vesta Control Panel’s Web Interface is extremely fast and its even faster with keyboard shortcuts. Vesta uses latest and greatest versions and depending on available system resources it delivers optimized configuration for Low/Medium/High RAM server types.

How to install Softaculous in Vesta Control Panel :

1. CLI Interface :
SSH to your server as root and execute the following command :
/usr/bin/sudo /usr/local/vesta/bin/v-add-vesta-softaculous

2. GUI Interface :
Softaculous can be installed from Vesta admin panel as well.

  • Login to the Vesta Control Panel as admin and go to Server tab in the top bar
  • Click on the Configure button next to your server hostname
  • Scroll to the bottom and click on Vesta Control Panel Plugins dropdown
  • Search for the Softaculous dropdown, select yes and click on Save button
  • That’s it ! Softaculous is installed on your server.

You can also refer to the following guide :
http://www.softaculous.com/docs/Installing_Softaculous_in_VestaCP

Once Softaculous is installed you can access it using the Apps link in the top bar when logged in as a USER or ADMIN.

By default Softaculous Free version is installed which has access to limited scripts. You can purchase the premium Softaculous license here :
http://www.softaculous.com/clients?ca=buy

We hope you enjoy installing and maintaining apps via Softaculous in Vesta.

Happy New Year from the Softaculous !!

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

2017 Year In Review – Softaculous Auto Installer

2017 has been a big year at Softaculous !! As we bid goodbye to 2017, its time to review the changes in the past 12 months.

Major changes in 2017

  • Added several features, bug fixes and improvements. One of the features we recently added allows users to backup their installations on Remote location like Dropbox/FTP/FTPS/SFTP.
  • Added 28 new scripts. Some of the recent scripts we added include Handesk, Firefly III, Zdoo, Zsite, Akaunting, SimpleRisk, GeniXCMS, ILIAS, Nuked Klan, HuMo-gen. Check out the complete list here.
  • 1270 Script Updates. With our commitment to keep our scripts library updated we released the updates for most of scripts on the same day when the script vendor released the update. Check out the complete list here.
  • We also added many new partners this year who started offering Softaculous to their clients for the ease of maintaining scripts. Check out our NOC partners list here.
  • SitePad LogoWe released a new product this year, SitePad Website builder which is a Drag & Drop Website Builder with 300+ templates and 40+ widgets which lets you create and publish your website within minutes. Visit website here.

We would like to Thank all our clients for showing confidence in our products. We appreciate your business with us and assure you that we will deliver more features and enhancements in 2018

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all of us at Softaculous !!

PS : We are working during the holiday season so you can contact us for support related or any other queries and we will be glad to help you.
https://www.softaculous.com/support/

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

Softaculous 4.9.7 Released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.9.7.Full Story

Hi,

The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.9.7

1) [Task] : Single Sign on to the installaton’s (WordPress) admin panel has now been added in the Top Scripts widget in the control panel “Top Scripts” section. This will allow users to access the admin panel of their WordPress installation(s) directly from cPanel/Directadmin.

2) [Bug Fix] : Softaculous was failing to detect some PHP functions during requirements check while installing a script on servers using CageFS. This is fixed now.

3) [Bug Fix] : In Plesk, Softaculous was listing all domains of the parent user for Application User and Webmaster user accounts. This is fixed now.

4) [Bug Fix] : In Plesk, On the Installations page of Softaculous Admin panel, installations on primary domain was listed under subdomains as well. This is fixed now.

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

Softaculous 4.9.6 Released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.9.6.Full Story

Hi,

The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.9.6

1) [Task] : Added setting in Softaculous admin panel -> Settings page, “Disable SSL certificate check on script install form” when selected will disable the SSL certificate check when a user chooses to install a script with the protocol selected as “https://” or “https://www.” and not generate any message if SSL certificate is not installed on the domain.

2) [Task] : Added setting in Softaculous admin panel -> Settings page, “Hide SitePad Website Builder” when selected will disable SitePad option in Softaculous enduser panel for users who have not used SitePad but will be enabled for users that have already used SitePad.

3) [Bug Fix] : The SSL certificate check on script install form was not working when the user selected the “https://www.” protocol due to a change in Softaculous version 4.9.4. This is fixed now.

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

Softaculous 4.9.5 Released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.9.5.Full Story

Hi,

The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.9.5

1) [Bug Fix] : CLI backup info file was not deleted when the backup failed. This is fixed now.

2) [Bug Fix] : Backups were not visible of Hosting Controller IIS panel when the backupinfo file was deleted from the user account. This is fixed.

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

Softaculous 4.9.4 Released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.9.4.Full Story

Hi,

The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.9.4

1) [Feature] : Added support for backups on Dropbox, FTPS and SFTP servers. View Guide.

2) [Feature] : In Softaculous Remote and Enterprise, admin can now install SSL certificates from Softaculous admin panel for Softaculous URL.

3) [Task] : Improved Remote Import for installations with huge database by importing database in parts to avoid PHP running out of memory.

4) [Task] : In Softaculous Remote and Enterprise, added Log Rotation for EMPS logs to reduce disk space usage.

5) [Task] : Updated PHPMailer library.

6) [Task] : Added Setting in Softaculous admin panel to choose the default values for “Auto Backup” and “Auto Backup Rotation” which will be prefilled for endusers on script install form.

7) [Task] : In Softaculous Remote and Enterprise, added Setting in Softaculous admin panel to force Softaculous to be accessed over https only. The setting can be found in Softaculous admin panel -> Settings page “Force Softaculous to run on SSL(HTTPS)”.

8) [Task] : Minor UI improvements for responsive screens and tablet mode.

9) [Task] : Added Setting in Softaculous Enduser panel and Admin panel to disable emails for Remote Import.

10) [Task] : Improved performance of Softaculous Remote and Enterprise servers running 50,000+ installations.

11) [Task] : Added setting in Softaculous admin panel for HostingController to set the URL for HostingController API.

12) [Bug Fix] : In some cases during Remote Import if there was a rule in .htaccess on the source installation which did not allow any new files to be accessed the Remote Import was failing. This is fixed now.

13) [Bug Fix] : In some cases the backup tar.gz file did not have the correct filesize of the last file in the tar causing the restore to fail. This is fixed now.

14) [Bug Fix] : In Softaculous enduser panel when installations were imported from other auto installers like Installtron and Fantasico the protocol i.e. “http://” or “https://” was not saved causing incorrect entry for the URL in Softaculous records. This is fixed now.

15) [Bug Fix] : On cPanel servers with Minimum Password strength set high i.e. 80 or more, the random password generated by Softaculous for database user did not meet this requirement causing error while installing a script. This is fixed now, Softaculous will generate stronger password when the minimum password strength is set higher.

16) [Bug Fix] : On Plesk servers when logged in as “Webmaster” or “Application user” usertype, Softaculous failed to load. This is fixed now.

17) [Bug Fix] : When installing scripts on Windows server via Softaculous Remote the network path for domains was not saved correctly i.e. “\\” was converted to “/” This is fixed now.

18) [Bug Fix] : In Softaculous admin panel the setting “Prefill Enduser Email as Admin Email” was made to prefill the admin email as the email set in Softaculous Enduser panel, however this setting did not work for other email on install form e.g. Board Email, Wiki Email, etc. This setting will now prefill the email for these fields as well.

19) [Bug Fix] : In cPanel, when Softaculous was accessed in Native UI with “Simple” theme of Softaculous the left panel for scripts list did not load properly. This is fixed now.

20) [Bug Fix] : In ISPConfig, the CLI Backup utility did not work. This is fixed now.

21) [Bug Fix] : While checking if a domain has SSL installed on the Softaculous install form, made fixes to not allow access to any domains that are not in the domains list in their account and to not allow any protocols except http and https.

22) [Bug Fix] : In ISPConfig, Softaculous is not supported on MultiServer but the list of domains did contain the domains that were not present on the local server. This is fixed now and Softaculous will only display the list of domains which are on the same server.

23) [Bug Fix] : In Softaculous Remote, when the domain was not accessible and the user tried to install a script Softaculous reported an incorrect error. This is fixed now and Softaculous will report the correct error.

24) [Bug Fix] : Backup on Remote server i.e. FTP was not working with the CLI backup utility. This is fixed now.

25) [Bug Fix] : In some cases on HostingController the permissions of files were not set properly. This is fixed now.

26) [Bug Fix] : In HostingController, the installations list in Softaculous admin panel was not loaded properly. This is fixed now.

Regards,
The Softaculous Team

SitePad Editor Update

Hi,

We have released a new update to SitePad Editor server this month and here are the details:

[Feature] A Gallery Module has been added for SitePad in Grid Gallery Widget. This Gallery Module includes many customization options such as thumbnail border size, thumbnail border color, gallery frame border size, gallery frame border color etc.

You can check the following screenshot:

Inside Editor:

 

 

 

On Publish and click of Image:

 

 

 

Regards,
The SitePad Team