Softaculous now available on CentOS Web Panel


We are pleased to announce that Softaculous is now available as the default auto installer on CentOS Web Panel.

CentOS Web Panel is a Free Web Hosting control panel is designed for quick and easy management of (Dedicated & VPS) servers without need to use ssh console for every little thing. There are lots of options and features for server management in this control panel.

How to install Softaculous in CentOS Web Panel :
Softaculous can be installed with one click from CentOS Web Panel admin panel. Login to the CentOS Web Panel as root and go to Script Installers -> Scripts Manager and click on the Install Softaculous button.
You can also refer to the following guide :

By default Softaculous Free version is installed which has access to limited scripts. You can purchase the premium Softaculous license here :

Once Softaculous is installed you can access it under the File Management and Script Installers section when logged in as a USER.

We hope you like the new changes and we will be adding more features in the upcoming releases.

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Softaculous 4.5.5 released with support for Japanese

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.5.5.Full Story


The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.5.5

1) Added Japanese language.

2) Admin can now create a blacklist of scripts (i.e. scripts to be disabled). Click here for guide.

3) Admin can enable backups to be taken by admin using CLI even when the backups are disabled for endusers. Enable the setting “Allow admin to backup from command line” from Softaculous Admin panel -> Settings. Click here for CLI backup guide.

4) Auto Install API now supports ISP System.

5) Improved Script packaging API to deliver script updates faster.

6) Bug Fix : In ISP System control panel user was unable to access Softaculous when logged in ISP System control panel into different browsers. This has been fixed now.

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Softaculous now available for Free on XAMPP, EasyPHP and WAMP

Softaculous auto installer is now available on your desktop environments like XAMPP, EasyPHP and WAMP server. Installing apps like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magento and 330+ applications is now as easy as ONE Click via Softaculous. Get started with developing a blog, forum, wiki, e-commerce site within minutes.


The Softaculous apps library includes popular applications, including: WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Concrete5, Moodle, ShopSite, phpBB, MyBB, SMF, bbPress, b2evolution, StatusNet, Coppermine, Gallery, Mediawiki, DokuWiki, TikiWiki, Elgg, Dolphin, OpenX, SquirrelMail, LimeSurvey, Piwik, Mantis, SugarCRM, WHMCS, PrestaShop, Magento, CraftySyntax, osTicket, Claroline, etc. most of which can be installed in several languages by just choosing the language on the Install form.

Softaculous also offers AMPPS – a WAMP, MAMP and LAMP stack with Softaculous installed. AMPPS is a complete package on your desktop, same like the server that provides many open source web applications. Application Management, Domain management, Database management, etc are provided in a secure environment to ease your development.

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Softaculous 4.5.2 released

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The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.5.2

1) Added option for endusers to install WordPress themes from the WordPress install form itself.

2) Endusers can now select to auto update WordPress plugins or themes. This can be selected on the Install form or on Edit Installation page.

3) Improved the Import utility to import installations from other auto installers. Here is the guide.

4) Bug Fix : When all the scripts in a Category were disabled the category was displayed as undefined. This is fixed now and the category will be hidden when there are no scripts enabled under that category.

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Softaculous 4.5.0 released

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The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.5.0

1) UI changes for compatibility with Paper Lantern theme in cPanel.

2) Added support for PERL scripts for Plesk 12+

3) Added Return-Path while sending an email.

4) Custom Plugins can now be added to the default script packages. Here is the guide.

5) Bug Fix : In Plesk panel when an additional administrator accessed Softaculous used to get “Session Not Genuine” error. This bug was introduced in Softaculous 4.4.9

6) Bug Fix : Fixed the Database limit check in ISPConfig panel.

7) Bug Fix : In Interworx panel when the packages were downloaded from Softaculous Admin panel the ownership of the packages was set as root. This has been fixed.

8) Bug Fix : In Softaculous Remote FTP Path and Backup Path was not set correctly in case of Windows server.

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Softaculous 4.4.7 released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.4.7.Full Story


The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.4.7

1) Added option in the Softaculous Admin panel to list the installations sorted by domain.

2) Minor theme improvements for Softaculous Enduser panel.

3) Added option in Softaculous Admin panel to Hide the remove directory, database, database user, data directory and www directory while removing an installation. By default users can choose to remove them or not.

4) Improved script requirements checks on servers running CageFS.

5) Improved Session handling in Softaculous Remote and Softaculous Enterprise.

6) Bug Fix : Fixed a bug which caused the images not being displayed in the Softaculous Apps Installer category in cPanel. The bug was introduced in Softaculous 4.4.6

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Softaculous 4.4.6 released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.4.6.Full Story


The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.4.6

1) Users can now choose a theme to install on the script install form itself. At the moment this feature is available for WordPress. This feature is disabled by default and can be enabled from Softaculous Admin panel -> Setting -> Enable theme option for endusers


search-themes2) Added option to install scripts over SFTP or FTPS via Softaculous Remote.

3) Added option in Softaculous Admin panel -> Settings to restrict the backup rotations limit for endusers.

4) Added option in Softaculous Admin panel -> Settings to disable Categories in Softaculous Apps Installer section in cPanel and Directadmin.

5) Bug Fix : In Interworx Sub-Domains were not listed on the script install form in Softaculous. This is fixed now.

6) Bug Fix : Reseller Panel detection failed in WHM when it was accessed from . This is fixed now.

7) Bug Fix : Header links were broken when Softaculous was accessed in cPanel Native UI in Paper Lantern theme of cPanel. This is fixed now.

8) Bug Fix : Disk usage calculation did not work in Plesk Linux panel. It is fixed now.

9) Bug Fix : Auto Backups failed to delete extra backups when the used edited backup rotation to a lower value. Eg: User changes backup rotation from 6 to 4, in this case Softaculous did not delete the two extra backups. This will now be deleted when the next auto backup task is executed.

10) Bug Fix : When an installation on root of the domain was backed up, Softaculous included all the sub-domains and addon domains in the backup. This is now rectified and the backup will include only the files/folders related to that particular installation.

11) Bug Fix : When an error occurred during installation on root of the domain Softaculous failed to delete the files unzipped during the installation. This is now fixed.

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AMPPS now available for Linux distros !

The Softaculous AMPPS Team has released AMPPS 2.3 for Linux. This version of AMPPS adds the latest versions of PHP, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, etc.

AMPPS is a free WAMP (Windows), LAMP (Linux) and MAMP (Macintosh) stack of Apache, MySQL, MongoDB, PHP, Perl & Python for desktops. AMPPS enables you to focus more on using applications rather than maintaining them as it has the Softaculous Auto Installer with 300+ scripts. AMPPS is suited for PHP and MySQL developers who develop PHP applications on their desktops.

The current version of AMPPS for Linux include :

  • Softaculous 4.4.4
  • Apache 2.4.7
  • PHP 5.5.10, PHP 5.4.26 and 5.3.28
  • PERL 5.18.1
  • Python 2.7.6 with mod_wsgi 3.4 module
  • MySQL 5.6.16
  • phpMyAdmin 4.1.9
  • SQLite Manager 1.2.4
  • MongoDB 2.4.9
  • RockMongo 1.1.5
  • Pure-FTPd Server 1.0.36

Ampps Linux will work with most of the desktop / GUI distros of linux like Fedora, CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu, etc.
You can download AMPPS for Linux, Windows or Mac from the AMPPS download center :

We hope you enjoy the feature(s), we will be adding many more features in the upcoming versions.

Softaculous 4.4.5 released

The Softaculous Team announces the launch of version v4.4.5.Full Story


The Softaculous Team has released Softaculous 4.4.5

1) Social Media : Users can now tweet after installing, upgrading or cloning their site via Softaculous. This feature can be disabled or the default tweet text can be edited from the Softaculous Admin panel -> Settings

2) Edit Installation : Users can now Start / Stop / Restart Node.js service for their Ghost installations from Edit Installation page of that installation.

3) Added an option in Softaculous Admin panel to enable Pre Download for all the scripts. The settings can be changed from Softaculous Admin panel -> Settings

4) Added encryption for FTP passwords stored by Softaculous Remote.

5) Added Compatibility for cPanel’s new theme Paper Lantern.

6) Bug Fix : Script Updates Available emails sent via CRON ignored Reseller’s From Email. Softaculous will now first use Reseller’s From email if it exists.

7) Bug Fix : Scripts added in the Top Scripts by the admin were shown to users even when those scripts were disabled for the users. This is now fixed.

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