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How to Install Xoops via Softaculous in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account.

2. In the “Software” section, click on the “Softaculous App Installer” Icon.
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3.
 cPanel will redirect you to the Softaculous Panel.

4. On the left side of your screen you should locate the “Portal/CMS” category. Click on it and then click on the “Xoops” link that will appear.
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5. Click on the “Install” button
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6. Fill the necessary field under the “Software Setup” field:

  • Choose Protocol: You can leave this as it is.
  • Choose Domain: If you don’t have multiple domains, leave this as it is.
  • In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, for example, example.com/directory, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave this blank to install in your main domain example.com
  • Data Directory: Leave this as it is.

7. Under the “Site Settings” field:

  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as “Xoops“.
  • Site Description: Site Description.

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8. Under the “Admin Account” field enter the following information:

  • Admin Username: Your new Xoops username (for security reasons do not use the “Administrator” or the “Admin” username.)
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Real Name: Leave this as it is or use your full name.
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.

 

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Note: Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your Xoops Website.

9. Advanced Options: Leave this as it is unless you want to change the database name or take an automated backup. Please note that taking frequent backups may take a lot of disk space.

Finally, scroll down to the end of the page and click on the Install Button.
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