Happy New Year from all of us at Softaculous !! As we enter 2019, we would like to highlight some of the major changes that happened with Softaculous in 2018. It was a wonderful year at Softaculous and we are confident 2019 will be much bigger with several new features coming up in this year.… Read More


We are pleased to announce the release of Softaculous plugin for Blesta. This plugin along with the easy to use Blesta UI makes it easier than ever to setup specialized hosting like WordPress Hosting, Joomla Hosting, Drupal Hosting, etc. The plugin will install the script on the user’s domain after the cPanel account creation is… Read More


We have released WordPress 5.0 package. We have also added a new branch for WordPress 4.9.x so if you are not yet comfortable with installation 5.0 you can install 4.9.8 Let’s see what happens to your WordPress installs with this new version. Auto Update (Minor Version) Softaculous supports auto update for major as well as… Read More


What is an Automatic backup? Backup is a system that copies your data into an archive which can be used to restore the files to the original state. By automating a backup through a regular back up system, you don’t have to back up your data manually. The automated backups are performed through cronjob/scheduled tasks. How does Softaculous Automated Backup Feature… Read More


What is Staging? The staging environment is a copy of your production website where you can preview any changes or upgrades before you apply them on your production website. This prevents any downtime or unexpected errors on your live website. Why Risk your production website when you can play safe with our Staging tool! How… Read More


Version 6.0 is out now and available. You can auto install WHMCS 6.0.0 with one click via Softaculous. Here is the guide.  You can also upgrade your existing installations to WHMCS 6.0.0 via Softaculous. Here is the guide. Version 6 is packed with new features, watch the video below for a look at some of… Read More


WordPress 3.8 is now available via Softaculous. Upgrade your existing installation to 3.8 with one click or install a fresh new blog. WordPress has gotten a facelift. 3.8 brings a fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard. Gone are overbearing gradients and dozens of shades of grey — bring on a bigger, bolder, more… Read More


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… Read More


Version 4.0 of WordPress, named “Benny” in honor of jazz clarinetist and bandleader Benny Goodman, is available for download or update. This release brings you a smoother writing and management experience. WordPress is already updated to 4.0 in Softaculous. You can install a new copy of WordPress 4.0 or update existing installation to the latest… Read More


Version 4.1 of WordPress, named “Dinah” in honor of jazz singer Dinah Washington, is now available for install and upgrade via Softaculous. New features in WordPress 4.1 help you focus on your writing, and the new default theme lets you show it off in style. Try the new theme Twenty Fifteen The newest default theme,… Read More