How to Install Drupal via Softaculous in cPanel?

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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 Drupal 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 the version you want to install: You can leave this as it is.
  • Choose Installation URL: Choose the appropriate protocol/domain. Inside the "In Directory" field, should you want to install this in a directory, i.e. example.com/directory, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave it blank to install in your main domain, i.e. example.com
  • Cron job: You can leave this as it is.
7. Under the Site Settings field, enter the following information:
  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as my first website.
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8. Under the Admin Account field, enter the following information:
  • Admin Username: Your new Drupal username (for security reason do not use the Administrator or the Admin username.
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • 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 Drupal 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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