Softaculous is an easy-to-use script library included with every shared
Web hosting
and reseller Web hosting plan.
It lets you install more than 300 popular applications on your Web site with the click of your mouse. Blogs, shopping carts, forums,
content management systems, wikis, image galleries, and more!


WordPress: The most popular and supported blogging system in the world.
Build, publish, and manage your blog with intuitive
tools, templates, and
plugin modules.

Joomla: An advanced content management system. Extensible with forums,
e-commerce, blog modules, extensible templates, and more.

Concrete5: Host your own forum with intuitive and templated interfaces,
powerful admin controls, and lots of fun features.

Drupal: A popular, powerful content management platform
extendable with thousands of add-on modules and designs.

Magento: A powerful open source shopping cart platform.
Add products, connect with your merchant account, and open your online

Prestashop: Build successful online store simply and
quickly, with 300+ modules and 3500+ templates to choose from.

Softaculous Overview

Softaculous is probably the best 3rd party auto installer add-on which can be purchased and added to cPanel. Softaculous offers more than 300 applications/scripts and it allows you to install them really fast. Currently, it can install a large number of applications and scripts ranging from bulletin boards to content management systems and even Java Script libraries. Softaculous comes FREE with each ViralHost account. For more information on that matter, please check our Softacuilous hosting page.

Once logged into Softaculous, you simply need to select an application from the list located at the left column and follow the steps given in the Install tab. The chosen application will be installed on your ViralHost web hosting account within minutes. The Softaculous system is designed to keep these programs at their newest versions so that each time you install an application, you can rest assured that you are getting the latest stable version of the software and that it is installed and working properly.

Softaculous User Settings

Softaculous offers a set of tools that will help you to easily manage your scripts. You can access the User Setting from the top right menu. You should choose the “Edit Settings” button and the page will be loaded on your end.Language – This option is used to change the default language set by the administrator of the server. Current languages include: Dutch, English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, Hungarian and Russian.Menu Options – This option can be used to change the side menu appearance. You can collapse and expand all of the side menus.Timezone – This option is used to change the default time zone which is used by the Softaculous auto installer.

To confirm your choice and save the settings click the “Edit Settings” button.