How to install ClassicPress in Softaculous installer

Installing ClassicPress using Softaculous

Installing a new ClassicPress site with Softaculous

We have discussed before how to move an existing site into Softaculous. But how do you install a new site? Easy! Here’s how.

BEFORE INSTALL: Make sure your hosting supports PHP 7.0 and above, recommended when installing ClassicPress

Step 1: Getting started

Open Softaculous and search for ClassicPress in the search bar, then open the ClassicPress summary page – As you can see there is an option to install:

Softaculous Install ClassicPress

There are two install methods, Quick Install and Custom Install:

Softaculous ClassicPress Quick and Custom Install

Below, choose the appropriate step 2 for Quick or Custom.

Step 2: Quick Install

As you can see from the screenshot below, the only information required for this method are Domain, Installation Folder and Admin Account

Softaculous ClassicPress quick install

After entering the info just hit the install button at the bottom of the page and you will be redirected to:

Install ClassicPress with Softaculous

SUCCESS!! You have installed ClassicPress from the Softaculous installer!

Step 2: Custom Install

The Custom Install is recommended for advanced users who need more set up options.

Just select Custom Install from the drop-down and you will be redirected to this:

ClassicPress installed

Here you can fill in Software Setup, Site Settings, Admin Account and Advanced Options (DISCLAIMER: this is a test site, created on a testing free hosting, options shown may vary according to the settings your hosting allows for Softaculous), then all you need to do is hit the Install button at the bottom of the page, and you will be redirected to this:

Installing ClassicPress using Softaculous

SUCCESS!! You have installed ClassicPress from Softaculous installer!

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About Elisabetta Carrara

ClassicPresser, cat lover and avid reader.
I am at present learning PHP and perfecting my HTML and CSS.
I am a Support Agent for a living and build websites with ClassicPress as a side hustle.

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  1. Good one, but you added installatron image in the quick install section, just a quick notice!

  2. Avatar for klein klein says:

    Thank you, I have corrected it.

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