Install WHMCS with Softaculous

This article describes the process of how to install WHMCS with Softaculous Auto-installer within cPanel.

How to Install WHMCS with Softaculous

To install WHMCS with Softaculous, follow the steps provided:

  1. Login to your cPanel account
    Begin from the cPanel home menu
  2. Navigate to the "Software" menu
  3. Find and select Softaculous - Auto-Installer
    Navigate to the Software apps and select the Softaculous installer
  4. Locate the WHMCS application in Softaculous using the "Search" field (top-left on desktop)
    Use the Softaculous search to locate WHMCS application
  5. Select "Install" and "Install Now" on the following page:
    Click Install Now to begin configuring the WHMCS installation
  6. Configure your desired directory for this WHMCS installation
    Configure the WHMCS settings in the Software Setup interface
  7. Set the WHMCS Cron Job (leave it as-is for the default settings if you are unsure)
  8. Configure the site settings to your requirements
  9. Enter the WHMCS license Key
    1. Login to your account at Hosting Dashboard
    2. Navigate to "Products"
    3. Select the WHMCS Add-On
    4. Copy the License key listed and paste it into Softaculous
      Configure the Site settings and Admin settings and enter the WHMCS license key
  10. Set your Admin user and pass
  11. Choosing a difficult password is recommended
  12. Configure the remaining Admin fields
  13. Configure the Default Language and Advanced Options (if required), then click "Install"
    Choose the default language and configure any Advanced Options, then click the Install button
  14. Once the installation is complete, the Successful Installation confirmation details are displayed
    WHMCS installation successful confirmation screen
  15. Click the URL labeled "Administrative URL" to advance to the WHMCS admin login screen
    WHMCS admin login screen
  16. Login to the WHMCS admin area using the credentials created during the installation configuration.

Additional WHMCS Information

WHMCS is an all-in-one client management, billing and support solution for online businesses, with an emphasis on the web hosting industry.

WHMCS licenses are available for for hosting clients. WHMCS is included free with reseller hosting plans. Rad Web Hosting is an Authorized WHMCS License Reseller.

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