How to Install Flask with Python Selector


This article provides a guide for how to install Flask with Python Selector for use with cPanel Shared Hosting accounts.

How to Install Flask with Python Selector

To install Flask with Python Selector, follow the steps below:

  1. Register your application with Python Selector.
  2. Connect to your server via SSH as the cPanel user where the application was created. Once connected,
  3. Run the following command where '$cPuser' is your cPanel username, '$AppRootName' is the application name that you chose for the application root box, and '$AppVersion' is the version of Python you chose. Also see the example below.
    source /home/$cPuser/virtualenv/$AppRootName/$AppVersion/bin/activate && cd /home/$cPuser/virtualenv/$AppRootName/
  4. We can then use pip to install flask:

    pip install flask

Example:

cPanel user = cptech

AppRootName = app-test

AppVersion = 3.7

source /home/cptech/virtualenv/app-test/3.7/bin/activate && cd /home/cptech/virtualenv/app-test/

Conclusion

You now know how to install Flask with Python Selector.

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