Softaculous helps you to install web applications very easily. Please, follow the steps below to install Drupal.

1. Log in to your cPanel account.
2. In the Software section, click on Softaculous Apps Installer.
Softaculous apps installer
3. You will be sent to the Softaculous interface by cPanel.

4. On the left side, locate the Portal/CMS category. Click on it and then on the Drupal link that appears.
5. Click on Install.
Drupal install
6. Fill in the necessary fields under the Software Setup fields:

  • Choose Installation URL: Choose the appropriate protocol/domain. If you want to install this in a directory, enter the directory name in the "In Directory" field, such as, Otherwise,leave it blank to install in your main domain, i.e.,
  • Choose the version you want to install: You can leave this as it is.
  • Cron job: You can leave this as it is.

Software setup

7. Under the Site Settings field, enter the following information:

  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as my first website.

8. Under the Admin Account field, enter the following information:

  • Admin Username: Your new Drupal username (for security reasons, do not use the administrator or the admin username).
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.

admin account

Note: Copy the admin username and password to Notepad. You will need those to access the admin area of your Drupal website later.
9. Advanced Options: Unless you want to modify the database name or do an automated backup, leave this alone. Please keep in mind that creating frequent backups can consume a lot of disk space. Finally, scroll down to the end of the page and click on Install.
Softaculous advanced options

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