Updated on Dec 10, 2015
b2evolution is available for an automated installation through the Softaculous auto-installer. The process is easy to complete and it involves three main steps that we will review for a better understanding on how it works.
The first step of the installation process is to access the Softaculous auto-installer. This is easy, you simply need to access your cPanel account and then navigate to the Software and Services section. Locate the Softaculous icon in it and click to proceed further.
The next step is to search for the b2evolution application. The search bar is avaialble at the top-left corner of the screen.
This will bring up the b2evolution application overview, provided by Softaculous. It includes a lot of different information that you can review for the script, such as a description, ratings, reviews and even a demo that you can test to make sure that this is the application that you wish to use for the development of your website.
To proceed with the actual installation, click on the Install button.
The next step of the installation is the setup options that Softaculous provides for your new website. Such steps involve the creation of administrative account, the URL for your new website, the database it will be using and more.
We will review them one by one for you, in order to get a full understanding on what they offer.
The first section is called the Software Setup. You will have to edit the following fields on it:
The next section is the Database Settings, which will set the database details that will be used when populating your new database with actual data. The available options include:
The next step is for the Admin Account configuration, which will create administrative user on your b2evolution website. This user account will allow you to manage any aspect of your website, manage the information on it, etc. Make sure that you take a note of the details that you enter for the following fields:
When you complete the setup configuration above, you are ready to initiate the actual installation. Simply click on the Install button at the bottom of the page.
The system will initiate the installation and deploy a new instance of b2evolution on your account, following the instructions that you have specified in the previous step. Allow a few seconds for the completion of this process.
Congratulations, you have successfully installed b2evolution via Softaculous. You can now follow one of the two links depending on whether you want to visit your website's front-end or login in the back-end as an Administrator.