How to Install Grav via Softaculous

Updated on Apr 4, 2016

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the Grav CMS application via the Softaculous Auto-Installer located in your cPanel.

To install Grav, you need to complete the following steps:


Find Grav in Softaculous

Firstly, you will need to do is login to your cPanel account and then find the Softaculous icon. Alternatively, you can just search for the Installer by using the search box at the top.

Accessing the Softaculous Auto Installer in cPanel

In the Softaculous panel, search for the Grav application and select the only result available.

Selecting the Grav appliacation in Softaculous

Here you will see the custom Grav page which contains Information about the platform and its features, screenshots and even a demo for you to try. Click on the Install button to continue.

Selecting the Install option for Grav


Configure the Installation

Now you will have to select a protocol, domain and directory for your installation:

  • Choose Protocol - HTTP or HTTPS depending on whether or not your website has SSL installed.
  • Choose Domain - The domain on which you wish to use the application
  • In Directory - Choose a custom directory for Grav or leave empty if you want to access Grav via just the domain name.

Configuring the Software setup for Grav

Create your administrators account:

  • Admin Username - The username you will use to login to the admin area
  • Admin Password - The password for your admin account
  • Admin Email - The email address connected to your admin account

Creating the Administrators Account for Grav

Hit the install button at the bottom of the page and in just a few seconds you will have Grav ready for use. You will also be provided with a link to your website's front and back-end.

Completing the Grav Installation process

This concludes the Softaculous Installation tutorial for Grav. Check out the rest of the tutorials for more information regarding first steps in Grav and configuration of the application.

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