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How to install Ghost via Softaculous in cPanel?

  • Sign in to your cPanel account.
  • Click ‘Softaculous app installer’ present under ‘Software’ menu


  • You will see a softaculous interface
  • Now on the left area of your screen, you will simply locate the “Blogs” category. Click on this, and then click on “Ghost” that will appear.


  • Click on the ‘Install’ button


  • Fill out all the essential fields under ‘software setup’
  • Choose Protocol:Leave the field as it is.
  • Choose Domain:If you are not using domains, leave it also
  • In Directory:If you need to install this in the directory, for instance example.com/directory, enter the name of your directory. Otherwise, leave it blank as well, and then install this in the main domain example.com
  • Data directory: leave it like this
  • Cron job: Leave it like this


Advanced options: Leave it like that, unless you are looking to change the name of your database, or taking an automated backup. Also, please note that taking plenty of backups can utilize a lot of space.

Finally, get to the bottom of the page and click on the ‘Install’ button

softaculous install button


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