How to Install Serendipity via Softaculous in cPanel?

Serendipity is a PHP-powered weblog application which gives the user an easy way to maintain an online diary, weblog or even a complete homepage. While the default package is designed for the casual blogger, Serendipity offers a flexible, expandable and easy-to-use framework with the power for professional applications. Casual users appreciate the way Serendipity's sophisticated plugin architecture allows you to easily modify both the appearance of your blog and its features. You can install more than120 plugins with just one click, instantly enhancing your blog's functionality. No need to edit code!

1.
Log into your cPanel account.
2. In the "Software and Services" section, click on "Softaculous" Icon.Softaculous Icon
3.
cPanel will redirect you to the Softaculous Panel.

4.  On the left side of your screen you should locate the "Blogs" category. Click on it and then click on the "Serendipity" link that will appear.
Serendipity Softaculous Icon

5. Click on the "Install" button.
Serendipity Install


6. Fill the necessary field under the "Software Setup" field:
  • Choose Domain: If you don't have multiple domains, leave this as it is.
  • In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, for example example.com/directory, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave this blank to install in your main domain example.com
  • Database Name: You can leave this as it is.


7. Under the "Site Settings" field:
  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as "my first website".
  • Site Description: Site Description
Serendipity Install Screen

8. Under the "Database Settings" field:
  • Table Prefix: Leave this as it is.

9. Under the "Admin Account" field enter the following information:
  • Admin Username: Your new Serendipity username (for security reason do not use the "Administrator" or the "Admin" username.)
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Real Name: Leave this as it is or enter your real name.
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.

Note: Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your Serendipity blog.

Choose Language: You can chose the language of your Serendipity blog. The default language of Serendipity is English.
Serendipity Install Screen Language

Finally, scroll down to the end of page and click on the Install Button.
Serendipity Installed

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