How to Install PivotX via Softaculous in cPanel?

PivotX is free software to help you maintain dynamic sites such as weblogs, online journals and other frequently updated websites in general. It's written in PHP and uses MySQL or flat files as a database. PivotX is also a great tool to maintain more complex websites as well. Its powerful core and flexible template system make it easy for developers to adjust and extend. Whether you want an easy-to-use, robust blogging tool or are looking to push things to the max - PivotX offers the best of both worlds.

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 "PivotX" link that will appear.
PivotX Softaculous Icon

5. Click on the "Install" button
PivotX 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 "Database Settings" field:
  • Table Prefix: Leave this as it is.


8. Under the "Site Settings" field:
  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as "my first website".
PivotX Installation


9. Under the "Admin Account" field enter the following information:
  • Admin Username: Your new PivotX username (for security reason do not use the "Administrator" or the "Admin" username.)
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Nickname: Nickname for the admin user account.
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.
PivotX Installation Screen

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

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


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


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