How to import an application to Softaculous Scripts Management

If you want to manage easier the backup, restore, clone, and update of your Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, or another application, you can do it via Softaculous Program Management.

Import your WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other installations to a single management. You can import single or multiple applications installed in your cPanel account already. Even you can import a remote installation. Let’s see how to import an installation.


  • Access to cPanel

Completion of the task: 10 minutes

Expertise: intermediary

How to do it?

  1. Log in to your cPanel

  2. Find Softaculous Apps Installer, under the Software section.

  3. Choose your application

  4. Click on the Import Tab

  5. On the Import Software page choose:

    1. Protocol (http or https)

    2. Domain

    3. Write the name of the directory where the app is installed manually

  6. Click on Import

After clicking on the Import icon, the software will be imported to Softaculous, and then you can manage the upgrades, backups, plugins, themes, and more for the installation.

For example:

The following fields are common to all installations:

  • Choose Protocol: HTTP:// or HTTPS:// if you have a SSL certificate

  • Choose Domain: the domain name where the application is installed

  • In Directory: the directory name where the app is installed. For e.g. write blog directory that is a subdirectory of public_html and where your application is installed

How to clone your application

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