Elgg has become one of the most popular content management systems. Elgg can be easily downloaded through Softaculous.
Here are the steps for downloading Elgg through Softaculous:
- Login to your cPanel account.
- Go to the Softaculous Apps Installer section.
- Click on any of the options present under ‘Categories’.
- The Softaculous installer page will be displayed.
- In the search box, enter ‘Elgg’ and press Enter.
- Click on ‘Install’ and the installation page will be displayed.
- Another list box will be displayed that says – ‘Choose the version you want to install’, here you need to install the version that you wish to install.
- In the list box – ‘Choose Protocol’, select the protocol.
Note : If you have an SSL certificate installed on your website, you must select ‘https://’ or ‘https://www’. If you don’t have an SSL certificate installed on your website, you must select ‘http://’ or ‘http://www’.
- In the list box – ‘Choose Domain’, select the domain that you want to install Elgg for or accept the default value.
- In the text box – ‘In Directory’, enter the directory where you want to install the Elgg application, or accept the default value.
- Note : If you wish your domain name to directly go to the application, leave the ‘In Directory’ text box blank.
- In the ‘Data Directory’ text box, enter the name of the directory where you want to save the application data or accept the default value.
- In the ‘Site Name’ text box, enter the website name. The website name is shown in the title bar of the user’s browser by default when they access your website.
- In the ‘Site Description’ text box, enter your website description.
- Enter the email address of the website in the ‘Site Email’ text box.
- Enter the admin username and password in the ‘Admin Username’ and ‘Admin Password’ text boxes respectively and enter other details like ‘Real Name’ and ‘Admin Email’.
- You can click on the ‘+’ icon to adjust the Advanced options. You can configure them as per our preference.
- In order to receive website configuration information after the installation process is complete, enter an email address in the ‘Email Installation Details to’ text box.
- Review all the installation settings that you have configured and click on ‘Install’. Once the installation [process is complete, Softaculous will provide complete information about the application.