MediaWiki Installation via Softaculous

In this tutorial we will show you how to install MediaWiki on your account using the Softaculous auto installer. The MediaWiki installation process via Softaculous is simple, straightforward and should not take more than just a few minutes.

To access the Softaculous auto installer, login to your cPanel account and find the Softaculous icon located in the Autoinstallers section.

To locate MediaWiki you can either type mediawiki in the search box in the top right corner or click on Wikis in the left column.

When you click on the MediaWiki link, you will be taken to the management page of the application. To proceed with the installation, click on the blue Install button.

You will be redirected to a new page where you should fill in the details of the installation.

In the In Directory field make sure to type in the directory where you want the MediaWiki installed.

You will also probably want to change the Wiki name and Wiki Email settings, as well as the admin credentials. Make sure to choose Admin username different than admin and strong Admin Password for extra security.

When you are ready to proceed with the installation, click Install at the bottom of the page. You will see the installation progress bar and when it reaches 100%, the installation will be completed:

You will be able to access your newly-installed MediaWiki by following the links on the page.