What is Fantastico?
Fantastico is an automatic script installer which automates the installation of common web scripts such as forums, blogs, CMS scripts, and more.
What are the benefits of Fantastico?
The benefits of using Fantastico are numerous for website customization and administrations...
- Eliminates tedious uploading of common (and not so common) web scripts
- Automatically creates and configures the database and tables
- Automatically sets the appropriate permissions for the files and folders installed
- Modify necessary server configuration files such as .htaccess among others
Why is this useful?
Without Fantastico, you would have to go to the script website such as for phpBB, download the script archive, unzip it to your computer, connect to your FTP account, upload the files, login to your control panel, create the database, start the phpBB setup program and configure it all manually. A process which can take anywhere from 15 minutes to an hour depending on your connection is suddenly cutdown to a minute or two thanks to the powerful and easy to utilize Fantastico automatic script installer available via cPanel.
Who can use this?It's so easy to understand that even novice web developers can install a brand new forum for their site issue free with a few clicks of the mouse in their cPanel!
What kind of scripts are included?
You can install forums such as phpBB or SMF, CMS and portals such as Drupal or Joomla, blogs like Wordpress or Nucleus, ecommerce applications like Zen Cart and OS Commerce, image gallery software like Coppermine or 4images and much more all from the get-go and without uploading!