Fantastico is the leading auto installer for cPanel
servers. With more than 10,000 installations, it provides more than one million end users the ability to quickly install dozens of the leading open source content management systems
into their web space.
In Fantastico, you have a list of the most popular and widely used open source software. With just a few clicks of the mouse any of the software applications included in the Fantastico system can be installed and set up on your website and you can start using them right away.
Why use Fantastico?
Fantastico makes it almost trivial to install certain web applications. It will create a database, copy the files, adjust permissions, and set up the configuration files. It also allows you to quickly upgrade your web application when an update is released.
This is a very important feature. Why? Because new bugs or security flaws are found in web applications all the time. If you don’t quickly update your copy of the application to the newest version then you could be attacked.
What scripts can be installed using Fantastico?
The list of web applications that can be installed using Fantastico depends on what your web host has set-up. Most web hosts allow you to install:
Mambo Open Source
Crafty Syntax Live Help
Help Center Live
PerlDesk (Commercial, needs license)
PHP Support Tickets
Support Logic Helpdesk
Support Services Manage
AccountLab Plus (Commercial, needs license)
Coppermine Photo Gallery
Polls and Surveys:
Soholaunch Pro Edition (Commercial, needs license)