Published Date: October 1, 2010

XeonBD’s Softaculous auto-installer offers you the ability to quickly and easily install over 140 different web applications. You can choose from an expansive selection of software for Blogging, Mailing lists, E-Commerce, Wikis, Image Galleries, Project Management, Music and Video Management, and much more.

Blogging Software:

Blogs and Micro Blogs are sites that are formatted similar to a journal. They may have a topic that they focus on, like cars or technology, and can be used by both businesses and people. The best blogs are active and have new content added often.

A sample of the available blog and micro blog software:

WordPress
WordPress MU (MultiUser)
Dotclear
Serendipity
Open Blog
StatusNet

Portals/CMS:

Portals and Content Management Systems (CMSs) help you easily manage the content of your website without having to build the entire framework. You start with a base structure already, and build on top of that, allowing you to create and customize a beautiful website more quickly.

A sample of the available Portal/CMS software:

Dolphin
Drupal
Zikula
Geeklog
Joomla
Concrete5

Forums:

A forum is a communication and interaction based site built on visitor and user generated content where users can interact with you and each other.

A sample of the available forum software:

Advanced Electron Forums
MyBB
Simple Machines Forum
phpBB

Image Galleries:
Image gallery software is designed as a simple way for you to share photos or images while maintaining complete control over the content and its legal rights.

A sample of the available gallery software:

TinyWebGallery
Piwigo
Gallery
ZenPhoto

Wikis:
A wiki is traditionally thought of as a universally editable knowledge sharing website designed with the idea that many heads are better than one. Security settings within the software will allow you to set who can edit what data.

A sample of the available wiki software:

MediaWiki
DokuWiki
TikiWiki

Ad Management:
The ad management software in this list allow you to easily create and maintain a site for sharing classified ads. Use this software to allow your users to communicate their interest in a product, or sell their property or product.

A list of the available ad management software:

NoahClassifieds
Kamads
OpenX
PHPads

eCommerce:
eCommerce software is meant to help you quickly and easily create and manage a site that allows you to sell products to people that visit your site. Hassle-free one click installations allow for you to start making money sooner.

A sample of the available eCommerce software:

OpenCart
Magento
osCommerce
PrestaShop
WHMCS
Zen Cart

Calendars:
Calendars are a good way to share important information about your business, upcoming events within your company, and product update or launch dates. These calendars are simple to use and come with an easy to navigate administration interface.

A list of the available calendar software:

WebCalendar
phpScheduleIt
phpicalendar

Gaming:
Add entertainment to your site and keep visitors on your site for longer by installing and adding these one-click install games to your website.

A sample of the available games software:

BlackNova Traders
Shadows Rising
Multiplayer Checkers

Mail and Mailing lists:
Email is one of the most common and popular ways to mass communicate information. Using a mailing list software you can allow your customers to sign up for alerts about product changes, sales, and advancements for your company.

A sample of the available mail related software:

phpList
SquirrelMail
poMMo
ccMail

Polls and Surveys:
Customer and visitor feedback can be absolutely essential to your website’s success. Engaging your visitors will make them remember your site, and come back for more. Use any of the software below to add polling and surveying to your site.

A sample of the available poll and survey software:

LimeSurvey
LittlePoll
Piwik
phpESP
Advanced Poll

Project Management:
No matter how big or small the project, or how many people involved, keeping track of the many moving parts will increase your productivity and keep your company delivering. The one-click installation of any of the software below means you start producing sooner.

A sample of the available project management software:

SugarCRM
Mantis Bug Tracker
ProjectPier
dotProject

Guest Books:
Allow your visitors to let you know what they think about your site in their own words by installing a guestbook software. The feedback you get could mean a huge difference in growing your traffic.

A sample of the available guest book software:

Lazarus
Advanced Guestbook
phpBook

Customer Support:
If you offer any kind of service, offering support to your customers is a must. Using a help desk system like any of the ones below can offer a streamlined and logical alternative to simple email support.

A sample of the available customer support software:

Help Center Live
osTicket
HESK
Open Web Messenger

Music/Video:
Keeping your content fresh and engaging is essential to attracting to clients. Include professional quality audio and video media on your site with ease using any of the software below.

A sample of the available music and video management software:

kPlaylist
ClipBucket
Podcast Generator
VidiScript

JavaScript Libraries:

Softaculous also allows you to install many different JavaScript libraries with ease.  Below are a few of the scripts that Softaculous offers.

script.aculo.us
script.aculo.us provides you with easy-to-use, cross-browser user interface JavaScript libraries to make your web sites and web applications fly. script.aculo.us is a set of JavaScript libraries to enhance the user interface of web sites. It provides an visual effects engine, a drag and drop library (including sortable lists), a couple of controls (Ajax-based autocompletion, in-place editing, sliders) and more.

jQuery
jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development.

Ext JS
Ext JS is a JavaScript platform that helps you build sustainable applications, and is best for rapid development of cross-browser web apps.

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