How do I install an app on my web hosting?

This article will explain how to install apps on your Hosting package.

Our Web Hosting plans come with a range of apps that can be installed in just one click! To do this, simply click on a title below to skip to the most appropriate FAQ. You can also click the Top button to return and make another selection.

Please note: for our older hosting packages, the number of apps you can install may depends on the type of package you have as each one will require a database.

Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 / Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020 (cPanel)

Step 1 of 4

Start by accessing your Web Hosting dashboard.


Step 2 of 4

Select Install Application below your domain name within the Websites section.

Step 3 of 4

You’ll now be taken to the Applications Browser page. Choose the app you want to install from the list of available options.



Step 4 of 4

On the next page, you’ll be given a brief summary of the app. Simply click +install this application to begin the process.

Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 / Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020

Step 1 of 8

Start by logging in to your legacy Control Panel. For details on how to do this, please read the following article: How do I access and manage my products?

Step 2 of 8

From there, select Web Hosting or Premium Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section, depending on which product you wish to use.

Next, select Manage opposite the ‘(bought before XX/XX/XX)’ option

Manage Shared Web Hosting


Step 3 of 8

This will show you an overview of your current hosting packages. Click Manage for the account you wish to use.

Manage Legacy hosting


Step 4 of 8

On the next page, select Manage for the domain you wish to update.

Manage hosting domain


Step 5 of 8

Scroll down to the CGI Script section and click on the application you wish to install.


Step 6 of 8

Enter a name into the field to create a directory to install the application to. Once filled click the Install Now button.

Please note: If you wish to install an application to the root directory please leave the field blank.


Step 7 of 8

The application will now install, this may take a few minutes.


Step 8 of 8

When the application is successfully installed you will see this page. You can now start to use the application you have installed.