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Installing Applications using Marketplace

Softaculous will replace Marketplace as the default installer for all applications available except WordPress, which will remain in Mojo Marketplace. For more information on installing other applications through Softaculous, please see Installing Applications Using Softaculous.

Marketplace provides easy one-click management of the web's top applications, this article will show you how to install an application using the Marketplace.


Accessing the Marketplace Installer and Installing an Application


  1. Login to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Open the Marketplace tab.
  3. Scroll down to 'Featured Products', then click One-Click Installs.
  4. Select the application you would like to install.
  5. Click Install.
  6. Select Get Started.
  7. From the drop-down menu choose the Domain Name you would like to use for this application. Anything entered in the field following the domain name will be a part of the URL.
  8. If desired, enter a Directory.
  9. Click on Next.
  10. Enter Admin Information
  • Site Name: This will be the name displayed on your site. This is not the URL, but simply the name used on your site.
  • Admin Email Address: This will be where your login information will be sent.
  • Admin Username: The desired login name for your application
  • Admin Password: The desired password for this application


  1. Login to your Bluehost control panel.
  2. Click the Marketplace tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  3. Choose Add Website from the drop-down menu.
  4. You will be prompted to create a new WordPress site; enter a Site Name and Tagline, then click the Next button.
  5. Choose the domain you would like WordPress installed to in the Domain drop-down.
  6. If you would like your WordPress installation to exist in a subdirectory (ie., example.com/blog), enter your preferred folder in the Directory field.
  7. Toggle suggested plugins on/off, then click the Next button.


Logging into the newly installed Application

The Marketplace installer will take a couple of minutes to install your application. Once done:


  1. Select My Installs from the Website section.
  2. Find the domain install and click Login.
  1. Click on the Home tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  2. Click Script Installer from the Helpful Links section (under the Advanced column).
  3. Click My Installs (also called My Sites).
  4. Find the domain install and click Login.


Troubleshooting Errors

500 Error on Installation

This usually is a result of something incorrect with the .htaccess file or the PHP Configuration being used.

  • Rename the .htaccess file. The system will create a blank one for you.
  • Change the PHP version that is set in the PHP Config on the cPanel.
    For more information on how to do that, go to PHP Version Selection

Database Creation Issues
If you experience issues with the database not being created for a WordPress installation, please see WordPress Installation Without Automatic Database Creation.