Una is an open-course social networking platform for developing communities, social networks, and collaboration hubs. If you are planning to create your project using the Una software in this tutorial, you can find the very first step needed to start.
In the following lines, we are going to guide you on how to install Una with one click through the Softaculous Auto Installer integrated into cPanel.
For a start, you have to access your cPanel account. In case you are not sure how to achieve that, please find detailed instructions in our guide based on How to access the cPanel service.
Once you are logged in, please navigate to the "Software" features group. Under it, you can locate the "Softaculous Apps Installer" feature. Please, click on the icon to access the interface.
When there, please use the search tool in the left-hand sidebar to find the Una application.
Please click on the "UNA" link displayed in the search result to access the application installer interface.
Now that you have accessed the Una overview page, please click on the "Install Now" button to begin the installation process.
Upon doing that, you are redirected to the installation page, where you need to specify the required configuration details. To keep it consistent, we are going to review each of the sections starting with the first "Software Setup" section.
First off, you have to configure the installation URL settings.
Below the URL settings, you can find the "Cron Jobs" fields where you can specify the timing for the CRON jobs required by the Una software. Please leave these values as they are.
Next are the "Site Settings" and "Admin Account" sections.
Under the "Site Settings" section, you have to specify the following details:
Note that both of these settings are customizable in the future. Therefore, you may as well leave them as they are.
Within the "Admin Account" section you have to specify your Una Admin account details:
Last is the "Advanced Options" section, which contains optional settings. Therefore you can simply skip it. If required, you may expand by clicking on the "+" sign. Within it, you can customize the database assigned to your Una website and the automated backups generated by Softaculous.
You can give your database a custom "Database Name" and change the database "Table Prefix". You can disable the application update notifications sent via email by ticking the checkbox. You can control the "Backup Location", the frequency of the Softaculous "Automated Backups" and the "Backup Rotation". Please note that these backups are stored under your hosting account, and they demand available space.
If you are using one of our shared hosting solutions, HostArmada is already backing up your data and storing it on remote servers for enhanced security.
When you are ready, please click on the "Install" button to initiate the process and allow it with a few moments to be completed.
Once this is done, you are presented with the final screen, which contains your website URL and your Una Admin Login URL.
With this done, you are ready to go ahead and explore your brand new Una empowered website. Now, most of it is in your hands. Put your creativity into work and develop a successful social network platform. We hope you have found our guide useful and easy to follow, and we would like to welcome you to contact our Support Team if you have run into any difficulties.
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