Fantastico Hosting: What is Fantastico?
Fantastico is an advanced script auto-installer which allows each user to easily have a certain software on your web site. Currently, Fantastico can easily install software like CMS, blogs, forums, shopping carts, galleries.
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 web site and you can start using them right away.
When you log into your domain control panel, you will find Fantasctico under Addons / Plugins menu. Generally Fatastico script represented by this smiley face icon:
When you click Fantastico, you browser will bring you to the installation panel where you can choose from many different applications. Note that with Fantastico a MySQL database (where required) will be created, so you will need to assign database user when prompted.
List of available scripts:
A powerful blog script featuring multiple blogs, multiple authors, drafts and future posts, bookmarklets.
WordPress is a personal publishing tool with focus on aesthetics and featuring cross-blog tool, password protected posts, importing, typographical niceties, multiple authors, bookmarklets.
or a community of users to easily publish, manage and organize a wide variety of content on a website. Tens of thousands of people and organizations have used Drupal to power scores of different web sites, including Community web portals, Discussion sites, Corporate web sites, Intranet applications, Personal web sites or blogs, Aficionado sites, E-commerce applications, Resource directories, Social Networking sites.
GeekLog is a web content management system suitable for running full-featured community sites. It supports article posting, threaded comments, event scheduling, and link management and is built around a design philosophy that emphasizes ease of use.
Mambo Open Source
A professional level yet easy to use Content Management System featuring inline WYSIWYG content editors, newsfeeds, syndicated news, banners, mailing users, links manager, statistics, content archiving, date based content, 20 languages, modules and components.
One of the most popular community-based portals with a big choice of modules and languages.
phpWCMS is perfect for professional, public and private users. It is very easy to learn and gives you the flexibility to separate layout and content. Lots of powerful but simple implemented features assists publishers and web developers too.
Very powerful Content Management System with document manager, announcements, menu manager, photo album, block maker, FAQ, web pages maker, polls, information categorizer, calendar, link manager, form generator.
A Content Management System with focus on flexibility and security. A big variety of modules and blocks makes this CMS an allround tool.
A very popular advanced portal system. XOOPS allows administrators to easily create dynamic websites with great content and many features. It is an ideal tool for developing small to large dynamic community websites, intra company portals, corporate portals, weblogs and much more.
Crafty Syntax Live Help
A Live Help chat system featuring monitor your visitors, proactively open a chat session, multiple chat sessions, referer tracking, page view tracking, multiple operators, canned responses/images/URLs, multiple departments each with different icons, leave a message.
Help Center Live
Very powerful all-in-one help center including Live Help, Support Tickets and FAQ. Features include unlimited operators/departments, monitor visitors, initiate chat, collect visitor's information, track visitor's footprint, autosave chat transcripts, canned messages, leave a message, auto-assign tickets to operators, unlimited FAQ topics.
A Support Tickets system featuring email piping, pop3 login, unlimited email addresses, admin/staff/user panels, avoid autoresponder loops, limit maximun tickets user can have opened, accept attachments and limit size, pager alerts for admin.
PHP Support Tickets
A simple, one-admin Support Tickets system featuring self-registering, emailing to admin, attachments.
YaBB SE is a PHP/MySQL port of the popular forum software YaBB (Yet another Bulletin Board). Incorporating the same intuitive user interface, and several of the most popular modifications from YaBB's Boardmod program.
OS Commerce (very good shopping cart)
A power-user shopping cart with a big variety of modules and support of almost every payment gateway. A big developers community is ready to offer custom solutions depending on your needs.
An easy to use yet powerful shopping cart featuring unlimited categories and products, multiple payment gateways, downloadable products. The design is very easy to modify.
An Image Gallery system featuring unlimited categories/subcategories, web-based and FTP images upload, auto-thumbnails, comments, send a picture, rate a picture, random pictures, extensive administration panel.
Coppermine Photo Gallery
An Image Gallery system featuring categories and albums, thumbnails and intermediate size pics, search feature, new and random pictures, user management (private galleries, groups), user comments, e-cards feature, slideshow viewer.
An Image Gallery system featuring albums within albums, thumbnailing specific picture area, captions, rotate, reorder pictures, album-based attributes, album mirroring.
A powerful mailing list featuring multiple mailing lists and attachments.
POLLS AND SURVEYS
A highly windows-inspired poll script.
PhpESP is an effective, capable, web-based survey application that enables businesses to create complex and advanced surveys, view results in real time, and carry out advanced analysis.
Develop, publish and collect responses to surveys. Display surveys as single questions, group by group or all in one page or use a dataentry system for administration of paper-based versions of the survey. PHP Surveyor can produce 'branching' surveys (set conditions on whether individual questions will display), can vary the look and feel of your survey through a templating system, and can provide basic statistical analysis of your survey results.
Project Management featuring companies, projects, tasks (with Gantt charts), forums, files, calendar, contacts, tickets/helpdesk, language support, user/module permissions, themes.
Project Management featuring optional group system, privileges, calendar, contacts, time card, projects, chat, forum, request tracker, mail client, files, notes, bookmarks, to-do list, reminder, voting, language support.
PhpWiki is a web site where anyone can edit the pages through an HTML form. Linking is done automatically on the server side; all pages are stored in a database.
TikiWiki is designed to be an international, clean and extensible Content Management System and Groupware that can be used to create all sorts of web applications, sites, portals, intranets and extranets. TikiWiki also works great as a web-based collaboration tool. TikiWiki has a lot of native options and sections that you can enable/disable as you need them.
A Course Management System designed to help educators create quality online courses. Available in currently 34 languages, featuring WYSIWYG HTML Editor, teacher has full control over all settings for a course, flexible array of course activities (Forums, Journals, Quizzes, Resources, Choices, Surveys, Assignments, Chats, Workshops), user logging and tracking, mail integration and much more.
A classifieds system featuring categories and subcategories in unlimited depth, image upload for categories and classifieds, variable fields per categories, customizable email notifications, locking categories, classifieds approval, auto-thumbnail generation, classifieds management by user, send classified to a friend.
Real Estate listing system featuring attachments, flexible search, template system, Yahoo Maps interface.
A highly professional complete ad server featuring different types of ads, display based on keywords, zones, hour of the day, day of the week, extensive statistics, client statistics.
The GPL version of PHPauction featuring email notification of bids, attachments, reserve price, minimum bids, standard and dutch auctions, bid history, send auction to a friend, highest bids, auctions ending soon.
A form generator featuring up to 100 form fields, all kind of input fields incl. file upload, customizable fields attributes, send submitted data to an email address or store them in a database, admin panel.
A Link Directory featuring categories, reviews, popular links, new links, links approval.
A very powerful webcalendar featuring private and public calendars.
Description of each script is available in the CPanel hosting account and on the websites of developers.