Adding existing WordPress Installations in Softaculous WordPress Manager

In this article, we'll show you how to add your existing WordPress installations to Softaculous WordPress Manager.

When you manage your websites with Softaculous WordPress Manager, you take advantage of:

  • Automatic plugin, theme, and WordPress core updates
  • Easier access to your WordPress admin panel and database
  • Easier plugin and theme management
  • Easier user management
  • Easier website backups, restoring, transfers, and cloning
  • Website staging for testing code, updates, and upgrades
  • and many more...

If you installed WordPress using the Softaculous 1-click method, the installations are automatically added.

To add manual WordPress installations to the Softaculous WordPress Manager, go to Software > WordPress Manager by BGOcloud

Then click on Scan
Softaculous scan button

Then click on Start scanning for installations
Softaculous start scan button

After the scan is finished, all your WordPress installations from your account should appear, ready to be managed.
Softaculous found a WordPress Installation


If you installed WordPress through the WordPress Toolkit, you need to unlink it from there to prevent conflicts.

To do that, go to Domains > WordPress Toolkit

Then select your site and click on detach
Detaching WP installation from WPT

Then click on OK.
WPT detach confirm screen

And that's it.

Now you can manage your WordPress installations with Softaculous WordPress Manager.

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