How to Install LimeSurvey with Softaculous in cPanel


This article explains you, what is LimeSurvey, install Limesurvey from cPanel softaculous. LimeSurvey is formerly known as PHPSurveyor. Let’s dive into it.

​What is LimeSurvey ?

LimeSurvey (formerly PHPSurveyor) is an open source online survey application written in PHP depends on a MySQL, PostgreSQL database. It enables users without coding knowledge to develop, publish and collect responses to surveys.​​

LimeSurvey is an online survey system to create quality online surveys. The software is downloaded 10,000 times every month and is used all over the world by companies, universities and individuals.

Surveys can include branching, custom layout and design (using a web template system), and can provide basic statistical analysis of survey results. Surveys can be either publicly accessible or be strictly controlled through the use of "once-only" tokens for each survey participant. Additionally results can be anonymous be separation of participants data and result data.​

Basic Requirements to Install LimeSurvey

Basic Server Requirements to Install LimeSurvey

  • Minimum 180MB of diskspace
  • MySQL 5.5.3
  • PHP 5.4
  • mbstring (Multibyte String Functions) extension library
  • PDO database driver for MySQL
  • GD-Library
  • LDAP is to import tokens using LDAP
  • Zip (pretty standard) for template upload and import resources Zip archives
  • Zlib

Install LimeSurvey with FastWebHost cPanel

Its pretty simple to install LimeSurvey on your Web hosting account. You can login to your control panel(cPanel) and you can install it with one click

​Let me provide you steps with screenshots about installing LimeSurvey from FastWebHost control panel.​

​Login to your cPanel, search for Software --> Softaculous Apps Installer and click on it. It just looks like in the below screenshot.​


After your click on Softaculous in your cPanel, it takes you to Softaculous dashboard. Here you can find all types of scripts. Search for LimeSurvey and it resembles the below image.


​​​Software Setup and Site Settings

​Click on install button it will take you to next page where you need to select the domain, version, which directory to install, admin user and password.​​


​Click on Install button and it will start LimeSurvey installation process which would be like below image.


​After completing the LimeSurvey installation ​process, it provides you the URL to access, URL for admin panel and it just look like in the below image.

Install LimeSurvey-Completed


​This completes the process of installing LimeSurvey script from cPanel softaculous. I am sure this helps you install your LimeSurvey site from our cPanel with simple steps and with no help. We always appreciate to have your comment in the below box.​​

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