How to install PHP FastCGI using One-Click-Installers

Applies to:
Professional Hosting


Time Needed:
5 minutes


This is a quick step-by-step guide to installing PHP FastCGI via the Control Panel.

PHP FastCGI allows PHP to run under your own user account and without safe mode restrictions. Please note that the long term use of older PHP versions is not advised. Older versions of PHP are inherently less secure and put increased drain on your site's resources. Running PHP FastCGI long term puts your site at increased risk of attack and lowers performance.

How to install PHP CGI

Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly, you'll need to login into your account at

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Manage Sites' icon.

This will bring up a list of websites or domain names you have in your account. Simply choose the website you wish to edit by clicking on it.

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Step 3

Choose 'Installers'

After you have clicked on the website you wish to edit, you will be presented with your website overview page. Choose 'Installers' from the product navigation.

Choose 'Installers'

Step 4

Choose 'PHP FastCGI'

The 'One Click Installers' page provides a list of the different installers you can install on your account. To continue installing WordPress, simply click on the 'PHP FastCGI' icon.

Choose 'PHP FastCGI'

Step 5

Install PHP FastCGI

This will bring up a form. Choose the domain or sub domain you wish to install PHPFastCGI to. When you're done, click 'Install PHP FastCGI' to begin the installation.

Install WordPress

Step 6

Finish Installation

After you have clicked on the 'Install PHP FastCGI' button, the installation process will begin. Upon completion, the message 'PHP FastCGI installed successfully' will be displayed.

The installation process is now complete.

Please note: If the installation process failed, please retry installing the software again from 'Step 1' onwards. If this does work, please contact our technical support team.

Finish Installation

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