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All HostFast web hosting plans now include more than 450 Powerful scripts all installed at the click of a button with Fantastico!
Shopping Carts, Forums, Blogs, Customer Relationship Tools, FAQ Systems, Site Builders, Form Generators, Support Ticket Systems, Photo Galleries, Classified Systems, Banner Servers and more! - Everything you need to power your website!
The following scripts are available from Softaculous with your Unlimited HostFast hosting plan.
This list of available scripts may be amended at any time. If availability of a script is a condition of you selecting a HostFast Web Hosting plan please check current scripts with our sales support team by clicking the Live Chat button to the right of the screen.
|b2evolution A blog script featuring multiple blogs, categories/sub-categories, skins, search function, multiple languages, search engines friendly URLs. Homepage: http://b2evolution.net/|
|Nucleus A powerful blog script featuring multiple blogs, multiple authors, drafts and future posts, bookmarklets. Homepage: http://nucleuscms.org/|
|pMachine Free This is a features limited version of pMachinePro. Homepage: http://www.pmachine.com/|
|WordPress WordPress is a personal publishing tool with focus on aesthetics and featuring cross-blog tool, password protected posts, importing, typographical niceties, multiple authors, bookmarklets. Homepage: http://wordpress.org/|
|CMS - Content Management Systems|
|Drupal An advanced
portal with collaborative book, search engines friendly
URLs, online help, roles, full content search, site
watching, threaded comments, version control, blogging,
|Geeklog Geeklog is a weblog powered by PHP and MySQL. It allows you within minutes to set up a fully functioning dynamic website, and has many features to get you started. Homepage: http://www.geeklog.net/|
|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. Homepage: http://mamboserver.com/|
|PHP-Nuke One of the most popular community-based portals with a big choice of modules and languages.Homepage: http://www.phpnuke.org/|
|phpWCMS 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. Homepage: http://www.phpwcms.de/|
|Post-Nuke A Content Management System with focus on flexibility and security. A big variety of modules and blocks makes this CMS an allround tool. Homepage: http://www.postnuke.com/|
|Typo3 TYPO3 is a free Open Source content management system for enterprise purposes on the web and in intranets. It offers full flexibility and extendability while featuring an accomplished set of ready-made interfaces, functions and modules. Homepage: http://www.typo3.com/|
|Xoops A very popular advanced portal system. Homepage: http://www.xoops.org/|
|e107 e107 is a portal or content management system powered by PHP and mySQL that gives you a totally dynamic and professional website out of the box.|
|CRM - Customer Relationship Management|
|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. Homepage: http://www.helpcenterlive.com/|
|osTicket 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. Homepage: http://www.osticket.com/server/|
|PHP Support Tickets A simple, one-admin Support Tickets system featuring self-registering, emailing to admin, attachments. Homepage: http://www.phpsupporttickets.com/|
|phpBB2 A widely-popular open-source bulletin-board package, works well, simple user interface and admin panel, clean look, scales well, and can be customized. Homepage: http://www.phpbb.com/|
|SMF Elegant Effective. Powerful. Free. SMF is all of the above. SMF is a next-generation community software package and is jam-packed with features, while at the same time having a minimal impact on resources. Homepage: http://www.simplemachines.org/|
|CubeCart 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. Homepage: http://cubecart.com/|
|OS Commerce 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. Homepage: http://oscommerce.com/|
|Zen Cart Zen Cart truly is the art of e-commerce; a free, user-friendly, open source shopping cart system. The software is being developed by group of like-minded shop owners, programmers, designers, and consultants that think e-commerce could be and should be done differently. Homepage: http://www.zen-cart.com/|
|FAQMasterFlex Unlimited categories / questions / answers, web-based administration. Homepage: http://www.technetguru.net/design/faqmasterflex.php|
|ViPER Guestbook The ViPER Guestbook is a high end guestbook script that is versatile, reliable, very comfortable and easy to use. The perfect choice for the ambitious webmaster ! Homepage: http://www.vipergb.de.vu/|
|AdvancedGuestBook Advanced Guestbook is a PHP-based guestbook script.|
|4Images Gallery 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. Homepage: http://www.4homepages.de/|
|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. Homepage: http://coppermine.sourceforge.net/|
|Gallery An Image Gallery system featuring albums within albums, thumbnailing specific picture area, captions, rotate, reorder pictures, album-based attributes, album mirroring. Homepage: http://gallery.menalto.com/|
|PHPlist A powerful mailing list featuring multiple mailing lists and attachments. Homepage: http://www.tincan.co.uk/|
|Polls and Surveys|
|Advanced Poll A highly windows-inspired poll script. Homepage: http://www.proxy2.de/scripts.php|
|phpESP 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. Homepage: http://phpesp.sourceforge.net/|
|TikiWiki 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. Homepage: http://www.tikiwiki.org/|
|PhpWiki 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. Homepage: http://phpwiki.sourceforge.net/|
|Moodle 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. Homepage: http://moodle.org/|
|Open-Realty Real Estate listing system featuring attachments, flexible search, template system, Yahoo Maps interface. Homepage: http://www.open-realty.org/|
|phpFormGenerator 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. Homepage: http://phpformgen.sourceforge.net/|
|WebCalendar A very powerful webcalendar featuring private and public calendars. Homepage: http://webcalendar.sourceforge.net/|
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