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How to install Raphael using Softaculous

This article describes how to install the Raphael JavaScript framework using the Softaculous installer in cPanel. Raphael provides an easy way to work with vector graphics files.

Installing Raphael

You can have the Raphael JavaScript framework up and running on your web site in minutes by using the Softaculous application installer in cPanel.

To install Raphael using Softaculous:

  1. Log in to cPanel.
    If you do not know how to log in to your cPanel account, please see this article.
  2. In the Software/Services section of the cPanel home screen, click Softaculous. The Softaculous installer page appears.
  3. In the Search text box, type raphael and then press ENTER.
    Alternatively, click JavaScripts on the top menu. From the navigation pane on the left side, click Libraries, and then click Raphael.
  4. Click Install. The installation page appears.
  5. In the Choose Protocol list box, select the protocol.
    If you have an SSL certificate installed on your site, select https:// or https://www. If you do not have an SSL certificate installed on your site, select http:// or http://www.
  6. In the Choose Domain list box, select the domain for installation, or accept the default value.
  7. In the In Directory text box, type the directory where you want to install the application, or accept the default value.
    If you want your domain name to go directly to the application, make sure the In Directory text box is blank.
  8. Click the Advanced Options icon icon to expand Advanced Options.
  9. If you do not want to receive e-mail notifications when application updates are available, select the Disable Update Notifications check box.
    A2 Hosting strongly recommends that you receive e-mail notifications when application updates are available. Keeping your site updated helps prevent unauthorized access attempts and data loss.
  10. In the Automated backups list box, select the backup frequency.
  11. In the Backup Rotation list box, select the backup rotation frequency.
  12. To receive site configuration information after the installation is complete, type an e-mail address in the Email installation details to text box.
  13. Review the installation options and settings, and then click Install. When installation is complete, Softaculous provides information about the application's configuration.

More Information

For more information about Raphael, including code samples and demonstrations, please visit