Goal: For Tiki to be included in leading control panels so non-technical end-users may install and upgrade Tiki easily via a point & click interface.
This is the responsibility of the Packaging.
Software of services that can be deployed on various shared hosting services
|Application||Tiki version included||Handles upgrades?||Import existing install?||Offers LTS versions?Tiki offers 3+ years of Long Term Support (LTS). Ex.: Tiki9 is supported until November 2015 (which is about the release of Tiki16), so many users will want to have this possibility with the auto-installers. Please see: Version Lifecycle||notes|
|apsstandard.com for 1 and 1||10.2||?||?||(a request to upgrade has been sent)||Application Packaging Developer’s Guide offered by ISPConfig|
|Bitnami||14.0, 9.x LTS||?||?||Yes||Packaging and Cloud-based hosting|
|Cloudways||9.x LTS||yes||yes||Yes||Cloud-based hosting|
|ClearOS Marketplace||coming soon|
|Fantastico||8.3||yes||?||confirmed “yes” via their ticket system||Fantastico is slow to update to new versions|
|Installatron||14.2, 12.5LTS, 9.11LTS||yes||yes||yes||Hosted service or installed on your server|
|SimpleScripts||9.4 (in v3, they will offer both stable and LTS)||yes||yes (please test)||This is coming in version 3.||This is a hosted service. See Basics of a SimpleScripts package. See also BOSS|
|Softaculous||15.0, 12.6, 9.11LTS||yes||yes (please test)||yes, as confirmed via forum||Install on your server, Windows Desktop or via a hosted service|
|Microsoft Webplatform Installer||Microsoft|
There are a number of Application Platforms which offer a managed platform to run prepackaged application. Tiki is available on a number of them.
Other server admin software
- Benefits for a hosting company
- Testing Tiki installations on major Shared Hosting companies
- Communications Team
- Server Check
- Aspiration Hosting offers both Installatron and Softaculous