How to Use the Getting Started Wizard in WHMCS

Web Host Manager Complete Solution, or WHMCS, is built to make reselling hosting easy for anyone. WHMCS is a complete solution because it manages orders/sales, renewals/billing, domain registration, cPanel account creation, client information, and even a Support Help Desk.

You can install WHMCS using the Softaculous software installer. After you install WHMCS, log into the administrative back-end. The first time you log into the WHMCS administrative back-end, a Getting Started Wizard will display to guide you through setting up your store with the following:

  • Business Details and Information
  • Payment Gateway
  • Domain Registrar
  • Web Hosting Server

With these functions set up, you will be ready to begin adding products and customizing your user’s experience in no time. In this guide, you can learn how to use the Getting Started Wizard in WHMCS.

Getting Started Wizard

  1. Log into WHMCS.
  2. Click Next to begin the Setup Wizard.
  3. Fill in each field with the details pertaining to your business. When you have completed the form, click the Next button.
  4. Select your desired Payment Gateway options and deselect any options you do not wish to enable. Then, click the Next button.
  5. Select the Domain TLD extensions you would like to offer to your customers and deselect the enable button for eNom. Click the Next button to proceed.

  6. Enter the details in this form to setup your cPanel server with WHMCS. Then click the Next button.
  7. Finally, click the Finish button.

Congratulations! Now that you have run the Getting Started Wizard for WHMCS, you are ready to begin adding products and services to your store.

John-Paul Briones Content Writer II

John-Paul is an Electronics Engineer that spent most of his career in IT. He has been a Technical Writer for InMotion since 2013.

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