Guides & TutorialsGetting Started InstallationIntroduction to our Getting Started Guide

Introduction to our Getting Started Guide


Congratulations on choosing WHMCS to automate your business!

Welcome to our getting started guide. The next few pages cover the steps to install WHMCS and complete the initial configuration to enable you sell your first product.

This is contained in six sections:

Installation — Installing WHMCS on your web server and the one-time configurations you'll need to make.

Connecting to a Web Server — Setting up WHMCS to communicate with your web server. If you're not using WHMCS to sell hosting, you can skip this section.

Creating your First Product — Creating different types of products for sale.

Domain Configuration — Connecting to your chosen domain registrar and setting retail pricing. If you're not selling domain name registration services, you can skip this section.

Payment Configuration — Connecting to your payment gateway, invoicing, and payment reminders.

Support Configuration — Getting started with WHMCS's built-in support tools.

Using This Guide

You can follow this guide step-by-step. When you complete a step, click Next at the bottom of the page. Some steps are optional depending on how you intend to use WHMCS.

Previous and Next Article Links

You can view each section on the left-hand side of each page. You can switch between them at any time. With the exception of the Download and Installation steps, you can do these tasks in almost any order.