Install a CMS manually on your Web Hosting plan

Find out more about some of the compatible CMS for Web Hostings

Last updated 5th May 2020

OVHcloud is providing you with services for which you are responsible, with regard to their configuration and management. You are therefore responsible for ensuring they function correctly.

This guide is designed to assist you in common tasks as much as possible. Nevertheless, we recommend contacting a specialised provider and/or the software publisher for the service if you encounter any difficulties. We will not be able to assist you ourselves. You can find more information in the “Go further” section of this guide.


Our Web Hosting services are compatible with some of the most popular content management systems (CMS) which can cover a wide range of use cases.

Find out how to set up your website by manually installing a CMS.



Automatic installation

You can install each of these CMS automatically in a few clicks from your OVHcloud Control Panel. Please read the following guide:

Setting up your website with 1-click modules


WordPress is a web software you can use to create a website or blog. It is based on PHP technology and features a variety of tools including a spell checker and SEO plugins.

OVHcloud support is not authorised to respond to any questions concerning WordPress configuration.

Please consult the forums dedicated to WordPress.



Joomla! is an award-winning, easy to use software which enables you to build websites and powerful online applications.

The Joomla! community is very large and can provide help and contributions in all areas of the CMS (help, documentation, support, themes etc.)

OVHcloud support is not authorised to respond to any questions concerning Joomla! configuration.

Please consult the dedicated Joomla! forums instead.



PrestaShop e-commerce solution was built to take advantage of essential Web 2.0 innovations such as dynamic AJAX-powered features and next generation ergonomics. Aside from common e-shop functionalities, the software can be customised with modules, themes and templates.

PrestaShop started in 2005 as a student project within the EPITECH IT School in Paris, France. The creators decided from the onset that it would be an open source solution. It was tested by several small merchants who helped to co-write the specifications.

Between 2005 and now the software has continued to evolve. Version is available in a stable version, with 60 languages available. The PrestaShop CMS is now the world leader of e-commerce solutions, with over 300,000 online shops.

OVHcloud support is not authorised to respond to any questions concerning PrestaShop configuration.

Please consult the forum dedicated to the PrestaShop solution.



Drupal is a free open-source platform based on PHP and created in 2000. Drupal builds dynamic websites quickly. It is also customisable and used by 1% of websites worldwide.

OVHcloud support is not authorised to respond to any questions concerning Drupal configuration.

Please consult the forums dedicated to Drupal.


Go further

Migrating your website and emails to OVHcloud

Publishing a website on your Web Hosting space

Hosting multiple websites on your Web Hosting plan

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