Python Web Applications In cPanel On CloudLinux

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Introduction

Functionality for Python web applications can lead to increased profitability as a result of a broader offering of technologies to any current or future customers.

The Python Selector in cPanel on CloudLinux allows multiple versions of Python to run on a per-application basis. The versions of Python available to the selector is dependent on the installed Python versions. The steps below will outline installing all the currently available versions of Python.

Prerequisites

Installation

Let’s install the dependencies

yum install lvemanager alt-python-virtualenv ea-apache24-mod-alt-passenger

Now, let’s check the list of available alt-python packages:

yum grouplist | grep alt-python

Next, we want to install all the alt-python packages available:

yum groupinstall alt-python

Using Python Selector

Step 1.
Login to WHM, and click on the CloudLinux LVE Manager and then click on the Options tab.

lve_manager

Step 2.
Click on the User Interface Settings section to expand and view the settings.

lvemanager.2

Step 3.
Uncheck the box next to the Hide Python App in the web-interface as seen below.

Step 4.
Login to cPanel and then scroll down to the SOFTWARE section

new_cpanel_screencapture

Step 5.
The Setup Python App should now be available in this section. Click Setup Python App

new_cpanel_python_screencapture

Step 6.
Now, let’s choose the required version of Python from the dropdown menu.

Step 7.
Next, enter a name for the App Directory and finally, choose the App domain/URI and click on the Setup button.

That’s it… Awesome job!

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