Fantastico is a tool that enables you to automatically install open source application and CMS provided by this installed. Fantastico scripts are executed from the administration area on a website control panel like cPanel. Website of Fantastico claims that it has been installed on ten thousand servers, with a million users across the globe.
A webmaster who wants to install any open source application or CMS must create database and upload the file to a server. But, it will not be necessary anymore when you are using Fantastico because all you need to do as a webmaster has been handled very well by Fantastico.
When a new web is going to create or when you would add a new application to an existing web, the Fantastico scripts will be executed. Typically, the scripts create some tables in certain database adjust some permissions, install software as well as modify the files of web server configuration. Even though Fantastico primarily targets open-source software, a handful scripts are also provided for installing some proprietary products. After being installed, those all are available for all domains hosted by physical servers.