Blesta is a well written and developer friendly client management, billing, and support software. Its open code base, powerful API, and extensibility make it the billing platform of choice for a growing number of hosting providers worldwide.
With 99.4% open code which is well documented you can let your mind go wild. You can customize Blesta to look and work the way you want it, and if you are stuck and need help the community forums are jam packed with members who can help you, along with the developers. Give Blesta a try and trust us, you won’t regret it.
Blesta creates gorgeous, professional looking PDF invoices, and sends them to your clients automatically. Invoices can be sent via email, fax, postal mail, or queued up for print and delivery by your staff.
Blesta has automation down so that you can focus on what matters most; growing your business. Through automation and a simple intuitive interface, you’re able to spend less time using Blesta and more time getting stuff done.
Blesta supports all the most popular payment gateways, and we’re continually adding more.
Blesta can send payment reminders prior to an invoice due date, and late reminders after an invoice becomes late. The email message, the number of days before or after the invoice is due, and the time of day the message is sent is all configurable.
Accept money in any currency you like. Gateways, once installed, allow you to specify which currencies to accept from the ones it supports.
In Blesta, client management happens on each client’s “Client Profile” page. This page contains all information pertaining to the client, and all actions that can be performed on their account.
Every action that can be performed for a client can be performed from their client profile page.
Basic actions can be performed, including creating new invoices, making payment, adding services, even logging in as the client, and more.
Please see the following instructions to remove the branded footer from Blesta:
Blesta 3.5 Now Available
Installing Blesta via GUI and CLI
• PHP version 5.4 • PDO, pdo_mysql, curl (version 7.10.5), and openssl (version 0.9.6) PHP extensions • MySQL version 5.0.17 • Apache, IIS, or LiteSpeed Web Server • ionCube PHP loader
• PHP version 7.0 or later • PDO, pdo_mysql, curl (version 7.10.5 or later), openssl (version 1.1.1a or later), gmp, imap, json, ldap, libxml, mailparse, iconv, mbstring, mcrypt, simplexml, and - zlib PHP extensions • MariaDB version 10.2 or later with max_allowed_packets = 128M or higher, and wait_timeout = 3600 • Apache, IIS, or LiteSpeed Web Server • ionCube PHP loader • memory_limit set to 128 MB or greater
Step 2: Unzip the Blesta archive (.zip) file using your favorite compression utility
Step 3: Upload Files & Launch Installer
Upload the contents of the blesta directory to your server where you will be accessing Blesta. Before you continue any further, ensure you’ve created a database that Blesta can be installed into. You’ll need your database host (usually localhost), database name, database user, and database user password to continue with installation.
Blesta may be installed in one of two ways, either via the web in your browser, of via command line.
php ./index.php install
php ./index.php install -dbhost DATABASE_HOST -dbname DATABASE_NAME -dbuser DATABASE_USER -dbpass DATABASE_PASS -hostname WEBSITE_HOSTNAME
Please use Blesta’s Documentation HERE for information on parameters you need and how to configure your system.