Our today’s lesson is about installing Joomla on a hosting and then installing. We will learn how quickly and easily you can install this CMS on your website in just a few minutes.
So, first of all, we need the distribution with this system. Go to the address and download to your own computer version 2.5, or what you prefer (at this time version 2.5 is the most stable).
Before you download the Joomla! on the server, you should ensure that your server or service, provides you with the hosting network, meet the minimum requirements:
PHP 4.2.x or above MySQL 3.23.x or above Apache 1.13.19 or above-PHP should support MySQL, XML and Zlib.
Thus, we need to check whether the database is running, and whether the server setup our default. If not, contact technical service provider and clarify all the necessary requirements.
Then go into the settings of your provider on the server where the files of our website and search for the item File Manager. All you need is to put the file you just created in the root directory of the site.
Note: configure, as a hosting control panel each provider is their, so I will consider only the settings on your hosting.
I recommend to use the following hosting, which is time-tested, in the absence of you at this moment hosting provider.
Click on the button, get to the main page, where you will see a list of their sites. If necessary, you can import them from another provider.
We need the directory public_html. We go into it.
In this category, and should be a file with the Joomla distribution.
Once it is installed, it must be unpacked inside the directory.
Now you can safely enter in the browser address bar your domain name, provided that you have already registered it…
Will start the installer, which will be easily and quickly installed Joomla.
All you need to know when installing is the name of your database server data, password, database access, etc.
In any case, the technical support hosting works quickly and will help in the configuration of specific server components.
Don’t forget to save all the entries, as they will be able to be useful for later reinstall or configure Joomla, for example, ftp access.
At the end of the installation remember to remove the installation folder from the root directory of the site!
All installation Joomla is completed, you can proceed to the administrative part and configure the system.