Installing Joomla is a relatively straightforward process. Check with your hosting provider to see if they provide any automatic installation options. Otherwise, just follow these steps to manually install Joomla in a matter of minutes.
1. Download the latest stable Joomla package here 2. Extract the zip file and transfer all content to your web server via FTP 3. Navigate to your web server and log in to ‘PHPMyadmin’ 4. Create a new database, name it anything you like (write it down!) 5. Create a new user for the database (write it down!) 6. Navigate to your website (www.yoursitename.com) 7. Choose your language and click ‘next’ 8. Double check that all server settings are green, click ‘next’ 9. Read the Joomla licensing information and click ‘next’ 10. Fill in the MYSQL database information with the details from above 11. Configure FTP settings (or leave blank if you won’t be using FTP) 12. Type login/site details to use for Joomla administration (write it down!) 13. Click ‘sample data’ and follow the prompts 14. ‘Completely remove the installation directory from your server’ 15. Navigate to the server and remove the installation file. 16. Navigate to your website, Joomla should be up and running!
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