Install Joomla Manually

This is a tutorial on how to manually install Joomla step by step on a Web server. In this article, we focus Joomla3 installation, because it is the latest stable branch officially recommended for all new projects.

Follow these steps to manually install Joomla:
Step 1: Download the Joomla installation package
Step Two: Upload the Joomla files to your server
Step 3: Create a MySQL database using Joomla
Step 4: Go through the installation process

Step 1 Download the installation package Joomla 3
To start the installation on a network server Joomla, first you need to download the Joomla installation package. We recommend that you only download applications from the official website of Joomla – If more than the official from another download Joomla3 installation package, there is a risk of malicious code installation files.

Once you click the button to download the latest version of Joomla installation package will be saved to the hard disk. Locate the installation package (it should be named or similar) you just downloaded and extracted to a new folder.

The first step 2 Joomla files uploaded to your server

Now, you need to extract the files and folders uploaded to the Web server. The easiest way to Joomla installation file is uploaded via FTP. For more information on how to upload files via FTP, please see our FTP tutorial.


Step 3. Create a MySQL database using Joomla

Next, you need to create a MySQL database and user assigned to it has full permissions. For information about how to do this in detail, follow the steps on how to create a MySQL database user name and described in our tutorial. Once you have created your MySQL database and user, make sure you write down the name of the database you just created, the database user name and password. You will need these installation process.


Step 4 to complete the entire installation process

If you have uploaded installation files, simply open a browser and navigate to your main domain (ie, or to the appropriate sub-domain (ie, it depends on where you have uploaded Joomla installation package. Once you do, you will be taken to a Joomla Web installer first screen. The first step in the installation process, you need to add the necessary information to your website and your administrative user name.


Site Name: Enter the site name. Most templates will use the first title of this index.
Description: Add a brief description of your site. It depends on your template, if you and the text will be displayed.
Contact E-mail: Enter a valid email address. It will be used to recover passwords and system messages.
Administrator Username: Your administrative username. Please choose a unique user name, not because they are often attacked by hackers “administrator” or “administrator.”
Administrator Password: add a password, the stronger the better.
Website Offline: Select whether to complete the installation of your site you should take offline. For the purposes of this tutorial, we will leave this option set to NO (the site after the installation of the field).
Once you fill in all the required fields, press the Next button to continue with the installation.

On the next screen, you will have to enter the necessary information for your MySQL database.


Database Type: The default value of this case is set for the library MySQLi. Leave it that way, the library is an optimized version of the ordinary MySQLi MySQL database, which supports SiteGround servers.
Host Name: Again, keep the default local host value.
Username: Enter the user name of your MySQL database (see step 3).
Password: Enter the password for the database user name (see step 3).
Database Name: Enter to use (see step 3) The name of the MySQL database.
Table Prefix: The Joomla will this prefix for all database tables. If you are hosting Joomla in a database of more than one site which is useful. You should keep the default.
Old database process: If you have any existing database, choose how to handle existing tables required by the installer. Options include removing or backup any existing data is about to be replaced. We recommend that you set this option to back up, because it is the safest option.
Enter all the necessary information, press a button to continue.

You will be forwarded to the last page of the installation process. On this page, you can specify if you want to install on the server any sample data. For beginners, we recommend that you select the default choice of sample data, because it will serve as an example / backbone network, you can use it to build their actual website. Please note that you can delete at any time all samples articles, menus and so on.


The second section of the page displays all pre-installation checks. The SiteGround Joomla server meets all of the requirements, you will see a green check after each line.


Finally, click on the Install button to start the actual installation of Joomla. After a few minutes, you will be redirected to the last screen of the Web Joomla installer.

During the installation of the last screen, you need to press to remove the installation Folder button. This is required for security reasons, so no one can reinstall after the existing site. Note that the Joomla will not allow you to use your site unless you completely delete this folder!


Only! You have a fully functional Joomla website. Now you can start building your website content!

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