How To Install Joomla in Your Web Hosting Account

In this tutorial step by step install Joomla in your web hosting account. Just a few clicks then install Joomla your web hosting. We install Joomla version 3.x but you can install any version.

Server Requirement

  • PHP Compatibility − PHP 5.4 or high
  • Disk Space: 5 GB or more is better
  • Bandwidth: 100 GB or more is better
  • MySql Databases: 5 or more is better

Server configuration is the most important when you are using Joomla CMS. Joomla is a very lightweight but server speed is very important for loading your Joomla website. You will choose mostly high RAM and high processor. Shared hosting is not good for the CMS website.

Step by Step Install Joomla 3.x

Step 1. Open the Hosting Admin panel. Use the admin username and password then login to your Cpanel. This username and password provided your hosting company.

hosting admin panel
Hosting Admin panel

Step 2. After login opens hosting Cpanel account and then scroll down. Look the Extra Features row click Softaculous Auto Installer. This software quickly installs your server.

select Softaculous Auto Installer
Softaculous Auto Installer

Step 3. This is the Softaculous Auto Installer panel. This panel has many more options but we have clicked the Joomla CMS icon.

Softaculous Auto Installer panel
Softaculous Auto Installer panel

Step 4. Open Joomla install section and then click the install button.

Joomla install
Joomla install

Step 5. Choose the install version you want to install.

choose install version
Choose install version

Step 6. If you do not want to install in a folder, leave the Directory option blank. If not, write the name of the directory.

choose installation directory
Choose installation directory

Step 7. Change admin settings very carefully

  1. Write Admin Username. Whatever you want.
  2. Write Admin Password. Write this password very strong minimum of 12 letters.
  3. Write Real Name. Whatever you want.
  4. Write Admin Email. You can write any type of email id.
  5. Language is default English but you can choose anyone.
  6. Click install.

Don’t change any other option. Don’t go to Advanced Options.

Admin account settings
Admin account settings

Step 8. Joomla installation is starting. Take 1-2 minutes.

Joomla installation
Joomla installation

Step 9. You see two URLs. The first URL is Joomla installation URL and the second URL is the Joomla admin dashboard URL. Then logout Softaculous Auto Installer panel.

Joomla was installed successfully
Joomla was installed successfully

Joomla installation complete. Copy the Joomla admin URL. This is the URL to open the Joomla admin dashboard.

Saurav Sen

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