How to manually install Joomla via FTP?

 

Manual installation of Joomla is highly recommended to advance Joomla users. Please be guided with this article for the instructions.

Pre-requisite:

Manual Installation Joomla

Step 1. Download the Full Package of the latest version of Joomla and save it to your computer.

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Step 2. Unzip the file.

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Step 3. Upload the files into your webspace via FTP. Make sure that the files are uploaded in the correct directory.

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Step 4. Access the domain name in a browser and it should show the Joomla configuration page.

Step 5. In the configuration page, enter the following information:

  • Site Name
  • Description
  • Administrator Email
  • Administrator Username
  • Administrator password (you may need to enter this twice for confirmation)

 

joomla-configurationYou may put the site Offline while you are still in the process of creating your website. Click Next button.

Step 5. Enter the Database settings:

  • Database Type
  • Host Name (you may leave this as the default localhost with Joomla)
  • Username (database username)
  • Password (database password)
  • Database Name
  • Table Prefix

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Once done, click on Next button.

Step 6. Check the Overview of your website settings. Once you are ready, click Install button.

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You may now start creating your website with Joomla.

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Do not hesitate to contact our support team if you have further questions.

manually install Joomla

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