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Installing Joomla Using Installatron

This article will show you how to install Joomla using Installatron

1. Log in to your cPanel

2. Scroll down to the ‘Software’ heading; select ‘Installatron Application Installer’
cPanel Installatron PL

3. Scroll down to the ‘Apps for Content Management’ Heading; select Joomla.
Joomla CMS

4.  Select ‘Install this application’ from the top right.
Install Joomla

5.  The install wizard will assist you to set up your Joomla installation.

– Select your domain name
– Select a directory location, by default Joomla will install in portal/

Under the ‘Version’ section, we propose using the following configuration.
Version – Select the recommended version
Language – English

Content – Give me a clean Joomla install (I’ll add my own content)
Accept the licence agreement
Automatic Update
 – Create a backup and update to any new version (option 3)

Joomla Settings Page 1

6.  For the settings section, we highly recommend using a strong username and password. Avoid usernames such as admin or your domain name as these are easy to guess.

– Use a password that has a mixture of upper case letters, lower case letters, symbols and numbers.
– Enter your email address
– Chose a title for your website (this can be changed later)

Advanced
Automatically manage advanced settings for me.

Joomla Settings Page 2

7.  Click ‘Install’ in the bottom right hand corner to begin the installation. The page will reload and the installation will take between 3-5 min to complete.
Joomla Installing

8. Once the installation is complete, you will see the following page:
Joomla Install Complete

9. You can now click the middle link, in this example www.example.com/portal/administrator/ to log in to your Joomla dashboard to get started on building your website. Use the username and password you chose in step 6.
Joomla Login