Nov 16, 2009

How to install joomla in local machine?

This is how to install Joomla CMS Framework locally in windows if in case you don't have a web server and you are starting to learn this framework. This installation requires the following:

-MySQL (for database management)

You can have these all in a single installer. Ok, now for the steps on how to Install Joomla in a local machine.
Step 1: Download xampp (available here).
Step 2: install xampp. and run the apache as service.

Start apache and mysql and Check the apache svc checkbox

Step 3: Download Joomla package here and extract.
Step 4: Go to /htdocs and copy the extracted joomla folder here.
Step 5: And you're ready to start the installation, start your browser (I recommend using mozilla firefox).
Step 6: type in the address bar:" //localhost/"
Step 7: Then you will see this interface and you can start installing joomla.

Select your preferred language first.

Then you will be redirected to the pre-check page

Then you must agree to the terms and conditions unless you are not.
Then you will have to set up the database. go to //localhost/phpmyadmin and create a database named "joomla".

Go back to joomla installation and fill up the fields.

database type: mysql
host name: localhost
username: root
password: do not put anything
database name: joomla

Skip the next page then set up your site configuration. After that will be your time to explore the power of joomla.


Anonymous said...

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Marvin Fernandez said...

just follow the steps..=) inform me if anything fails...=)

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