Steps to install Joomla manually in cPanel

Steps to install Joomla manually in cPanel

Joomla is a free and open-source content management system which users can use to create Web sites. The system is written in PHP, and its Database uses MySQL for storage. It relies on object-oriented programming techniques. It is one of the most popular content management systems, owing to its ability to cache page information for faster loading times and support multiple languages.

Content Management System Advantages:

Content Management System offers the advantages of:

  • User-Friendly user interface
  • Deployment is quick to compare to static HTML
  • Maintaining and updating a website are relatively straightforward processes.
  • Out-of-the-box and open-source solutions can offer cost efficiency.
  • It is highly customizable, thanks to many plugins and extensions.
  • Strong developer support with SEO-friendly features.
Now that you are familiar with Content Management System Joomla. So, let's discuss the step to install it.

Manually Installing Joomla steps.

Step 1: Visit Joomla's official Website

Step 2: From the official website, download the latest version.

Step 3: Joomla will be downloaded in the zip file on your personal computer. Save the file and proceed with the next steps.

Step 4: Go to cPanel associated with your site where you want Joomla to get installed.

Step 5: Go to Your Website's File Manager and navigate the Web Domain directory. (If you want a full version of Joomla on your main domain, then install it in public_html)

Step 6: Now, on this page, update the downloaded file on your desired website.

Step 7: Now, you will land on a new page. Click Select file and choose the file from your computer and upload it.

Step 8: Now, return to File Manager and Refresh the page. Locate the Joomla zip file. Extract the file here.

Step 9: You are now able to see files and directories of Joomla.

Step 10: Return to the cPanel Features page and select MySQL in the Database section.

Step 11: From the next page, generate Database & database user. Then add the user to Database.

Step 12: Now, click on the Installation file.

Step 13: Enter the directed details and install Joomla Successfully.
  1. Select Installation Language: From the button labelled "Select Language," select your preferred language.
  2. Setup Site Name: After you enter a site name, click Setup Login Data.
  3. On the next page, enter your login credentials.
  4. Click Setup Database Connection to continue.
  5. Now you will configure your Database.
  6. Type the database credentials that you used in cPanel.
  7. After entering the required authentication information, click Install Joomla.
You will land next to the next page with a confirmation message. Now, Click Open Site to open your Joomla website and click Open Administrator to log in.

Joomla! is a non-proprietary content management system (CMS) designed to run websites of all kinds. Joomla! It makes it easy for anyone to set up and run a website. In this blog, we have discussed the steps to manually install the Joomla content management system in your cPanel account to manage your web content easily. We hope this guide will help you.
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