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How to install Joomla
How to install Joomla:
Joomla is one of the many free Content Management Systems available to you.
With our Softaculous one-click install software, it is easy to set up.
1: Log in to your cPanel
2: Scroll down until you find the "Softaculous" icon and click on it. (as seen below)
3: Once you are inside Softaculous, On the left, Click on "Portals/CMS".
4: Find "Joomla" in the list and Click the hard drive icon on the right. (as seen below)
5: You should see an overview of information about Joomla. Click the blue "Install" button at the top.
6: There will be a list of options you will need to set.
7: The "In Directory" option lets you put the installation in a file of your choosing
*NOTE: If you want it installed on the main page of your site, make sure this field is blank*
8: We recommend changing the default password and username to something of your choosing.
9: When you are finished with the settings, click "Install" at the bottom. (as seen below)
10: It should go to a loading page (as seen below).
11: Once it has loaded, you will be prompted that your setup is finished! (as seen below)
You are now ready to use Joomla.
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