How to Install Joomla

How to Install Joomla Using cPanel


Joomla is one of the many free and popular Content Management Systems available to you. Even better, Joomla is very easy to setup with the Softaculous App Installer, the necessary steps will be detailed below.

  1. Log in to your cPanel
  2. Scroll down until you find the Softaculous icon and click on it (as seen below)

Locating Softaculous


  1. Once you are inside Softaculous, On the left, Click on Portals/CMS


Opening the CMS portal in Softaculous


  1. Find Joomla in the list and Click the hard drive icon on the right (as seen below)


Locating Joomla


  1. You should see an overview of information about Joomla. Click the blue Install button at the top


Installing Joomla


  1. There will be a list of options you will need to set
  2. The In Directory option lets you put the installation in a folder of your choosing
    NOTE: If you want it installed on the main page of your site, make sure this field is blank

  4. We recommend changing the default password and username to something of your choosing
  5. When you are finished with the settings, click Install at the bottom. (as seen below)


Joomla setup process


  1. It should go to a loading page (as seen below)


Joomla install progress


  1. Once it has loaded, you will be prompted that your setup is finished! (as seen below)


Joomla setup completed


You are now ready to use Joomla!



Leave a Reply