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Building Websites with Joomla! 1.5 by Hagen Graf

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Joomla! Installation

To install Joomla!, you need the source code. Download the Joomla_1.5.zip package and save it on your system.

Selecting a Directory for Installation

You have to decide whether Joomla! needs to be installed directly into a document directory or a subdirectory. This is important, since many users prefer a short URL to their homepage.

An Example

If Joomla! is unzipped directly in /htdocs, the web page starts when the domain name http://www.myhomepage.com is accessed from its local computer http://localhost/ and/or from the server on the Internet. If you have created subdirectories under /htdocs/, for example, /htdocs/Joomla150/ and you unpack the package there, you have to enter http://localhost/Joomla150/ in the browser. This isn't ...

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