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Joomla! 1.5 Cookbook by Tom Canavan

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Installation of Joomla! 1.5

You are now ready to install Joomla! 1.5 on your web hosting platform. In this recipe, we will go through the set up of your database and uploading of the files.

This process should only take about five to ten minutes to complete. Once done you will have a working Joomla! site ready to add your own content, templates, extensions, and more.

Most of this process is handled through your browser.

Getting ready

You will need:

  • User name for database
  • Password for database
  • Database server name
  • Site name
  • Email address for Admin of the site
  • Site admin password
  • FTP client (FileZilla or other) and FTP user name and password

How to do it...

  1. Open a browser and point it at your domain or IP address.

    Example: http://www.MyDomain.com

    http://192.168.1.100 ...

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