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Joomla! A User’s Guide: Building a Successful Joomla! Powered Website by Barrie M. North

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Chapter 2. Downloading and Installing Joomla!

In This Chapter

Joomla is one of the most popular open source Content Management Systems (CMS) on the planet. The first step in becoming part of the “Joomlasphere,” the vibrant community that exists around the Joomla Project, is to download Joomla and install it on your web server.

This chapter shows you how to get a Joomla-powered site up and running. The two steps are to find and download the latest files and to install them on a web server. This chapter describes both a local installation (your home computer) to use as you read this book (if you don’t have a hosting account or have a slow Internet connection) and real web server installations. The topics covered in this chapter are

  • How do I install ...

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