Installing Joomla with Freeola
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Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build websites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla one of the most popular website software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.
Freeola's One Click Install service allows the installation and use of Joomla without any manual installation. Our One Click Installers are available to all subscribers of Freeola MySQL Web Hosting at no additional cost and can be accessed from the One-Click Installs link found under the Web Sites & Hosting heading within MyFreeola.
Once on this page select your domain name from the drop-down menu, then Manage One-Click Installs.
While on the Install Software tab (selected by default) select Joomla.
- The Installation Path field should already be pre-filled with your primary web address and should be left as default. Should you so wish, you can install your software into sub-folders.
- An Admin Username should also be created. We would advise something memorable as this will be used to log you into the software management.
Click Install to add the software.
You will now be presented with a confirmation box, click OK to proceed. The software will now be installed.
After being taken back to the One Click Install page take note of the Important Information box as this will confirm your Admin Username and Password, this will be required to log into and administer your software.
To start using Joomla on your website you will now need to visit the admin page and log in. If you left the installation directory as default, this will simply be your website address followed by '/administrator' (e.g. https://freeola.com/administrator) although you can also navigate to this page from the Manage Installations tab on the One Click Install page within MyFreeola.
Once on the page you will be presented with a prompt to login, simply enter your Administrative Details to login and start using your new software.
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