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  • Sign-in to your cPanel account.
  • In the “Software” > “Softaculous App Installer”.
  • You will be redirected from cPanel to the Softaculous Panel.

cpanel softaculous icon

  • Navigate to “Portal/CMS” at the left side of your screen, click on it, “Joomla” link will appear, again, click on it.

joomla softaculous

  • Finally, tap on the “Install”

joomla install button

  • Now, write all the appropriate information in the relevant “Software Setup” fields:

Choose Protocol: leave this as it is.

Choose Domain: leave this as it is. You will only need to make changes If you have multiple domains.

In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, like testdomain.com/forums, enter the directory name. Else, leave this blank to install in your main domain testdomain.com

  • Write all the appropriate information in the “Site Settings” field:

Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as “test Website”.

joomla install screen

Site Description: Site Description or Slogan

  • Write all the appropriate information in the Under the “Database Settings” field:

Import Sample Data: Leave this as it is

  • Write all the appropriate information under the “Admin Account” field:

Admin Username: Your new Joomla username (Avoid using “Administrator” or the “Admin” username).

Admin Password: Type strong password.

Admin Email: Write your e-mail address.

Real Name: Write your full name

joomla install screen2

Note: Remember your admin username and password or copy that on a notepad as you will be required to add these login details for the access of the admin area of your Joomla Website.

  • Choose the language of your choice in the “Language”
    • You can choose your native language. English is by-default.

Advanced Options: Again, leave it as it is. In case, you want to edit the Database name or you require an automatic backup, you may need to make changes.

Remember: Creating many backups will have most of the disk space.

At the end of your screen, click on the “install” button

joomla install button

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