Joomlasitein60 Part1


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Joomlasitein60 Part1

  1. 2. Joomla Site in 60 Minutes Let’s build a site. In 60 minutes, you say? SURE!!!
  2. 3. How to Build a Site in 3 Steps <ul><li>Part 1 – Installation </li></ul><ul><li>Part 2 – Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Part 3 – Content / Look and Feel </li></ul>
  3. 4. Part 1 – Installation Caveats <ul><li>We are doing a manual install </li></ul><ul><li>Several steps have been taken care of ahead of time </li></ul><ul><li>We are using a WAMP server (Windows-based setup) </li></ul>
  4. 5. Part 1 – Installation Summary <ul><li>Prep the server </li></ul><ul><li>Download the software from </li></ul><ul><li>Unpack the software </li></ul><ul><li>Run the installer </li></ul><ul><li>Move on to Part 2 - Navigation </li></ul>
  5. 6. Prep the Server <ul><li>Make sure you can login  </li></ul><ul><li>Backup any existing files on the server </li></ul><ul><li>Create a blank database for Joomla via MyPHPAdmin </li></ul><ul><li>Create a new FTP user for Joomla </li></ul>
  6. 7. Prep the Server (cont.) <ul><li>Determine your Server Operating System (OS) </li></ul><ul><li>Determine your PHP version ( version 5 recommended ) </li></ul><ul><li>Test your website address </li></ul>
  7. 8. Download the Software <ul><li>Download the latest version of the software from </li></ul><ul><li>Zip package: </li></ul><ul><li>Other packages: </li></ul><ul><li>Current version for 1.5.x: 1.5.7 </li></ul><ul><li>Current version for 1.0.x: 1.0.15 </li></ul>
  8. 9. Unpacking the Software <ul><li>Depending on your OS, unpacking will use different methods, i.e. tar.gz, tar.bz2. </li></ul><ul><li>For this demo, we are using the ZIP package. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Unpacking the Software (cont.) <ul><li>Use Winzip, 7-zip, or Windows to open the Zip file. </li></ul><ul><li>Extract the contents to your root directory: i.e. C:wampfoodpantry </li></ul>
  10. 11. Run the Installer <ul><li>Go to your site: i.e. http://localhost/foodpantry for our demo </li></ul><ul><li>The installer will begin </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the directions and fill in the blanks! </li></ul>
  11. 12. Run the Installer – Step-by-step <ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-installation check </li></ul><ul><li>License </li></ul><ul><li>Database </li></ul><ul><li>FTP Configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Configuration </li></ul><ul><li>Finish! </li></ul>
  12. 13. Run the Installer – Step-by-step Language <ul><li>Choose the language you want your install to use: </li></ul><ul><li>American English is en-US </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  13. 14. Run the Installer – Step-by-step Pre-Installation Check <ul><li>All entries should be green </li></ul><ul><li>If any entries are red , resolve the problem before going on. </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  14. 15. Run the Installer – Step-by-step License <ul><li>Read the License (if you want) </li></ul><ul><li>Joomla is released under GPL V2 for version 1.5.X </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  15. 16. Run the Installer – Step-by-step Database <ul><li>Enter the database information you created back in “Prep the Server” </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  16. 17. Run the Installer – Step-by-step FTP Configuration <ul><li>Enter ftp information to enable the ftp file system layer </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  17. 18. Run the Installer – Step-by-step Configuration <ul><li>Fill in Site Name, Admin email, admin password twice </li></ul><ul><li>Decide if you want the sample data or not </li></ul><ul><li>Hit Next </li></ul>
  18. 19. Run the Installer – Step-by-step Finish! <ul><li>Follow directions and remove the install folder FIRST!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Click “site” to go to the main page </li></ul><ul><li>Click “Admin” to go to Admin panel </li></ul>
  19. 20. What’s Next in the Cycle? <ul><li>Part 2 - Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Part 3 – Content / Look & Feel </li></ul><ul><li>Part 1 – Installation using a Linux box (Jan 2009) </li></ul>
  20. 21. Question & Answer Time <ul><li>What do you want to know about Part 1? </li></ul><ul><li>Questions on upcoming parts? </li></ul><ul><li>Other questions? </li></ul>
  21. 22. Thanks!! <ul><li>Kendall Cabe </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Coach, Trainer, Developer </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Developer @ Arc Technology Group </li></ul>