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An overview of Joomla, security, hosting and installing.

An overview of Joomla, security, hosting and installing.

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