Choosing and installing already ready scripts (CMS), many users thus want to save on the creation of their site. However, often, however, there are questions about how to install Joomla on hosting, and so users are interested in what you need to enter and where.
Many hosting companies have the functionality that gives the technical possibility to install different scripts through the "Fantastico DeLux" program available only in CPanel, so it will be much easier and faster to download and install the Russian version of Joomla from the official site. In this case, there will not be any questions that often appear when using non-Russian versions.
Joomla installation on hosting is carried out in several stages, but there is nothing complicated in it.
First you need to download the latest version of the script. For this you go to the official Joomla website and download a version from there in Russian. Here you can find answers to the questions about the installation, as well as the solution of the most common problems.
Before you start downloading Joomla to your server, you need to find out if it meets the requirements, such as PHP 4.2.x, MySQL 3.2.x, Apache 1.13.19. These are the basic characteristics (more "weak" versions are not allowed). It is necessary that PHP supports MySQL, XML and Zlib.
The further process called "Joomla installation on hosting" is written on the example of the Russian version of Joomla 1.5.15, however, it is quite correct for newer versions.
The next step is to download the archive in a section called "File Manager" using the FTP client (or via CPanel). Then you need to unzip the archive on the server. For this you need to check your archive by ticking and click on the "Extract" button in the upper menu, after which you can delete the archive.
To begin the process itself, designated as "installing Joomla on hosting", you need to open your site in the browser. This will automatically switch to the installation. When the "Joomla Installation" window appears on the computer screen, you need to select the language that will be used during the installation of the program (that is, Russian), and then click on the "Next" button located in the upper right corner.
The next step in the installation is to test the system. At this stage, there should not be any items marked in red in the appeared window. To eliminate them, you need to set permissions on some folders and files or make several modifications to the .htaccess or php.ini file. In case of the appearance of red-marked items, you need to return to the official Joomla site and look for a solution to this problem, or you can contact the hoster for help. If all is well, then click on the "Next" button.
After all this, there is a license agreement, which you should read, then, again, click the "Next" button.
If up to this point most users get it, and installing Jumla on hosting does not cause any questions, then from the next point they appear in many. You go into CPanel and open "MySQL Databases", then create a database and a user account. It is necessary to "connect" the user to the database. After all this, continue the adjustment by entering the data into the appropriate fields.
While filling out the main fields, the following is prescribed: site name, your e-mail, administrator password. You also need to click on the "Install" button in the "Install Demo" field.
In order to install Joomla on the hosting was successful and safe, you must delete the "Installation" folder (since your site will not work in this case).