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== Overview ==
 
== Overview ==
To avoid uploading all files and to Install Joomla in a Click use an Auto Installer. There is no need to create any Database. All things are done by the Auto Installers, thats why they are so Fast to use.
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Some hosting companies offer script installers for commonly used website software such as Joomla!. This allows someone to Install Joomla! on a hosting server easily. There is no need to create a database, upload files or configure the programs for use. All things are done by these "Auto Installers" with a small amount of interaction. This article covers two of the most commonly offered automatic script installers:
This article covers two famous Auto Installers:
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* Fantastico
 
* Fantastico
 
* Softaculous
 
* Softaculous
  
Most of the webhosts have either of the two.
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Most web host providers have either one of them.
Login to your cPanel account.
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#Login to your cPanel account.
Search for either of the Two in the Category 'Software / Services' and click on it.
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#Then search for one of them in the Category 'Software / Services' and click on its icon or name.
  
 
== Fantastico ==
 
== Fantastico ==
# On the left hand side of Fantatsico there is a 'Content Management' Category under which Joomla 1.5/Joomla is there. You may install any one of them as per your wish. Lets assume you choose Joomal 1.5
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# On the left hand side of Fantatsico there is a 'Content Management' Category under which Joomla! is there.
# Click on the 'New Installation' Link in the Joomla 1.5 Overview
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# Click on the 'New Installation' Link in the Joomla! Overview
# Fill in the various details and Submit. There will be some thre odd steps. Just keep on clicking Submit!
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# Fill in the various details and Submit. There will be some three odd steps. Just keep on clicking Submit!
 
Thats it you are done!
 
Thats it you are done!
  
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== Softaculous ==
 
== Softaculous ==
# In Softaculous there is a 'Portals/CMS' Category. Collapse the category and Joomla will be there. Softaculous supports only the latest versions of Joomla so Joomla 1.0 is not an option here.
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# In Softaculous there is a 'Portals/CMS' Category. Collapse the category and Joomla will be there. Softaculous supports only the latest version of Joomla.
 
# You will see an 'Install' TAB, Click it
 
# You will see an 'Install' TAB, Click it
 
# Fill in the various details. You will have an option to import Sample Data. This smaple data is the Sample Data given in Joomla.
 
# Fill in the various details. You will have an option to import Sample Data. This smaple data is the Sample Data given in Joomla.
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== Resources ==
 
== Resources ==
* [[Installation_FAQs_Version_1.0]]
 
* [[Beginners_%28Concise%29]]
 
 
* [http://www.netenberg.com Fantastico]
 
* [http://www.netenberg.com Fantastico]
 
* [http://www.softaculous.com Softaculous]
 
* [http://www.softaculous.com Softaculous]
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Latest revision as of 10:09, 18 August 2013

Contents

Overview

Some hosting companies offer script installers for commonly used website software such as Joomla!. This allows someone to Install Joomla! on a hosting server easily. There is no need to create a database, upload files or configure the programs for use. All things are done by these "Auto Installers" with a small amount of interaction. This article covers two of the most commonly offered automatic script installers:

  • Fantastico
  • Softaculous

Most web host providers have either one of them.

  1. Login to your cPanel account.
  2. Then search for one of them in the Category 'Software / Services' and click on its icon or name.

Fantastico

  1. On the left hand side of Fantatsico there is a 'Content Management' Category under which Joomla! is there.
  2. Click on the 'New Installation' Link in the Joomla! Overview
  3. Fill in the various details and Submit. There will be some three odd steps. Just keep on clicking Submit!

Thats it you are done!

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Softaculous

  1. In Softaculous there is a 'Portals/CMS' Category. Collapse the category and Joomla will be there. Softaculous supports only the latest version of Joomla.
  2. You will see an 'Install' TAB, Click it
  3. Fill in the various details. You will have an option to import Sample Data. This smaple data is the Sample Data given in Joomla.
  4. After completing the Details click on Submit.

Thats it you are done, Softaculous take only one step.

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Its really fast to install and update using Auto Installers.

Resources