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Get Ready to Install

Getting started on your Joomla Web site is easy. Many hosting services offer a simple one-click installation, but if you'd rather be more hands-on, have more control or are your own host, all you need is an Apache Web server with PHP and MySQL. If you want to test Joomla! on your own local server or computer, you will need WAMP, MAMP or LAMP depending on your operating system. This way you can test Joomla! before publishing your site live on the web. Most hosts provide these as part of their basic package of services.

  • download a copy of Joomla
  • save it on your computer / disk
  • install

Guides

  • Joomla! 1.6 User Manual: http://docs.joomla.org/Manual_1_6
  • The Joomla Installation Manual (Download PDF) takes you through the installation process step by step
  • The Joomla Quick Start Guide (Download PDF) should get you running quickly, and the accompanying video is a nice resource.