Joomla 1.6 Beginners
Get Ready to Install
Getting started on your Joomla Web site is easy to do. 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 a Web server with PHP and MySQL. Most hosts provide these as part of their basic package of services.
- download a copy of Joomla
- save it on your computer / disk
- 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.