Joomla is one of the best CMS to create a good website quickly and easily. Installation of Joomla is quick and easy. In this tutorial, the total installation of Joomla 1.7 will be discussed. The tutorial is created as short as possible because we would like to learn it quickly with simple steps.
Steps to install Joomla 1.7
Before installation Joomla 1.7, you need run a web server and a database server of your computer. For this tutorial, we use apache server and mySQL database for Joomla 1.7 installation. So, before starting the installation of Joomla 1.7, you have to confirm yourself whether the web server and the database server is running.
Note: My recommendation is that if you are not familiar with any web server and database, you may use XAMPP or WAMP.
Follow the following steps to install Joomla 1.7 of your computer:
Step 1: Download Joomla 1.7 [Joomla 1.7 download link] from Joomla website (www.joomla.org). After completing download extract it to the web folder. If you are using wamp then extract it to the www folder. At last, rename the extracted folder as joomlaSite.