What is Joomla? Joomla Installation from cPanel?

By Aditya varma

May 2, 2017

Joomla, Joomla installation


Joomla is an open source platform. And it is a powerful CMS which helps you build Websites and applications. As it is a content management system (CMS) and it connects your site to a database (MySQLi, MySQL, or PostgreSQL) in order to make content management and delivery easier on both the site manager and visitor. It is one of the best CMS which is being used by almost 2.8% of all websites which were Live. Let us discuss about the Joomla Installation from cPanel in detail.

It had more than 6000 extensions, which help developers to manage the content on websites easily. They were just like WordPress plugins. 

Basic Server Requirements to Install Joomla

Software requirement: PHP (Magic Quotes GPC, MB String Overload = off / Zlib Compression Support, XML Support, INI Parser Support, JSON Support, Mcrypt Support, MB Language = Default)

Supported Databases: Mysql, SQL server, PostgreSQLSupported

Web Server: Apache,Nginx, Microsoft IIS

All FastWebHost hosting plans are powered with the above requirements and we definitely provide you the best environment to host your Joomla Websites.​

It can be used by different websites and Applications

​Let me list few of them.

  • ​Corporate Web sites or portals.
  • Online magaznes
  • Newspapers and publications
  • E-commerce and online resservations
  • Government applications
  • Small business Web sites.
  • Non-profit and organizational websites.
  • Community  portals
  • Schools and charity websites.
  • Personal or family homepages.

You can also check this URL https://showcase.joomla.org/ to know the list of companies using it.

How to install Joomla with FastWebHost

Joomla installation is pretty simple from your Webhosting account. You can login to your FastWebHost control panel(cPanel) and you can install it with one click installations.

Let me give you few steps with screenshots about installing Joomla from FastWebHost control panel.

Login to your cPanel, search for Software --> Softaculous Apps Installer and click on it. It just looks like the below screenshot.

cPanel Softaculous Installer

After your click on Softaculous in your cPanel, it takes you to Softaculous dashboard. Here you can find all types of scripts. Select Joomla from it and it just looks like in the below image.

Select Joomla Script from Softaculous Dashboard

Software Setup and Settings

Once you select the Joomla script, it will take you to next page where you need to select the domain, version, which directory to install, admin user and password.

Selecting the domain for Joomla Installation
Joomla Admin details

Click Install and it will start the installation process and it looks like below

Joomla Installation process in progress

On completing the Joomla installation ​process, it will provide you the URL to access, URL for admin panel and this will be looking like below image.

Joomla installation process after completing


​This completes the process of installing Joomla script from cPanel softaculous. I am sure this helps you install your own Joomla site from our cPanel with simple steps. We always appreciate to have your comment in the below box.

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