How to install Joomla

1- What is this?
* This is a Joomla! installation/upgrade package to version 3.x
* Joomla! Official site:
* Joomla 3.2 version history –
* Detailed changes in the Changelog:

2- What is Joomla?
* Joomla is a Content Management System (CMS) which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications.
* It’s a free and OpenSource software, distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
* This is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
More details here:

3- Is Joomla for you?
* Joomla is the right solution for any content web project:
* See Features –
* Try out our online demo:

4- How to find a Joomla! translation?
* Repository of accredited language packs:
* Directory of non-accredited language packs (see above for accredited):

5- Learn Joomla!
* Read Getting Started with Joomla to find out the basics:!
* Before installing, read the beginners guide:

6- What are the limits of Joomla?
* Joomla sites can be extended in functionalities with Extensions that you can create (or download) to suite your needs.
* There are lots of ready made extensions that you can download and install.
* See the Joomla! Extensions Directory (JED):

7- Is it easy to change the layout display?
* The layout is controlled by templates that you can edit.
* There are lots of ready made templates that you can download.

8- Ready to install Joomla?
* See minimum requirements here:
* How do you install Joomla! ? –!
* Start your Joomla experience building your site with a local test server.
When ready it can be moved to an on-line hosting account of your choice.
See the tutorial:

9- Updates are free!
* Always use the latest version:

10- Where can you get support and help?
* FAQ Frequently Asked Questions:
* Find the information you need:
* Find help and other users:
* Post questions at our forums:
* Joomla Resources Directory (JRD):

11- Do you already have a Joomla site that’s not built with Joomla 3.x ?
* What’s new in Joomla 3.x –
* What are the main differences from 2.5 to 3? Table of contents:
* How to migrate from 2.5.x to 3.x? Tutorial:
* What are the main differences from 1.5 to 2.5? Table of contents:
* How to migrate from 1.5.x to 3.x? Tutorial:
* Convert an existing Web site to Joomla –!_Web_site

12- Do you want to improve Joomla?
* How do you request a feature?
* How do you report a bug?
* Get Involved: Joomla! is a community developed software. Join the community at
* Are you a Developer?
* Are you a Web designer?

* Copyright (C) 2005 – 2014 Open Source Matters. All rights reserved.
* Credits:
* Distributed under the GNU General Public License version 2 or later
* See Licenses details at

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