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 First, log into WHM and make sure Joomla is one of the scripts being made available to the cPanel users for installation. To do this, log into WHM and go to Plugins -> Softaculous Instant Installs"​. First, log into WHM and make sure Joomla is one of the scripts being made available to the cPanel users for installation. To do this, log into WHM and go to Plugins -> Softaculous Instant Installs"​.
  
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 Then within the Softaculous frame'​s left sidebar, go to "​Software -> General Scripts"​. Then within the Softaculous frame'​s left sidebar, go to "​Software -> General Scripts"​.
  
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 Then make sure Joomla is enabled there. It is **strongly** recommended to enable the new 3.x branch, //not// the 2.5 branch, so that you will continue to receive security updates as long as possible. To save time later, you can also check the box in the Pre-Download column. Then make sure Joomla is enabled there. It is **strongly** recommended to enable the new 3.x branch, //not// the 2.5 branch, so that you will continue to receive security updates as long as possible. To save time later, you can also check the box in the Pre-Download column.
  
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 After checking that the boxes are checked, scroll back up to the top of the list to click the "​Update Settings"​ button. After checking that the boxes are checked, scroll back up to the top of the list to click the "​Update Settings"​ button.
  
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 You should then see the success message: You should then see the success message:
  
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 ===== Step 2: Create the cPanel account ===== ===== Step 2: Create the cPanel account =====
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 After [[control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​getting-started#​logging_into_cpanel|logging in to the cPanel]], scroll down to section "​Softaculous Apps Installer"​. In the subsection "​Scripts",​ one of the options should be Joomla. After [[control-panels:​cpanel-whm:​getting-started#​logging_into_cpanel|logging in to the cPanel]], scroll down to section "​Softaculous Apps Installer"​. In the subsection "​Scripts",​ one of the options should be Joomla.
  
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 Then click the "​Install Now" button. Then click the "​Install Now" button.
  
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 Fill in the information in the form. The first three blanks are for determining the url of the main page of the site. The first dropdown box is to specify if you want to use https or plain http, and whether you want "​www."​ as part of the url or not. The second dropdown box chooses which of the domains or subdomains in the cPanel account to use for the site (in case the cPanel account has more than one). The third box is to type the folder name of the site, in case you don't want it directly under the domain'​s documentroot. You can also choose the site name and description,​ and you can choose to import some sample data to get the site started, if your site is of one of the types listed in the dropdown box. Fill in the information in the form. The first three blanks are for determining the url of the main page of the site. The first dropdown box is to specify if you want to use https or plain http, and whether you want "​www."​ as part of the url or not. The second dropdown box chooses which of the domains or subdomains in the cPanel account to use for the site (in case the cPanel account has more than one). The third box is to type the folder name of the site, in case you don't want it directly under the domain'​s documentroot. You can also choose the site name and description,​ and you can choose to import some sample data to get the site started, if your site is of one of the types listed in the dropdown box.
  
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 You will also need to specify the username and password you would like to use for the administrative account in the new Joomla site. Be very sure to choose a strong [[security:​misc:​how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|password]]! This is also where you can specify the "real name" for the site's administrator account, as well as a contact email address, and the language of the site. There is also an expandable list of Advanced Options. You will also need to specify the username and password you would like to use for the administrative account in the new Joomla site. Be very sure to choose a strong [[security:​misc:​how-can-i-generate-a-secure-random-password|password]]! This is also where you can specify the "real name" for the site's administrator account, as well as a contact email address, and the language of the site. There is also an expandable list of Advanced Options.
  
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 Within the Advanced section, you can choose the Database Name and/or Table Prefix, if desired. If WHM has "​Require a username prefix on names of new databases and database users" enabled in "Tweak Settings",​ you do not need to add the prefix yourself.((In this case, the database name would be required to start with the first eight letters of the cPanel username, followed by an underscore, but Softaculous will prepend that for you.)) It is **not** recommended to check the box for "​Disable Update Notifications"​. These notifications are very useful to let you know when the site needs updated. It is //​extremely//​ important that whenever updates are available that they be applied as quickly as possible, in case there are important security patches included in the newer versions. If needed, you can also enable softaculous-level backups of the site, but it is recommended instead to use the automatic backups builtin to [[general:​disk-space-management#​backups|WHM]]. If you do enable the Softaculous-level backups, be sure to enable the backup //​rotation//​ for a finite number of retained backups. Do not choose unlimited here! Once you have chosen the desired settings, click the Install button at the bottom of the page. If desired, you can first enter your email address in the box below the button, to have Softaculous email you details about the installation. Within the Advanced section, you can choose the Database Name and/or Table Prefix, if desired. If WHM has "​Require a username prefix on names of new databases and database users" enabled in "Tweak Settings",​ you do not need to add the prefix yourself.((In this case, the database name would be required to start with the first eight letters of the cPanel username, followed by an underscore, but Softaculous will prepend that for you.)) It is **not** recommended to check the box for "​Disable Update Notifications"​. These notifications are very useful to let you know when the site needs updated. It is //​extremely//​ important that whenever updates are available that they be applied as quickly as possible, in case there are important security patches included in the newer versions. If needed, you can also enable softaculous-level backups of the site, but it is recommended instead to use the automatic backups builtin to [[general:​disk-space-management#​backups|WHM]]. If you do enable the Softaculous-level backups, be sure to enable the backup //​rotation//​ for a finite number of retained backups. Do not choose unlimited here! Once you have chosen the desired settings, click the Install button at the bottom of the page. If desired, you can first enter your email address in the box below the button, to have Softaculous email you details about the installation.
  
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 After clicking "​Install",​ there will briefly be a progress bar as Softaculous checks the validity of the information you entered into the form. If it worked, you should soon thereafter see the success page.((Note that you are not required to Tweet about your new Joomla installation,​ since at this point the site is already installed.)) After clicking "​Install",​ there will briefly be a progress bar as Softaculous checks the validity of the information you entered into the form. If it worked, you should soon thereafter see the success page.((Note that you are not required to Tweet about your new Joomla installation,​ since at this point the site is already installed.))
  
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 If you choose to have Softaculous send you an email with the installation information,​ it should look something like this: If you choose to have Softaculous send you an email with the installation information,​ it should look something like this:
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 Once the site has been installed, you can then log into the newly-installed site. Once the site has been installed, you can then log into the newly-installed site.
  
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 Once logged in, you view post-installation messages, or jump right in with writing your first article! Once logged in, you view post-installation messages, or jump right in with writing your first article!
  
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software-addons/softaculous/joomla-install.txt · Last modified: 2019/10/11 15:26 by Karson N.