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How to install Joomla through QuickInstall

HostGator strongly suggests using Softaculous as your app installer. Please see the article:
How to Install Joomla With Softaculous.

The following instructions will assist you with installing Joomla using Quick Install. Use the following links to navigate to your hosting plan type.


How to install Joomla using QuickInstall on a shared servers

  1. Log in to your cPanel.
  2. In the Software section, click on the QuickInstall icon:

    QuickInstall Icon

  3. Click the One-Click Installs tab on top of the page.

    One Click Installs Tab

  4. Next, click on the Joomla tab.

    Joomla Tab

  5. Click on the Install Joomla button.
  6. Complete the form that appears with the following details:

    Joomla Installations Details

    • Select the Domain name on the drop-down menu. 
    • Define the File Path where Joomla will be installed
    • For Admin Email, enter an email address where you want the admin password emailed. Make sure this is a working email address.
    • For Admin Username, enter your preferred username.
    • For Site Title, enter the name of the website. This will appear in the header as the name of your site.
    • For Timezone, choose your preferred time zone from the drop-down.
    • Click on the Install Joomla button.
  7. A progress bar will inform you of the progress of your installation. When complete, click Details for your admin username and password:

    Joomla Installation Complete

Once the installation is complete and you have your credentials, you can begin working on your Joomla site! Check your email for the Joomla username and password and a link to your Joomla login page.


How to install Joomla using QuickInstall on a Reseller, VPS, or Dedicated server

  1. Log in to your WHM.
  2. Click on the List Accounts or search it at the search function on the left-hand side. 

    HostGator WHM List Accounts

  3.  Select the cPanel account where you install Joomla by clicking the cPanel Logo next to the cPanel Username.

    HostGator WHM cPanel User

  4. In the Software section, click on the QuickInstall icon:

    QuickInstall Icon

  5. Click the One-Click Installs tab on top of the page.

    One Click Installs Tab

  6. Next, click on the Joomla tab.

    Joomla Tab

  7. Click on the Install Joomla button.
  8. Complete the form that appears with the following details:

    Joomla Installations Details

    • Select the Domain name on the drop-down menu. 
    • Define the File Path where Joomla will be installed
    • For Admin Email, enter an email address where you want the admin password emailed. Make sure this is a working email address.
    • For Admin Username, enter your preferred username.
    • For Site Title, enter the name of the website. This will appear in the header as the name of your site.
    • For Timezone, choose your preferred time zone from the drop-down.
    • Click on the Install Joomla button.
       
  9. A progress bar will inform you of the progress of your installation. When complete, click Details for your admin username and password:

    Joomla Installation Completer

Once the installation is complete and you have your credentials, you can begin working on your Joomla site! Check your email for the Joomla username and password and a link to your Joomla login page.

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