Joomla 2.5 & 3.x Quickstart Installation Userguide


Quickstart package is a full website package that includes: templates, extensions, database, images ... and once you install the quickstart successfully, you will have a complete website that is exactly same as our Demo.

For the purposes of this article, we will instruct you how to install the quick start for Joomla v2.5 & Joomla v3.x on our servers.

With Joomla Template from Smartaddons, we provide 3 packages for your installation. They're: Template package only, Extension packages and quickstart package. You can find all of them in your download area by going to Menu Joomla > Download > Joomla Templates Club > Template name. All packages will appear as bellow:

Before installing the Quickstart package, we recommend you back up your site first. You click to learn how to back up a Joomla site. Below will guide to install a quickstart package of SmartAddons Joomla Template.

 Upload folder quickstart

Begining of installation procedure

After uploading is completed, open the browser and type your URL in the address bar. You will see initial Joomla install screen:

STEP 1: SELECT LANGUAGE

STEP 2: PRE-INSTALLATION CHECK

STEP 3: LICENSE

STEP 4: DATABASE

STEP 5: FTP CONFIGURATION

STEP 6: MAIN CONFIGURATION

Most important on this page is Sample Data Installation. Without installing sample data you will not install QuickStart package but default empty Joomla!

STEP 7: FINAL STEP

After clicking next you should reach the final page that tells you that you have successfully installed the package. Now you should remove install folder otherwise you can't login to admin or visit website frontend.

With Joomla 3.x Quickstart Installation has only main 3 steps: Configuration, Database, Overview.

Before installing the Quickstart package, we recommend you back up your site first. You click to learn how to back up a Joomla site. The following steps will guide to install a quickstart package of SmartAddons Joomla Template.

 STEP 1: Upload folder quickstart

STEP 2: Begining of installation procedure

After uploading is completed, open the browser and type your URL in the address bar. You will see initial Joomla install screen:

 SELECT LANGUAGE

Main Configuration:

Enter the required information of your site: sitename, email, admin username and password

STEP 3: Configure Database

Create Database: Following guide is used for creating database on the localhost. Go to your phpmyadmin (http://localhost/phpmyadmin/) then type of desired database name. You should refer document for creating database on Cpanel.

Database Installation: After the step 2, Click Next and go to this step. You will need to fill database name, username and password in here.

STEP 4: Install Sample Data

If you install sample data, you will have a site like our demo. If you select default sample data, you will get a fresh Joomla site.

STEP 5: Remove or Rename the Installation folder:

The final step is removing or renaming the Installation folder

Once you have done that you can navigate to the front end of your site and see the template set up exactly the same way as the demo site. You are now free to edit, change and add to the site to personalise it and start to market your Joomla web presence. Good Luck.

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