How To install Joomla

Download Joomla and setup document root

Download Joomla here. After downloading, the resulting zip file should be in your ~/Downloads folder. Unzip this joomla.zip file. You should now see a ~/Downloads/Joomla folder. Move the contents of this folder to /Applications/MAMP/htdocs.

Create database

Click on Open Start Page, then on the phpMyAdmin link. Create a database in phpMyAdmin and call it “joomla”.

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Run Joomla installation

Go to Open Start Page, click on “MyWebsite” on the top menu bar, you should now see the Joomla installation process begin.

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The “admin” is the administrator for this Joomla site. You can use a administrator user name other than “admin”.

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Finish the Joomla installation process.The following fields are the default for the MAMP PRO MySQL installation, user name: “root”, password: “root”, database host: “localhost”.

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