Settings > Hosts > General > Extras > Joomla

MAMP PRO offers you the simple possibility to install a current Joomla directly from the app for a host.

Joomla is a free and open-source content management system based on PHP and MySQL. More information about Joomla can be found here. You can find more information about your Joomla installation in the Joomla documentation.

MAMP PRO - Extra - Joomla

  1. On this screen you will enter all information required for the installation of Joomla.

    • Name of the site:
      Enter the name of your website here.

    • E-mail address:
      Enter your e-mail address here. Please make sure that it is a valid e-mail address.

    • Directory:
      Enter the directory where Joomla should be installed. If you leave this field empty, Joomla will be installed directly into the document root of your host.

    • Table prefix:
      Specify an table prefix here (for the tables in the MySQL database). Joomla offers the ability to manage multiple websites using a single database. The data for the table prefix has already been pre-filled and you can leave it as it is.

    • Database name:
      Enter the name of the database here. This can be a new database or an already existing database. The value for the database name has already been pre-filled and you can leave it as it is.

    • User name:
      The user name of your Joomla user. This user is a Joomla administrator.
    • Password:
      The password of your Joomla user. This user is a Joomla administrator.
  2. After you have entered all fields, click on the “Install” button in the bottom right corner.

  3. Now the required files will be downloaded from our server and the installation of Joomla will be performed. This process may take a few seconds. Please be patient.

  4. The servers must then be restarted. Confirm this by clicking the “Yes” button in the corresponding dialogue box.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - Joomla - Restart servers

  5. To open your new Joomla site in your default browser, click on the “Open” button to the right of the host name field.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - Joomla - Open Joomla site

  6. Your new Joomla site now looks like the following screenshot.

    MAMP PRO - Extra - Joomla - Done