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*Joomla is a free open source content management system. More information about Joomla can be found here.

Joomla installations can share a single MySQL database if you specify a unique table prefix during installation. To use an existing database, enter the database name and a unique table prefix. To create a new database, use a unique database name. The table prefix cannot be blank.


  • Site name:.
    The name of your site.

  • Email address:
    Your email address.

    Note: You must enter a valid email address to set up a Joomla installation.

  • Directory:
    The installation directory. If left blank, the Joomla files will be copied directly to the root folder of the document.

    Note: Do not install over a previous installation of Joomla! files will be overwritten without warning.

  • Table prefix:
    Specify the name of your database schema prefix. Joomla offers the ability to manage multiple websites using a single database schema.

  • Database Name:.
    Enter the name of your database schema, which will be added to your local database. After installation, you can view this database for this instance of Joomla using phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro or MySQLWorkbench.

  • User name:.
    The name of the Joomla admin.

    Note: You will need this username to login to your new Joomla site, please write it down.

  • Password:.
    The default password of the Joomla Admin.

    Note: You will need this password to login to your new Joomla site, please write it down.


Your Joomla Extra is configured in the configuration.php file in the document root folder. If you choose to change the database port after installation, you will also need to change the port number in the $host variable.