How to Install Joomla via Softaculous in SiteWorx?

1. Log into your SiteWorx account. (e.g. )

2. Under "SiteWorx Menu", click the "Hosting Features" menu item if it is not already open.

3. Click on the "Softaculous" option.

4. SiteWorx will open a Softaculous Interface.

5. On the left side of your screen you should locate the "Portal/CMS" category. Click on it and then click on the "Joomla" link that will appear.

6. Click on the "Install" button

7. Fill the necessary field under the "Software Setup" field:
  • Choose the version you want to install: Leave this as it is.
    Choose Protocol: You can leave this as it is.
  • Choose Domain: If you don't have multiple domains, leave this as it is.
  • In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, for example, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave this blank to install in your main domain

8. Under "Site Settings" field:
  • Site Name: Enter the name of your website, such as "my first website".
  • Site Description: Site Description or Slogan

9. Under the "Database Settings" field:
  • Import Sample Data: Leave this as it is

10. Under the "Admin Account" field enter the following information:

  • Admin Username: Your new Joomla username (for security reason do not use the "Administrator" or the "Admin" username.)
  • Admin Password: Use a strong password.
  • Real Name: Leave this as it is or use your full name
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.

Note: Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your Joomla Website.

11. Choose Language: You can chose the language of your Joomla. The default language of Joomla is English.

12. Advanced Options: Leave this as it is, unless you want to change the database name or take an automated backup. Please note that taking frequent backups may take a lot of disk space.

Finally, scroll down to the end of page and click on the Install Button.

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