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Building E-commerce Sites with VirtueMart Cookbook by John Horton

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Installing Joomla! 2.5 in your web space

Let's get started by downloading and installing Joomla!

Getting ready

Head on over to www.joomla.org. Click on the Download button and grab a copy of Joomla! 2.5 and place the ZIP file on your desktop. Fire up FileZilla and make ready a connection to your web space where your new VirtueMart store will be "set up." If you have never done this before, follow the quick guide.

Connecting to your web host with FileZilla

This is really easy. Perform the following steps:

  1. Run FileZilla.
  2. Navigate to File | Site Manager | New Site.
  3. Enter the details shown in the following table:

    Field

    Value

    Host

    The FTP web address supplied by your host. Often this is the same as your website URL.

    Logon type

    Normal.

    User ...

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