To install Joomla!, you need the source code. Download the
Joomla_1.5.zip package and save it on your system.
You have to decide whether Joomla! needs to be installed directly into a document directory or a subdirectory. This is important, since many users prefer a short URL to their homepage.
If Joomla! is unzipped directly in
/htdocs, the web page starts when the domain name http://www.myhomepage.com is accessed from its local computer
http://localhost/ and/or from the server on the Internet. If you have created subdirectories under
/htdocs/, for example,
/htdocs/Joomla150/ and you unpack the package there, you have to enter
http://localhost/Joomla150/ in the browser. This isn't ...