Setting up Your Database

This recipe is for websites that are hosted on GoDaddy.com or GoDaddy.com resellers such as PotentiaHosting.comâ„¢. These steps detail how to set up your database on a GoDaddy.com server. GoDaddy.com offers a wide range of tools equal to the tools discussed in previous section. However GoDaddy.com handles setting up your new hosting in a very […]

Preparing to Installing Joomla

In this task we will gather the required materials for installation. You will need an FTP program, such as FileZilla, to upload Joomla! and other items. Get FileZilla by visiting their site at this link: http://filezilla-project.org/download.php Save it to a place on your computer that you can recall. If you are a Windows user, please […]

Preparing to installing Joomla

In any computer, files and programs have a ‘permission’ level, meaning it states who can read, write, change, or run them. In Joomla! (Linux-based machines) we have three sets of permissions: one for the ‘owner’, one for the ‘group’, and one for the ‘world’. A common security mistake is setting these incorrectly. In this short […]

Ensuring Permission Are Correct

In any computer, files and programs have a ‘permission’ level, meaning it states who can read, write, change, or run them. In Joomla! (Linux-based machines) we have three sets of permissions: one for the ‘owner’, one for the ‘group’, and one for the ‘world’. A common security mistake is setting these incorrectly. In this short […]

How to install Joomla

You are now ready to install Joomla! 1.5 on your web hosting platform. In this recipe, we will go through the set up of your database and uploading of the files. This process should only take about five to ten minutes to complete. Once done you will have a working Joomla! site ready to add […]