How to install Joomla 1.7

How to install Joomla 1.7 Step 1: Download Joomla 1.7 from the link below. Step 2: Go to C:\wamp\www Step 3: And Create a new folder with any name you want eg: C:\wamp\www\mywebsite Step 4: Copy the file Joomla_1.7.0-Stable-Full_Package inside the new folder and extract it. Step 5: Go to your browser and type this address: localhost (where “mywebsite” is the name of the folder you created inside C:\wamp\www). The Joomla installation screen will be displayed. Step 6: In this step you must select a language for the installation process. Step 7: In this page, Joomla 1.7 performs some compatibility tests for our system. Click on “Next”. Step 8: This page shows the GNU General Public License under which Joomla 1.7 is released. Click on “Next”. Step 9: This is the most important step. In this page you must insert the info about your database. – Database Type: Select MySQLi – Host Name: Type localhost – Username: Type the database username. Since you are using Wamp Server, the username is root. – Password: Type the database password. Since you are using Wamp Server, you can leave this blank. – Database Name: Type the database name you created earlier in phpMyAdmin (mydatabase). – Table Prefix: This is the prefix of the Joomla MySQL tables. You can leave the default value, insert your own value or just insert the typical jos_ value. Click on “Next”. Step 10: In this step you can configure an FTP. You can safely bypass this step for now. Step 11: Here you can

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