Technical information

Joomla installation on Mirohost hosting

Use the installation wizard if you don’t want to deal with technical details.


Joomla installation

  • Step 4. Open your domain link in a new tab and fill in website configuration.

  • Select language — take the default of select yours

  • Site name — enter your website name

  • Description — enter your website description. The optimum length is 20 words.

  • Admin email — enter an email address for account of website super administrator.

  • Admin username — generate a login of website super administrator

  • Admin password — generate a password for website super administrator account, confirm it


Press ‘Next’

  • Step 5. Database configuration

  • Database type — take by default

  • Host name — take by default

  • Username — enter the database user name, generated in step 1

  • Password — enter the password of database user name, generated in step 1

  • Database name — enter the database name, generated in step 1

  • Table prefix — specify table prefixes or use automatically generated ones. A recommended length is 3-4 symbols (latin letters and digits) and an underline character in the end.


Press ‘Next’

  • Step 6. Installation completion

  • Install sample data — it’s recommended to install sample data for new users. It will help to get through the main system functions.

  • Send configuration settings by email — when installation completes, all configuration will be send to your email.

  • Check settings of Main configuration and Database configuration.


Press ‘Install’

  • Step 7. Final settings


  • Step 8. Language packages installation

Joomla interface is available in different languages. Just check necessary languages and continue installation with ‘Next’ button. Note: you need some about 10 seconds to get each package installation. We don’t recommend to select more than 3 language packages.


  • Step 9. Select language by default.

  • Multilingual — set by default if you don’t plan to create a few language versions of your website.

  • Default administrator language — select the one of installed languages.

  • Default site language — select the one of installed languages


Press ‘Next’

  • Step 10. Delete the installation directory for security purposes.


Press ‘Administrator’

  • Step 11. Login to the control panel with your login and password.


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