Web Developer Class: How to Manually Install Joomla! 1.6

“To install Joomla!, you have two choices, by web browser or by
FTP. I’ve decided to choose the FTP route. I created my first
installation of Joomla! using an automated interface in GoDaddy.
Since I know that GoDaddy supports Joomla!, I’ll be using it again
for the manual installation.

“Before we get started, you need to download Joomla! by going to
the main page, and clicking on the orange download button to
download Joomla 1.6. Another option is to go to the download page

“You’ll also need to download the installation manual:

“I chose to download the ZIP file. Before you can install it,
you need to unzip the file. Before you do that, create a directory
first, then extract Joomla! there. If you don’t and you extract
Joomla! into a directory where there are other files, it will
create a real mess, because the Joomla! zip file doesn’t
automatically create a folder when it’s extracting the files.”

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