|How to install joomla 1.7|
Installing Joomla 1.7 is almost similar to joomla 1.5, it is very easy to implement and takes only minutes and you're a new site. Before installing Joomla 1.7 make sure that your host meets the conditions necessary to run joomla, namely: PHP v. 5.2+, MySQL 5.04+, Apache 1.3, and you will need to access a MySQL database, and to be informed of the name database, the database server name, user name and password of the database.
Step 2: Unzip the downloaded file to a folder on your computer, then move with your ftp software all files joomla at the root of your Web site .
Step 3: Enter the url of the Joomla directory (eg http://www.mywebsite.com) in your web browser, if all your files joomla 1.7 are transferred correctly, you should see a page like this:
Here, you just need to select your language and then press the "Next" button in the upper right corner of the screen.
Step 4: In this page, joomla runs a series of system checks and your server to ensure it will run and install successfully. Click "next" to continue
Step 5: The fifth step in installing Joomla 1.7 is the license. This is the software license agreement joomla, click "Next"
Step 6: The MySQL Database Configuration , your data base parameters (user name, password and database name) will be requested .Contact your host if you don't know what this is. You also can change the prefix tables
Step 7 : Ftp configuration, this step is optional. If you want to enable FTP, just add your login. Click Next.
Step 8 :Here is the site configuration, the last joomla installation process, you can enter a site name, a username, password and email address of the administrator, as well as examples of installation content and modules that can help you start a new site joomla 1.7.
Step 9 :Joomla is now installed, The last step is to remove the installation directory. For security reasons it should be removed. just click the button to delete it.