How to Install Joomla! 3.x QuickStart Package?

In this tutorial we'll show you, How to Install a Joomla 3 Quickstart package. After install Quickstart of Joomla Template you will get exactly the same website like on the demo.


Quick start package installation process is very similar to Joomla! 3 installation. but the main difference in sample data installation, Step 4, need to install "Default English(GB) Sample Data" it's very important!

Step1: Start

After uploading and unzipping Joomla! 3 Quickstart Full Package to localhost or web hosting, type at your browser address bar:

  • http://www.your-site.com (for web hosting);
  • http://localhost/path_to_joomla (for localhost).

Step2: Configuration

At this step you will need to fill in the following fields:

  • Select language;
  • Site Name;
  • Description;
  • Admin Email Address;
  • Admin Username;
  • Admin Password;
How to install Joomla! 3.x Configuration

Step3: Database Configuration

At this step you will need to enter database information which you will use for Joomla!

  • Username;
  • Password;
  • Database Name;
How to install Joomla! 3.x Database configuration

About how to create new database and database user you can read at this tutorial How to Create new database.

Step4: Install Sample Data

It's very important step for successful installation, select "Default English(GB) Sample Data".

How to install Joomla! 3.x Sample data installation

Step5: Remove Installation folder

Now you need to delete the installation folder, Click on button "Remove Installation folder"

How to install Joomla! 3.x Remove Installation folder

Congratulations! Joomla! 3.x with configured Joomla! template and extensions now installed. Log in to the Administrator section of Joomla website. Type at your browser adress bar http://www.your-site.com/administrator or http://localhost/path_to_joomla/administrator (for localhost). Check other Joomla tutorials to get more Knowledge.