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On this site, you find a guide to install Joomla on CloudPanel.

Creating a Joomla Site

Via CloudPanel

  1. Click on + Add Site and then click on Create a PHP Site.
Create a PHP Site
  1. Select the Application Joomla 4, enter Domain Name, Site User, Site User Password, and click on Create.
Create a Joomla Site

Via CloudPanel CLI

If you like the command line, you can create a Joomla Site with the following command as root user.

clpctl site:add:php --phpVersion=8.3 --vhostTemplate='Joomla 5' --siteUser='john-doe' --siteUserPassword='!secretPassword!'

Creating a Joomla Project

  1. Log in via SSH with the Site User:
ssh john-doe@server-ip-address
  1. Go to the tmp directory:
cd ~/tmp
  1. Download and extract the latest Joomla 5 version.
mkdir ~/tmp/joomla && curl -Lso joomla.tar.gz && gunzip joomla.tar.gz && tar xfz joomla.tar -C ~/tmp/joomla/
  1. Copy files to the root directory of your site:
cp -R ~/tmp/joomla/* ~/htdocs/
  1. Clean up the tmp directory.
rm -rf ~/tmp/*
  1. Create a Database, open your site in the browser, and go through the Joomla Installer.

  2. Done! Joomla is now installed.

Joomla is now installed