Sunday, May 25, 2014

Installing Joomla! using Microsoft Web Platform Installer

There are many CMS systems out there, but among the free PHP-based CMS systems, Drupal and Joomla! are 2 of the most popular.

As with the installation of Drupal, you can also install Joomla! using the Microsoft Web Platform Installer.

However, unlike Drupal, Joomla! does not support installing on Microsoft SQL Server and instead requires MySQL.

Of course, if you want to install Joomla! manually, you can find rather detailed instructions here:

Fortunately, the Microsoft Web Platform Installer will also install MySQL for you so that the entire installation experience is seamless.

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