How to install Joomla 3.5.0 with XAMPP

Joomla is a PHP-based content management system for creating websites and online applications. It features a user-friendly interface, template system, plugin architecture, and user management. It also supports content versioning, SEO, and multilingualism. The active community of users and developers contributes to its ongoing development and support.

Installation Process

Download from Joomla! Downloads – Download Joomla! 3.5.0
Tip: It is recommended to download a version containing a “stable” on its name.
Go to your XAMPP directory and click on htdocs and move the extracted folder
If you do not have an XAMPP yet, please refer to this tutorial: How to Install XAMPP on Windows 10 – Nucleio Technologies IT Solutions
Open XAMPP, start APACHE and MYSQL
Enter http://localhost/Joomla 3.5.0 in your browser and fill the informations
Setup the database and click Next
Install your preferred sample data to learn more about the functions then press Install
Remove the installation folder


To get started with Joomla, follow these steps: Firstly, download Joomla! 3.5.0 from the Joomla! Downloads page. After downloading, extract the files and move the folder to your XAMPP htdocs directory. Next, open XAMPP, start both APACHE and MYSQL, and set up the database by clicking on the “Next” button. With these simple steps, you can begin creating your website or online application using Joomla’s powerful and intuitive content management system.

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