Joomla! Standard Installation

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With Click & Build Installations, you can create popular content management systems, forum software and wikis conveniently and without programming knowledge. With a standard installation, you can configure your application without restrictions and install any plugins, extensions and themes.

In this article, we'll show you how to install a Joomla! website in a few easy steps.

Guided Steps

  • Log in to IONOS.
  • Click on the Websites & Stores tile.
  • Click the Create New Website button on the top-right corner of the screen.
  • Scroll down to the Joomla! tile and click Get Started.
  • If necessary, select the desired package with which you are making the website.
  • Check the box to confirm that I have read and accept the Terms of Use and click Continue.
  • In the Installation Settings section, enter a Name for the website and choose the Domain/subdomain to assign to the website.
  • In the Application Settings section, choose a Language and enter the required information for the Administrator account.
  • Choose whether you would like to have demo content added during your installation and your preferred Update Channel. Then, click Continue.
  • Enter a Description and Password/Repeat Password for your website's database and enter a Table prefix. Then, click Continue.
  • If desired, click the ... button to choose a Directory for your installation. Then, click Continue.
  • Finally, click Install.

The installation will take a few moments to complete. Once it is complete, you can log in with the username and password you specified during the installation by clicking the Edit website button. Alternatively, you can log in to Joomla! to edit your website by simply adding /administrator to the domain you assigned to the website.


For example, if you assigned your website to, you would go to