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, for example.


Step 1

Log in to 1&1 IONOS and select the relevant contract.

Step 2

In the Hosting section, click App Center.

Step 3

In the App Center pane, click Create a new website.

Step 4

Select the desired application.

Step 5

Move the mouse over the application tile and then click Install Application.

Step 6

Enter the title of your website in the box and click Create website.

Step 7

Please enter your personal login data (user name and password). Select the language setting. To the point Install sample content: If this setting is activated, the application is installed with ready-made sample pages. If you are not yet familiar with the respective application, these examples will help you get started. This setting is enabled by default. Read and accept the Terms of Use and then click Next.

Step 8

Now please select your domain and go to Assign Domain.

Step 9

The overview shows you the current status of the installation.

Step 10

In App Center each web project has its own box showing the current installation status of the application. Once a green check mark appears, you can start editing your website.

Once the application has been set up, you will also find the links to access the website and the login page of the admin area. The Edit Website button also takes you to the login page of the admin area.

You can call up this view again at any time later by logging in to 1&1 IONOS

The first login

Once the installation is complete, you can log in with the user name and password you specified during the installation via the link to the admin area - or alternatively via the Edit website button.

Please note: For a standard installation, back up your data regularly to other media, such as a PC hard drive or USB stick. In this way you avoid possible data loss. It may take some time for your WordPress installation to be linked to your domain system-wide. If you receive an error message, please try again in a few minutes.