Joomla is a free and open-source content management system for publishing web content on websites. Web content applications include discussion forums, photo galleries, e-Commerce, and user communities, and numerous other web-based applications. In this article, we are going to learn how to install Joomla on AlmaLinux 8. So, let’s get started.
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A system with AlmaLinux 8 installed and running.
rootaccess to the system.
- LAMP Stack installed and running, for this, you can refer to one of our guides on installing the LAMP Stack (Apache, MariaDB, and PHP).
Once you're all set, we'll proceed with Joomla installation and configuration.
Let us begin with creating a Database and a user. We will then grant the required privileges to the user so it can interact with the Database.
mysql -u root CREATE DATABASE crowncloud; CREATE USER 'crowncloud'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'YOUR-PASSWORD-HERE'; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON crowncloud.* TO 'crowncloud'@'localhost'; FLUSH PRIVILEGES; QUIT
The above commands will give complete access to the user
YOUR-PASSWORD-HEREwith a safe and secure password.
Next we will install Let's Encrypt SSL cert so we can have the domain running on HTTPS.
You can refer the following link for instructions on how to Install Let's Encrypt.
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cd /var/www/html/joomla wget -O joomla.zip https://downloads.Joomla.org/cms/Joomla4/4-0-5/Joomla_4-0-5-Stable-Full_Package.zip?format=zip unzip joomla.zip rm joomla.zip
Let's make the folders readable.
chmod -R 755 /var/www/html/joomla chown -R apache:apache /var/www/html/joomla chcon -R -t httpd_sys_content_rw_t /var/www/html/joomla
Create a new apache configuration file
dev3.domainhere.info.conf for the domain with the following command:
Add the following codes:
<VirtualHost *:80> ServerName dev3.domainhere.info ServerAlias dev3.domainhere.info DocumentRoot /var/www/html/joomla <Directory /var/www/html/joomla/> Options -Indexes +FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All </Directory> ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/dev3.domainhere.info-error.log CustomLog /var/log/httpd/dev3.domainhere.info-access.log combined </VirtualHost>
Your Domain Name.
Now, press the
Esc key, and type in
:wq! and press the
Enter key to save and exit the file.
Now, restart & check the apache with the following commands:
systemctl restart httpd systemctl status httpd
firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=http firewall-cmd --permanent --add-service=https firewall-cmd --reload
Now open the URL from your browser, this will redirect you to configuring the final parts of the Joomla installation.
dev3.domainhere.infowith the actual IP or domain configured on the server.
Input the Database details which was configured earlier. Follow the below steps:
Now you have successfully installed Joomla with LAMP Stack on AlmaLinux 8.