How to install Joomla in localhost

Step 1

Download latest version of Joomla from

Step 2

Extract the downloaded zip file to your localhost. The filename will look like ” Joomla_3.7.4-Stable-Full_Package”

Step 3

Now start the server by starting both Apache and MySQL

Step 4

Enter localhost/Joomla_3.7.4-Stable-Full_Package on your browser and complete all three steps of installation there

Step 5

Check whether your server configurations meet the required configuration in Joomla like PHP version etc. If yes then install joomla.


In Xampp if the installation is not completing then replace max_execution_time = 30 in PHP.ini file by max_execution_time = 300.
Then restart Apache and try again the installation process.

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