Installing Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 ECS instance
To install Joomla on our server, we need to first install a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) stack.
1. Connect to Your server
2. Install Apache
3. Install MySQL
4. Install PHP
5. Confirm LAMP Installation
To confirm LAMP stack has been installed on your Ubuntu 16.04 server, follow the procedures below.
Open the web browser and navigate to your server’s IP address. You’ll see the Apache2 Ubuntu Default page.
Note: To check your servers public IP address, check your ECS Instance dashboard. You’ll see both private and public IP addresses; use the public IP address to access your website. If you don’t see the public IP address consider setting up an Elastic IP address.
In order to confirm PHP installation on your server, remove the default page and replace it with the PHP code below. To do this use commands below.
Replace with a new file:
Enter a sample PHP code below:
To check your page, navigate to your web browser and enter the public IP address. You should see information about PHP installation if the LAMP stack is correctly installed on your server.
Now remove the index.php file using commands below:
6. Install and Configure Joomla! on ECS
Above are the steps for installing Joomla, for details, you can go to How to Deploy and Host a Joomla Website on Alibaba Cloud ECS.
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There are other CMS with LAMP built by partners can be quickly launched on Alibaba Cloud servers.
Joomla is the most popular and widely supported open source multilingual CMS platform in the world, offering 66 languages. Joomla is a Content management system at heart.
It is equipped with a potent blend of features and can support a variety of websites ranging from personal blogs to corporate brochures to large community-driven websites.
It provides powerful contact nurturing tools to help in organizing marketing campaigns and automates the process of finding/nurturing contacts.
There are some documentation may be useful to you.
For the CMS systmes on LAMP in Ubuntu, you may also need the following products to optimize your experience with the system.
An online computing service that offers elastic and secure virtual cloud servers to cater all your cloud hosting needs.
A single server-based service for application deployment, security management, O&M monitoring, and more
We also have some courses to help you have a better understanding of the tools for your websites.
Alibaba Cloud Computing Certification course is a series of online courses covering topics from Alibaba Cloud ECS, SLB, OSS, RDS, Auto Scaling, Security Solutions and some general Cloud Computing technologies. It is designed to help you understand how these products work, how they should be used and help you gain the required knowledge to be certified as an ACA/ACP level Cloud Computing specialist.
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