You find out an ideal template you think that it makes your website magnificent. You successfully download it to your devices. What to do next? Of course, you must set it up.
If you have already had a Joomla website with your own content, you can install extensions to serve your template. If you are running a new site, you are recommended to set up the Quickstart package.
Some people still wonder what they have to do with Quickstart package. The answer is installing Quickstart package is like doing with a normal Joomla website. After installation, you will see a complete site like on Demo Site.
In this tutorial, we are pleased to instruct you how to install a Joomla Template by Quickstart on localhost?
Here are steps that you can follow. We illustrate this by an example of Aragon template:
Step 1: You start XAMPP Control Panel Application:
Step 2: You then extract the template file to folder. Here is extracting file tz_aragon_j31_v1.1 to folder tz_aragon_j31_v1.1.
Step 3: Inside this folder, you see quickstart package. To set up quickstart , you unzip file quickstart to folder quickstart.
Step 4: Copy quickstart folder to htdocs in xampp and you install it like you do with a normal Joomla website:
Step 5: Start installing. (Local host/quickstart)
Your screen must be identical with that of a normal Joomla. You conduct three stages:
Stage 1 is Configuration: You import: site name, admin email, admin username, admin password and confirm admin password then you click next to continue.
In stage 2, you make database configuration in database type, username, database name...and then choose Next:
The last stage is Overview, where you can check everything once again before installing. If there is nothing to edit, you click install.
You are now at the end of installation process; you then must remove the installation folder.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed a Joomla template by quickstart. You then will see a complete site like on Demo site:
With a few steps, you install successfully a Joomla template by a Quickstart on localhost. Let's try it and you will find it is so easy but so great!