How to Install Joomla via Fantastico Using WHM/CPanel?

webdbapps

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Hi All,

I have a newly-registered domain name and a WHM/CPanel setup. I have enabled Fantastico and now need to install Joomla in the document root of the new domain. Can anyone provide links to how this is done? Prevous attempts to install Joomla 1.6 via Fantastico have not been successful in that Fantastico wants to install to public_html. Is this okay, or should it be installed to the domain root?

Thanks,
Sid
 

Infopro

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The root of your domain.com is /public_html/.
If you're installing it into an addon domain on your account, it (root of the domain) might be at /public_html/addondomainame/

Fantastico is not a cPanel product it's 3rd party software provided by your host. You could ask them about tutorials or visit the fantastico website and forum: https://netenberg.com/fantastico.php

GL with the new site!
 

webdbapps

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Thanks for this info. One other question: When I'm setting up CPanel users in WHM, should they be setup as resellers in order to run Fantastico from CPanel?
 

webdbapps

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I was able to install Joomla 1.6 via Fantastico. We are using a temporary domain name for now until the Joomla site is ready to go live. The temporary domain name is setup in WHM and I have created a CPanel account based on it. After running the Joomla install and browsing to the new site to sign in, I receive a holding page that doesn't seem to point to my WHM/CPanel setup. Is there something I need to do in WHM to point the temporary domain name to our server?
 

cPanelTristan

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What is meant by a temporary domain name? Do you mean you are using http://IP#/~username (where IP# is the server's IP number and username is the cPanel username) to access the site or what url precisely?