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Everything is set up on your server? In this section, you will learn on how to deploy EasyBlog on your Joomla site. Grab a cup of coffee, this will be an interesting ride!

Installing EasyBlog

Learn about EasyBlog on this Getting Started Guides which will walk you through your first EasyBlog installation, upgrades and show off the basic of the major features EasyBlog has to offers.

Getting Started Guides

Before start installing EasyBlog, please make sure that you have met the Minimum System Requirements and downloaded the latest version of EasyBlog.

However, if you're curious what are the benefit EasyBlog has to offer, you should surf our EasyBlog Demo page and get the grasp of EasyBlog.

If you are installing EasyBlog on Joomla 2.5, please proceed with this guide. Installation On Joomla 2.5

Download EasyBlog Installer

The installer can be found on our site; on your Dashboard. Once logged into your account dashboard, you should be able to see the list of subscriptions that you're currently having. Choose EasyBlog and click on the Download Louncher button as shown below.

StackIdeas Dashboard Downloads

Noticed that there are 3 different types of packages which can be downloaded. These packages are further explained below:

Launcher (recommended)

Launcher package is the smallest version of EasyBlog and it only contains the necessary script files to begin the installation. This launcher allows you to initiate the installation process via network.

Component (advanced user)

The component package is the main package of EasyBlog which contains the entire component. This package cannot be installed through Joomla Extension Manager. It's need to be placed in the packages folder in EasyBlog component.

Full Package

This full package contains both the launcher and the component package. Unfortunately, this full package is quite huge to be uploaded through Joomla Extension Manager. However, if your upload_max_filesize is larger than the package, you can proceed.

Uploading Installer

Just like the installation of any extensions, modules or plugins, you will need to access the Extension Manager of your Joomla site. You may access it via the menu at the top as shown on the screen shot below:

Joomla 3.x Extensions Manager

When you are on the Extensions Manager page, you'll see a screen that looks similar to the screen below:

Joomla 3.x Extensions Manager Upload

Browse the the Launcher package that you have just downloaded and select the archive. Then, hit on the Upload & Install button. Once the upload is complete, you will see a screen that looks like below:

EasyBlog 5 Installation Success

Click on the Proceed With Installation button to proceed with the installation.

Proceed With Installation Process