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!

Installation Process

The entire installation process is pretty much guided. However, if you haven't uploaded the EasyBlog package, refer to this Uploading Installer guide for more information.

System Requirements

On the first screen of your installation process, you will notice that the screen is displaying a list of pre-requisites. Your site will need to meet the minimum system requirements before you are able to proceed with the installation process.

Your screen will look similar to the screen shot below:

EasyBlog 5 System Requirements

If your system requirements are all met, you can hit the Next Step button to proceed with the next step.

Installation Source

There are two methods to perform the installation and it is recommended that you go with the Installation via The Network as it will automatically download the component package. Installation sources are divided into:

EasyBlog 5 Installation Source

  • Installation via The Network (Recommended)
    This is one of the simplest way to perform the installation as you only need to enter your API key.

  • Installation via Directory
    To be able to install via directory, you will need to head on to your dashboard page to download the Component Package

Installation via The Network

You will need to enter your API key that you have obtained from your dashboard page.

If you have more than 1 license with us, you'll be able to choose the license to use for the installation as you can see from the screen shot below:

EasyBlog 5 Multiple Licenses

Installation via Directory

You will need to upload the downloaded Component Package into the following location:


Once you are done, click on the Next Step button to proceed with the installation.

Installation Progress

Once the installation process is initiated, you will see a screen that looks similar to below:

EasyBlog 5 Installation Progress

If everything goes well, the installation would not display any errors. Should there be any errors, please refer to the Common Installation Issues page.

Addons Installation

On this page, you will be able to select which modules or plugins to be installed on the site. Ideally, you should let it install all the modules and plugins unless you are an Advanced User and know what you are doing.

EasyBlog 5 Installation Progress

Click on the Next Step to proceed with the installation of addons.

EasyBlog 5 Addons Installation Progress

When the installation process is completed for the addons, click on the Next Step.

Post Installation Updates

There are times when the installer will need to run specific update / maintenance routines to ensure the data integrity of the extension. They will be executed during this step.

EasyBlog 5 Post Installation Progress

Once the maintenance scripts are executed, hit on the Next Step button to complete the installation.

Installation Completed

When the installation is completed, you can either access the Front end of your site or continue accessing the back end of EasyBlog.

EasyBlog 5 Post Installation Progress