Setup

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!
EasyBlog V5.1

Installing EasyBlog On Joomla 2.5

If you're currently running your site on Joomla 2.5, you may proceed with this installation guide.

Joomla 2.5 official support hit its EOL (end-of-life) on December 31, 2014. We would like to encourage you to update your site to Joomla 3.x.

Download The Installer

The installer can be found on our site, which is on your Dashboard. Once logged into your account dashboard, you should be able to see the list of subscription that you're currently having. Choose EasyBlog and click on download Full Package button to get the installer package.

EasyBlog Download Full Package

Installing EasyBlog

Once you have acquire EasyBlog installer package, you may proceed with the installation. The installation process is fairly simple and it is as easy as uploading the EasyBlog installer via Joomla Extensions Manager and follow the designed steps on the installer.

Uploading EasyBlog Installer

Firstly, navigate to the Joomla Extension Manager by accessing Extensions > Extension Manager > Install.

Joomla 2.5 Extensions Manager

Click on the Browse button to locate and select the EasyBlog installer package. Once ready, click on Upload & Install button to continue the installation process.

Once the uploading process was completed, a screen that looks similar like this will be displayed. Continue the installation by clicking on Proceed With Installation button.

Joomla 2.5 Extensions Manager

System Requirement Validation

On the first screen of your installation process, a list of pre-requisites of EasyBlog will be displayed. The site must met the Minimum System Requirements before continuing the installation process.

EasyBlog Installation

Installation Process

When the installation process started, you will see a screen that looks similar to below. If everything goes well, the installation should not display any error. Should there is any error displayed, please refer to the installation issues documentation for more information.

EasyBlog Installation

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're an Advanced User and know what you're doing. Click on the Next Step to proceed with the addons installation.

EasyBlog Installation

EasyBlog Installation

Post Installation Maintenance

There are times when EasyBlog needs to run specific update/maintenance routines to ensure the data integrity of the system. They will be executed during this step. Rest assure it would only take a few seconds.

EasyBlog Installation

Completed

Now, the installation process is completed. You may now start configuring EasyBlog settings by clicking on Launch Backend button or experience EasyBlog from user point of view by clicking on Launch Frontend button.

EasyBlog Installation