Install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 | 17.10 | 18.04 with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP 7.2 and Let’s Encrypt SSL/TLS Certificates

If you are thinking about running websites and blogs build on Joomla CMS, you should definitely consider using SSL/TLS certificates. Google and other Internet companies are encouraging webmasters to use HTTPS across their entire site and on all pages.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 / 17.10 and 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.2 support with Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS enabled. {LAMP + Let’s Encrypt}

This setup will probably be how all Joomla sites will be configured going forward, since Google is strongly encouraging website owners to use SSL/TLS encryption for all web pages.

Also, Joomla is PHP 7.2 compatible. so why not use the latest PHP? However, before using PHP 7.2, make sure all your plugins and themes are compatible or you’ll seriously run into issues.

When you’re ready to get Joomla working, continue with the steps below:

Step 1: Install Apache2 HTTP Server on Ubuntu

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Install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenLiteSpeed, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

Want to run Joomla on OpenLiteSpeed HTTP server? The steps below is a great place to start.

When you look at the web hosting landscape, you’ll see majority of the sites hosted on Apache2 or Nginx HTTP servers. However, few people know about OpenLiteSpeed or Lighttpd HTTP servers and the performance benefits they provide.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with OpenLiteSpeed, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support. If you haven’t heard of OpenLiteSpeed, is an open source web server developed by LiteSpeed Technology. It’s designed to be lightweight with a user friendly web interface to create and manage your websites.

You will learn how to install OpenLiteSpeed with MariaDB and PHP 7.1. and how to configure OpenLiteSpeed to allow Joomla to work. When you’re ready, continue with the steps below:

Step 1: Update the Ubuntu

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Install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Lighttpd, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

If you scan the web today, you’ll see webmasters installing and using Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Apache2 or Nginx and MariaDB with PHP support. This post is going to show you how to use Lighttpd HTTP server instead.

Lighttpd is a secure, fast and flexibly HTTP server with a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers. Its event-driven architecture is optimized for a large number of parallel connections (keep-alive) which is important for high performance dynamic applications.

Joomla, a powerful and popular content management systems (CMS) is the right tool to develop and build powerful and dynamic websites based on PHP is flexible and can be run on variety or HTTP servers.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Lighttpd, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

When you’re ready to setup Joomla with Lighttpd support, follow the steps below:

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Setup Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

I have been testing Ubuntu 18.04 LTS edition. and the steps below shows you how I got Joomla CMS installed and configured with Nginx HTTP Server

This post shows students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 support. Like many other content management systems, Joomla runs on top of the LAMP stack. LAMP is a collection of open source software that allows webmasters to create dynamic and powerful websites and applications.

For those who don’t know, Joomla is an open source content management system (CMS) that helps webmasters and bloggers create dynamic websites. It might be the second or third most popular CMS installed today, right behind WordPress. So, if WordPress isn’t meeting your needs, you may want to give Joomla a try.

This post should be easy to follow even for new users.

To get started with installing and configuring Joomla on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:

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Install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP 7.1 Support

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS version for testing purposes. for new users and students looking for help installing Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 18.04, the steps below should be a great place to start.

This post shows students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those who don’t know, Joomla is an open source content management system (CMS) that helps webmasters and bloggers create dynamic and power websites.

Like many other content management systems, Joomla runs on top of the LAMP stack and might be the second or third most popular CMS in use today, right behind WordPress. So, if WordPress isn’t meeting your needs, you may want to give Joomla a try.

This post should be easy to follow even for new users.

To get started with installing and configuring Joomla on Ubuntu, follow the steps below:

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Install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP 7.1 and Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS

Although WordPress is the current favorite with it comes to open source content management systems, you can’t count Joomla out when deciding which CMS to use to power your websites and blogs.

Joomla is a powerful and popular content management systems (CMS) use by webmasters and website owners to create dynamic websites and blogs. If you’re going to be running a dynamic website or blog and want to manage it easily, you may want to take a look at Joomla to help you.

In today’s environments, Joomla is frequently being installed with SSL/TLS encryption so that all traffic to and from the website is protected over HTTPS. Also, websites that use HTTPS may rank better with Google and other search engine providers.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt support. When you’re done, your website will automatically be configured to use HTTPS for all traffic.

To get started with installing Joomla with Let’s Encrypt support, follow the steps below:

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Install Joomla CMS on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB PHP 7.1 and Let’s Encrypt free SSL/TLS

When deciding on which content management systems to use to power your websites or blogs, WordPress, Drupal and Joomla come to mind. although WordPress is #1, Joomla may provide other benefits that may not be available on WordPress.

Joomla is a powerful and popular content management systems (CMS) use by webmasters and website owners to create dynamic websites and blogs. If you’re going to be running a dynamic website or blog and want to manage it easily, you may want to take a look at Joomla to help you.

In today’s environments, Joomla is frequently being installed with SSL/TLS encryption so that all traffic to and from the website is protected over HTTPS. Also, websites that use HTTPS may rank better with Google and other search engine providers.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt support. When you’re done, your website will automatically be configured to use HTTPS for all traffic.

To get started with installing Joomla with Let’s Encrypt support, follow the steps below:

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Switch Joomla from HTTP to HTTPS on Ubuntu with Let’s Encrypt and Nginx

If you’re not running your Joomla websites and blogs over HTTPS then you might not be losing out. Google and other search engine providers are ranking sites using SSL/TLS or HTTPS better than those that are not.

Even today, most website providers are making all their customers’ websites HTTPS compliant by default. So if you’re still running your Joomla websites or blogs not using HTTPS, then you’re probably doing it wrong.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to convert existing Joomla websites from HTTP to HTTPS easily without losing your audience.

When you’re done, all traffic to your sites will be redirected to the HTTPS version of your content.

To get started with migrating your Joomla sites to HTTPS, continue with the steps below:

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Switch Joomla from HTTP to HTTPS on Ubuntu with Let’s Encrypt and Apache2

Running your Joomla websites and blogs over HTTPS is a good thing. Google and other search engine providers are ranking sites using SSL/TLS or HTTPS better than those that are not.

Even today, most website providers are making all their customers’ websites HTTPS compliant by default. So if you’re still running your Joomla websites or blogs not using HTTPS, then you’re probably doing it wrong.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to convert existing Joomla websites from HTTP to HTTPS easily without losing your audience.

When you’re done, all traffic to your sites will be redirected to the HTTPS version of your content.

To get started with migrating your Joomla sites to HTTPS, continue with the steps below:

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Migrate Joomla Websites on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB and PHP Support

Someday you may find yourself wanting to move or migrate your current Joomla website or blog to a new host. Maybe be your current service provider isn’t serving your needs and you think a new host might and cost you less.

There are many reasons webmasters migrate their websites and blogs. Moving your websites or blogs to a new host isn’t as bad as some might think. The primary challenge is getting your data over to the new server intact and without issues.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to migrate their Joomla websites or blogs to new a server without missing anything. Students and users will learn how to setup the new host, get the data over and restore the website easily.’

To get started with Joomla migration, continue below

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Migrate Joomla Websites on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB and PHP

Someday you may find yourself wanting to move or migrate your current Joomla website or blog to a new host. Maybe be your current service provider isn’t serving your needs and you think a new host might and cost you less.

There are many reasons webmasters migrate their websites and blogs. Moving your websites or blogs to a new host isn’t as bad as some might think. The primary challenge is getting your data over to the new server intact and without issues.

This brief tutorial shows students and new users how to migrate their Joomla websites or blogs to new a server without missing anything. Students and users will learn how to setup the new host, get the data over and restore the website easily.’

To get started with Joomla migration, continue below

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Install Joomla on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt SSL

Joomla is a powerful and popular content management systems (CMS) use by webmasters and website owners to create dynamic websites and blogs. If you’re going to be running a dynamic website or blog and want to manage it easily, you may want to take a look at Joomla to help you.

In today’s environments, Joomla is frequently being installed with SSL/TLS encryption so that all traffic to and from the website is protected over HTTPS. Also, websites that use HTTPS may rank better with Google and other search engine providers.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to install Joomla on Ubuntu 17.04 | 17.10 with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt support. When you’re done, your website will automatically be configured to use HTTPS for all traffic.

To get started with installing Joomla with Let’s Encrypt support, follow the steps below:

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