Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video Installing Joomla! 3.3 with MAMP, part of Installing and Running Joomla! 3: Local and Web-Hosted Sites.
- Finally, the moment we've all been waiting for,…Mac people, it's time to install Joomla.…So before you can install Joomla, you should install MAMP.…Hopefully you have done that, if you haven't done that,…look for MAMP as one of your applications on your Mac.…You should get a screen that comes up that looks…like this when you open up MAMP.…The next thing you have to do is make sure these boxes over…here on the side for Apache server and MySQL server have…little green dots in them indicating that they're running.…If they're not running, hit the start servers button…and one by one you should see those little boxes come up.…
See how they turned green and so helpfully, your web browser…will come up also, and this is your MAMP start page.…So this start page is going to give you…some options for things you can do here.…One of the notable things is phpMyAdmin, there's a link…right here, you're definitely going to need that.…Do note that phpMyAdmin also has a database, username,…and a database password, both are root, you're going…
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 05/30/2018. What changed?
A: Joomla no longer supports PHP 5.6 and lower and will issue an error message if it detects an outdated version on your host server. We added three videos that show how to resolve the error message, by updating PHP in your MAMP or WAMP stack.