Join Jen Kramer for an in-depth discussion in this video Placing a site in offline mode and changing the offline image, part of Installing and Running Joomla! 3: Local and Web-Hosted Sites.
- One of the disadvantages I mentioned…about working in a web hosting environment,…rebuilding your Joomla! website,…is that this is what it looks like.…Here I am at joomla.samoca.org.…I'm getting ready to build…my new SAMOCA website here in Joomla! 3…and the whole entire world can see it.…If anybody types in joomla.samoca.org,…they can see the fact that hey, I installed Joomla!…but there's nothing going on…or they can see a big mess that's going on…while I'm building it.…Wouldn't it be nice if I could still have…all the benefits of building on the server…but not have that major disadvantage…that if people come to this URL,…they wind up seeing my mess under construction?…The answer to that is there are two possible solutions.…
I'm going to cover these over the next two videos.…In this video, I'm going to talk about…putting the site in offline mode.…This is so simple to do.…If you log in to the back end of Joomla!…go on ahead and enter your login information…if you're not already there,…you'll come to your Control Panel just like this.…
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A: Joomla no longer supports PHP 5.6 and lower and will issue an error message if it detects an outdated version on your host server.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.