JomSocial is a powerful social networking extension for Joomla that allows you to create a fully complete social network. Jomsocial will give your users the ability to share pictures, videos and more. Besides that, JomSocial is compatible with a wide variety of themes and plugins. In this article I will give you a step-by-step guide on how to install JomSocial in Joomla 3.
- Sign into Joomla as an Administrator and go to the Extension Manager:
- Select the JomSocial component and click on Upload & Install:
- Wait until you receive a “Complete Installation” message. If you don’t receive one, please check the version of JomSocial selected. Click on that green “Complete Installation” message to start the installation process:
- The first screen of JomSocial Installer will check if you meet the minimum requirement JomSocial needs. If you are missing any requirement, please contact us as soon as possible. Click next to continue the installation:
- On the second screen, JomSocial will install some require files within Joomla:
- After that, the installer will prepare the Database for JomSocial:
- Finally JomSocial will install the necessary plugins and modules:
- Lastly, you will get a screen displaying that the installation was successful:
- To configure JomSocial, on Joomla’s Administration Dashboard go to menu “Components->JomSocial”:
- That’s it, you can manage your own social network.
This concludes Installing Jomsocial.