How to Install Joomla From Your WebsitePanel Using Microsoft Web App Gallery


This article will give you a step by step guide on how to install Joomla from your WebsitePanel. Sign into your WebsitePanel and follow these steps:

1) Click Domains

2) Click Add Domain

3) Click Sub-domain

4) Enter the name of your sub-domain. For this example, we will be using “joomla” as the sub-domain name

5) Click Add Domain

6) Click Microsoft Web App Gallery in the Hosting Space Menu on the left

7) Find and click Joomla!

8 ) Click Next

9) Select the sub-domain you just created

10) Enter a database password

If you get an error saying “Cannot use entered value for parameter ‘Database Password’. The value must match the regular expression ‘(?=^.{8,}$)((?=.*\d)|(?=.*\W+))(?![.\n])(?=.*[A-Z])(?=.*[a-z]).*”, make sure your password is at least 8 characters long with at least one lower case letter, one upper case letter and one number.

11) Enter the site administrators password

12) Enter the site administrators email

13) Click Install

14) You will then get a confirmation that your installation is complete

This concludes how to install Joomla from your WebsitePanel.

Once your installation is complete, your new Joomla page will look like this:

To test Joomla before installing it, visit and use the username “joomla” with the password “Test1234”

Does the sub-domain show the default Arvixe page? Click HERE to fix it.

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4 Comments on How to Install Joomla From Your WebsitePanel Using Microsoft Web App Gallery

  1. Tom G. says:

    Currently MS Web App Gallery offers joomla 1.6. however a lol of joomla add-on extensions do not work on 1.6 yet. Is there a way to install joomla 1.5 instead?

  2. Ali says:

    Sorry, but I can’t make this work.
    Do you mean that I can not decide the name of the database etc….?

  3. ali sh says:


    it should just be on sub-domain???


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