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03 - Installing and configuring Joomla on a localhost installation

Now that you have the Joomla files installed and an empty database setup to serve the site, and you've created a database user for your Joomla site to use, the next step is to start up the Joomla installer and configure Joomla to use the database. This video tutorial takes you through this process step-by-step.  The first time through this process can be tricky, but once you learn how to do it, it seems pretty easy!