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Joomla 2.5 is the previous version of Joomla, which will be supported until December 31, 2014. For upgrade instructions to Joomla 3, please see the FAQs below.
Need help installing Joomla? Read Getting Started with Joomla! for a quick introduction or visit the Joomla 3 Installation forum with any questions you have. Visit the General Questions Forum for 3.3 or 2.5 if you have other questions about Joomla.
Yes you can. Download the package of Joomla that you want to use, unpack the files locally and then upload them to your account directly using FTP. You’ll also want to create a database with a username and password. When you’re done, visit the front end of your site, and you will see the installer page and you can begin the installation process. Click here to read detailed installation instructions for Joomla 3.
You can easily download and install language packages for your Joomla site. Browse through Joomla language packages, and incorporate the languages that you need.
There are over 8,000 extensions available in the Joomla community ready for you to download. Visit the Joomla! Extensions Directory to get help unlocking Joomla extended features.
The first step in any migration process is planning. Joomla 2.5 core extensions will upgrade with a “one-click update.” All third party extensions including template need to be addressed individually. We have resources available to help with your migration planning.
You can find legacy versions of Joomla here.