This example will use
wget to install Joomla from within the Devilbox PHP container.
After completing the below listed steps, you will have a working Joomla setup ready to be served via http and https.
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The following configuration will be used:
|Project name||VirtualHost directory||Database||TLD_SUFFIX||Project URL|
- Inside the Devilbox PHP container, projects are always in
- On your host operating system, projects are by default in
./data/www/inside the Devilbox git directory. This path can be changed via HOST_PATH_HTTPD_DATADIR.
It will be ready in six simple steps:
- Enter the PHP container
- Create a new VirtualHost directory
- Download and extract Joomla
- Symlink webroot directory
- Setup DNS record
- Visit http://my-joomla.loc in your browser
All work will be done inside the PHP container as it provides you with all required command line tools.
Navigate to the Devilbox git directory and execute
shell.bat on Windows) to
enter the running PHP container.
The vhost directory defines the name under which your project will be available.
<vhost dir>.TLD_SUFFIX will be the final URL ).
email@example.com in /shared/httpd $ mkdir my-joomla
Navigate into your newly created vhost directory and install Joomla.
firstname.lastname@example.org in /shared/httpd $ cd my-joomla email@example.com in /shared/httpd/my-joomla $ wget -O joomla.tar.gz https://downloads.joomla.org/cms/joomla3/3-8-0/joomla_3-8-0-stable-full_package-tar-gz?format=gz firstname.lastname@example.org in /shared/httpd/my-joomla $ mkdir joomla email@example.com in /shared/httpd/my-joomla $ tar xvfz joomla.tar.gz -C joomla/
How does the directory structure look after installation:
firstname.lastname@example.org in /shared/httpd/my-joomla $ tree -L 1 . ├── joomla.tar.gz └── joomla 1 directory, 1 file
If you have Auto DNS configured already, you can skip this section, because DNS entries will be available automatically by the bundled DNS server.
If you don’t have Auto DNS configured, you will need to add the following line to your
host operating systems
/etc/hosts file (or
C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc on Windows):