Saturday, June 06, 2020

Here we list the technical requirements for installing and running Joomla.

The table below is based on the latest major release version of Joomal, which is 3.9.18

For security reasons and features you are always advised to use the latest stable version of Joomla

There are a number of web hosts who specialise in hosting Joomla web sites - in choosing your host ensure that they meet the following technical requirements for Joomla.

A good host will allow users to choose from a selection of PHP versions. recommends SiteGround

Software Recommended Minimum
PHP 7.3 (or newer)

7.4+ is compatible

Supported Database
Recommended Minimum

(Used on Linux Servers)

5.5.3 (or newer) 5.1
SQL Server

(Used on Microsoft Servers)

10.50.1600.1 (or newer) 10.50.1600.1

(Used on Linux Servers)

9.1 (or newer) 8.23.18

Supported Web Servers
Recommended Minimum
2.4 (or newer) 2.0
1.8 (or newer) 1.0
Microsoft IIS
7 7

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