Thursday, August 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.

usingjoomla.com recommends SiteGround

Software Recommended
Version
Minimum
Version
PHP 7.3
(or newer)


7.4+
is compatible
5.3.10

Supported
Database
Recommended
Version
Minimum
Version
MySQL

(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
PostgreSQL

(Used on Linux Servers)

9.1
(or newer)
8.23.18

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