First please let me explain what it's called Demo Package:
To shorten in one equation we can describe the demo package like this: Joomla + Template + Demo Content = DEMO Package (DP)
After you've selected the Demo Package, you must have a FTP client. I recommend FileZilla because is free. You can download the software from here: http://filezilla-project.org
Connect to server with your FTP client and upload the DEMO Package to your root folder. Root means usually the “public_html” folder. The name depends on the server.
Extract the Demo Package content on your server root.
Step 3Create a database using CPanel.
Open your browser, type your website address:
http://www.yourdomain.com/, if it doesn’t work copy/paste this
http://www.yourdomain.com/installation/where "yourdomain" should be replaced with the name of your domain.
Now you should see this page:
1Select your language. This should be changed only if you want to use another language.
Attention!Joomla supports multiple languages by default, but our templates doesn't. In the future if we get requests for translations we will add support for different languages to our templates.
2Type the desired website name. This name can be changed later from Joomla back-end. This name is the website title.
3Type your website email. Be carefull what email you use here, because all website related emails will be sent to this address. All existing extensions and the future one's that you'll install will use this email for notifications. This email can be changed later from Joomla back-end.
4Type the desired Super User(admin) username. This can be changed later from Joomla back-end.
5Type a password for you Super User(admin) account. For security reasons be sure to use a long and diversified password.
6Type again your password for confirmation.
7Here you can type a description for your website. This description will be indexed by search engines. This option is optional and you can change it later from Joomla back-end.
8Is better to leave this option as it is. If you set it to "Yes", after installation is completed your front-end will display an offline message and you need to login to see the website. Normally this option should be activated only if you develop on a live server.
9Check everything again and if everything is OK you can click on "Next" button to go to the next page.
After you click "Next" button you'll be redirected to this page to fill database details:
1Select your database type. Usually is MySqli. If you're not sure ask your hosting provider and select the correct version.
2Select host name. Usually is localhost, but on some server it could be different. If you're not sure, it's better to ask your hosting provider.
3Type your database username. This is the username that you've created for the database in Cpanel.
4Type database password. This is the password that you've created in Cpanel for the database.
5Type the database name. This si the name for the database that you've created in Cpanel.
6You can leave the table prefix field as it is. This prefix is randomly generated by Joomla. Make sure that the chosen prefix is not used by other tables if you have multiple websites on the same server.
7If you had a previous Joomla installation on the same database and you no longer need the content of that database it's better to select "Remove", if not leave it as it is by default selected.
8Check all above steps again and make sure that everything it's correct and after that you can click on "Next" button.
The "Overview" page is the last step in installing the template. This page is more as a last minute check of previous configuration pages.
1If you want to send an email with the configuration settings to the administrator email address you should check this as "Yes". Normally you can leave this as default set to "No".
2Here you can check again your "Main Configuration" created on first setup page.
3Here you can check again your database settings.
4Here you can see if your server has all the required configuration to run the template without any problems. If you see instead of "Yes" on green background, "No" on red background you should get in touch with your hosting provider to help you fix the issue. If you spot "Yes" or "No" on yellow background it's good to try to fix the issue with your hosting provider, but usually the template will run just fine.
5Here you can see all PHP requirements for template to work. If you see instead of "Yes" on green background, "No" on red background you should get in touch with your hosting provider to help you fix the issue. If you spot "Yes" or "No" on yellow background it's good to try to fix the issue with your hosting provider, but usually the template will run just fine.
6Check again if everything is OK, and after click on "Install" button.
If everything went right you should see Joomla installing like in the following image:
If there wasn't any problem during installation you should see the following screen:
1If you see this message it means that the template it's installed correctly.
2You must click this to remove the installation folder. If you don't remove this folders your website will become vulnerable against hackers.
3From this 2 buttons you can go to either your front-end, either back-end. If you click the "Site" button you'll be taken to the website front-end area. If you click "Administrator" button, you'll be taken to the administrator back-end area.
If the installation folder has been removed successfully you'll see the following message:
OK. That's it. Now you're ready to customize your new Joomla template.