Then go to your Winhost Control Panel, and under "Site Tools" click the App Installer button.
Find Joomla in the App Installer and click "Select this Application >>."
To install Joomla directly in the root of your site, make sure the "AppPath" is left blank.
Click the URL link when the App Installer has completed uploading Joomla to your account. If your domain name is not pointing to Winhost yet, use the secondary URL provided with your account in the Site Info Section.
- Enter the values you wish to use. Make sure to remember the admin username and password - you will need this information to log back into the domain section of the application.
- Click the "Next" button.
Select MySQL from the "Database Type" menu.
To review the information for your MySQL database, see this Knowledge Base article: How to manage MySQL databases.
Host Name: the Database Server URL in your Winhost Control Panel.
Username: the MySQL database username
Password: the MySQL database password.
Database Name: the MySQL database name.
Install Sample Data - Choose which sample data you wish to use (if any). The default of None creates the basic Joomla design without sample data. Click the Install button.
Remove Installation Folder
Once the configuration is completed, connect to your site via FTP and delete the installation folder.
That's it, Joomla installation is now complete.