Joomla Has an Excellent New Demo Site
- Written by Alex Smirnov Alex Smirnov
- Category: Joomla Tutorials Joomla Tutorials
- Published: 27 June 2018 27 June 2018
You really should try launch.joomla.org, the new demo system for Joomla sites.
In less than 60 seconds, you can create a test site for Joomla 3 and also Joomla 4! This really is the best way to test Joomla.
If you want to test a new extension, or check the progress of Joomla 4, then launch.joomla.org is a great option.
This is the official hosting site of the Joomla project. That's why you will get a .joomla.com address when you sign up.
Here are some key things to know about the demo site:
- This hosting is provided in partnership with CloudAccess.net and is completely free, so long as you login and click a “renew” button once every 30 days.
- If you do stay and host your site there, a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Joomla project.
- There are very few restrictions on what you can do with this site. This is full-featured Joomla website.
How to Sign up at Launch.Joomla.org
- Go to launch.joomla.org.
- Enter a Site Name.
- Enter your email address.
- Click "Launch now".
- One interesting change you can make is to click "Advanced Settings" and choose Joomla 4 instead. Joomla 4 is still in Alpha, but now is a great time to test.
- You'll see a "Ready for Launch!" page. There's also a link here to the official Joomla training videos ... provided by the OSTraining / Joomlashack team, of course!
- Check your email inbox for the link to your new site.
- Click the verification link inside this email.
- After confirming your email, you'll get the username and password for your new site.
- Login to your Joomla site administrator area using the details in your email.
- You'll now be logged in to your new site!
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