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Host System Requirements


Joomla Hosting ProviderHere are the detailed specifications of the server environment that will be needed to host Joomla 2.5.x, 1.7.x and 1.6.x. Minimum and recommended versions are shown.


Software Recommended Minimum More information
PHP 5.3 + 5.2.4 +
MySQL 5.0.4 + 5.0.4 +
Supported Web Servers:
(with mod_mysql, mod_xml,
and mod_zlib)
2.x + 2.x +
Nginx 1.1 1.0
Microsoft IIS 7 7


Recommended Settings


These settings are recommended in PHP in order for full compatibility with Joomla. Joomla! will still operate if your hosts' settings do not quite match the recommended values.


  • Safe Mode: Off
  • Display Errors: Off
  • File Uploads: On
  • Magic Quotes Runtime: Off
  • Register Globals: Off
  • Output Buffering: Off
  • Session Auto Start: Off


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