Joomla is a very popular CMS (Content Management System). Creating a site with joomla, it’s very useful to create the site in localhost and then upload it to the server. Because, joomla needs more net speed to work smoothly.
After creating your site with joomla, now it’s time to upload your site to the server from localhost. But doing this job manually is very tuff. You need to suffer a lot managing your site configuration when doing manully. So we need something that will do this job with a few mouse click. Well, joomla pack does the job for you.
Download joomla pack and kickstart file from here. Joomla pck is a joomla component. You need to install the joomla pack like other component. You can do this job by the joomla’s install/uninstall feature.
Now, lets go to pack your joomla site. Create a folder named backup or joomla pack or as you wish. We will store the pack in this folder. Now go to Components > JoomlaPack from your admin panel. There are two mode here. One is Expert Mode and other is Easy Mode. We will work on Easy Mode. Now click Backup Now. Joomla Pack will start to backup your site.
After some minutes, joomla pack will provide you a archive that contents your whole site backup with database and your files also. So we got the backup. Now it’s time to work in the server. Upload your backup file to the server. If it is the main site, upload it in the server root. Then upload the kickstart.php file to the same directory, run the file and follow the instruction. Then you are done