Before you install Phoca Gallery, it might be handy if you know something about Phoca Gallery and about the definitions used in Phoca Gallery. See the article Phoca Gallery Concepts and Definitions

A video tutorial about installing:


Download the Phoca Gallery component from the Phoca Gallery download site. You get a ZIP file. Login into your Joomla! 1.5 administration site and follow these steps:

Extensions » Install/Uninstall. Now you are in Extensions Manager. You can:

  • Upload Package File - select the Phoca Gallery component ZIP file from your disc and click on Upload File&Install.
  • Install from Directory - you can upload Phoca Gallery component ZIP file into your server directory and install it from this directory
  • Install from URL - you can install it from another URL.

Phoca Gallery should be uploaded and installed on your Joomla! site. The Installation procedure will create a directory called images/phocagallery on your server. If not (there may be possible problems with permissions), you must create it manually via FTP.

If you get errors in installation, try to see Installation Problem Solving article.