3 simple ways to experience Joomla 4 demo
Have you checked out any Joomla 4 demo sites?
It's a pity if you haven’t because it looks stunning, and inherits every great feature from Joomla 3 with a lot of improvements.
Luckily, we don't need to wait for the final release to experience Joomla 4, because the Joomla 4 Alpha version will help us discover all the amazing new features in this latest version.
Here are 3 simple approaches that will help you experience Joomla 4 demo to the fullest.
1. Experience JoomaShine’s Joomla 4 demo website
To bring you the most realistic experience with Joomla 4, JoomlaShine team has created a Joomla 4 demo website. It can be seen as the easiest way to test the new features in Joomla 4 without putting in any effort.
This Joomla 4 demo site has already been installed with the Alpha 8 version. With it you can experience many noticeable features and improvements in Joomla 4 like:
- New user interface
- New Media Manager
- New Publishing workflows.
- Better responsiveness thanks to the use of CSS Grid layout
- Joomla 4 default modules and template position
Go to the link below and give Joomla 4 a try.
2. Install through localhost
A good old way of experiencing Joomla.
The good point is that when you install through the localhost you can create as many Joomla sites as you want and your Joomla sites will last until you delete it.
If you are familiar with MAMP, XAMPP, etc, you just need to download the latest version of Joomla 4 and install. If you don’t, please read this article to learn how to install your Joomla site in localhost.
3. Go to Launch.joomla.org
This is a Joomla service that allows you to start, build and maintain a completely free website on a joomla.com subdomain (example.joomla.com) for an unlimited time. You can create a new and free website through launch.joomla.org then customize whatever you want on that site. You can keep your website as long as you renew the license once every 30 days in their control panel.
Here are the instructions to register your Joomla! site:
Step 1: Go to the link https://launch.joomla.org/
Step 2: At the settings page
Fill the information in the gaps, for example
2.1. Enter Site name: your_alias.joomla.com
2.2. Enter Email Address: Your Email
2.3. Select Country: Your Country
2.4. Advanced Settings
- Select Joomla Version: Joomla! 4.0.0-alpha7-dev
- The other settings are based on your needs.
2.5. Add Hosting and Support (Optional)
- You can add more additional features in your testing website at a price of $15/month. If you have no demands, you can skip it.
2.6. Finish The Registration
Click on the last 3 checked below, then click “Launch Now” to open the next screen.
Step 3: Open your email to verify
When you finished the registration, a validation email will be sent to the email you used to register on site. Click on the verification link to finish the process.
Step 4: Login
4.1. Enter the password for your website, then Save Changes
To login the Cloud Control Panel (CCP), you have to enter your email address and the previous Password you created.
Then in the “Your Products” section, click on the website URL you have just registered.
The front-end site of Joomla 4 will pop out.In order to open the back-end site, the CloudAssecc.net will send a message with the subject “Your free Joomla! Site Login Information” which includes username and password to log in the backend to your email.
These are the 3 most common ways to try a Joomla 4 demo website and test out all the new features in this version.
Choose your favorite way and put Joomla 4 to the test.
Hopefully, this article is helpful to you and stay with us to update more information about Joomla 4.