Acquiring Joomla 3
Open a Browser window and enter http://www.google.com in the address bar and hit GO or the Enter Key.
In the Google search windows that opens search for download joomla 3 as shown in diagram 1.
In the Search results window Click on the Joomla 3.0.0 Releasedlink as shown in Diagram 2.
When the webpage opens in the Browser window locate and Click Download as shown in Diagram 3.
On click of Download the webpage as shown in diagram 4 is displayed in the Browser.
Click Download Joomla! 3.0 as shown diagram 4.
On Click of the link Download Joomla! 3.0 as shown in diagram4 a Save As user interface is displayed. The Joomla_3-Stable-Full_Package .zip file will be assigned to the File name text box as shown in diagram 5.
Navigate to an appropriate folder on your hard disk and save the Joomla_3-Stable-Full_Package .zip to your local hard disk, eg: X:\downloads\Joomla. Here X:\ represents an appropriate drive letter on your computer.
We suggest d:\downloads\Joomla. Then click Save as shown in diagram 5.
The zip file would be successfully downloaded and saved to the folder chosen.
You have now acquired the Joomla 3.X CMS core file and are poised to begin Joomla’s installation on a web host of your choice.