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How to deploy WordPress in seconds

This page shows you how to spawn a WordPress application in seconds.

Requirements

The WordPress application comes with the following packages:

nginx,mysql-server-5.7,php7.0,php7.0-cli,php7.0-fpm,php7.0-mysql,php7.0-gd,php7.0-mcrypt,pwgen

WordPress is a popular, free and open source blogging tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.

Working with the WordPress application will significantly save you time and effort as WordPress is installed and configured.

There are four steps to deploy the WordPress application

  • Deploy WordPress
  • Open the mail ports to send e-mail
  • Configure WordPress
  • Login and start using WordPress

Step 1 - Deploy WordPress

Before starting, click the “Create Server” button in the control panel.

Control Panel

You will land on the server-creation page where you can choose the WordPress image for your Cloud Server:

ImageHub

Click the “Create Server” button. This action starts your server. In a few seconds, the WordPress application will be ready to use.

Step 2 - Open the mail ports to send e-mail

To avoid spam, remote mail ports cannot be reached from our infrastructure by default. As WordPress requires to send mail, we need to open these ports. Your account needs to be validated to perform this operation. To get your account reviewed, please contact our assistance.

In the details of your Cloud Server click on Advanced to display the advanced settings.

Click the Change button to modify the Security Group of your Server.

Edit security group

Then, on Security Group details, set “Block SMTP” to No.

Configure security group

The new Security Group configuration will be applied automatically on Virtual Cloud Servers. BareMetal cloud servers need to be hard rebooted from the management console to configure the new rules.

Step 3 - Configure WordPress

When your server is running, you can see the server’s IP address in the server list on the control panel. Copy this IP address and paste it in your favourite browser.

On the page you land, fill-in the WordPress information and click the “Install WordPress” button.

WP configuration

The installation takes few seconds.

Step 4 - Login and start using WordPress

On the login page, input the username and password you set previously and click the “Log In” button

WP login

You are now connected to your blog and can start using it!

WP

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