Tag: Vultr

How to start a self hosted WordPress blog for 2018

WordPress Blogging

There are a lot of very viable blogging platforms but by far one of the most popular and highest community driven platforms is WordPress. WordPress is a great blogging solution for both beginners and professionals alike. You can get as complicated or keep it as simple as you like. With thousands of plugins and themes at your disposal (and most of them free), you can have a very professional looking (and performing) site for very minimal cost. Note: In this article I’m referring to the open source WordPress.org project.  Nothing in this article refers to WordPress.com. So where do you…

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WordPress Setup Guide v1 (Vultr Ubuntu 14.04 VPS)

WordPress Setup Guide v1 (Vultr Ubuntu 14.04 VPS)

Disclaimer: There are much easier and better ways of doing this so feel free to use this as a guide in general.  Though, for the most part this can probably still be used in a wide range of uses. Getting Passwords Ready https://xkpasswd.net/s/ Document different passwords for each: Root MySQL Root MySQL User Create Vultr Instance Log into Vultr Create server based on your needs Setup Web Host Setting the Hostname Install Packages Add PHP7 PPA and get things up to date. Change the first HTML to PHP Change the second PHP to HTML Some of the needed modules are…

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