WordPress on DigitalOcean
TEXT & SLIDES BY KIRIL PEYANSKI
STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL OF HOW TO...
create your own virtual private server on DigitalOcean, how to install WordPress on it, and how to add a Domain name.
After we finish the only thing left for you will be to start creating content for your own personal website
And don’t tell me that you don’t need a site. In a times like these almost everybody needs one.
Why to do it?
Don’t worry if you don’t know what is VPS, DigitalOcean, Wordpress or Domain.
extremely popular open-source content management system (CMS) or in other words Wordpress is what your site visitors will see and interact with in their browsers.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is used in 39% of all websites that are currently online.
There are about 2 billion websites at the moment
WordPress have an embedded store
where you can choose a lot of free and paid themes and plug-ins that can change the look, feel and purpose of your site in a matter of minutes.
Wordpress rely on LAMP
* OS - usually Linux * Web Server - usually Apache * DB - usally MySQL * PHP - scripting language
This is where DigitalOcean steps in
to help us with all of these things in one very elegant, fast and secure way.
there are thousand alternatives out there, but I did my research and I choose DigitalOcean for my own website.
If you want to have your-name.com or your-business.com website you have to buy that domain.
Let's talk about domains...
VPS stands for Virtual Private Server, in DigitalOcean terms is called - Droplet
What is VPS?
let’s finally install that Wordpress on DigitalOcean.