Install WordPress on Vultr Cloud

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We are going to learn how to install WordPress on the Vultr Cloud platform in few clicks. For this process, you should have a purchased domain name.

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Install WordPress in few clicks on Vultr Cloud

If you want to install WordPress on the Vultr Cloud Platform and want to start a blogging or business website. Then you need a few clicks for this process.

Click Deploy Instances

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After sign up on the Vultr Cloud Platform, then you need to deploy instance so as shown above in the image, click “Products” then “Deploy Instance or The Plus Sign”.

Choose Server and Location

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Now, choose server and server location. In the Vultr cloud, they provide four different types of servers. You need to select your server as your requirements. In this tutorial, I have created a portfolio WordPress site so we need minimum requirement and we select “Cloud Compute”.

Now next step is choosing Server Location, so keep in the mind always select your server location to your targeted audience region or nearby.

Select Server Type

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Now choose the “Server Type”, you can install virtual images of the operating system then you can install WordPress and core databases manually.

Vultr Cloud has already a bunch of dedicated web applications, so as above in the image you need to click “Application” and select WordPress.

Select Server Size or Plan

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The next step is “Server Size” now you should choose the best plan as you need. I have created a WordPress Portfolio site so we don’t need high storage or max CPU compute engine so we select a $5 per month plan.

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Select Additional Features

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Some “Some Additional Features” like IPv6, Auto Backups (Paid), and Private Networking. If you need them then you can enable these features.

Add SSH Key

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SSH Keys, this part is very important you need to generate an SSH Key for your virtual machine, meanwhile when you need to connect your virtual machine command line from another computer then you can easily connect with that.

Add Host Name

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Now add the “Server Hostname or Label” as your own. We are installing WordPress so we add WordPress as a label.

Finishing Install

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Some Critical Credentials Need to Safe them

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After Installation complete you will some credentials details that’s would require in the future configuration. Credentials you will get like, Virtual Machine Username and Password, Application Username and Password, and PHPMyAdmin Username and Password. So keep them safe.

Add Domain Name

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Now application installation complete, you need to add domain name on the DNS section for getting Name Servers.

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You need to add your domain name and public IP address. You will find your public IP address in Product Dashboard, so copy and paste it here.

Copy DNS Record

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After adding Domain name and IP address you will get your Vultr Name Server, CNAME, and A records you need to copy this information and paste it your Domain DNS management.

Paste DNS record to Domain Registrar

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All information that was provided in Vultr Cloud we just copied them and paste it our Cloudflare dashboard. You can also paste on your domain DNS management dashboard.

Post Configuration for WordPress

In this step, we are going to set up our website details and credentials.

Open your domain name and enter credentials

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This is an extra layer of security, Vultr cloud WordPress application preinstalled with this feature. When you will go to login (example.com/wp-admin.php) then popup this authorization. So this username and password we have already got these.

This password and username you will get when your application installation will complete.

Select Language for WordPress

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Now after login you need to select WordPress language and click continue.

Choose and Fill the credentials

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Now fill all details of your site and choose a strong password and username for your WordPress site.

Hit Install WordPress button

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Thank You!

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