How to install WordPress on DigitalOcean?

One click WordPress installation on DigitalOcean

Step 1: Sign Up and Login to DigitalOcean account.

Step 2: Click on create and Choose Droplets from the dropdown menu.

 

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Step 3: Click on OneClick Apps and click WordPress 4.9.1(or whatever new version is running).

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Step 4: Choose a Droplet size. You can start with $5/month which can run a blog with 200,000 to 300,0000 pageviews per month. Later on, when traffic grows you can upgrade to a higher plan.

 

Step 5: Leave Add Block Storage as it is.

Step 6: Choose a datacenter region. If you are going to target Indian audience, choose datacentre Bangalore. Choose the datacentre near to your targeted traffic source.

Step 7: Select additional options. From these give a tick on IPv6. If you want backups of your blog, choose backups too.

Step 8: Add SSH keys. You can add SSH keys using an open source software called Putty. Download Putty using this link.

You can also skip this. If you skip this username and password will be sent to your registered email.

Why you need this SSH Key?

This SSH key will help you to connect to DigitalOcean Server.

How to create an SSH key in Putty Key Generator?

To create an SSH key on Putty key Generator. Open the Putty Key generator and click create a new Key. Then save your private Key. This Key will be needing in future to connect to DigiatlOcran server.

Change an A file in Domain Register DNS.

Copy the IP address and create a file in domain DNS.

Create a CNAME file on DNS.

 

 

 

Change website/blog address from IP to a custom domain.

 

How to Install a free Let’s Encrypt SSL certificate on DigitalOcean?

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