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In this document we will show you how to install and configure  WordPress  in ubuntu 16.04.

Prerequesties

Make sure that you have Ubuntu 16.04 server install.

You should have root access to server.

Install wordpress in ubuntu 16.04

First we will update the server

apt-get update

Next we will install our webserver apache

sudo apt-get install apache2

Install the following dependencies package need for wordpress installation.

sudo apt-get install curl ; apt-get install mysql-server

During mysql installation it will ask for root user password. Enter the password and confirm the same
apt-get install php libapache2-mod-php php-mcrypt php-mysql ; apt-get install php-cli

Create a file called /var/www/html/info.php and enter the following inside the file.

<?php
phpinfo();
?>

save and exit

Once its done goto browser and check all the dependencies are installed or not. It will show you the following output.

phpinfo

Once all the dependenices are installed then remove the /var/www/html/info.php file due to security reasons.

rm /var/www/html/info.php

Next download latest wordpress
cd

wget -c http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz

Move the wordpress files to webserver location

sudo rsync -av wordpress/* /var/www/html/

Now we will give correct permissions and ownership to the wordpress files.

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/

chmod -R 755 /var/www/html/

Now we will create database for wordpress

Login to wordpress as root user.

mysql -u root -p

CREATE DATABASE site;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON site.* TO ‘your_username_here’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘your_chosen_password_here’;
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
EXIT;

Configure the created database in the wordpress configurtion files.
cd /var/www/html
mv wp-config-sample.php wp-config.php

And configure same details in below mentioned lines in wp-config.php file.

define(‘DB_NAME’, ‘database_name_here’); /** MySQL database username */ define(‘DB_USER’, ‘username_here’); /** MySQL database password */ define(‘DB_PASSWORD’, ‘password_here’); /** MySQL hostname */ define(‘DB_HOST’, ‘localhost’); /** Database Charset to use in creating database tables. */ define(‘DB_CHARSET’, ‘utf8’); /** The Database Collate type. Don’t change this if in doubt. */ define(‘DB_COLLATE’, ”);

 

Once all these configuration Done , restart all the services
/etc/init.d/mysql restart

/etc/init.d/apache2 restart

Then open web browser and browse your IP address. Enter all the details. Enter the database,user, password, host details as you mentioned above.

install wordpress in ubuntu 16.04You can start creating the website  or Blogging design.

 

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