Install LAMP Server and configure Wordpress site on it
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LAMP Server is a famous web server model.
Lamp server is
L = Linux A = Apache M = Mysql P = Php
It means what is the OS platform you going to install all the applications
L = Linux
What is the web service package you going to use
A = Apache
What is the Database your going to use to store your data
M = MySql
What is the Application you going to write the code and compile
P = PHP
Here i am going to install lamp setup in ubuntu server and configure WordPress on it.
First logn to root in terminal
then update and upgrade the server
apt update && apt upgrade
Step 1: Install Apache
We are install the apache web service now.
apt install apache2
Now check the apache 2 service and set it to enable on startup
systemctl status apache2 systemctl enable apache2.service
Now check your servers ip address in web.
Step 2: Install MySQL
Now we are going to install mysql and configure that.
apt install mariadb-server mariadb-client
Now we are going to configure mysql.
first step it asking current root password . just
then its asks set root password
and enter your password
then its asks remove anoynumos users
Disallow root login remotely
Remove test database and access to it
Reload privilege tables now
now the database instalation part is done.
Step 3: Install PHP
Now we are going to install php.
apt install php php-mysql
to confirm php is installed and work properly we are going to create one php file(test.php) in the below path
echo " phpinfo(); " | sudo tee -a /var/www/html/test.php
and check it in browser the below syntax
Step 4: Create WordPress Database
we are going to create database for WordPress on MySQL.
mysql -u root -p
Create a database for our WordPress .
CREATE DATABASE wordpress_db;
create the database user with password
CREATE USER 'wp_user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
and grant permission to the database to the user
GRANT ALL ON wordpress_db.* TO 'wp_user'@'localhost' IDENTIFIED BY 'password';
finally flush the privilege and exit hte mysql application
FLUSH PRIVILEGES; Exit;
Step 5: Install WordPress
change the tmp directory and download the package from the below URL.
cd /tmp && wget https://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
uncompress the tar file using the below command
tar -xvf latest.tar.gz
Copy the wordpress folder to this path /var/www/html/ .
cp -R wordpress /var/www/html/
change ownership of ‘wordpress’ directory uing this command
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/wordpress/
change the files permissions for the wordpress folder
chmod -R 755 /var/www/html/wordpress/
cretae upload folder in worpress directory and change its permission
mkdir /var/www/html/wordpress/wp-content/uploads chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/
now we are going to install wordpress application via browser.
choose your language and continue
now start the instalation
Fill the fields order wise in
database name = database youhave create in MySql
username = enter the dbuser you have created
Password = enter the db user password
databasehost = enter the db server ip (mostly localhost)
table prefix = wp (enter the client or product name first twoletters followed by)
then click the submit button.
then run the instalation.
now you are seeing the welcom screen. enter the site credentials,username,password and email.
and finish the installation.
then click the login button and enter your credentials to enter the site.
now you are successfully configured your wordpress instalation and entered the site.
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