WordPress is the most commonly used Content Management System out there. In fact, one-third of the top 10 million websites (!!) are running … you guessed it … WordPress! And that for good reason. It’s fast, modular, and has a huge active community that develops every imaginable feature in form of a plugin.

Create an antlet with the LEMP Stack Template

To get started with WordPress, we again create a new antlet. This time, we use the LEMP-Stack template, as it comes preconfigured with all the software you need to run WordPress.

Now, you just need to copy in the Wordpress files.

Copy in the WordPress Files

An easy way to do that is with an FTP app. Just create a port forwarding rule to make a port on your Antsle redirect to port 22 on your WordPress antlet. Then use FileZilla or Transmit and connect to that port. Here's an example below.

In your FTP app, just navigate to the /var/www/html directory and place all the files from wordpress.org/download/ there.

Update the owner and permissions of the wordpress files with

chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html chmod -R 755 /var/www/html

All in all, that just adds 1 minute to the famous 5 minute WordPress installation.

Access WordPress on your antlet

Now you can open your browser, connect to your antlet, and voila, you're in the Wordpress set up page.

To show the world what your Website is all about, configure access via a domain name like https://myawesomeblog.com.

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