setup a new WordPress site in five minutes

  1. Choose a name, e.g. my-new-blog.com
  2. Order and setup the new domain according to your provider
  3. Create a “wordpress” user (see here).
  4. Setup a database and phpMyAdmin to administrate it (see here).
  5. Download latest WordPress
  6. A new folder wordpress is created
  7. Rename wordpress to e.g. mynewblog
  8. Create a symlink to the wordpress directory
  9. Configure Apache2
    1. Create a site configuration: Make it look like this:
    2. Enable the site
    3. Change permissions for the new website directory to www-data (the webserver user)
  10. Done! Open my-new-blog.com to access your fresh WordPress site.
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