Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4 on AWS

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Create a database. mysql -h localhost -u root -p CREATE DATABASE WORDPRESS_DATABASE; CREATE USER WORDPRESS_USER@localhost IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON WORDPRESS_DATABASE.* TO WORDPRESS_USER@localhost; FLUSH PRIVILEGES; exit; Download WordPress and copy it to the document root. cd ~ wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz tar xzvf latest.tar.gz sudo mv wordpress/ /var/www/WORDPRESS_DIRECTORY/ Download some additional PHP modules WordPress will … Continue reading Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4 on AWS

Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 Nginx on AWS

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Create a database. mysql -h localhost -u root -p CREATE DATABASE WORDPRESS_DATABASE; CREATE USER WORDPRESS_USER@localhost IDENTIFIED BY ‘password’; GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON WORDPRESS_DATABASE.* TO WORDPRESS_USER@localhost; FLUSH PRIVILEGES; exit; Download WordPress and copy it to the document root. cd ~ wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz tar xzvf latest.tar.gz sudo mv wordpress/ /var/www/WORDPRESS_DIRECTORY/ Download some additional PHP modules WordPress will … Continue reading Installing WordPress on Ubuntu 14.04 Nginx on AWS

WordPress Automatic Backups on AWS

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You may need to install unzip and curl, if they are not already installed. sudo apt-get install unzip sudo apt-get install php5-curl You may need to enable mcrypt. sudo php5enmod mcrypt Change to the plugins directory. cd wp-content/plugins Get the UpdraftPlus zip file. wget http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/updraftplus.1.7.41.zip Unzip UpdraftPlus. unzip updraftplus.1.7.41.zip Remove the UpdraftPlus zip. rm updraftplus.1.7.41.zip … Continue reading WordPress Automatic Backups on AWS