How to install WordPress on Digitalocean droplet within 5 minutes

How to install WordPress on Digitalocean droplet within 5 minutes

How to install WordPress on Digitalocean droplet within 5 minutes.

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In this video you will learn to install WordPress on cloud server or VPS. I have taken digitalocean droplet for demonstration.
I have installed following softwares to run WordPress
1. Ubuntu
2. Nginx
3. MySQL
4. PHP
5. Postfix


hello and welcome youtube
In this video we are going to install
Wordpress or Digitalocean droplet. So let’s get started. Click on Create droplet
and after that select Ubuntu 14.04. Next choose a size for your droplet.
I would recommend you to go for this one
or you can go for this one if you are
single site less than millions of visitor
per month.
so let’s stick to this one
and select a data center region which should be near to your traffic sources and then
select at IP version 6 and if you
want to back up you can select this one also
and obviously we need a SSH key if you are on Windows you can use puttygenerator to
generate key

Let’s generate it

Copy the key key paste it here

add SSH key

Give a hostname. I generally prefer to name it as

and after that click create.

In the mean time

save the private key we have just generated.

Name it as my new key

now we have ip address. Copy it

and open the putty.

Paste it in the hostname

go to SSH and then authentication

browse the key


After that go to session and click open


Then login as root

See. We got logged in.

Now it’s time to install Wordpres on thi site. Let me make it bigger

okay. Now the very first thing you would like
to do is to update your system

So type sudo apt-get


and upgrade


In the meantime head towards this site and
copy this command

I mistyped the command. It was

apt-get update and apt-get upgrade

Let it run.

Once update is over

next we are going to install WordPress on nginX PHP MySQL

now paste the command we have just copied

Now enter you name and email I D

now we have to run one more command

so let’s copy this command and paste it
here and don’t forget to replace with your domain

my domain name is
After that press enter.

In the mean time, I am going to update DNS server
for that
go to digitalocean

Click on add a domain
Enter your domain name. Select the
droplet and click create record.
After that you will get these 3 nameservers
Copy these name servers and update your DNS server
If your registrant is GoDaddy then you
would likely to the get panel like this

On name server click manage
and delete old one or just click edit

Last One delete
Looks like I forgot to remove this dot at the end. Now click OK
save it
now let’s go back to our.
Ok WordPress installation has been finished.

copy and
save these credentials. However as of
now I need only the WP Admin password, so

let’s copy
and go to
ok . As you can see that our WordPress is ready.
Let me login to admin panel
Enter the username and the password
and see we have fully functional domain
running on digitalocean droplet within
few minutes. Thank you for watching with
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