It is very difficult for the non-techie person to Install WordPress on Unmanaged Servers. In order to deal with the unmanaged server, you must have some server management skills and you need to invest your time in configuring the server from scratch. ServerAvatar makes it easy to configure and setup WordPress sites without running a single command from Putty or any other SSH tools.
In this tutorial, I am going to show you the simple and best way to install WordPress on unmanaged VPS Server. This process will not take more than 3 minutes.
Let’s get into the tutorial.
What is ServerAvatar?
ServerAvatar is a Server Management Platform developed by Adarsh Sojitra. By using ServerAvatar, you can setup WordPress website on unmanaged hosting easily. Even if you have good experience in server administration, it will take at least 3 hours to configure and setup server. But ServerAvatar can do that for you in minutes. Server avatar will give you the flexibility to add multiple WordPress websites to the same unmanaged VPS Server. If you don’t know about unmanaged hosting, check below.
Unmanaged Hosting: Unmanaged hosting is a web hosting plan in which the web hosting provider will provide you a server with operating system only. That means you need to install the required softwares and applications on your server. You need to take care of backups, server issues etc.
For example, to host a WordPress website on an unmanaged server, you need to install softwares like Apache, PHP and MySQL on your server and after that, you have to install WordPress. Even though it is difficult to work with the unmanaged server, it has some good Advantages.
The Advantages of Unmanaged hosting are:
Here I’m listing some of the unmanaged web hosting providers which I have personally used.
Why am I recommending Server avatar?
The main reasons for recommending ServerAvatar are:
How to Install WordPress on VPS using Server Avatar?
To install WordPress on VPS using ServerAvatar, you need to follow the below steps. To demonstrate this tutorial, I am using DigitalOcean and Bigrock.
1. Create a Server on DigitalOcean
After successful Droplet creation, DigitalOcean will send you an Email which contains your server IP, User Name and Password. These are very important to connect with server avatar. The Email from DigitalOcean should look like this.
2. Point your Domain to Server IP
Now its time to Point your domain to Server. To do that follow these simple steps.
3. Connect your VPS Server with ServerAvatar
You have already created a server on DigitalOcean with Ubuntu 16.04. Now you need to connect your server with ServerAvatar.
Now you have successfully connected our Server with ServerAvatar.
4. Setup WordPress website using ServerAvatar
It’s time to install WordPress on our Domain. In order to do that, you have to follow the below steps.
That’s all, you have successfully setup WordPress website using ServerAvatar on VPS Server. Now login to your WordPress website, start blogging. 🙂
It is always a tough task for the non-technical people to install WordPress on VPS Server. Even for the experts, it will take at least 2-3 hours for configuring the server and installing the WordPress. ServerAvatar will Saves our time and makes server management easy. So I highly recommend you to try ServerAvatar. Finally, I would like to say thanks to Adarsh Sojitra for developing such wonderful server management platform.