WORDPRESS SETUP on DIGITAL OCEAN

$100 OF FREE HOSTING ON SIGN-UP

A One-Click Droplet has been developed and is available on Digital Ocean, this will install wordpress & mysql automatically and do all the configuration for you.

If you sign-up from the link below you will get $100 credit towards hosting.

Digital Ocean also offer other virtual hosting droplets such one-click mining where you can earn cryptocurrency (NKN) for FREE, more info here

WORDPRESS HOSTING SETUP WALK THROUGH

Step 1.  Create Digital Ocean Acc

SIGN UP WITH DIGITAL OCEAN FROM THIS LINK  & RECEIVE $100 CREDIT.

Step 2.  Deploy Droplet

  • Create NEW PROJECT
  • Click Create Droplet
  • Go to Marketplace
  • Click Deploy WORDPRESS
  • Choose the $5/Mth Option
  • Select location nearest to you
  • Click Create

It will take up to a few minutes for the node script to run and complete setup, then the droplet will be visible in your the dashboard with a green indicator next to it indicating the droplet is active.

 Step 3.  Restart Password

Open console, login with password from email
Create a new password
If you want to link the hosting account to a domain name you can enter the URL now

 

 Step 4.  Complete WordPress Installation

Browse to the IP of your droplet

This should be displaying the wordpress installation steps, complete.

Step 5.   Point Domain Name to Digital Ocean 

Login to your Domain Name Registrar

Go to DNS Management or sometimes called Maintain Name Servers

Update name servers to the following

NS1.DGITALOCEAN.COM
NS2.DGITALOCEAN.COM

This can take anywhere from 1 minute to 24 hours to update, be patient…

 

Step 6.   Add Domain Name to Digital Ocean 

In Droplets click Add Domain Name

Enter Domain Name

THAT’S IT