Hi,
I am trying to deploy Wordpress on ubuntu 18.04 by following this:
https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/connect-with-ssh/

However, when I open the console and attempt to input root into the login, nothing responds.
I am new to Digitalocean and the droplet, but it just seems that I cannot input text into the console to start the creation of the wordpress deployment and website.
I am also trying to follow this tutorial:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=OA7t9zzL3DM
And again, once I’ve created the wordpress droplet, and try to log into the console, I cannot input text.
I have tried multiple keyboards, and it doesn’t seem to work.

Regards,
Jeremy

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Hi there @jdelavaulx,

Rather than using the web console, I would recommend using SSH.

If you are on a Mac, you can follow the instructions here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/connect-with-ssh/openssh/

And if you are on a Windows PC, you can follow the instructions here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/connect-with-ssh/putty/

Let me know how it goes!
Regards,
Bobby

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