First login through console does not trigget the WordPress setup & Let's Encrypt, how to trigger it manually?

First login through SSL using the web console did not trigger the SSL/Let’s Encrypt process where the WordPress site is configured. Usually this happens automatically but for some reason not this time. I need to set it up somehow manually? How to trigger the wordpress setup manually? Let’s Encrypt?

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November 23, 2023

Heya, @a5fdbb938b3d42f4ba22e242caad98

As mentioned to trigger the initial setup script you can execute the /root/ script. However if only the SSL installation is needed you can use certbot to issue and install the SSL Certificate for the domain name.

Hope that this helps!

Bobby Iliev
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November 18, 2023

Hi there,

The WordPress 1-Click setup script for Ubuntu 22.04 is stored at /root/

If for any reason the initial setup was not triggered, you should be able to just run the script again and complete the setup as normal.


Hope that this helps!

I just tried replicating the problem on my end but it worked as expected. If you notice the issue again, feel free to let me know and I will share your feedback internally. It would be helpful if you could share as much information as possible.



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November 16, 2023

Heya @a5fdbb938b3d42f4ba22e242caad98,

Did you use the MarketPlace WordPress Droplet -

Or did you create a standard not-marketplace Droplet?|

If you have created a MarketPlace Droplet and the WordPress installation did not start, I’ll recommend to rebuild the droplet and start again.

If you created a standard not-marketplace droplet, you’ll need to install WordPress on your own. That will help:

As for the Let’s Encrypt installation manually, there are two ways to get a certificate:

  • Obtaining a certificate and making changes to the web server configuration (instead of webservice indicate your web server — apache or nginx):
certbot --webservice
  • Obtaining a certificate without making changes to the web server configuration (instead of webservice indicate your web server -apache or nginx):
certbot certonly --webservice

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