How can I activate Wordpress installation after I create a droplet with wordpress image on it

July 2, 2015 2k views
One-Click Install Apps WordPress

I use One-Click Install WordPress on Ubuntu to create a droplet. When i go to my ip address to set up Wordpress, I saw this message" log into your droplet via SSH to enable your WordPress installation". How can I enable the installation?

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As the message says, you need to log into your droplet via ssh.

The wordpress install is not activated until you do so in order to prevent someone else from hijacking the setup process by going to your IP and setting up WordPress before you get a chance to. This way you can launch a droplet without this risk as the setup process is not shown in the browser until you first log in via ssh to activate it.

If you have recently created a DigitalOcean Droplet, and you are new to working with Linux servers, you will need to learn how to use SSH to connect to and manage it. SSH, which stands for Secure Shell, is an encrypted network protocol that is used to for, among other...
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