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How to SetUp VPS on DigitalOcean

Hello Guys, this is actually my first time trying to use DigitalOcean, have been using shared hosting all my life, so I decide to use DigitalOcean

The more I try to go about it on my own, the more I got confused

Please I will love to request step by step guidance on how to know how to use digitalOcean


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Hi there @zionnite555,

I would recommend starting with this guide on how to create a Droplet here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/docs/droplets/how-to/create/

Once you have a Droplet, I will suggest going through the initial server setup tutorial here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/initial-server-setup-with-ubuntu-20-04

Here is also a step by step video guide on how to do that:

Once you have your server setup, you can then decide what services you want to install. For example, if you have a WordPress website you can follow a tutorial like this one here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lamp-on-ubuntu-18-04

Here is also a collection of all of the getting started tutorials on the DigitalOcean community site:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tags/getting-started

Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby