how to upload CodeIgniter project to digital ocean server.

Posted September 30, 2021 82 views
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Hi, I’m new to using cloud servers and just finished a few web dev projects. I have a portfolio site in the Codeigniter framework that I’d like to upload to Digital Ocean. I already done the installation of the CodeIgniter know I want to upload the project data to my server.

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What I could suggest is the following:

  • First, to get your server ready, install PHP, MySQL and Nginx. You can follow the steps on how to do that here:

  • Once that has been done, what you could do is to push your local Codeigniter project to GitHub as described here:

  • Once you have your project added to GitHub you could access your server, and use the git clone command to clone the project from GitHub to your server

Alternatively, what you could do is to use SFTP to upload your project files to your server without using Git and Github:

Let me know how it goes!

by Justin Ellingwood
by Mark Drake
This tutorial details the process for installing and configuring the components that constitute a LEMP stack on an Ubuntu 18.04 server, including Nginx, MySQL, and PHP. It also includes instructions for testing that these components can communicate effectively and serve your content correctly.