What's the best way to install Wordpress?

Wondering what the best way to deploy Wordpress on my Debian droplet? I’ve installed it manually before, but it was kind of a pain. Wondering if there’s another method available.


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Hi @netrek,

I’ll recommend using the DigitalOcean Marketplace and choose the one-click WordPress Droplet:

Of course thise would be, you’ll need to create a new droplet. If you want to install WordPress on your existing droplet, you’ll need to do it manually. This would mean you’ll first need to downloda yor WordPress droplet, create a configuration file depending on your WebSerive - Nginx or Apache, and manually create a database in your MySQL instance.

If you are uncofortable with all of this, I’ll recommend getting the one click product for WordPress. All of this would be installed automatically!

Regards, KDSys