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Which is best LEMP+WORDPRESS one click install or Manually install one after another?

which is the best for my website?

One click apps LEMP with ubuntu 16.04 or manually install LEMP? are they same or there is any advantage one over another.

One click app Wordpress or Manually install wordpress which describe here for security purpose which is best?

If I choose $5 droplet with LEMP and then install Wordpress 4.8 then use cloudflare and w3 total cache plugin, is there any problem for handling traffic ? or is there any good method?

After Installing LEMP, can I remove MySql and then install MariaDB? (Before install wordpress)


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@sp234sp

The one-click for WordPress that we offer is a LAMP stack (Apache, PHP, MySQL).

Currently, we do not offer a one-click WordPress LEMP stack, though I’m hoping that’ll change soon as I’ve put in a request for one and I’m hoping to be as involved in it as possible :-).

If they’ll allow me to pass it along, then the one click I have in mind would be production ready in terms of being set up to handle light or heavier traffic (though as with any production setup, resources play a factor – the 1GB Droplet would still be a requirement as it is now, though heavier traffic sites would need more).

In the mean time, ServerPilot is an option, though theirs is a reverse proxy setup. NGINX is in front of Apache, so you’re running two web servers.

In either case though, you’d still need to know how to manage and troubleshoot all aspects of the stack, so the task of learning how to set up a working LEMP stack is a good idea in general :-).

This should get you started off on the right foot – it’s a very basic guide that’s perfect for someone who’s just getting started:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lemp-on-ubuntu-16-04

Hi @sp234sp

The One-Click App is meant to try something quickly, it’s not really configured to run in production, but it can be used for that in small scale.

I would always recommend that you install your own stack (in your case LEMP), because then you know what you are running and how it’s setup. And if you install the LEMP stack yourself, then you simply install MariaDB instead of MySQL, when following that tutorial.

But unless you have experience in tuning Linux, Nginx, MariaDB and PHP, then I would recommend that you get a $10 droplet, since you would most likely run out of memory on $5, which would crash MariaDB. This is the most common problem here in the forum, when people are having issues with their WordPress installations.