Tutorial Series

DigitalOcean 1-Click Application Images

This series links all of the DigitalOcean 1-Click Application images into a cohesive list. Articles are listed in the order that the images are shown on the create droplet screen. New articles are added as more application images are published.
  1. How To Use the DigitalOcean One-Click to Install Redmine on Ubuntu 14.04 Image

    June 5, 2014
    We have created a one-click Redmine 2.5 installation that uses Nginx/MySQL/Ruby on Rails on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Redmine is a free and open source project management software to assist with projects, bug-tracking. It supports a variety of version control system. Using the one click image, you will be able to get redmine up and running quickly and painlessly.
  2. How to use the WordPress One-Click Install on DigitalOcean

    May 29, 2014
    We have created a one-click Wordpress installation with permalinks enabled that uses Apache/MySQL/PHP on Ubuntu 16.04 x64.
  3. How To Use the Django One-Click Install Image

    May 15, 2014
    Django is a high-level Python framework for developing web applications rapidly. DigitalOcean's Django One-Click app quickly deploys a preconfigured development environment to your VPS employing Django, Nginx, Gunicorn, and Postgres.
  4. How To Use the DigitalOcean Docker Application

    September 20, 2013
    So you’d like to try out Docker to create and run some services as containers? Thanks to DigitalOcean’s one-click “application” installation, you can create a droplet with Docker pre-installed, running and ready to go!
  5. How to Use the DigitalOcean Dokku Application

    November 24, 2013
    We’re going to show you how simple it is to get started with step-by-step instructions. By the end, you’ll have a Heroku-style application running on a DigitalOcean Droplet, deployed via Git, and a Dokku instance ready for more.
  6. How To Use the GitLab One-Click Install Image to Manage Git Repositories

    November 12, 2013
    Git is the most popular distributed version control system in the world. GitLab is a git repository management system that can be used to mange repositories, users, access, and issues from within an easy-to-use web interface. In this article, we will cover how to use DigitalOcean's one-click GitLab installation image.
  7. How To Use the DigitalOcean Ghost Application

    October 14, 2013
    DigitalOcean's one-click "application" installation allows you to create a droplet with Ghost pre-installed, running and ready to go in just a few short minutes! The instructions below will take you from zero to blog.
  8. How To Use the MEAN One-Click Install Image

    September 23, 2014
    MEAN is a quick start boilerplate for creating applications based on MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS. DigitalOcean's MEAN One-Click Application pre-installs the Mean.js implementation of the stack. It also comes with the front-end package manager bower and grunt, a tool for automating JavaScript tasks. Together, these tools provide a solid base to build your web application.
  9. How to Use the DigitalOcean One-Click Drupal Image

    September 19, 2014
    We have created a one-click Drupal installation which uses Nginx, php-fpm, and MySQL on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. Enhancements like enabling the PHP 5.5 opcode cache, use of php-fpm and Nginx ensure solid performance. To start using it, simply create a droplet...
  10. How To Use the Magento One-Click Install Image

    October 1, 2014
    DigitalOcean's Magento One-Click application provides a quick start to building a Magento storefront on top of a LAMP stack. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to finish configuring your site, including setting your domain name and installing an SSL certificate.
  11. How To Use the ownCloud One-Click Install Application

    October 29, 2014
    DigitalOcean's ownCloud One-Click application provides a quick way to set up file sharing and other cloud services on a server you control. This tutorial will guide you through the steps to finish configuring your site, including setting your domain name, installing an SSL certificate, and enabling file encryption.
  12. How To Use the MongoDB One-Click Application

    February 24, 2015
    MongoDB is a highly-scalable NoSQL database with a document-based data model and an expressive query language. DigitalOcean's MongoDB One-Click application allows you to quickly spin up a droplet with MongoDB pre-installed. It aims to help get your application off the ground quickly.
  13. How to use the MediaWiki One-Click Application Image

    December 22, 2014
    MediaWiki is a free and open source program that allows users to create their own personal wiki sites. This tutorial guides the user through creating and setting up a MediaWiki site using the MediaWiki One-Click Application image.
  14. How to use the Drone One-Click Application Image

    December 19, 2014
    Drone is a continuous integration service. It enables you to conveniently set up projects to automatically build, test, and deploy as you make changes to your code.
  15. How To Use the DigitalOcean ELK Stack One-Click Application

    December 10, 2014
    The DigitalOcean ELK Stack One-Click Application provides you with a quick way to launch a centralized logging server. The ELK Stack is made up of three key pieces of software: Elasticsearch, Logstash, and Kibana. Together they allow you to collect, search, and analyze logs files from across your infrastructure. Logstash collects and parses the incoming logs, Elasticsearch indexes them, and Kibana gives you a powerful web interface to visualize the data.
  16. How To Use the Apache Cassandra One-Click Application Image

    March 4, 2015
    This tutorial will guide you in setting up a new Cassandra noSQL server using the Cassandra One-Click Application Image.
  17. How to Use the Ruby on Rails One-Click Application on DigitalOcean

    September 23, 2014
    DigitalOcean's Ruby on Rails One-Click application provides a convenient way to get your Rails app up and running quickly. With Nginx, Unicorn, and Postgres all pre-installed, the One-Click is a great base for hosting your app. This tutorial will give you all the details you need to get your project off the ground.