Install WordPress With LAMP


Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt-get install apache2 -y # apache2
    sudo apt install php libapache2-mod-php # php, libapache2-mod-php
    sudo systemctl restart apache2 # restart apache2
    sudo apt-get install mariadb-server php-mysql -y # MariaDB Server and PHP-MySQL packages
    sudo systemctl restart apache2 # restart apache2 again
    cd /var/www/html/ # open web folder
    sudo rm * # remove old files
    sudo wget # download WordPress
    sudo tar xzf latest.tar.gz # extract WordPress tarball
    sudo mv wordpress/* . # move WordPress files to /var/www/html/*
    sudo rm -rf wordpress latest.tar.gz # remove wordpress folder and WordPress tarball
    sudo apt install tree
    tree -L 1
    ├── index.php
    ├── license.txt
    ├── readme.html
    ├── wp-activate.php
    ├── wp-admin
    ├── wp-blog-header.php
    ├── wp-comments-post.php
    ├── wp-config-sample.php
    ├── wp-content
    ├── wp-cron.php
    ├── wp-includes
    ├── wp-links-opml.php
    ├── wp-load.php
    ├── wp-login.php
    ├── wp-mail.php
    ├── wp-settings.php
    ├── wp-signup.php
    ├── wp-trackback.php
    └── xmlrpc.php

    3 directories, 16 files

    sudo chown -R www-data: . # change ownership of all these files to Apache user
    sudo mysql_secure_installation # MariaDB
    sudo mysql -uroot -p # run MySQL
    MariaDB [(none)]> create database wordpress;
    Query OK, 1 row affected (0.001 sec)
    MariaDB [(none)]> GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON wordpress.* TO 'root'@'hostname' IDENTIFIED BY '<YOUR PASSWORD>';
    Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.012 sec)
    MariaDB [(none)]> FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
    Query OK, 0 rows affected (0.001 sec)
    # Exit the MariaDB prompt with Ctrl + D
    sudo reboot # restart Raspberry Pi

Write php file to test:


Save to test.php , then access http://<ip>/test.php , will see the phpinfo.

After execute sudo mysql_secure_installation :

  • You will be asked Enter current password for root (enter for none): - If you had set root password jusst input, or you can press Enter to set it.
  • Type in Y and press Enter to Set root password? .
  • Type in a password at the New password: prompt, and press Enter . Important: remember this root password, as you will need it later to set up WordPress.
  • Type in Y to Remove anonymous users .
  • Type in Y to Disallow root login remotely .
  • Type in Y to Remove test database and access to it .
  • Type in Y to Reload privilege tables now .

When complete, you will see the message All done! and Thanks for using MariaDB! .

Install WordPress

Then begin the WordPress installation.

    Database Name:      wordpress
    User Name:          root
    Password:           <YOUR PASSWORD>
    Database Host:      localhost
    Table Prefix:       wp_

After input these, if you get Server Down error, just run sudo systemctl restart apache2 .


    Site Title: tianheg
    Username: root
    Password: <Set a password>
    Email: user@domain

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Install WordPress Theme

  1. Access http://address/wp-admin/
  2. Click Appearance/Themes
  3. Find Add New/Upload Theme, you can just upload the zh2 zip file. That's it!
  4. Custom it as you want.
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