How to install Wordpress CMS 4.9.8 on MX 17

To install Wordpress CMS 4.9.8 on MX 17
Wordpress is the most powerful and popular content management system (CMS) application.  WordPress is a Content Management System, that allows you to create and publish your content on the web. Although it can be used for web publishing and manage content on an intranet or on a single computer. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Wordpress on MX 17.

Prerequisites
Install LAMP(Apache, MariaDB, php7)
In MariaDB (create database and user and give privileges to that user )
    
Php installation with required following modules

add-apt-repository ppa:ondrej/php
apt-get update
apt-get install php7.0 php7.0-mysql php7.0-curl php7.0-json php7.0-cgi libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-xmlrpc 
php7.0-gd php7.0-mbstring php7.0  php7.0-common  php7.0-xmlrpc php7.0-soap  php7.0-xml php7.0-intl  php7.0-cli  php7.0-ldap 
php7.0-zip php7.0-readline php7.0-imap php7.0-tidy php7.0-recode php7.0-sq php7.0-intl

Installation

Download a Wordpress package using the following URL

root@linuxhelp:~# wget https://wordpress.org/latest.zip
--2018-09-10 01:17:52--  https://wordpress.org/latest.zip
Resolving wordpress.org (wordpress.org)... 198.143.164.252
Connecting to wordpress.org (wordpress.org)|198.143.164.252|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 9505218 (9.1M) [application/zip]
Saving to: ‘latest.zip’

latest.zip               100%[==================================>]   9.06M  1.12MB/s    in 9.3s    

2018-09-10 01:18:03 (1000 KB/s) - ‘latest.zip’ saved [9505218/9505218]

After Downloading extract the downloaded package

root@linuxhelp:~# unzip latest.zip
Archive:  latest.zip
   creating: wordpress/
  inflating: wordpress/xmlrpc.php    
  inflating: wordpress/wp-blog-header.php  
  inflating: wordpress/readme.html   
  inflating: wordpress/wp-signup.php  
  inflating: wordpress/index.php     
  inflating: wordpress/wp-cron.php
.
.
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/widgets.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/setup-config.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/install.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/admin-header.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/post-new.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/themes.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-admin/options-reading.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-trackback.php  
  inflating: wordpress/wp-comments-post.php  

Move the extracted file into the HTML directory

root@linuxhelp:~# mv wordpress /var/www/

Navigate to the apache document root directory

root@linuxhelp:~# cd /var/www/

Change ownership and permission of the as Wordpress follows

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# chown -R www-data.www-data wordpress
root@linuxhelp:/var/www# chmod -R 775 wordpress

Create a new virtual host configuration for accessing the Wordpress

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# vim /etc/apache2/sites-available/wordpress.conf
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerName www.linuxhelp1.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/wordpress/

<Directory /var/www/wordpress/>
AllowOverride All
Allow from all
</Directory>

</VirtualHost>

Enable site access

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# a2ensite wordpress.conf
Enabling site wordpress.
To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
  service apache2 reload

Disable default access

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# a2dissite 000-default.conf
Site 000-default disabled.
To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
  service apache2 reload

Enable  rewrite module

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# a2enmod rewrite
Enabling module rewrite.
To activate the new configuration, you need to run:
  service apache2 restart

Restart the apache service to make the changes effect  

root@linuxhelp:/var/www# service apache2 restart
[ ok ] Restarting Apache httpd web server: apache2.

Now you can proceed the further installation and configuration from the browser by navigating to the following URL: http://<ipaddress or domain name
browser_url

Choose the language for using Wordpress as shown below
choose_language

Verify the compatibility for installing Wordpress
compitibility_check

Configure the Database setup as follows
database_setup

After the configuration, you will see the following page as shown below
after_configuration

Configure the Site information and Admin setup as follow
admin_setup

Access the login page from the options shown below
login_page

You can log in using the admin user credentials
admin_credential

After the successful login, you will see the Admin Dashboard of Wordpress
admin-dashboard

You will see the version of Wordpress
wordpress_version
With this, the method to install Wordpress CMS 4.9.8 on MX 17 comes to an end.


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