Configuration management is the new shell scripting and Ansible is one of the easiest to use configuration management systems out there. With computers, if you have to do something more than once, you should automate it. Let the computer handle repeated mundane tasks so your mind frees up for challenges fit for the human brain. One such mundane task is installing WordPress. You might need to install WordPress for testing, development and main production website, and instead of repeating the installation three times we will write one Ansible playbook which can be run from a different location to install WordPress on your target system(s).
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