In this tutorial, we will guide you through the steps of installing WordPress on an Ubuntu 18.04 VPS with all necessary components, such as Apache web server, PHP and MySQL/MariaDB database server, and configure WordPress to use a database on a remote server.
WordPress is the most popular and most widely-used content management system (CMS). It is the CMS of choice for 26% of the entire web. It is based on PHP, and it stores its information in a MySQL database. A large amount of themes and plugins makes this CMS an excellent choice for someone that needs a user-friendly way to get their ideas onto a website that looks good. Let’s get started with the installation.