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Getting started with the BitLaunch Wordpress App
Getting started with the BitLaunch Wordpress App

How to enable the Wordpress install and proceed with installation

Written by Staro
Updated over a week ago

The BitLaunch Wordpress app comes with a selection of software.

Nginx: The webserver used to serve your Wordpress app

Mysql: The database that Wordpress uses to store content

PHP: The php language to run your Wordpress app

When first visiting your Wordpress server IP, you will be greeted with the initial placeholder page. This security measure has been put in place to protect the initial configuration of WordPress where the administrator user will be created.

Step 1 - Connect to your server to enable login
Instructions on how to connect using SSH can be found here:

Not familiar with SSH? You can also use the console.

Once you have logged in, you will be greeted with an informational message about your install.

Step 2 - Visit your server IP to access Wordpress installation

Follow the provided instructions to setup your Wordpress install.

Additional information

  • The default web root is located at /var/www/html

  • You can find your MySQL root and wordpress crendentials at /root/.wordpress_credentials. These credentials are used by wordpress.

  • For security, xmlrpc calls are blocked. This block can be disabled by removing this file: /etc/nginx/sites-available/xmlrpc.conf

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