WordPress is a free and open source website and blogging tool that uses php and MySQL. It was created in 2003 and has since then expanded to manage 22% of all the new websites created and has over 20,000 plugins to customize its functionality.
This tutorial covers installing WordPress. Before you go through it, make sure your server is ready for WordPress.
You need root privileges (check out steps 3 and 4 for details):
Initial Server Setup
You need to have nginx, MySQL, and PHP-FPM installed on your server:
Only once you have the user and required software should you proceed to install wordpress!
Step Two—Download WordPress
We can download WordPress straight from their website:
This command will download the zipped wordpress package straight to your user’s home directory. You can unzip it the the next line:
tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz