Install WordPress on GCP (google click to deploy version)
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GCP, If you’re a website owner, you may be frustrated with your current hosting provider due to issues like frequent downtime, slow page loading times, and high costs associated with single-server hosting. Fortunately, Google Cloud Computing Service allows you to host your site across multiple servers, saving you money and providing near-zero downtime.
GCP.. google cloud offers cloud hosting services at a competitive price compared to other major providers. In this post, I’ll guide you through setting up WordPress on the GCP using the Google Click to Deploy version.
Let’s get started!
Setting up and Installing WordPress on GCP (Google Click to Deploy Version)
Follow these steps to install WordPress on GCP:
1. Sign in to your Google Cloud Dashboard:
Visit cloud.google.com and log in to your Google Cloud account. Once you’re signed in, you’ll see your Google Cloud Dashboard.
2. Create a New Project:
Click on the “Select a Project” link next to the search box to create your first project on Google Cloud. In the new dialog box, click on the “New Project” option, enter your project name, and click the “CREATE” button to finish creating your project.
3. Select your Project and go to the Marketplace:
After creating your project, you’ll be redirected to the Google Cloud Console Dashboard. Select your project from the list, then click on the Marketplace link in the navigation menu.
4. Run and Install the WordPress Script:
On the Marketplace page, you’ll find a search bar. Type “WordPress Click to Deploy” in the search bar and hit enter. From the search results, choose “WordPress Google Click to Deploy” and click on “Launch on Compute Engine.”
5. Deploy WordPress & Configure the Instance:
After clicking “Launch on Compute Engine,” you’ll see the WordPress Deployment Page. Here, you can edit the deployment name, server location or zone, machine type, RAM, disk type (SSD or Standard), disk size, and more. Provide the Administrator email address, which will be used to create an administrator account for WordPress. Additionally, select the checkboxes for Install phpMyAdmin, Allow HTTP Traffic, and Allow HTTPS Traffic. Finally, click the “Deploy” button to start the configuration process. The installation will take a few minutes to complete. Once finished, you’ll see your site IP address and other details.
Your WordPress installation is now complete. To visit your site, click on your external IP address, and you’ll see your live WordPress website.
Don’t forget to make a note of your WordPress account credentials for logging into your admin panel and future use. After logging in, make sure to change your temporary WordPress admin password.
In this tutorial, you’ve learned how to install WordPress on the GCP using the Google Click to Deploy version.
By default, your website URL will have an assigned IP address, but you can replace it with your domain name, which we’ll cover in our next article.
I hope you found this tutorial useful and informative. If you have any questions regarding this guide, please feel free to comment below, and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.