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Set up WordPress on Alpine Linux

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog.

This document will be a quick c/p guide to setup WordPress on Alpine linux. What we will setup is the following:

  • Lighttpd with PHP
  • MySql
  • WordPress

Install lighttpd, PHP, and MySql

apk add nano php php-mysql mysql mysql-client lighttpd

Configuring Lighttpd

Edit lighttpd.conf

nano +46 /etc/lighttpd/lighttpd.conf

Uncomment line:

uncoment    include "mod_fastcgi.conf", save and exit

Installing and configuring WordPress

Install WordPress

Make webapps folder

mkdir /usr/share/webapps/ -p

Download

cd /usr/share/webapps/
wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz

Unpack

tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz
rm latest.tar.gz

Change Folder Persmissions

 chmod -R 777 /usr/share/webapps/

Make symlinks to WordPress

ln -s /usr/share/webapps/wordpress/ /var/www/localhost/htdocs/wordpress

Starting

Starting http and sql server and adding to boot

/etc/init.d/lighttpd start && rc-update add lighttpd default

Config MySql

/usr/bin/mysql_install_db --user=mysql
/etc/init.d/mysql start && rc-update add mysql default
/usr/bin/mysqladmin -u root password 'password'

Create the WordPress database

mysql -u root -p
CREATE DATABASE wordpress;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON wordpress.* TO "root";
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;
EXIT

Config your WordPress

Browse

http://WEBSERVER_IP_ADDRESS/WordPress/

 click on: "Create a Configuration File"
 click on: "Let’s go!"
 Database Name:	wordpress
 User Name:		root
 Password:		the MySQL password
 Database Host: 	localhost
 Table Prefix:	wp_
 You may need create the wp-config.php manually, so modify define the 'DB_NAME', DB_USER and DB_PASSWORD, then copy and paste the text into it.
 After you've done that, click "Run the install."
 Enter Information needed
 Site Title
 Username
 Password, twice
 Your E-mail

After you've done that, click "Install WordPress"

You have WordPress working, to access go to http://WEBSERVER_IP_ADDRESS/wordpress and enjoy!