So you just got a brand new Raspberry Pi 2 and you want to do something cool with it. Why not make a server and host your own website? There are plenty of guides out there to help you get a server up and running on an RPi but most of them are aimed at people who know what they’re doing. That’s why I decided to make this guide – to compile all the information you need to make a server, set up a WordPress site, and learn some stuff along the way! I also added a couple other steps that I found useful and some links to follow if you want to read more about what you’re doing. Some of the steps may seem obvious to some of you but I wanted to try to make this guide accessible to everyone. I also made this guide to learn more myself. They say you don’t really know something until you try to teach it! Also, note that is isn’t just for the RPi2, it will work on older models too.
This is my first Instructable so all comments and feedback are welcome. Thanks!
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