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How to set up WordPress on a Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

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Via OpenSource.com:

WordPress is a popular open source blogging platform and content management system (CMS). It’s easy to set up and has a thriving community of developers building websites and creating themes and plugins for others to use.

Although getting hosting packages with a “one-click WordPress setup” is easy, it’s also simple to set up your own on a Linux server with only command-line access, and the Raspberry Pi is a perfect way to try it out and learn something along the way.

The four components of a commonly used web stack are Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP. Here’s what you need to know about each.

Linux

The Raspberry Pi runs Raspbian, which is a Linux distribution based on Debian and optimized to run well on Raspberry Pi hardware. It comes with two options to start: Desktop or Lite. The Desktop version boots to a familiar-looking desktop and comes with lots of educational software and programming tools, as well as the LibreOffice suite, Minecraft, and a web browser. The Lite version has no desktop environment, so it’s command-line only and comes with only the essential software.

This tutorial will work with either version, but if you use the Lite version you’ll have to use another computer to access your website.

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