How to Install WordPress on Ubuntu

Before installing WordPress on Ubuntu, the server needs to have LAMP installed.

How to install WordPress on Ubuntu

3 Steps to install WordPress

1, Download WordPress

Go to www folder (or folder containing website content)

cd / var / www /


tar -xzvf latest.tar.gz

2, Creat WordPress MySQL Database and User

See how to create mysql database using the command line . For example, create a your_database  , user  your_user with password  your_password  to use.

3, Install WordPress

Tạo file wp-config.php

cp ./wordpress/wp-config-sample.php ./wordpress/wp-config.php

Edit the file

sudo nano ./wordpress/wp-config.php

Fill in the database, user, and password information

// ** MySQL settings - You can get this info from your web host ** //
/** The name of the database for WordPress */
define('DB_NAME', 'your_database');

/** MySQL database username */
define('DB_USER', 'your_user');

/** MySQL database password */
define('DB_PASSWORD', 'your_password');

Save and exit.

Copy all the files in the wordpress folder outside the www folder

sudo rsync -avP ./wordpress/ .

Change the ownership folder containing WordPress

sudo chown www-data:www-data * -R 
sudo usermod -a -G www-data wordpress

Now you can proceed to install WordPress by going to and then.

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