.. author:: Nico Graf <email@example.com>
WordPress is an open source blogging platform written in PHP and distributed under the GPLv2 licence.
WordPress was released in 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little as a fork of b2/cafelog. It is maintained by the WordPress foundation.
We're using PHP in the stable version 7.1:
[isabell@stardust ~]$ uberspace tools version show php Using 'PHP' version: '7.1' [isabell@stardust ~]$
Your blog domain needs to be setup:
cd to your document root, then download and configure WordPress with
You will need to enter the following information:
- your blog URL: The URL for your blog. For example: isabell.uber.space
- your MySQL username and password: you should know your MySQL credentials by now. If you don't, start reading again at the top.
- your WordPress database name: we suggest you use an additional database. For example: isabell_wordpress
- Admin User: The name and the email address of the admin user.
WordPress will generate a secure password for the admin user.
By default, WordPress automatically updates itself to the latest stable minor version. Use
wp-cli to update all plugins:
[isabell@stardust ~]$ wp plugin update --all --path=/var/www/virtual/$USER/html/ Success: Plugin already updated. [isabell@stardust ~]$
Tested with WordPress 4.9.6, Uberspace 7.1.2