EasyEngine makes it greatly easy to manage nginx, a fast web-server software that consumes little memory when handling increasing volumes of concurrent users.
- PHP CLI (>=7.1)
- PHP Modules -
For Linux, we have created an installer script that will install all the dependencies for you. We have tested this on Ubuntu 14.04, 16.04, 18.04, 20.04, 22.04 and Debian 8, Debian 10.
wget -qO ee https://rt.cx/ee4 && sudo bash ee
Even if the script doesn't work for your distribution, you can manually install the dependencies and then run the following commands to install EasyEngine
wget -O /usr/local/bin/ee https://raw.githubusercontent.com/EasyEngine/easyengine-builds/master/phar/easyengine.phar
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/ee
EasyEngine also comes with a tab completion script for Bash and ZSH. Just download ee-completion.bash and source it from
Don't forget to run
source ~/.bash_profile afterwards.
If using zsh for your shell, you may need to load and start
bashcompinit before sourcing. Put the following in your
To get started with EasyEngine and create a wordpress site, run
ee site create example.com --type=wp
Need a wordpress site with caching? Try
ee site create example.com --type=wp --cache
Need a wordpress multi-site with page cache?
ee site create example.com --type=wp --mu=wpsubdir --cache
Need a plain and simple html site?
ee site create example.com
Want to play around with your new site?
ee shell example.com
Want to know more? Checkout readme of these commands -
ee help site and
ee help site create to get all the details about the various commands and subcommands that you can run.
Development of easyengine is done entirely on GitHub.
We've used wp-cli framework as a base and built EasyEngine on top of it.
This repo contains the main core of easyengine (the framework).
All top level commands(except
ee cli) i.e.
ee shell have their own repos.
Currently, we have the following commands which are bundled by default in EasyEngine:
In future, the community will be able to make their own packages and commands!
We warmheartedly welcome all contributions however and in whatever capacity you can either through Pull Requests or by reporting Issues. You can contribute here or in any of the above mentioned commands repo.