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WordPress - Blog Publishing Platform

WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability. It is one of the worlds most popular blog publishing applications, includes tons of powerful core functionality, extendable via literally thousands of plugins, and supports full theming.

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • WordPress configurations:

    • Installed from upstream source code to /var/www/wordpress
    • Integrated upgrade mechanism: get WordPress updates straight from WordPress' creator Automattic.
    • Uploading of media such as images, videos, etc.
    • Permalinks configuration supported through admin console (convenience)
    • Automatic minor updates are supported (convenience).
    • Security note: Major updates to wordpress may require supervision so they ARE NOT configured to install automatically. See upstream documentation for updating Wordpress major releases.
  • Landing page provides links to WordPress plugin search, plus a number of useful and popular Wordpress plugins (none pre-installed):

  • SSL support out of the box.

  • Adminer administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 - uses SSL).

  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).

  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP, MySQL (MariaDB) and Postfix.

See the WordPress docs for further details (including multisite howto).

Credentials (passwords set at first boot)

  • Webmin, SSH, MySQL: username root
  • Adminer: username adminer
  • Wordpress: username admin