How to Install WordPress on Vesta CP

How to Install WordPress on VestaCP with step-by-step instructions. You can easily install WordPress on VPS using Vesta Control Panel. Vesta CP works so effectively with Latest Ubuntu 16.04 , CentOS 7, Debian 9 and RHEL 7. Vesta CP is the free cpanel that is works like WHM and cpanel based solutions. In this tutorial you’ll install the WordPress using Vesta CP and it provides installation of WordPress so securely on VPS. You need to follow the tutorial carefully to install WordPress successfully on your favorite Linux distribution.

Step-1 (Access to your VPS using Putty SSH client)

You can easily access your VPS using putty SSH client.

Step-2 (Download and Run the Vesta CP installation)

You can easily download the Vesta CP installation script using given commands

# wget

After downloading try to install those scripts using commands

# bash --force

Also you can customize your installation by using Advanced installation setting from Vesta CP official website.

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After running the script type y to continue

Next you need to enter your email and hostname to continue the setup and you have to wait for couple of minutes to complete the installation.

When it completes it shows you congratulation and provides login info.

Step-3 (Access to Vesta CP control panel)

Now type your server IP address on your browser like

It shows you warning you need to ignore this warning

Add those to errors to exception list

Now login to your Vesta CP

After successful login It shows you Vesta CP control panel

Step-4 (Create the database for WordPress)

From top hit on DB to access the database menu and hit on ADD DATABASE.

Add all the important details as shown as given below.

After successfully creation of database you’ll find the given info and finally you are ready to access the phpMyAdmin panel.

Step-5 (Download the Latest WordPress and configure it)

Now download the WordPress from official WordPress website. After downloading extract those files on your local storage.

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Now go to wordpress folder and rename wp-config-sample.php to wp-config.php.

Now edit the wp-config.php file and then add database info.

/** The name of the database for WordPress */
 define('DB_NAME', 'admin_techbrown');

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

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

When all done save the file.

Step-6 (Upload the WordPress files to your VPS server)

Now download the FileZilla FTP client from official website. and install it

You need to a run a Filezilla FTP client and type your server IP address in HOST column with your credentials.

After that go to the location from your server /web/ and remove all the default files.

Now go to local wordpress directory to upload it directly to your VPS server

When all done you will see all files are uploaded on your server.

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Step-7 (Install the WordPress from your Web Browser)

Now type your server IP address or FQDN on browser to install the WordPress.

Now select the default language for WordPress installations.

Provide all required information to continue the WordPress installation.

After that you will see the success info on your web browser.

Now login to your WordPress admin panel

After successful login you will finally see the WordPress Admin Panel.

You can also configure your WordPress website using admin panel and you are all set to configure your website at next level.


That’s all now you have installed the WordPress using Vesta CP control panel. It provides secure environment to install WordPress on VPS with your favorite Linux distribution with ease. You can easily manage your website at server level using Vesta CP. If you need any help regarding this topic then you should use the comment section below for more info.

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