Below is an index of my blog posts on using command line tools to install WordPress on a VPS (Virtual Private Server). Over the past few years I have written nearly a dozen posts on this topic. In February 2024, I completed a major content refresh for most of my past articles, making them more relevant and recent. This post is a good way to re-introduce those blog articles.

Over the course of this multi-part series, we will walk through the process of setting up a secure and optimized WordPress environment on a VPS using command line tools. We’ll also be covering the benefits of a hands-on approach to managing your WordPress environment.

If you prefer having more control and flexibility with your web hosting setup, this series is for you.

Index of Posts : Command Line Tools to Install WordPress

Here are the posts currently available in this series (I will be adding more over time):

  1. How to use Webinoly for WordPress site
    Comprehensive guide to using Webinoly command-line tool for setting up WordPress site on a VPS.
  2. Installing WordPress Using Command Line Installers
    WP-CLI and other command-line interface tool for managing WordPress sites without using a web browser.
  3. Command Line WordPress Installers on Debian 11
    Learn different ways of WordPress installation from command line on a Debian Server, for tasks like installs, updates, imports/exports.
  4. How to host WordPress Site on Budget under 10 US Dollars
    How to achieve WordPress hosting under $10/year without big sacrifices in performance, reliability and support.
  5. Installing WordPress on TinyKVM VPS with 256 MB RAM
    Exploring different low-cost, low spec hosting options for setting up simple WordPress websites.
  6. How to Install WordPress on a VPS that runs on Caddy Server
  7. Setup a WordPress site on Alpine Linux and Lighttpd server
  8. Install and Configure WordPress on Lighttpd Server

Here are some of the key things readers can expect to learn:

  • How to manually install WordPress using WP-CLI
  • Configuring server security protocols like firewall rules, SSH, and more.
  • Using non conventional approaches to installing and running a WordPress site. (Caddy, Lighttpd server, etc)
  • Troubleshooting common issues that may arise during and after installation
  • Ongoing maintenance best practices including backups.

This series will be helpful to readers who are comfortable using command line interfaces and want granular control over their WordPress hosting stack. No prior experience with WP-CLI or VPS administration is required. Basic familiarity with Linux terminal and commands would be very helpful, particularly for Webinoly and Caddy or Lighttpd server installation.

Command Line Tools to Install WordPress .

Stay Tuned for More

The above list will be updated as and when I add or update posts.This series offers a comprehensive guide on how to use command line tools to install WordPress on a VPS (Virtual Private Server). With a recent content refresh, my articles are more relevant and up-to-date than ever before. With the ever-evolving world of technology, it’s important to explore new methods.Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn new, unconventional, and efficient ways of installing WordPress.


This post was updated on 29 Feb 2024.