How to install WordPress on Ubuntu 16.04

So I’ve decided to chronicle my projects for all to see on my new blog. I can’t think of a better way to christen the site than to walk though the process of installing WordPress on a server.

We’re going to need a few things to get started, like a computer to act as our webserver. I’m developing this website on my Ubuntu 16.04 laptop, and will be walking though all the steps with this OS in mind. Most Linux distros should have fairly similar steps for installing the dependencies, but you should consult google for specific instructions.

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Hello World! My First Website Blog Post

Hello World! If anyone other than myself is reading this, welcome to my blog. I’ll be detailing my journey with setting up my website, homelab, and any other programming challenges I may encounter.

I hope to make this blog as an archive of what I’ve accomplished, as well as a reference for my future self and others who may find its content useful. I’d like to use this to document how I install, create, and configure my homelab. Documentation is not something that I have been good at up until this point. Often I can’t remember how I made something work, and I would like to have a future reference.

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