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How to create a WordPress optimized VPS with DreamVPS console

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WordPress optimized VPS with DreamVPS console

Here, we have detailed tutorial on How to create a WordPress optimized VPS with DreamVPS console:

Step 1 – Registration

Register using your email account and choose a secure password for your account:

Sign up page
Sign up page
 

Step 2 – Log in to VPS console dashboard

You are now auto-redirected to the login page at https://console.dreamvps.com. Use the credentials that you used in the first step:
Console login page
Console login page

Step 3 – Email Validation process

DreamVPS will send you an email to verify your email ownership so you can proceed to the next step:

 
 Email validation page
Email validation page
 

Step 4 – Email confirmation link

You will get an email that looks like the following, please click the link to complete verification.

Email confirmation
Email confirmation
 

Click continue or wait to be redirected automatically to your VPS dashboard:

Email validation completed
Email validation completed

Step 5 – Add your billing profile

Use the add billing profile button to update all of your personal details and credit card to allow payment for your services:

Add billing profile
Add billing profile
 

Fill in all your details on the following page:

Complete billing profile

Step 6 – Create your first server

After completing your billing profile, you will be allowed to set up a new server. Click on the button “create new server” to start the process of server creation:

Create server
Create server
 

Choose the continent of your preference and then choose data center location:

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Choose a WordPress image from the list below.

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Select your server specs according to your needs:

Server specs
Server specs
 

At the following screen, choose the number of servers, then type a server name and choose a billing mode (hourly / monthly) according to your convenience, and, finally, click the “Create server” button to get started:

Server details
Server details
 

Below, on the task queue, you can see the process of a new server creation that usually takes a few minutes:

Server creation
Server creation

Congratulations! Now that your server is ready, you can connect to the server by using the IP address that you see on your own created server:

Step 7 – Connect to your WordPress server

You can download your favorite SSH application to connect to your new WordPress server and start setting up your WordPress site. You can download putty here if you have a Windows PC or use your terminal if you have a Mac OS on your computer.
Putty ssh
Putty ssh

Following the open button, a new SSH console window will be opened in which you are required to type the user name root and the password that you have previously used to create the server (the password will not appear while you are typing it for security reasons). After typing the password, press Enter to see the following screen and start to set up your WordPress site.

 

Copy your password then right click while entering a password in order to paste it.

 
SSH window
SSH window

Then you will see the following screen and be able to choose the Add new site option to start your WordPress site:

Wordpress Setup
WordPress Setup

Type in all the following details inside the input fields and click Start Installing

WordPress Install phase
WordPress Install phase

Step 8 – Create a DNS record

The final step will be to create a record using the server IP address from your domain DNS provider to point to your new WordPress optimized VPS.

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Updated on 06 Jul 2018
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