Install NGINX, PHP, MySQL, SSL & WordPress on Ubuntu

Learn to Install & Configure NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04. Includes MySQL, PHP, PhpMyAdmin, WordPress & SSL Integration.

What you will learn

Understand the key differences between Apache and NGINX

Deploy a Virtual Server on Digital Ocean with Ubuntu 18.04

Attach a Floating IP to a Digital Ocean Virtual Server

Connect to a remote Virtual Server using an SSH Client

Execute basic commands to a server

Install LEMP Stack on a Virtual Server (Linux, NGINX, MySQL, PHP)

Configure Name Servers for a Domain Name

Configure a DNS Zone File

Install a Free Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on NGINX using Certbot

Install PhpMyAdmin on NGINX

Secure PhpMyAdmin using Symbolic Links and Authentication Gateways

Install and Configure WordPress on NGINX


Hello and Welcome to our latest new course. We are glad you could join us on this exciting new learning expedition!

In this course, we are going to be exploring one of the most powerful Web Server technologies available. One that has grown in popularity exponentially since its release – Yes, we are talking about NGINX.

Whether you are an experienced web developer or new to the industry, you’ve likely heard of the age-old debate between Apache and NGINX. Which one is better, what should you use? This course offers a great introduction into NGINX. We will be covering several important topics, such as:

  • Understanding the difference between Apache & NGINX
  • Installing NGINX on a Digital Ocean Droplet or any Virtual Server of your choice.
  • Modifying the NGINX Block Configuration file for hosting Websites
  • Installing essential components on NGINX such as MySQL, PHP & PhpMyAdmin
  • Securing PhpMyAdmin using symbolic links and NGINX’s built in authentication gateway.
  • Securing your hosted websites with free SSL using Certbot & Let’s Encrypt
  • Installing and Configuring WordPress on your NGINX Server

We will be using Digital Ocean droplets for this course, but you can create a virtual server with any cloud hosting provider of your choice. The configuration steps would be the same, regardless of who you host with. Also, we will be using the latest LTS version of Ubuntu (18.04).

So, if you are ready to dive back into another course and learn a variety of new concepts, hit the sign-up button!





Apache vs. NGINX

History of Apache

Advantages of NGINX

Virtual Server Basics

Deploying a Droplet on Digital Ocean

Attaching a Floating IP

Connecting to your Virtual Server

Install & Configure LEMP Stack (Linux, NGINX, MySQL, PHP)

Install & Configure NGINX

Install & Configure MySQL on NGINX

Install & Configure PHP on NGINX

Creating a PHP Test File

Domain Names & SSL

Modifying Domain Name Servers

Configuring DNS Zone Files

Updating the NGINX Block File Configuration File

Installing Let’s Encrypt SSL on NGINX

PhpMyAdmin on NGINX

Installing PhpMyAdmin

Securing PhpMyAdmin with Symbolic Links

Securing PhpMyAdmin with Authentication Gateways

Enabling Authentication Gateways on NGINX

WordPress on NGINX

Introduction to WordPress

Creating a Database for WordPress

Installing PHP Extensions for WordPress

NGINX Block File Configuration for WordPress

Downloading WordPress

WordPress Configuration

WordPress Setup

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