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| This post will tell you how to set up a unmanaged VPS to host your WordPress site. One important point to consider is buying your VPS from an experienced and reliable hosting service. People prefer DialWebHosting for high-quality yet low-cost VPS servers.
Unmanaged VPS set up:
Install Webuzo or similar. It is a virtual machine offering all the server-based applications in one unit.
Step 1: Buy your VPS hosting plan. Choose DialWebHosting. They have many cost-effective plans fitting your budget. Activation process is quick and simple once you make the payment and select your plan.
Step 2: Login to your account. Click on Manage your account. Select Reinstall or Rebuild. Choose and install a distribution – CentOS or Ubuntu on your server. Save the root password which will be required later for the remote VPS.
Step 3: You must install a control panel. There are both free and premium control panels available. cPanel is the most preferred choice.
Step 4: Connect to an SSH client like PuTTY. fill in the complete details that are asked like host name, user name, IP address of the VPS, root name and password as mentioned above.
Step 5: Add domain. In typical hosting, your nameservers point your domain to the hosting service. But here in unmanaged VPS, you will need some DNS service. This can be added from the VPS control panel. Or check with your domain registrar. Many of them provide this service also.
Step 6: Install WordPress. Point your domain to your VPS before installing WordPress. DialWebHosting provides you a one-click installer if you are not using Webuzo.
Save the WordPress login. In case you are not familiar with the technical aspects to manage the server, you may choose DialWebHosting for a secure and reliable environment.