(12 Steps) How to install WordPress on Vultr Server

First, you need to install VPSSIM – Control Panel for Vultr Server (Freemium)

Step 1. Log in to Vultr

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Step 2. Go to Servers > View Console

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Step 3. Typing vpssim and press Enter

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Step 4. Typing 1 in “Type in your choice (0-Exit) and press Enter

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Step 5. Typing 3 in “Type in your choice (0-Exit)” and Press Enter

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Step 6. Typing 5 in “Type in your choice” and Press Enter

Server will not install any cache plugin 🙂

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Step 7. Typing your domain in “Type in the domain you want to add” and Press Enter

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Step 8. Typing WordPress User you want to create in “Type in user for wordpress admin” and Press Enter

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Step 9. Typing your WordPress account password you want to create in “Type in password for admin” and Press Enter

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Step 10. Typing your email in “Type in your email” and Press Enter

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Step 11. Done!

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Step 12. Pointing your domain to Vultr Server

If you use Cloudflare, you need to create A Record:

  • Type: A
  • Name: your domain you install WordPress on Vultr Server, ex: test.beaverhero.com
  • Value: Your Vultr IP, ex: 139.181.120.17
  • Automatic TTL
  • Gray Cloud 🙂

and click on Add Record

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You only need to wait about 5-10 minutes, and you can visit the website installed at yourdomain/wp-admin. For example: test.beaverhero.com/wp-admin

If you bought domain name at Namecheap

You need to create 2 Record: A and CNAME

  • Type: A – Host: @ – Value: IP Vultr – TTL: 30 min
  • Type: CNAME – Host: www – Value: yourdomain (non-www) – TTL: 30 min

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If you bought Domain Name at other providers. You just need to create 2 records like Namecheap.

That’s it. You just need to visit the website at yourdomain.com (ex: test.beaverhero.com)

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