Blog or CMS recommendation

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Mon Jan 22 11:49:36 UTC 2018

I used a few guides on Digital Ocean for Ubuntu 16.04, but I'm sure they 
might work for another Debian distro. The installation for Redhat 
distributions might be slightly different.

Generally, they ask that you set up a non-root account, and then secure 
it with RSA key fingerprints. Once that's done, you will need to install 
a firewall, like UFW.

Then, you will have to install Apache or httpd, My-SQL or Maria, and an 
assortment of PHP packages. You can do all of these through the pakcage 
manager, or download each of these from their respected web sites. Once 
you have configured them to your liking, and they are up and running, 
you should either use the My SQL shell or download and configure PHP My 
Admin and create a new database with global privileges to allow all 
access. Take note of the name of the database, as well as the user name 
and password. You will need this later.

Then, download the file and unzip it to /var/www/html or a 
similar location. You need to open and edit wp_config.php and put in the 
database name, username and password.

Open your browser and go to your server's IP address or hostname, and 
the Wordpress installation should work.

You might have to play around with the file and folder permissions. I 
asked about this a while back because I was having trouble updating 
wordpress. They recommend 0755 for the directories and 0644 for the 
files. The ownership of the files should be set to either www-data, or 
the name of your database and a similar group.

On 22/01/2018 00:42, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd use WordPress. It is easy to install and the backend is accessible
> in general.
> Cheers,
>    Schoepp
> On Mon, Jan 22, 2018 at 03:33:34PM +0700, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Hi group,
>> We have a small blind community here in Indonesia. We would like to start a
>> website to promote our activities or community projects. We would like to
>> have a blog or CMS where, hopefully, we can manage the content on our own. Do
>> you guys have any recommendations?
>> Any suggestions is welcome
>> Best Regards
>> -- 
>> Edhoari Setiyoso
>> email : edhoari.s at
>> skype : edhoari.s
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