Setting up a Website

Last updated: 2020-07-21 09:35:01

    Running a personal website or forum is one of the most common things people do after they purchase a CVM.

    This article describes several ways you can setup a website on your CVM. Choose one that suits you the best.

    Setting Up a Website Manually

    We recommend that you setup your website manually.

    Manual Setup
    Setup Install software manually. Easier to customize.
    Advantages Flexible choices among software versions
    Duration Longer since you need to do this manually
    Difficulty Knows how to install software manually and which version to use.


    Use the following table to choose a website that suits your needs.

    Type Setup Description
    WordPress WordPress (Linux) WordPress is a blogging platform developed with PHP. You can use it as a content management system, or use it to create websites on services that support PHP and MySQL databases.
    WordPress (Windows)
    Discuz! Discuz! Discuz! is a popular forum software built on PHP and MySQL. You only need to configure a few item to get it up and running.
    (CentOS 7)
    LNMP is a common web service architecture which consists of Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB and PHP running on Linux.
    (CentOS 6)
    LAMP LAMP LAMP is a common web service architecture which consists of Apache, MySQL/MariaDB and PHP running on Linux.
    WIPM WIPM WIPM stands for a web service architecture which consists of IIS, PHP and MySQL running on Windows.
    Drupal Drupal Drupal is a Content Management Framework (CMF) written in PHP. It consists of a Content Management System (CMS) and a PHP development framework. You can use it to run a personal blog or corporate website.
    Ghost Ghost Ghost is a free and open source blogging platform written in JavaScript and distributed under the MIT License, designed to simplify the process of online publishing for individual bloggers as well as online publications.