As a website owner, you may be tired of depending on your current hosting provider. Some issue like frequent downtime, longer page loading times, and higher costs are common on a single server hosting provider.
However, Google cloud computing Service lets you host your site across multiple servers, saving your money and ensuring you almost zero downtime.
Google Cloud offers cloud hosting services at a competitive price than other major cloud hosting providers. In this post, I’ll show you how you can Setup WordPress on Google Cloud Platform using Google Click to Deploy Version of WordPress.
Let’s get Started!
Steps To Install WordPress On Google Cloud
There are multiple ways available to install WordPress on GCP, but one of the simplest ways is using Click to Deploy of WordPress. So follow my steps below to Setup and install WordPress on Google Cloud Platform with Google Click to Deploy Version of WordPress.
Sign In into your Google Cloud Dashboard
To get started, visit cloud.google.com and then just login into your Google Cloud account. Once you sign in to your GCP account, then you can see your Google Cloud Dashboard like the following screenshot.
Create New Project
Now start creating your first project on Google Cloud by clicking “Select a Project” link beside the search box. After clicking the link, a new box will be open, and there you need to click on “New Project” option to create your first project. Now write down your project name and Click on “CREATE” Button to finish your project creation process.
Select your Project and then go to Marketplace
After project creation you will be redirected to Google Cloud Console Dashboard area, there you need to select your project and then click on the Marketplace link from Navigation menu.
Run and Install Script of WordPress
In the Marketplace page, you can see a Search bar like the following screenshot below. Type there “WordPress Click to Deploy” and then hit for search. You can see multiple options, choose “WordPress Google Click to Deploy” from them and then click on “Launch on Compute Engine.”
Deploy WordPress & Configure Instance
After clicking Launch on Compute Engine, you can see WordPress Deployment Page and there you can edit or change Deployment name, Server location or Zone, Machine type, RAM, Disk type (SSD or Standard), Disk size, etc.Now you need to provide the Administrator email address, that e-mail address will be used to create an administrator account for WordPress.Apart from these options, you also select the checkbox of Install phpMyAdmin andAllow HTTP Traffic and Allow HTTPS Traffic.Now you need to hit Deploy button to finish configuration. It will take a few minutes to complete the installation process. After finishing, you will see your site IP and all the other details as follows –
Your WordPress installation completed successfully. Now if you want to visit your site, then click on your external IP address, and you can see your WordPress website is live.
Now don’t forget to note down your WordPress account credentials for login to your admin panel and further use. After login to your WP account must change your temporary WordPress admin password.
Suggested Reading – How to Install and Setup WordPress on Google Cloud Platform (Bitnami Version)
So, In this tutorial, you learned – how to install WordPress on GCP using Google Click to Deploy Version Of WordPress.
By default, there will be an IP address assigned on your website URL section. You can change or replace it later with your domain, and this tutorial will come in our next article.
I hope you find this tutorial useful and informative. If you have any question regarding this guide, then please feel free to let us know by commenting below. We will get back to you as soon as possible.