Running a WordPress container

Almost everyone at some point will have installed, used, or read about WordPress, so for our next example, we will be using the official WordPress container from the Docker Hub. You can find details on the container at https://hub.docker.com/_/wordpress/.

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WordPress is web software that you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. For more information, check out https://wordpress.org/.

To launch WordPress, you will need to download and run two containers, the first of which is the database container, for this I recommend using the official MySQL container which you can find at https://hub.docker.com/_/mysql/.

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