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David BothUsing and Administering Linux: Volume 3https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5485-1_11

11. WordPress

David Both
Raleigh, NC, USA


In this chapter, you will learn
  • To install PHP and MariaDB – requirements for WordPress
  • To create a MariaDB database for WordPress to use for a web site
  • To do the WordPress 5-minute installation
  • To use the WordPress Dashboard to make administrative changes and to add new posts and pages to the site
  • To change the WordPress theme for the web site to alter its look and feel


In the previous chapter, we installed the Apache HTTPD web server and configured it to serve two web sites – one static and one dynamic. Dynamic web sites are important for businesses and other organizations ...

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