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Installation - Summary

Here's how to stand up an all-in-one WordPress instance.
Substitute your server's subdomain and admin email in the echo commands below.
After providing these defaults run the yum commands as detailed below.

echo "" > /root/DEFAULT_SUB_DOMAIN.txt
echo "myaddress@myemailprovider.com" > /root/DEFAULT_EMAIL_ADDRESS.txt
yum -y install https://pbase-foundation.com/pbase-repo.rpm
yum -y install pbase-preconfig-mysql-wordpress
yum -y install pbase-wordpress-allinone
yum -y install pbase-lets-encrypt

Installation - Step by Step

Step 1: Provide your subdomain name and email address by creating a text files under the /root directory.
To serve the root domain:
echo "" > /root/DEFAULT_SUB_DOMAIN.txt
To serve a subdomain, for example 'blog':
echo "blog" > /root/DEFAULT_SUB_DOMAIN.txt
echo "myaddress@myemailprovider.com" > /root/DEFAULT_EMAIL_ADDRESS.txt

Step 2: Install the pbase-repo package with the command:
yum -y install https://pbase-foundation.com/pbase-repo.rpm

... when it runs, its output will point out the file pbase_repo.json that now holds copies of the defaults.

Step 3: Install the WordPress dependencies and pre-configuration package with the command:
yum -y install pbase-preconfig-postgres-wordpress

... it's output will tell you to review the files in the module-config.d directory.

Step 4: Install the pbase-wordpress package with the command:
yum -y install pbase-wordpress

Step 5: If your host is registered in DNS, installing the pbase-lets-encrypt package will generate a certificate for HTTPS connections:
yum -y install pbase-lets-encrypt

Extras

You should secure your server ports with pbase-firewall-enable and lock down SSH access with the pbase-ssh-fail2ban package.

yum -y install pbase-ssh-fail2ban
yum -y install pbase-firewall-enable

Separate module by module install

Here are the steps to separately install the WordPress modules. Also shown is how to specify DEFAULT_SUB_DOMAIN to configure WordPress being served under a subdomain.

## provide email and specify subdomain
echo "myaddress@myemailprovider.com" > /root/DEFAULT_EMAIL_ADDRESS.txt
echo "blog" > /root/DEFAULT_SUB_DOMAIN.txt
## preconfig
yum -y install https://pbase-foundation.com/pbase-repo.rpm
yum -y install pbase-preconfig-mysql-wordpress
## apache and mysql
yum -y install pbase-apache
yum -y install pbase-mysql
## optional - to add sample content
yum -y install vrl-repo
yum -y install vrl-website-content
## wordpress
yum -y install pbase-wordpress
## and if your domain is registered in DNS
yum -y install pbase-lets-encrypt

Configuration Options

The pbase-preconfig-mysql-wordpress rpm provides three configuration files. Theses default configuration files enable PHP on the Apache server, creates a database called "wordpress" and set the base URI to "wordpress".

{
"pbase_apache" : {
"addSelfToEtcHosts": false,
"addSecurityHeaders": true,
"restrictHttpMethods": true,
"useSitesEnabledConf": false,
"enableIndexPhp": true,
"serverAdmin": "yoursysadmin@yourrealmail.com"
}
}
{
"pbase_mysql": [
{
"default": {
"hostName": "localhost",
"rootPassword": "SHOmeddata",
"port": "3306",
"characterSet": "utf8mb4",
"startService": true,
"install": true,
"database": [
{
"name": "wordpress",
"user": "admin",
"password": "shomeddata"
}
]
}
}
]
}
{
"pbase_wordpress": {
"wordpressUriBase": ""
}
}