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Install and configure wordpress with multiple hosts

See the previous post about install and configure apache2 with multiplue hosts

Download and unzip wordpress:

cd /srv/www/brianwilliams.pro
sudo wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
sudo tar -zxvf latest.tar.gz
sudo mv wordpress/* .
sudo rm -r wordpress
sudo chown -R www-data /srv/www/brianwilliams.pro

cd /srv/www/allaboutyoushelby.com
sudo wget http://wordpress.org/latest.tar.gz
sudo tar -zxvf latest.tar.gz
sudo mv wordpress/* .
sudo rm -r wordpress
sudo chown -R www-data /srv/www/allaboutyoushelby.com

Configure mysql:

mysql -u root -p
create database brianwilliamspro;
create database allaboutyoushelbycom;
create user wordpressuser;
set password for wordpressuser = password(“wppassword”);
grant all privileges on brianwilliamspro.* to wordpressuser@localhost identified by ‘wppassword';
grant all privileges on allaboutyoushelbycom.* to wordpressuser@localhost identified by ‘wppassword';
flush privileges;
exit

Install and configure apache2 with multiple hosts

Assuming Apache mod_rewrite module is enabled:

sudo a2enmod rewrite

Create the needed website directories:

mkdir /var/www/brianwilliams.pro
mkdir /var/www/allaboutyoushelby.com

Configure Apache:

sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/brianwilliams.pro

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /var/www/brianwilliams.pro
ServerName www.brianwilliams.pro
ServerAlias brianwilliams.pro
</VirtualHost>

sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/allaboutyoushelby.com

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /var/www/allaboutyoushelby.com
ServerName www.allaboutyoushelby.com
ServerAlias allaboutyoushelby.com
</VirtualHost>

Enable the sites in Apache:

cd /etc/apache2/sites-available
sudo a2ensite brianwilliams.pro
sudo a2ensite allaboutyoushelby.com

Restart Apache:

sudo service apache2 restart

 

 

 

Change Ubuntu from DHCP to static IP

Open the network interfaces file:

sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces

DHCP configuration:

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet dhcp

Static configuration:

auto eth0
iface eth0 inet static
address 192.168.20.56
netmask 255.255.255.0
network 192.168.20.0
broadcast 192.168.20.255
gateway 192.168.20.1
dns-nameserver 8.8.8.8 8.8.4.4

Restart the networking service:

sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart