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WordPress is one of the most popular open-source CMS (Content Management System) on the internet. It allows the user to easily manage and set up websites, blogs, and e-commerce stores, etc. It uses MySQL or MariaDB backend with PHP processing. In this article, we explain how to install WordPress with Nginx on Ubuntu 18.04.

Prerequisites

Creating a MySQL database

WordPress uses the MySQL database as a backend to store data. So, the first step is to create a database for your WordPress site using the below command