WordPress SSH2 configuration

Instead of the packaged WordPress I run the version provided by WordPress.  It is installed using a different userid from the userid the web server runs as.  To enable updates from the Admin Dashboard, I enabled sftp (ssh). This is how I did it. Using the sftp option requires the php ssh module.  This command […]

Installing WordPress on Ubuntu

WordPress is available as a packaged application for Ubuntu.  However it requires a bit of post installation configuration. The installation will install the apache2 multi-user server if no server is installed. I modified the installation to run over top of an existing site.  The default installation creates directories under /var/www, which I move to /srv.