How to Deploy and Host a Joomla Website on Alibaba Cloud ECS

Requirements and Prerequisites

Installing Joomla on Ubuntu 16.04 ECS instance

Step 1: Connect to Your Server

Step 2: Install Apache

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install apache2

Step 3: Install MySQL

sudo apt-get install mysql-server php7.0-mysql
/usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation
Would you like to setup VALIDATE password plugin ? [Y/N] N
Change the root password ? [ Y/N ] N
Remove anonymous users ? [Y/N] Y
Disallow root login remotely ? [Y/N] Y
Remove test database and access to it ? [Y/N] Y
Reload privilege tables now ? [Y/N] Y

Step 4: Install PHP

sudo apt-get install php7.0 libapache2-mod-php7.0 php7.0-mcrypt php7.0-xml php7.0-curl php7.0-json php7.0-cgi

Step 5: Confirm LAMP Installation

rm /var/www/html/index.html
touch /var/www/html/index.php
nano /var/www/html/index.php
<?php
Phpinfo();
?>
rm /var/www//html/index.php

Step 6: Install and Configure Joomla! on ECS

cd /var/www/html
wget https://downloads.joomla.org/cms/joomla3/3-7.5-Stable-Full-Package.zip
sudo apt-get install unzip
unzip Joomla_3-7.5-Stable-Full_Package.zip
tar -xvzf Joomla_3-7.5-Stable-Full_Package.tar.gz
mv htaccess.txt  .htacess
chown -R www-data /var/www/html
chmod -R 755/var/www/html

Step 7: Create a MySQL Database and User for Joomla!

mysql -u root -p
mysql > CREATE DATABASE joomla ;
mysql>GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES on joomla.* to ‘ user'@ ‘locahost' identified by ‘password';
mysql>FLUSH PRIVILEGES ;
msql>exit;

Step 8: Complete the Installation Process through Web Interface

systemct1 restart apache2
Database Type : MySQL
Host Name : localhost
Username : user
Password : password
Database Name : joomla
Table Prefix : joomla_
Old Database Process : Remove .

Final Thought

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