Learn to Install & Configure NGINX on Ubuntu 18.04. Includes MySQL, PHP, PhpMyAdmin, WordPress & SSL Integration.
Hello and Welcome to our latest new course. We are glad you could join us on this exciting new learning expedition!
In this course, we will be exploring one of the most powerful Web Server technologies available. One that has grown in popularity exponentially since its release – Yes, we are talking about NGINX.
Whether you are an experienced web developer or new to the industry, you’ve likely heard of the age-old debate between Apache and NGINX. Which one is better, what should you use? This course offers a great introduction to NGINX. We will be covering several important topics, such as:
- Understanding the difference between Apache & NGINX
- Installing NGINX on a Digital Ocean Droplet or any Virtual Server of your choice.
- Modifying the NGINX Block Configuration file for hosting Websites
- Installing essential components on NGINX such as MySQL, PHP & PhpMyAdmin
- Securing PhpMyAdmin using symbolic links and NGINX’s built-in authentication gateway.
- Securing your hosted websites with free SSL using Certbot & Let’s Encrypt
- Installing and Configuring WordPress on your NGINX server
We will be using Digital Ocean droplets for this course, but you can create a virtual server with any cloud hosting provider of your choice. The configuration steps would be the same, regardless of who you host with. Also, we will be using the latest LTS version of Ubuntu (18.04).
So, if you are ready to dive back into another course and learn a variety of new concepts, hit the sign-up button!
Who this course is for:
- Students interested in learning about NGINX
- Students interested in learning the differences between Apache & NGINX
- Students interested in learning how to deploy a Virtual Server
- Students who want to learn how to execute commands using Console
- Students who want to learn how to connect to a remote Virtual Server using an SSH Client
- Students interested in Installing and Configuring NGINX on Ubuntu
- Students who want to Install and Configure PHP, MySQL, and PhpMyAdmin on NGINX
- Students interested in learning how to attach a domain name to a website hosted on NGINX
- Students interested in learning how to install SSL on NGINX using Let’s Encrypt
- Students who want to Install & Secure PhpMyAdmin for Database Management
- Students who want to learn how to Install and Configure WordPress on NGINX
What you’ll learn
Understand the key differences between Apache and NGINX
Deploy a Virtual Server on Digital Ocean with Ubuntu 18.04
Attach a Floating IP to a Digital Ocean Virtual Server
Connect to a remote Virtual Server using an SSH Client
Execute basic commands to a server
Install LEMP Stack on a Virtual Server (Linux, NGINX, MySQL, PHP)
Configure Name Servers for a Domain Name
Configure a DNS Zone File
Install a Free Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate on NGINX using Certbot
Install PhpMyAdmin on NGINX
Secure PhpMyAdmin using Symbolic Links and Authentication Gateways
Install and Configure WordPress on NGINX
Students will require an internet connection and PC or MAC Computer System.
Terminal for MAC users or PuTTY for Windows Users
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