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July 22, 2021 at 10:14 am #8993
Hi all customer,
Thanks so much for using our product!
In this topic we’ll help you setup VPS use Plesk on Digital Ocean to manage your website.
You can use Shared hosting to install & manage your site but we think it’s better if you can manage yourself your works!
Step 1: You can register on Digital Ocean to buy VPS via our referral link below:
Step 2: Go to Marketplace link at Bottom Left of Dashboard:
or via this link: https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/
Step 3: Search & Setup VPS use Plesk
Then create Plesk Droplet
Step 4: Choose Plan & setup VPS account
You can use Basic 10$ per month if your site have less than 500 customers per day!
Setup account use SSH if you can use it or easy use Password
Please Add backups to keep your data Safe.
Step 5: Manage Plesk
After install please read tutorial on this link: https://marketplace.digitalocean.com/apps/plesk-centos
You will see your VPS IP Address like this:
You can go to Plesk Control with the VPS IP Address. Example: https://188.8.131.52/
(User name: root, Password: the password you enter above)
You need Login then setup Contact Information as required.
Step 6: Choose setup later and go to Plesk Dashboard then Add Domain:
Enter your domain and System User Account. Please remember them.
Step 7: Pointer your domain to VPS IP Address. You should contact your Domain Provider have tutorial for you. We’ll use NameCheap as example:
You can read it here: https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/319/2237/how-can-i-set-up-an-a-address-record-for-my-domain/
Step 8: Setup SSL, Manager Files, Database, PHP settings (Similar when you use Shared Hosting)
Please read more in Plesk Document: https://docs.plesk.com/en-US/onyx/
Step 9: Backup your old site by use Duplicator plugin here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/duplicator/
- Backup your site and have backup files
- Go to Database then create new database (see screenshot above)
- Upload backup files in File Manager
- Run your domain in Browser and setup
Please see Duplicator document for more detail.
Hope this helps and Thanks for reading!
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