How to Deploy WordPress on Google Cloud Platform

After you create a new project on the Google Cloud Platform, you can deploy WordPress in the following two section: Launch on Computer Engine, and Configure WordPress Installation.

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  2. How to Change Project Name on GCP
  3. How to Deploy WordPress on GCP
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  5. How to Change WordPress Admin Password
  6. How to Enable Cloud DNS API on GCP
  7. How to Create Cloud DNS Zone on GCP
  8. How to Reserve Static IP Address on GCP
  9. How to Fix WordPress Permalink Issue on GCP
  10. How to Set Up Domain Name with GCP
  11. How to Set Up FTP with FileZilla on GCP
  12. How to Change Machine Type on GCP
  13. How to Delete a Project on GCP

Part I: Launch on Compute Engine

Step 1: Click the menu icon on the left-top corner;

Step 2: Click "Marketplace" from the drop-down list;

Step 3: Click "WordPress (Google Click to Deploy)" from the list (please note that you can also have other virtual machines);

Step 4: Click the "Launch" button to deploy WordPress.

2. Configure WordPress Installation

The new WordPress deployment will take a few minutes. You will need to configure the installation.

Step 1: Type the deployment name in the first box, select the "Zone" in the second box, and select the "Machine type" in the third box;

  • The zone determines what computing resources are available and where your data is stored and used. 
  • Machine types determine the specifications of your machines, such as the amount of memory, virtual cores, and persistent disk limits an instance will have. 

Step 2: Select the Boot disk type and the disk size. Please note the storage space is less expensive for a standard persistent disk, while the SSD persistent disk is better for random IOPS or streaming throughput with low latency;

Step 3: Check the boxes of "Allow HTTPS traffic from the Internet", "Enable Stackdriver Logging" and "Enable Stackdriver Monitoring";

Ste 4: Click the "Deploy" button to deploy the WordPress.

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