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.
- How to Create a Project on GCP
- How to Change Project Name on GCP
- How to Deploy WordPress on GCP
- How to Change phpMyAdmin Password
- How to Change WordPress Admin Password
- How to Enable Cloud DNS API on GCP
- How to Create Cloud DNS Zone on GCP
- How to Reserve Static IP Address on GCP
- How to Fix WordPress Permalink Issue on GCP
- How to Set Up Domain Name with GCP
- How to Set Up FTP with FileZilla on GCP
- How to Change Machine Type on GCP
- 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.