Free WordPress Hosting On Google Cloud Platform!

Free WordPress Hosting On Google Cloud Platform!



How to Setup a Free WordPress Website On Google Cloud Platform (GCP). After 1 year, pay just pennies a month (for light traffic website)! Hosted on highly reliable Google Servers!

This Step-By-Step Guide will show you how to configure a website from scratch! You’ll need a credit card to linked to the account, and it’s preferred that you have a domain name to use. Otherwise you can purchase a domain name from domains.google.com or NameSilo.com, or GoDaddy.com, etc.

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**STEP #1**
Setup Google Cloud Platform
at cloud.google.com using a free google account.

**STEP #2**
Deploy WordPress Website by Bitnami

**STEP #3**
Create a Static IP Address
& Setup Domain Name to point to the website.

**STEP #4**
Create SSL Certificate
& Setup SSL Certificate AutoRenew

Commands Used (** MAKE SURE you change the email address and the domain address to your own, not shawsdigital.space **)

sudo /opt/bitnami/letsencrypt/scripts/generate-certificate.sh -m [email protected] -d epiclightsource.com -d www.shawsdigital.space

sudo nano /opt/bitnami/apache2/conf/bitnami/bitnami.conf

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on
RewriteRule ^/(.*) [R,L]

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache

**STEP #5**
Remove Bitnami Banner
Code Used:

sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig –disable_banner 1

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache

4 thoughts on “Free WordPress Hosting On Google Cloud Platform!

  1. Do I need to set up a swapfile since I choose 0.6GB memory vMachine? How do I set it up if I want to and does it affect my cost of using GCP?

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