How to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS with Nginx

Everyone loves, uses, or has heard of WordPress. It’s the most popular CMS out there, and with the advantages of VPS hosting over Shared hosting, a lot of users are moving to a VPS. You may need to install WordPress yourself on your server, so this tutorial will come in handy. Though, some managed hosting providers like RoseHosting offer free WordPress installation and optimization.

In this tutorial, we are going to provide you with step-by-step instructions on how to install WordPress on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS.
WordPress is the most popular open source CMS written in PHP that allows web developers to create everything from simple websites to complex e-commerce web stores, news portals, magazines etc.
This tutorial was tested and written for an Ubuntu VPS, but it should work on any Debian based Linux distribution.
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7 Reasons to Attend a Business Conference

7 Reasons to Attend a Business Conference

Conferences are all about learning something new or expanding your network of connections. Sure, you can rely on LinkedIn and other industry-related sites for this, but there is no replacement for the raw experience of being at an event in person. Still not convinced you should spend a weekend evening Read more…

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The Rise of Comic Con

The Rise of Comic Con Last month, Blackburn News reported a recording-breaking attendance for the third edition of London Comic Con, which saw a whopping 10,000 attendees at the Western Fair District Progress building, 2,500 more than the year before. Because of the number of participants at the convention, organizers Read more…

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From Patagonia’s blog

The problem with fast fashion and need for recycled textiles

A friend on Facebook recently shared this article on MSN (via Newsweek) called “No One Wants Your Old Clothes,” a simple headline with a lot more detail on the effects of fast fashion, the huge amounts of waste going to landfills, and the growing need for recycled textiles and “closed Read more…

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BRMC @ Lost Highway

Lost Highway 2016: BRMC, Eagles of Death Metal, Foghat, Chevy Metal, Face to Face, Tony Joe White, Paul Cauthen

After a couple years of not seeing a real BRMC show (in person), a festival set was welcome in spite of the scorching heat. It was over 100 degrees most of the day and even with several layers of sunblock, I was left with some burns near my neck and Read more…

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Anime Expo 2016: Toonami, Aniplex, Indivisible & Skullgirls, Funimation

Though we didn’t attend all the panels we wanted to for one reason or another, we did actually get to a lot and overall had a great time despite not staying for the last day.  The Toonami panel actually got us hyped up for FLCL2, which ended up disappointing over Read more…

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Top 10 ways to make someone you care for happy

Image source: Flickr Valentine’s day and your anniversary don’t have to be the only days in the year when you should express your love. Every day should be a small celebration of your relationship, and it doesn’t have to be very difficult to do it. Simple pleasures, small surprises, and Read more…

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4 Tech ‘Fads’ That Passed the Test of Time

Do you sometimes look at recent tech additions to the consumer market and think they will never catch on? Do you wonder why some seemingly revolutionary products like Google Glass don’t become as popular as analysts expected? It is always a gamble when introducing new technology to the already huge Read more…

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What Are Our Biggest Customer Service Gripes?

Customer service has changed quite a lot in the past few years, with the availability of more options like web based chats or customer service via Twitter and Facebook, as well as more traditional things like call centres. While in some ways this has led to better experiences, it seems Read more…

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AXS Contributions: Anime Expo, XTC top 10, SVIIB

Sometime last month, I received an email from Examiner about AXS needing a live entertainment writer – so I applied and become an AXS contributor! My most recent article was a “Performer Profile” on Anime Expo, though more like a brief history and explanation of recent AX attendance and the 25th anniversary. One of my most Read more…

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