Turnkey Apps: WordPress – Blog Publishing Platform


With WebAngel you can have WordPress as a pre-installed application on your VPS:

WordPress is a state-of-the-art publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.

WordPress started as just a blogging systems, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes, WordPress is limited only by your imagination.

This appliance includes all the standard features in TurnKey Core, and on top of that:

  • SSL support out of the box.
  • PHPMyAdmin administration frontend for MySQL (listening on port 12322 – uses SSL).
  • Postfix MTA (bound to localhost) to allow sending of email (e.g., password recovery).
  • The WordPress database password and secret key will be regenerated during installation (security)
  • Webmin modules for configuring Apache2, PHP and MySQL.
  • WordPress configurations
    • Installed from upstream tarball.
    • Integrated upgrade mechanism: get WordPress updates straight from WordPress’s creator Automattic.
    • Uploading of media such as images, videos, etc.
    • Permalinks configuration supported through admin console (convenience)
    • Automatic plugin upgrades are supported (convenience)
  • Useful and popular WordPress plugins:
    • All in One SEO Pack: Optimizes your WordPress blog for search engines.
    • Google XML Sitemaps: Notifies search engines of updates to your site.
    • NextGEN Gallery: Easy to use image gallery with a Flash slideshow option.
    • WordPress.com Stats: Provides detailed visitor statistics, optimized for blogging.
    • WP Super Cache: Accelerates your blog by serving 99% of your visitors via static HTML files.
    • Contact Form 7: Provide contact forms with spam filtering, CAPTCHA, and Ajax submit.
    • Sociable: Promote your content by adding links to social sharing and bookmarking sites.
    • Viper’s Video Quicktags: easily embed videos from all the major web video sites.
    • Simple Tags: automatically adds tags and related posts to your content.
    • WP-DB-Backup: easily backup your core WordPress tables.
    • Google Analytics for WordPress: track visitors, AdSense clicks, outgoing links, and search queries.
    • WP-Polls: Adds an easily customizable AJAX poll system to your blog.
    • podPress: Adds features to make WordPress the ideal platform for hosting a podcast.
    • WP-PageNavi: Adds more advanced paging navigation.
    • Ozh admin dropdown menu: Creates a drop down menu with all admin links.
    • MaxBlogPress ping optimizer: Prevents blog from being tagged as a ping spammer.