Boost your WordPress site with OpenLiteSpeed

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Article from Issue 285/2024

WordPress lets you build professional websites without needing to know how to code thanks to its user-friendly interface, a huge library of themes and plugins, and built-in search engine optimization features.

Getting WordPress running on an Ubuntu 22.04 server with the OpenLiteSpeed [1] is a great way to launch a fast, optimized website. OpenLiteSpeed is an open source web server made for speed and security. It's a lightweight alternative to Apache that can seriously boost the performance of WordPress installs [2].

What's Here for You?

In this beginner-friendly guide, I'll walk you step-by-step through how to install WordPress with OpenLiteSpeed on Ubuntu 22.04. I'll cover how to:

  • Get OpenLiteSpeed up and running on Ubuntu
  • Set up the MySQL database
  • Set up PHP
  • Download WordPress
  • Tweak WordPress settings to work with OpenLiteSpeed
  • Install WordPress


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