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How To Install Joomla On DigitalOcean

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Joomla is one of the most comprehensive and stable content management systems out there. But without a reliable infrastructure for the CMS, your website can never reach its full potential. Using Joomla on DigitalOcean, a simple yet powerful infrastructure, gets you the perfect combination. At the same time, however, you should know that installing DigitalOcean requires a deep understanding of server management.

Manually installing Joomla on DigitalOcean might cost you significant time and resources. Cloudways, on the other hand, makes the whole process easy. You can now easily host your website on the cloud infrastructure and that too in just a few clicks. With Cloudways, its a matter of a few minutes.

Why Choose Cloudways To Host Joomla On DigitalOcean

Hosting your Joomla website on DigitalOcean directly can be a challenging task. It can be daunting, extensive and a time-consuming task to install if you’re not technically sound. There are a lot of details that need to be covered before you successfully install your website on DigitalOcean.

On the other hand, Cloudways takes care of the whole process of deploying DigitalOcean infrastructure. Using the Cloudways Platform, installing your Joomla powered website on DigitalOcean infrastructure saves you significant time and resources. Here are some of the most prominent benefits of using Cloudways:

  • 1-Click Installations
  • Optimized Stack
  • Unlimited Staging URLs
  • SSL, SSH, Git Client, Cron Job Managers
  • CloudwaysCDN
  • Real Time Server Monitoring
  • Server Scaling
  • Automated Backups
  • 24×7 Support and Server Management
  • Cache Technologies
  • Free Migration

Launching Joomla On DigitalOcean Using Cloudways

Launching DigitalOcean server on Cloudways platform is not only easy, the whole process is completed within minutes. You don’t even have to wait for system configuration. You only have to sign-up on Cloudways and follow the simple steps.

Moreover, you can even avail the 3-day FREE trial on DigitalOcean server and test out your Joomla application. With this offer, you have the opportunity to get familiar with the platform and test out the features.

Here’s how you can launch your DigitalOcean server on Cloudways.

Select Joomla

After you sign-up, select Joomla from the drop-down menu within the application and server detail section. Here, you’ll have to also name your managed application and server.

Select DigitalOcean

Select DigitalOcean from the list of available Cloud infrastructure options.

Select Server Size

After you’ve chosen your desired cloud infrastructure, choose the server size based on the traffic of your Joomla website. You can later scale the size of the server whenever there’s a need.

Select Your Server Location

Next, select the location of your server. You can choose a data center that is nearest to your audience. With DigitalOcean, you have a choice of multiple locations.

Once you’ve filled the necessary fields, click the “Launch Now” button. In just a few minutes, your DigitalOcean powered Joomla website is all set.

Final Thoughts

Cloudways provides a convenient and reliable Joomla hosting platform for DigitalOcean. With Cloudways you get better speed and optimized performance.

And it’s not just DigitalOcean, you can choose from Amazon Web Server, Google, Kyup, Vultr, Linode or DigitalOcean and install multiple applications. You even have the option to stage multiple URLs and test your applications. And the best part is, all these functionalities come with dedicated security features and a Customer Support team that works 24/7 to resolve your problems.


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Hamza Zia :Hamza is a Drupal Community Manager at Cloudways - A Managed Drupal Hosting Platform. He loves to write about Drupal and related topics. During his free time, he can be seen obsessing over Football, Cars, Android and Gaming.