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How to Host WordPress Website on Vultr Cloud

February 1, 2018

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As WordPress is one of the most popular web applications, which infrastructure provider is hosting the app for your website plays a significant part in the user experience for your visitors. Not all WordPress websites perform the same that much is clear from speed tests performed on many different URLs.

A fastest WordPress hosting for your website is a plus for the user-friendliness, the user experience and the ranking on the search engines.

Recently, Vultr has emerged as a promising player in the Cloud Web Hosting scene. This is due to the low latency servers available in seven countries across four continents and the computing power of Intel Cores and solid-state drive storage facility which Vultr offers on all plans.

However, running and maintaining a server on Vultr is a full-time job. This is why many lay persons have no idea how to host WordPress on Vultr Cloud.

Cloudways managed WordPress hosting Platform gives you peace of mind and allows developers to concentrate on coding, and website owners to concentrate on marketing their WordPress site. Vultr server security is handled by Cloudways engineers, so you don’t have to spend time updating the OS and firmware. 

Many experts highly recommend using Cloudways managed Vultr servers: “I found Vultr to be the best value on Cloudways” – Paul Mahony from

On Cloudways, you can launch a Vultr server with WordPress installation within a few minutes. 15+ metrics can be monitored in graphical format, and many critical server tasks are accomplished in a single click.

Let’s take a look at how to launch WordPress server on Vultr Cloud on the Cloudways Managed Cloud Web Hosting Platform. After that, I’ll explain how you can easily migrate your website from another hosting provider to your Cloudways Managed Vultr server with a handy tool.

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Launch WordPress on Vultr Using Cloudways Platform

  1. Application and Server Details
  2. Select Server Size
  3. Select Server Location
  4. Launch Server
  5. Server Management

Enter Application and Server Details

Select the latest version of WordPress from the drop-down menu. Next name your Managed App, Server, and select your Project. After that, select Vultr from the available list of cloud infrastructure providers.

Host WordPress on Vultr Application and Server Details

Select Server Size

The next section is for selection of your server size. Select Server Size according to your need. You don’t have to worry about server size; you can easily increase your server size later.

Host WordPress on Vultr Server Size

Select Server Location

The next step is to choose the location of your server. Your choice will affect the server latency for your desired web audience. Vultr offers you many locations across the globe to deploy your server so that you get low latency and high website speed. Choose a location closest to your target audience.

Host WordPress on Vultr Server Location

Launch Your Server

After completing the above-required details, click LAUNCH NOW button.

Host WordPress on Vultr Launch Server

A window will appear for a while indicating time remaining until the server is ready.

Host WordPress on Vultr Adding Server

Step Five: Server Management

Once your Vultr server launches, you can access to all available server management options. Just click your server, and you will be redirected to the interface show as below.

Host WordPress on Vultr Server Details

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WordPress Site Migration Made Easy

After the WordPress Vultr Server has completed its launch, you are ready to begin migrating your existing WordPress site to a different provider, to the Cloudways Managed Vultr Server.

Watch this video to find out how to move your WordPress site to your Cloudways Managed Vultr server! Cloudways provides a WordPress Migration Plugin for its users. This migration procedure is just a glimpse of how easy every server and application task becomes for you, once you decide to host your WordPress site on Cloudways! 🙂

I hope this post was helpful in explaining how to host a WordPress website on Vultr Cloud and how you can migrate your existing WordPress site without any hassle (The first migration is free). If you are confused about anything, simply contact the Cloudways 24/7/365 chat support team for assistance.

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Saud Razzak

Saud is the WordPress Community Manager at Cloudways - A Managed WooCommerce Hosting Platform. Saud is responsible for creating buzz, spread knowledge, and educate the people about WordPress in the Community around the globe. In his free time, he likes to play cricket and learn new things on the Internet. You can email him at

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