Note: If you don’t already have a billing account set up with Google Cloud Console, you’ll have to do that before you get started.
Creating a new project
To start things off, let’s create a new project in the Google Cloud Console which we’ll use to install our WordPress site on.
Step 1: Log in to your Google account and navigate to the Google Cloud Console.
Step 2: Hover over the Project drop-down menu on the left side of the console dashboard and click Create project.
Step 3: Fill in the project details.
Project Name: Enter your project name.
Billing account: Select your billing account.
App Engine location: This allows you to choose the location of your hosting application.
By selecting this option you will receive updates via email.
Terms and Conditions: Be sure to read the terms and conditions and then tick Yes.
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How to Setup a Free WordPress Website On Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Hosted on highly reliable Google Servers!
This Step-By-Step Guide will show you how to configure a website from scratch! You’ll need a credit card to link to the account, and it’s preferred that you have a domain name to use. Otherwise, you can purchase a domain name from domains.google.com or GoDaddy.com, etc.
STEP 1 – Deploy WordPress Website by Bitnami
- Go to Google Market Place
- Choose Blog & CMS Category
- Select WordPress Certified by Bitnami and Automatic
Step 2 – Create a Static IP Address
- Click the menu button Go to VPC Network
- Click External IP addresses
- Choose Type — (Static)
- Enter Any Name
Step 3 – Create SSL Certificate & Setup SSL Certificate AutoRenew
- Go To Compute Engine
- Choose Instance, What you have installed
- Click SSH