Installing WordPress using wp-cli and SSH

Overview

wp-cli is a command line tool, built into all DreamHost servers, you can use to manage your WordPress site. If you do not wish to use the One-Click Installer in the panel, you can use this tool to download a new copy of your WordPress files.

Installing WordPress

  1. Log into your server via SSH.
  2. Navigate to your website's directory.
  3. Run the following command to download all WordPress files:
    [server]$ wp core download
  4. Visit a site in your browser to complete the installation process.

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