Step 1: Choose Your Plan
First choose a hosting plan by signing up or logging into the Control Panel and clicking the Add Service button at the top-right. Now select Cloud Container plan that’s suitable – if you're not sure we'll be happy to help. After choosing the Cloud Container will be created and everything needed to host your website will be set up automatically in a few minutes.
Step 2: Create the Container
Now you can create the container which will host the WordPress website by clicking Add Container. The quickest way to get a new WordPress website online is to use our WordPress image which can be found under the Application tab. This comes with an install of WordPress ready for you to configure.
Step 3: Deploy the Container
After naming your website click Deploy Container and your Container will be created and ready in seconds. In the background the installation of Apache, PHP, creation of databases, and install of WordPress is happening for you automatically.
Step 4: Setup your Domain
With your WordPress container ready to go you need to point the A Record for your Domain Name (like yourdomain.co.nz) to the IP address of your Cloud Container which will make it live on the internet. The IP address of the container can be found by clicking on it and looking under the Manage Container section on the left-hand side. If your Domain and DNS is with us then you can follow this article on how to set up the A Record.
Step 5: Enable SSL
Now that the Container is created you should enable SSL so that your WordPress website can be accessed securely, plus it is completely free!. Just select your Container under the Containers section and scroll down to the SSL option and click Enable.
Now you can finishing setting up your website via your browser by simply visiting your domain.