How to install WordPress from the command line in Linux.

Installing WordPress on a web server is normally done by downloading the files from and copying the uncompressed files to your web site folder with an FTP or SSH client. You can also install the latest version of WordPress using the shell in Linux which you should have access to if your hosting on a Linux server.

Run the command below from the folder where you want to install the CMS.

tar xfz latest.tar.gz

mv wordpress/* ./

rm -r wordpress
rm -f latest.tar.gz
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