Running a personal website or forum is one of the most common things people do after they purchase a CVM.
You can also use Lighthouse to "quickly build a website" by simply selecting the required application image during creation, with no need to configure it by yourself. For more information, see Purchase Methods.
Tencent Cloud provides various types of website setup tutorials for mainstream website systems. The setup methods can be divided into image deployment and manual setup, wit the following features respectively:
|Comparison Item||Image Deployment||Manual Setup|
|How to set up||Select a system image in Tencent Cloud Marketplace for direct installation and deployment.||Install the required software manually, which can be customized.|
|Advantage||The software version is relatively fixed.||The version can be selected flexibly.|
|Time required||Relatively short, with quick deployment.||Relatively long, where you need to install needed software by yourself.|
|Difficulty level||Simple.||You need to know how to install software manually and which version to use.|
Use the following table to choose a website that suits your needs.
|WordPress||Building a WordPress Website (Linux)||WordPress is a blogging platform developed with PHP. You can use it as a content management system, or use it to create websites on services that support PHP and MySQL databases.|
|Building a WordPress Website (Linux)|
|Discuz!||Building Up a Discuz! Forum||Discuz! is a popular forum software built on PHP and MySQL. You only need to configure a few item to get it up and running.|
|LNMP||Manual Setup of LNMP
|LNMP is a common web service architecture which consists of Nginx, MySQL/MariaDB and PHP running on Linux.|
|Manual Setup of LNMP
|Manual Setup of LNMP
|LAMP||Manual Setup of LAMP||LAMP is a common web service architecture which consists of Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, and PHP running on Linux.|
|WIPM||Manual Setup of WIPM||WIPM stands for a web service architecture which consists of IIS, PHP and MySQL running on Windows.|
|Drupal||Setting up Drupal||Drupal is a Content Management Framework (CMF) written in PHP. It consists of a Content Management System (CMS) and a PHP development framework. You can use it to run a personal blog or corporate website.|
|Microsoft SharePoint 2016||Building Microsoft SharePoint 2016||Microsoft SharePoint is the abbreviation of Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server, a portal site that allows enterprises to develop smart portals. It seamlessly connects teams and knowledge to enable you to better utilize relevant information in business processes and work more efficiently.|
You need to perform various operations such as domain name registration, ICP filing, and DNS configuration for your personal website before it can be accessed from the internet. Prepare an available domain name after you deploy your personal website in CVM and plan to publish your website to the internet.