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WordPress on Google Cloud Storage: step-by-step

By popular demand, here is the step-by-step guide for configuring WordPress with Google Cloud Storage.

The slides have notes, they are a little hard to discover with the SlideShare interface, look for a tab below the slide that looks like “Notes on Slide #”.

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10 Responses to “WordPress on Google Cloud Storage: step-by-step”

  1. Hello, I have ClouSE running on my Amazon EC2 instance … works wonderfully well….
    Occasionally, I am noticing that when I refresh the website, I am being redirected to http://www.mysite.com/clouse-web-config/

    Here, I am seeing a popup dialog that says “Data already exists at the entered location.”.

    This happens occasionally only on refreshing the current page.

    Any ideas on how to prevent this from happening?
    TIA

    Posted by Guy FromIndia | February 3, 2013, 11:06 am
  2. Hi, Folks! I just successfully opened a WordPress-like account using Oblaksoft.com’s Yapixx (BTW: trying to view the Google APIs page on my desktop was a major problem that I’m still not sure how I fixed).
    Here’s the present thing. I am not an accomplished developer (to say I’m not a developer would be incorrect, since I’m trying to develop this thing…). I have two WordPress.com sites: one called optimysticliving.wordpress.com and one called optimysticlivingevents.wordpress.com. I wish to integrate both into a hub website entitled, http://www.drclairefitzpatrick.com. So I need to configure my DNS servers to the Google cloud. Right now, my name is parked in Godaddy. Without getting too immersed in my plans: how do I get my very own http://www.drclairefitzpatrick.com to reflect my WordPress blog, once I migrate it from wordpress.com to wordpress.org (if I need to pick only one, I’ll pick optimysticlivig.wordpress.com)? Thank you!

    Posted by Claire Fitzpatrick | February 28, 2013, 6:04 pm
  3. Hi Clair,
    You need to know the IP address of the web server running WordPress. Once you know it, you can use GoDaddy’s DNS editor to associate this IP address with your site’s name. See for example http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/7920/adding-or-editing-a-records?locale=en.

    Posted by Artem Livshits | February 28, 2013, 10:31 pm
  4. Hi,
    I appreciate all of your work and effort into providing these tools and instructions, they are a great help to many of use self-taught/teaching designer and developers.
    I was able to get wordpress running within virtualbox on google pretty easily , however can you provide me some direction on how to get the google cloud service to use a custom domain. I know I will need to change cname records and A records with my registrar, and I see above that I need to know the ip address of the server running wordpress, but I am not sure where or how to find this information with googles dashboard.

    Posted by Tal Sneed | April 8, 2013, 3:18 pm
    • Hi Tal,
      Thank you for using ClouSE and WP2Cloud!
      The IP address that you need to know is the IP address of the machine that runs WordPress. In this case this the IP address of your virtual appliance and it depends on the infrastructure that you use to run it. E.g. if you rent a physical server from a hoster, you need to talk to the hoster, etc. Feel free to contact us for further clarifications.

      Posted by Artem Livshits | April 12, 2013, 12:26 am

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