RunCloud Help

Jan 28, 2020

How to create web application?

Introduction


Once you navigate back to the RunCloud server, you will want to add an application by clicking on Web Application on the menu. You have a choice between creating a PHP Application or a WordPress application.



Creating a Custom PHP Web Application:


  1. Choose a name for your Web Application.
  2. Choose either Use RunCloud free domainor Use my own domain.
  3. Fill out any other information that is applicable.
  4. Click on Add Web Application webapp.

The web application will be created and you will see a summary.


To get started, click on Back to Web Apps.

Locate your new web application and click on it.

To begin adding files to your website:

  1. Click on File Manager, clicking on New File and creating your HTML page, defined as index.php.
  2. Click on create and the new file will now appear in the directory. Click on it and then View/Edit. If you decide to edit the file, RunCloud comes with a File Editor tool. Your next page will look like an HTML editor.
  3. Add this HTML and hit ctrl+s or click the save link above the editor. Hello World!

Congratulations on your first web app!



Create your website using script installer


If you want to use the Script Installer feature, the dropdown menu includes:

  • Concrete5
  • Drupal
  • Grav Core
  • Joomla
  • MyBBA
  • phpBB
  • phpMyAdmin
  • Matomo
  • Prestashop
  • WordPress
  1. Select the desired application and click Install.
  2. Now revisit your web application and you will be prompted with what to do next, usually installing the software.
  3. Before you proceed to install a CMS, you should set up a database and user if your web application requires it.


Creating a WordPress application:

  1. Choose a name for your Web Application.
  2. Choose either Use RunCloud free domainor Use my own domain.
  3. Fill out any other information that is applicable.
  4. Fill out the WordPress section including Site Title, Admin Username, Admin Password, and Admin Email.
  5. Click on Add Web Application webapp.