100% Free, Fast WordPress Shop Howto: Google cloud, Cloudflare, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, Pagespeed, MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt, WordPress,

Google cloud, Cloudflare, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, Pagespeed, MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt, WordPress, Jetpack, Woocommerce.

I started by.

  1. Setup free instance of the Google cloud Computer Engine. Ubuntu 17.10 image. Set up cloudflare account.
  2. Follow these instructions.

Install WordPress on Ubuntu 17.04 / 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt SSL

With one small change when installing the SSL certificate. The guide did not work. I had to change the command to the following:

3. Install pagespeed using this guide:

First, go to the PageSpeed download page and choose the file you need. We’re using a 64-bit Ubuntu server and we’ll install the latest stable version. Download it using wget:

Then, install it with the following commands:

Restart Apache for the changes to take effect:

How to Install and Optimize Apache on Ubuntu

Test SSL: https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/index.html

Test Pagespeed module: https://ismodpagespeedworking.com/

Test your server response time: http://www.bytecheck.com
Should be 500ms or under. Ideally under 200ms.

4. Enable swap

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-add-swap-space-on-ubuntu-16-04

5. Install Jetpack

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