Installing WordPress Through SSH

While it is possible to download a ZIP file with the source files for WordPress, unzip it on your computer and then upload the individual files to a client’s Web server, it is generally much easier (assuming the client’s Web server has SSH capabilities) to perform all of those tasks directly on the server. Following are instructions explaining how to do so. The first few steps of these instructions are written assuming that you are using a Windows computer, but the actions after connecting to SSH will be the same no matter which system you are using.