Cloudways WordPress Setup 2021 (In Six Minutes)

Terrible – cant even get the services I paid for – I purchased a plan and waited 3 days for the domain to be activated. I then called billing. After an HOUR on hold, the agent could not find the problem. He said he would submit a ticket. I promptly received an email stating that a ticket had been issued in my behalf. Now, 5 days after the ticket was submitted, I am still waiting for results. 8 days to complete a simple transaction. Daniel, UK

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If you’re looking to migrate an existing WordPress Site to Cloudways, I demostrate this process in our previous video here ➡️

Adding DNS records on various domain hosts:
Google Domains:

In this Cloudways tutorial, we start from scratch and setup WordPress, including setup of the domain name and setting up SSL. I’ll even show how to get free SMTP email notificaitons.

For a more advance setup, the blog post with full redis details are here:…

For more WordPress tips & tutorials, check our blog at:

0:00 Introduction
0:24 Cloudways Setup
0:51 Cloudways Server Config
2:25 Add domain to Cloudways & DNS
4:01 SSL Setup
4:21 Access WordPress
4:50 Miration options
5:10 SMTP Email
6:14 Email box options

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  • F a T J a Y
    Posted at 12:33h, 09 June

    So how much faster is Cloudways then an normal hosting? .. and does it make sense if most of your visitors are from the same country ?

  • Visualmodo
    Posted at 23:11h, 10 June

    Excellent WP video!

  • Silent Phil
    Posted at 11:00h, 14 June

    Heya mate good video , im thinking of migrating over to cloudways just for the ease of it all!… now maybe a stupid question here again but do you still install any security plugins like iThemes etc on sites you have running on cloudways?