What do you need to run WordPress site?

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We recommend Apache or Nginx as the most robust and feature full server for running WordPress, but any server that supports PHP and MySQL you can use to host you WordPress site.

What Are the WordPress Server Requirements for Version 5.2+?

If you are new to the WordPress server, understanding what the requirements and features are will help you decide if it’s the right choice for you.

To run WordPress, we recommended hardware requirements for running WordPress are:

  • Disk Space: 1GB+
  • Web Server: Apache or Nginx
  • Database: MySQL version 5.0.15 or greater or any version of MariaDB.
  • RAM: 512MB+
  • PHP:  Version 7.3 or greater.
  • Processor: 1.0GHz+

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