Running WordPress on App Engine Flexible Environment

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Running WordPress on App Engine Flexible Environment

45 minutes 5 Credits


Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs


In this lab you'll learn how to run WordPress on App Engine Flexible Environment. WordPress is the go-to blogging and website hosting platform—its popularity is owed in large part to it's quick setup and many customization options. Coupling this platform with App Engine's scalability and robustness will give you an easy to deploy solution for any of your web-based needs.

What you'll do

In this lab, you'll do the following:

  • Create a Cloud SQL instance and configure it
  • Create a Cloud Storage bucket and configure it
  • Create a WordPress project for App Engine Flexible Environment
  • Deploy your WordPress project to App Engine Flexible Environment


This is a fundamental level lab. Familiarity with App Engine and PHP will be useful, but it's not required. If you want to get some practice with these services, check out the following labs:

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Create a Cloud SQL instance

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Create a Cloud Storage Bucket and set the default permission

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Deploy your WordPress blog

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