Publish an Amazing Dashboard using WordPress on Linux CentOS
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Publish an Amazing Dashboard using WordPress on Linux CentOS

Learn How to Build and Publish a COVID-19 Coronavirus Dashboard. Create a CentOS Server, install Apache and WordPress.
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Created by Adeel Afzal
Last updated 6/2020
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  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Create and Publish a COVID-19 Dashboard
  • Install WordPress - Apply themes and Customize
  • Install Plugins and incorporate Charts on the WordPress site
  • Install Oracle Virtual Box Client on Windows and Mac Machines
  • Build a Linux CentOS Version 7 Server
  • Tips and Tricks on how to work with Vi Editor
  • Access the server remotely using Putty
  • Learn a few basic UNIX Commands
  • Install Apache and open Firewall ports
Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
Description

In this course, we'll build a CentOS 7 machine.  Install Apache and WordPress.  Import AmCharts to Build a World Map and track COVID-19 Coronavirus active cases around the globe.

Learn the following :

  • Install Virtual Box on Windows and Mac machines

  • Build a Linux CentOS version 7 server

  • Download and Install Apache

  • Download and Install WordPress

  • Create a DataBase in MySQL 

  • Upgrade a CentOS machine

  • Import Charts in WordPress

  • Create and Publish COVID-19 Coronavirus Dashboard.

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone interested in creating a COVID dashboard to track global cases.
Course content
Expand all 30 lectures 01:58:46
+ Install Virtual Box
3 lectures 05:18

Download and Install Virtual Box on Windows Operating Systems.

Preview 01:30

Download and Install Virtual Box on Mac Operating Systems.

Preview 01:51
Change Host Key Combination
01:57
+ Build a CentOS Server
7 lectures 38:11

Download CentOS Version 7 from the internet.

Preview 02:49

Build a VM Shell for the CentOS server

Preview 03:53

Install CentOS 7 on the Virtual Box

Preview 05:34

Download Putty utility from the internet

Download Putty
05:31

Learn how to change the text and background color.   Plus increase the font size for the putty sessions.

Customize Putty
02:08
Basic UNIX Commands
09:49

Learn how to work with VI Editor

VI Editor
08:27
+ Setup Apache
5 lectures 21:07

Upgrade CentOS to the latest patch bundle.

Upgrading the OS
01:05

Install packages for Apache.

Install Apache
00:54

Change the system hostname and modify the host config file.

Modify hostname
03:14

Allow http and https through the firewall and launch test Apache 123 page.

Disable Firewall and Launch test page
04:02

Define our local IP and website as a Virtual Host in Apache config.

Define Virtual Hosts
11:52
+ Configure MariaDB
2 lectures 07:49

Install MariaDB packages and setup MySQL

Install MariaDB and MySQL
04:53

Create a database in MySQL

Create a COVID Database
02:56
+ Install additional software and upgrade PhP
3 lectures 11:14

Install all software dependencies for WordPress

Address all Software Dependencies
03:12

Upgrade PhP Version to 5.6

Upgrade PhP
05:14

Set the Time Zone in PhP Config file.

Set PhP Time Zone
02:48
+ Setup WordPress
7 lectures 23:30

Download WordPress using wget

Download WordPress
03:40

Copy WordPress contents to the actual website folder for COVID.

Staging WordPress Contents
05:31

Tweak WordPress Config Files.

Modify WordPress Config
04:20

Launch WordPress Installation Wizard.

Finalize WordPress Installation
02:24

Apply the BlankSlate Template.

Apply Theme
01:56

Remove unnecessary items from the Template.

Modify Theme
02:12

Modify main PhP Config files for the Template. (header, footer, page.php)

Modify PhP Config
03:27
+ Setup COVID Dashboard
3 lectures 11:37

Install and Activate the AmCharts Plugin

Install Charts Plugin
01:11

Create a COVID Dashboard Chart and Deploy the HTML Code, JS, etc.

Create Chart and stage resources
05:59

Create the Home page and Launch the COVID Dashboard.

Bring the COVID Dashboard Online
04:27