One-Step Automated Install


We provide an installer script which install the required dependencies, before setting-up WordOps. It can be installed with the following command:

wget -qO wo && sudo bash wo


  • -w | --wufw | --without-ufw: do not configure UFW during setup
What are the tasks performed by the install script ?
  • Installing WordOps dependencies
  • Enabling automated security updates with unattended-upgrades
  • Enabling NTP World Time Synchronization
  • Detecting a previous EasyEngine or WordOps installation
  • Importing existant sites into WordOps
  • Installing WP-CLI
  • Installing
  • Installing Wordops
  • Applying Linux Kernel tweaks
  • Adding systemd service to apply kernel settings on boot (for Netdata & Redis)
  • Configuring UFW with minimal rules for WordOps

Alternative: Clone Github repository and run

git clone
cd WordOps/
sudo bash install


During the installation, you will be prompt for an username and an email address. WordOps need those informations to configure Git version control and to use it for saving server configurations. Your informations will only be stored in the file .gitconfig.

Manual Installation

If you prefer to perform yourself the same steps than our installer script, here how to install WordOps manually.

Install WordOps dependencies

# On Ubuntu
apt-get install build-essential bash-completion curl gzip python3 \
python3-apt python3-setuptools python3-dev sqlite3 git tar \
software-properties-common pigz gnupg2 cron ufw ccze rsync -y

# On Debian
apt-get install build-essential bash-completion curl gzip dirmngr \
sudo python3 python3-apt python3-setuptools python3-dev  \
ca-certificates sqlite3 git tar software-properties-common \
pigz apt-transport-https gnupg2 cron ccze ufw rsync -y

Clone the github repository

git clone

create log directory

mkdir -p /var/log/wo

Install WordOps

cd WordOps/
python3 install


# clone the repository
git clone <> /opt/ -q

# create conf directory
mkdir -p /etc/letsencrypt/{config,live,renewal}

# install
cd /opt/
./ --install \
            --home /etc/letsencrypt \
            --config-home /etc/letsencrypt/config \
            --cert-home /etc/letsencrypt/renewal

# create .well-known directory
mkdir -p /var/www/html/.well-known/acme-challenge

# set www-data as owner
chown -R www-data:www-data /var/www/html /var/www/html/.well-known

# set permissions
chmod 750 /var/www/html /var/www/html/.well-known

Install WP-CLI

wget -qO /usr/local/bin/wp
chmod +x /usr/local/bin/wp