In this article, you will learn about the procedure of deploying a new web application on a new server.

If you are looking to install a new application on an existing server, you can click here.

How to Launch a New Application on a New Server

Here a few simple steps to launch a new application on a new server.

Step# 1

Scenario# 1 (If launching the first server)

  • Log in to the Cloudways Platform with your credentials and then navigate to the Servers tab from the top menu bar.

  • If you have not launched any server yet so you will see a screen like an image shown below so you may click on the Launch button to launch your first server.

Scenario# 2 (If not launching the first server)

  • If you already have an existing server(s) running, and you want to launch another server on which you want to deploy a new application, then log in to the Cloudways Platform with your credentials and then navigate to the Servers tab from the top menu bar.

  • Now, you will see a screen as an image as shown below so click on + Add Server button located in the top right corner.

Step# 2

Now, you need to select your desired application, cloud provider, and server size based on your requirements. Please follow the instructions below:

  • First, select your desired application from our vast pool of applications. [In this example, we have selected WordPress.]

  • Type the name of your app. [In this example: Test 2, you can name anything you want.]

  • Type the name of your server. [In this example: Test 2, you can name anything you want.]

  • Select your project. [You may have made a project already after registering on Cloudways, you can choose that or make a new project.]

  • Now, you can pick one of the following cloud providers. We have chosen DigitalOcean in this example. If you need help with choosing the Cloud provider then click here.

  • Select server size as per your requirements. You can view the details of the server by hovering over each size.

  • Select your desired server location from the drop-down menu. [In this example, London is selected, as shown below.]

Finally, review your monthly estimated cost and click on LAUNCH NOW to get started. Moreover, if you have chosen AWS or GCE as your Cloud provider, then you also need to select Bandwidth and Storage limit.

Once done, your server and desired application will be deployed in the next few minutes.

Step# 3

You can view your new application once the installation is completed on the server by clicking the www button on the target server.

That’s it! We hope this tutorial was helpful. If you need any help, then feel free to search your query on Cloudways Support Center or contact us via chat (Need a Hand > Send us a Message). Alternatively, you can also create a support ticket.

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