WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud. Thats it what you are reading. You can use the SSL fully free to host small website like your profile website. There is no hack, pure white hat and legit. A bit knowledge of coding is needed. That is practically optional when you are reading our guide to install WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud.
WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud : Introduction
We know that you have many questions about how this WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud tutorial can happen. It can happen because of Heroku – Facebook relationship. Heroku Cloud is a PaaS, you can work from command line with git (practically you can configure like a normal web host), Facebook Apps needs SSL for sandbox mode. That is why if an Heroku Cloud app is created through Facebook, you will get the SSL for Free.
WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud : Steps
We are stating the steps with old full fledged tutorial links for this WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud trick :
- You need to install Heroku Toolbelt, we have tutorial for Heroku Toolbelt on Mac OS X, for Linux its the same, for Windows simple installation.
- Create a Facebook Heroku Cloud Hosted PHP App, we have guide for Creating a Facebook App of Your Own. Clear the matter – Facebook is a tool, we have the only relation with Facebook is to get that SSL for free. Otherwise we would create separately and directly from Heroku itself.
- Now you have to install WordPress, basically Facebook itself auto installs an app so follow this specific guide to deploy WordPress Heroku Blog as Facebook App.
- This is not a step, this is only for the quite advanced players. With Heroku our compromise is with PostgreSQL database. If you want to use MySQL, you have use some database as a service like Rackspace Cloud Database. Here is that way to use normal MySQL database.
- Those who have some fear still, there is a video guide too – Installing WordPress on Heroku Cloud Video guide.
- Now the domain name. Here is how to add your own domain name.
- Unfortunately, Heroku Cloud forgot some essential things things. This optional steps will give you all the functions, like having real web root, having PHP Zlib (needed to auto update, install plugins etc.); plus you can redirect the HTTP url to HTTPS for better SEO. Like we normally do.
WordPress With SSL For Free With Heroku Cloud : What we have learned
We have learned that WordPress With SSL can be used for Free With Heroku Cloud !
One person was asking for a specific unrelated need. His need is intense MySQL dependent. So what he will do ? The answer is – the cheapest option is using 1 GB unmanaged Rackspace Cloud Server plus 4 GB or more Rackspace Database as a Service.