Ghost is an easily accessible publishing technology for journalists and bloggers. This free Node.js-based engine is aimed to dive into writing posts. Ghost provides an extremely simple and convenient interface for maintaining own blogs and easily decorating them with themes from public or custom collections.
You can install the Ghost blogging system automatically and get it hosted on Cloudjiffy PaaS service providers just in a few clicks. Let’s examine how to perform the required steps and start using the platform on the full.
Why use it on CloudJiffy?
- Easy to manage.
- One-Click Installation.
- Charges based purely on consumption (Pay As You Consume pricing) Thus helps you save cost.
- Real-time scaling with an increase in users.
- Data replication and backup solution to keep your data safe.
- Highly secure infrastructure.
- Inbuilt CDN to cater to a worldwide audience.
Deploy Ghost Application to Node.js Environment
Step 1: Login to CloudJiffy
Go to https://app.cloudjiffy.com/
Login using your credentials.
Step 2: Go to the Marketplace tab on the top of the interface.
- A new window displaying the Apps will open, and search for the Ghost app and install it.
- Wait a few minutes for your environment to be created.
- Thus your Ghost application has been successfully deployed to the Cloudjiffy platform. To browse the welcome page with default blogs, just press the Open in Browser button.
Create Owner Account for Ghost Blogging Platform
In order to write your first publication, you need to create an owner account. Simply follow the link in the successful installation window.
Then press Create your account >
Fill in the form with the required information and finish account creation by pressing the Last step: Invite staff users >
You can skip inviting the team at this stage by clicking “I’ll do this later..” (if required, it can be performed in the admin panel with more options, e.g. specifying access rights).
As a result, you’ll be forwarded to the Admin Panel with a list of all posts available on the welcome page.
Congratulations! Now you can create and post your online publications benefiting from all the functionality of the Ghost blogging platform powered by Cloudjiffy PaaS.
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