How to Install Ghost on Nitrous.io
- Head to Nitrous.io and sign up for an account
- Create a new Node.js App
- In the terminal provided, lets download Ghost. Perform the following commands:
mkdir ghost cd ghost wget https://ghost.org/zip/ghost-latest.zip unzip ghost-latest.zip
- Edit config file
In the "Production" section, change the following:
cp config.example.js config.js sudo vi config.js
host: '127.0.0.1', port: '2368'
host: '0.0.0.0', port: '8080'
- Install Ghost
npm install --production
- Start Ghost
npm start --production
- In the Nitrous.io menu bar, click on Preview -> Port 8080 and you should see your blog up and running!
Next Steps:Keep Ghost running with PM2
Keep Ghost running in the background and on startup using PM2
Learn Ghost from the Ground Up
Head to "Ghost for Beginners" to learn everything you need to know about learning and customizing Ghost
Find the Perfect Ghost Theme
Go to our Ghost themes section of this site to browse all of your Ghost theme options in one place.