Cloud Server Provider

Pre-requisites For WPCloudDeploy


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Add the Alibaba Cloud Compute service as a direct cloud server provider.  Deploy servers and sites to their cloud with just a few clicks!


Compatibility Notes

This provider cannot be run in conjunction with Amazon EC2 and Amazon Lightsail.  You must turn off the Amazon providers before enabling this one!

Additionally, you cannot use this provider to reliably create servers in datacenters located inside of Mainland China.  You can only use it to create servers in datacenters outside of Mainland China.

Early Release Tag

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Warning: This update REQUIRES WPCloudDeploy 5.0.0.  Installing it with an earlier version will cause your site to crash.  Please upgrade by following the WPCD 5.0.0 upgrade instructions!.

  • New: Add support for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
  • Tweak: Add support for base provider function.
  • Tweak: Show region description for known regions.
  • Tweak: Do not let browser spellchecker run on data in sensitive fields.
  • Fix: Add better default handling to the get_image_id function when the initial_os array attribute isn't set.
  • Fix: Latest api version required the use of json_encode in certain functions.
  • Dev: Update Alibaba api version to 1.8.1449.
  • Dev: Update api vendor dependencies.


  • Tweak: Smarter, more flexible searches for language files using an algorithm similar to the one used in the core plugin.
  • Tweak: Add WPCD version checks and related notices


  • Prepare for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS support in core WPCD.


  • New: Integrate licensing and automatic updates.


  • Fix: Make autoload and guzzlehttp play nice with other add-ons.


  • Initial Version