Cloud Server Provider

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Add Linode as a cloud server provider.  Deploy servers and sites to Linode with just a few clicks!


The provider is compatible with our Virtual Providers module, allowing you to deploy to multiple Linode accounts from a single WPCD instance.


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Warning: This update REQUIRES WPCloudDeploy 5.0 or later.  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.
  • New Add support for the WPCD 5.x TEST CONNECTION button.
  • New Add support for the WPCD 5.x CREATE SSH KEY-PAIR button.
  • New: Requires WPCD 5.x or later.


  • Tweak: Return IPv6 address as required for WPCD V 4.16.


  • New: Option to automatically enable backups when provisioning the server.
  • New: Option to add a tag to all new servers; default tag is WPCD.
  • New: Enable snapshot support. Note: Linode SNAPSHOTS are really BACKUPS and, once enabled, will occur periodically with all the associated charges.
  • Tweak: Smarter, more flexible searches for language files using a similar algorithm to the one used in the core plugin.
  • Dev: Added warnings when using an earlier version of WPCD. Now requires WPCD 4.8.1 or later.


  • Fix: "London" region was showing as being in the "United States". Oops.
  • Fix: A couple of areas where we tried looping through an array of items located inside of another array - without checking to see if the item was set first. This threw warnings in the debug.log file.


  • Fix: Issue with getting the incorrect keys when using virtual providers.


  • Prepare for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS support in core WPCD.


  • New: Integrate licensing and automatic updates.


  • New: Support for the new virtual cloud provider feature in the core WPCD plugin.
  • New: Text changes for FREMONT region.
  • New: Support new core cloud-provider caching mechanism.


  • Fix: A typo in the plugin description mentioned VULTR instead of LINODE.
  • Cleaned up a couple of errant comments.


  • Tweak: Add link to users cloud provider dashboard from inside the settings screen.
  • Tweak: Encrypt API key when its stored at rest in the database. (Before we were only encrypting ssl keys).
  • Tweak: Implement credentials_available() function needed for the next version of WPCD.
  • Fix: Do not error out if the main WPCD plugin is disabled while this one is still enabled.


  • Initial Release