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SlickStack Vs. WordOps (Alternative)

Looking for a WordOps alternative? Want to know how WordOps compares alongside SlickStack? Browse the table below to see a detailed breakdown of features…

WordPress-Focused OnlyYesYes
100% Free Of Charge (No Premium Add-Ons, etc)YesYes
100% Open Source SoftwareYes (GPL)Yes (GPL)
Standard Bash CommandsYesNo
Designed Specifically For Ubuntu LTSYesYes
Avoids Email Blacklists (No Email Servers)YesNo (Postfix)
Includes Optimized MU PluginsYesNo
Integrates CloudFlareYesNo
Dependency-Free (Works On Any Ubuntu LTS)YesYes
Direct / Root Server ManagementYesYes
Upgrade Server Packages Without ConflictYesUnsure
Database SoftwareMySQLMariaDB
Built-In Object CacheYes (Redis)Yes (Redis)
Created By WordPress Hosting ExpertsYes (LittleBizzy)Yes (VirtuBox)
Tested Especially For KVM VirtualizationYesUnsure
Can Run With Less Than 1GB RAM MemoryYesUnsure
Free SSL Certificates (Forever)YesYes
100% Container-Free EnvironmentYesYes
GDPR-Free Parent CompaniesYesNo


How we maintain both HTTP and HTTPS mirrors

GitHub Pages is an awesome feature that came out a few years ago on GitHub to allow for basic, static-file HTML websites to be hosted free of charge on GitHub. It can be a bit confusing to understand in the beginning, because you must connect one of your repos to be used for a given […]

Native Staging Sites (Optional) In Subdirectory

For the past several weeks, SlickStack has been testing our new Staging Site feature and it is now live on all SlickStack installations. If you use another staging service or simply don’t use staging at all and wish to disable staging sites, simply change your ss-config options to be STAGING_SITE=”false” and it will later remove […]

Adminer Bundled For Easy MySQL Management

The very lightweight Adminer script is now included by default in all SlickStack installations, hosted as a single adminer.php file under the /var/www/meta/ directory. This “hidden file” approach means a cleaner public web root, and less room for attacks and exploits. It uses the Nginx alias feature to point requests to to the /var/www/meta/adminer.php […]