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Using our DigitalOcean 1-Click App

PhotoPrism can be deployed at DigitalOcean with just a few clicks. If you have no DigitalOcean account yet, you may use this sign-up link to receive a $100, 60-day account credit:

Sign up at DigitalOcean

Install PhotoPrism

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Configure Your Droplet

Choose an image

The PhotoPrism image will be pre-selected

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Choose a plan

We recommend hosting PhotoPrism on a server with at least 2 cores and 4 GB of memory. Indexing and searching may be slow on smaller Droplets, depending on how many and what types of files you upload.

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Choose a datacenter region

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Choose an authentication mode

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Finalize your droplet

Finalize your droplet and click Create Droplet Screenshot

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Your droplet is now being created.

Admin Password

  • Click More

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  • Click Access console

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  • Launch the console as root

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  • Within the console type cat /root/.initial-password.txt and click enter
  • Copy your initial password

Open PhotoPrism

  • Click Get started

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  • Click Quick access

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Info

In case you have no domain and let's encrypt set up you will see the notice "Your connection is not private". Click Advanced and click Open page.

  • Use username "admin" and your initial password to sign in
  • You may change your password using the Web UI

Adding Files