Install Apache, a web server, using the apt command. The current version of Apache is 2 series (as of May 16, 2020).
sudo apt install -y apache2
Apache has a proven track record as a web server, is widely used, and is well documented.
It's perfect as the first web server for beginners to learn.
If you have a desire to deliver static files at high speed or want a fast reverse proxy from the beginning, consider using nginx.
Confirm that Apache is installed
Make sure Apache is installed.
The Apache version is displayed as shown below.
Server version: Apache /2.4.29 (Ubuntu) Server built: 2020-03-13T12: 26: 16
Enable mod_ssl to communicate over HTTPS
Let's enable mod_ssl so that Apache can communicate over HTTPS.