How to Install Wordle on Your Synology NAS

How to Install Wordle on Your Synology NAS

Wordle is a web-based word game developed by Josh Wardle. Players have six attempts to guess a five-letter word; feedback is given for each guess, in the form of colored tiles, indicating when letters match or occupy the correct position. In this step by step guide I will show you how to install Wordle on your Synology NAS using Docker.

  • STEP 1

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  • STEP 2

Install Docker via Synology “Package Center”.

Install Docker Synology DSM 7

  • STEP 3

Go to Control Panel / Task Scheduler / Create / Scheduled Task / User-defined script. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 1

  • STEP 4

Once you click on User-defined script, a new window will open. Follow the instructions below:

  1. General: In the Task field type in Install Wordle. Uncheck the “Enabled” option. Select root User.
  2. Schedule: Select Run on the following date then select “Do not repeat“.
  3. Task Settings: Check “Send run details by email“, add your email then copy paste the code below in the Run command area. After that, click OK.
docker run -d --name=wordle \
-p 4111:8080 \
--restart always \
modem7/wordle

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 2 new

  • STEP 5

After you click OK on STEP 4 a new warning pop up window will open. Click OK.

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 3

  • STEP 6

After you click OK on STEP 5, select your “Install Wordle” Task then click the “Run” tab. You will be asked to run Install Wordle – click Yes. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 4

  • STEP 7

Go back to STEP 1 or you will deal with karma 🙂

  • STEP 8

The installation process can take up to a few seconds/minutes. It will depend on your Internet speed connection. Now open your browser and type in http://Synology-ip-address:4111 Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 5

  • STEP 9

You can change different settings, for example you can add dark theme. Follow the instructions in the image below.

Wordle Synology NAS Set up 6

Note: If you want to run the Wordle container over HTTPS, check my guide on How to Run Docker Containers Over HTTPS.

Note: Can I run Docker on my Synology NAS? See the supported models.
Note: Find out how to update the Wordle container with the latest image.
Note: How to Free Disk Space on Your NAS if You Run Docker.
Note: How to Schedule Start & Stop For Docker Containers.
Note: How to Activate Email Notifications.
Note: How to Add Access Control Profile on Your NAS.
Note: How to Change Docker Containers Restart Policy.
Note: How to Use Docker Containers With VPN.
Note: Convert Docker Run Into Docker Compose.
Note: How to Clean Docker.
Note: Some Docker Containers Need WebSocket.

This post was updated on Thursday / May 5th, 2022 at 1:17 PM