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Setup Serverless Email service using AWS SES and Lambda Functions

In this video I will show you how to setup Simple Email Service (SES) and AWS Lambda function to have your receiving emails forwarded to any other destination. This tutorial builds upon the previous tutorial on configuring AWS SES as an SMTP service for your website. Steps: Have your domain setup with AWS SES (Watch …

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Setup and Configure Amazon Simple Email Service – SES for WordPress Sites

Today I will show you how to setup AWS Simple Email service, or SES for sending emails using your custom domain. If you don’t have a email setup for your own domain then this tutorial is for you. This is going to be similar to my previous videos related to Email setup using Gmail or …

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Improve the performance of your dynamic website with Memcached Cache on AWS Lightsail

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install and configure Memcached module. Similar to Redis, which I did a tutorial in my last video, is an object level caching mechanism that will cache your websites database queries in memory. Enabling this will prevent your application from hitting the database for the same …

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How to speed up your WordPress site with Redis Cache on AWS Lightsail

In this video tutorial I will show you how to install and configure Redis cache. Redis is a object level caching mechanism that will cache your database queries in memory. It’s technically a data store itself but using it with your WordPress database will speed up your site.Also object level caching is different from a …

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How to update PHP for WordPress website on AWS Lightsail

Create a Lightsail Instance with OS Only (Ubuntu 18.04) Setup a Static IP Open Firewall Port in the Lightsail Dashboard for HTTPS SSH into the Server you just setup Run following commands to update and upgrade apt-get sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade Select Yes on the screen prompt Select Keep Local changes option on …

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How To Setup Amazon Lightsail Alarms Notifications

In this video we walkthrough setting up Lightsail Alarm Notifications. This is a feature that should notify you by SMS or Email when your instances are experiencing spikes in usage. I would recommend using an external monitoring service in addition to this service as I don’t believe it covers all outage scenarios currently. But it …

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How To Configure PHPMyAdmin to connect to Remote MySQL RDS

I’m doing this video based on a user suggestion. In some past tutorials on this channel we’ve walked through setting up a remote database service. Once using the Lightsail Database Service and another video on using the Amazon RDS service. In both the videos we move the WordPress database from the locally installed MySQL to …

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How to setup AWS Lightsail LAMP instance for vanilla WordPress Sites

In this tutorial I will walk you through setting up a basic vanilla WordPress site on a LAMP setup. For those that don’t know, LAMP stands for Linux – Apache – MySQL  – PHP and it’s the most common configuration for Applications like WordPress. On this channel I’ve done video tutorials on setting up Multi-instance …

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