Dev Setup

Easily Fix File and Folder Permissions Denied Errors in Bitnami WordPress

In this video I will show you how to fix file and folder permission issues on your Lightsail WordPress install. If you manage a WordPress site using the Bitnami blueprint in Lightsail, you may run into permission errors. These errors are mostly in two areas:1. If you are trying to update a file using SFTP …

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5 Easy Tips before beginning #WordPress Development

Hey Everyone, welcome back to another video tutorial on AWS lightsail hosting and wordpress tips. Today I’ll show you 5 tips for a basic configuraitons after installling a blank instance of WordPress. These are the first items I configure on WordPress and are important towards making your site secure and reliable and I recommend them …

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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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How-to: Create Lightsail Instances using AWS CLI 2.0 and Lightsail API

In this video, we will walk-through setting up new instances in Lightsail using the AWS CLI. The is a tool will allow us access many of the AWS Lightsail APIs. We’ll use a few of them today create new instances from the blueprints and from existing Lightsail snapshots . If you create frequent instances for …

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