Dev Setup

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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WordPress Tips 5 - Setup Local WordPress Installs with Bitnami Stack

WordPress Tips # 5 – Setup Local #WordPress Install with Bitnami Stack XAMPP #WordPressDevelopment

In this tutorial walk you through installation of WordPress on your local computer with the Bitnami WordPress Stack and XAMPP. I also show you how to easily create additional instances of WordPress with a simple command. Links are down below that were mentioned in the video. If you find this useful like the video, share …

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AWS for Beginners - Host Static Website with AWS Amplify (1)

AWS for Beginners – How to Host Static Website using AWS Amplify

There have been a few of you that have asked about hosting a website using AWS S3 bucket. I’m assuming those of you that are interested in this is looking to host a static website. Now what is a static website? Basically it is a website that does not need to display any dynamic information …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners Zoho Mail Setup

AWS Lightsail For Beginners – Setup Custom Domain Email with Zoho Mail

In this video, I walk-through setting up eMail Service for your custom domain using the Zoho Mail product, free tier. They are a very reasonably priced service if you wish to upgrade to their paid plans, but the free tier is very usable and saves the the trouble of configuring and securing our own Mail …

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WordPress Tips 4 - SMTP Setup with SendInBlue

WordPress Tips # 4 How To Setup SMTP Email Plugin with SendInBlue using a Custom Domain

In this video we walkthrough setting up a SMTP Mail Relay service using SendInBlue for a WordPress website. There are many reasons to use a custom domain for sending email through your website and it is important to use properly configured custom domain for emails so that they don’t end up in spam folders or …

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