Web Hosting Management

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 setup AWS IAM Lightsail User and Permissions

In this video I will walkthrough the process of setting up a separate AWS User for the Lightsail Console with restricted permissions. This will be useful if you need to give access to someone else other than you to maintain a Lightsail server instance. If you need to have someone let’s say manage a Lightsail …

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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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AWS Lightsail CPanel & WHM Setup

How to setup CPanel/WHM on AWS Lightsail instance

AWS Lightsail recently added a CPanel/WHM blueprint to their offering that you can use to create a Lightsail instance. CPanel/WHM, is a web hosting management software. Its used by many large web hosting companies. It is a great web hosting software if your intending to host large amount of websites for clients/customers. It may be …

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Lightsail CDN Distribution

How to speed up your #WordPress content with #AWS #Lightsail CDN Distribution

Recently AWS Lightsail introduced the ability to setup Content delivery Distributions within the LightSail Dashboard. This basically runs on AWS #CloudFront Content Delivery Network but they have taken all the complexity away for LightSail users. So in this week’s video I will show you how to setup your LightSail instance to take advantage of this …

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AWS Lightsail - Deploy Static Sites and Docker Containers on CapRover

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Host Static Sites and Deploy Docker Containers Apps on CapRover

In this video we walkthrough two scenarios on using your CapRover instance. Setup Static Site on #CapRover and connect to #GitHub to automated deployments. Deploy a #Docker Container App from #Docker Hub This is continuation of the #CapRover setup video. Link to the sample Static Site with the CapRover definition and DockerFile samples: https://github.com/mukeshwani/mystaticsite If …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Setup CapRover Web Host Manager, your own PaaS

In this video I want to share with you a new Server and webhost management tool. Early on in this channel I created two videos on this topic. I have a video on setting up an AWS lightsail server with ServerPilot that allows you to quickly setup and deploy apps. I also have a video …

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