WordPress Tips & Tricks

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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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 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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Customized WordPress Snapshots

How-to: Create customized #WordPress #Lightsail snapshots for quick development and hosting

Today I will walk you through setting up a Bitnami based WordPress instance on Lightsail, then we’ll remove the Bitnami banner, and we will also create a separate user based on the default Bitnami user that is created during instance creation. We’ll give the new user SSH access and permissions same as Bitnami. We can …

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Quick Tips – Access WordPress Files in Docker/Caprover Container

I’ve walked through the setup of a Docker based Webhost management tool called Caprover. If you haven’t you can check those videos out on my channel and I’ve linked them in the description below and cards above. One of the viewers commented on how to update PHP settings on the Docker based WordPress site, specifically …

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WordPress Tips 8 - Securing WordPress Website with 8 easy Rules

WordPress Tips: 8 steps to secure your WordPress website with .htaccess

In this video, I will continue tips on securing your #WordPress website. Its important to take the time to apply some simple security mechanisms to ensure your website doesn’t get compromised. We will walk you through 8 settings/rules you can apply to protect your website. Most of these steps involve .htaccess so make sure your …

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WordPress Tips 7 - Securing WordPress Website with wp-config Settings

How to Secure Your WordPress Website with wp-config Tweaks

In this video, we will talk-through 7 steps in securing your WordPress site through the wp-config.php settings. Many of these settings that I will show you do not come setup by default so if you’ve built your website on WordPress, check these out and make sure you’ve applied them to your production sites. NOTE: Before …

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