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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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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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Lightsail WordPress Cluster

How To: Setup WordPress Cluster on LightSail using Percona and Unison

In this video we will walk-through setting up a WordPress cluster environment using Lightsail instances. This follows a tutorial by David Hilditch, I’ll leave a link below. His tutorial is based on Digital Ocean droplets, but we will be doing the same setup using  AWS Lightsail instances. Below is a diagram of the setup.. We …

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AWS Lightsail with Amazon Aurora RDS

How to setup #WordPress on #Lightsail and use Amazon #Aurora #RDS

Today we will walk-through the setup of AWS Aurora service with  WordPress on Lightsail Instance.  I have a video on connecting WordPress with a Lightsail Database Service so if you are interested in that, click on the info card above; however  AWS Aurora may be a little cost effective and also has more flexibility in …

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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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