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How To Replace SSH Keys for Amazon Lightsail Server Instance

This tutorial walks through replacing the SSH Key pair for an existing AWS Lightsail server instance. This can be helpful when you have shared your private key with others and no longer want them to have access to your server instance. We will look at how to setup Custom key pairs in Lightsail dashboard, and …

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Overview of Bitnami WordPress System Changes in Lightsail Blueprint – Aug 2021

Recently at least starting with WordPress 5.7.1 version of the Lightsail blueprints Bitnami has started to change the way their systems are configured and deployed. They have been mentioning this change in many of their online documentation articles and seems like Lightsail blueprints are now starting to see them. So In this quick video I …

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How To Add Swap Space on AWS Lightsail Server Instance

In this video tutorial I will walk through the steps to add swap file to your server instance. What is a swap file? A swap file is a mechanism to increases your servers available memory and can safe-guard your application from crashing. For example If you have an AWS Lightsail instance with 1GB memory and …

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AWS Lightsail Instance with WordPress becoming unresponsive? Watch for Easy Fix!

In this video I wanted to show you a possible fix for an issue you may run into when using Lightsail with the WordPress install by Bitnami. For those that use the popular Lightsail plans at $3.5 or $5 instances and use the WordPress image managed by Bitnami you may have experienced the instance becomes …

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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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Watch Me Create an AWS Lightsail WordPress Instance with CDN (SCREEN RECORDING)

This is a screen recording of me creating an AWS Lightsail WordPress instance with CDN. I was preparing a Lightsail instance and CDN service using Lightsail Distribution for another video tutorial for the channel. This video is just a screen recording with no narration but will show you how to quickly setup a Lightsail WordPress …

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How To Configure Lightsail CDN for multiple websites on single instance

In the video below we’ll take a look at configuring the Lightsail CDN for multiple websites. For those that are not aware CDN  stands for (Content Delivery Network) and can be used to cache static files assets and hopefully speed up your websites. Some of you in the past have asked if the Lightsail CDN …

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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 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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