Lightsail

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: 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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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 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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Backups your AWS Lightsail Instance with Snapshots

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Backup your Lightsail Instance with Automatic Snapshots

In this video, I want to show you how to setup Automated Snapshots in Lightsail. What are Snapshots? Well, snapshots are copies of your entire server at that point in time. Its basically a backup. Why are they important? If anything were to happen to your servers that causes it to become unavailable , then …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Part 4: PHPMyAdmin | VS Code | FTP Tool

This is Part 4 of the AWS Lightsail for beginners series. In this video we look at PHPMyAdmin Database Utility. I show you how to install PHPMyAdmin on Lightsail Ubuntu Instance. We also talk about the benefits of PHPMyAdmin and scenarios where it is useful for Web Developers and Web Administrators. We also walk through …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners Part 3

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Part 3 – Install SSH Client and Free SSL Certs

In this Part 3 video of AWS Lightsail for Beginners series I will show you how to install and configure SSH Client and access your Lightsail server from Terminal window. I will also show you how to install the free Let’s Encrypt SSL Certificate for your domain on AWS Lightsail instance. Below are the two …

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