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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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Setup Varnish for Bitnami WordPress on AWS Lightsail

In this webhosting video tutorial I will walk through setting up Varnish Caching service on a Bitnami based WordPress website within the AWS Lightsail platform. Varnish is an http accelerator or caching service that acts like reverse proxy so it sits in front of Apache/PHP and its’ primary purpose is to take static access like …

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Optimize your WordPress website with Google PageSpeed Insights tool

 I will walk you through the Google PageSpeed Insights tool. I will use  My  channels  website webhostingforbeginners.net for this tutorial. Webhosting for beginners.net  is the website where I post the Tutorial steps and commands for each and every Video tutorial I’ve done on my channel. Do Check it out…it’s a great resource. I will go …

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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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5 Easy Tips before beginning #WordPress Development

Hey Everyone, welcome back to another video tutorial on AWS lightsail hosting and wordpress tips. Today I’ll show you 5 tips for a basic configuraitons after installling a blank instance of WordPress. These are the first items I configure on WordPress and are important towards making your site secure and reliable and I recommend them …

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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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