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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 5 - Setup Local WordPress Installs with Bitnami Stack

WordPress Tips # 5 – Setup Local #WordPress Install with Bitnami Stack XAMPP #WordPressDevelopment

In this tutorial walk you through installation of WordPress on your local computer with the Bitnami WordPress Stack and XAMPP. I also show you how to easily create additional instances of WordPress with a simple command. Links are down below that were mentioned in the video. If you find this useful like the video, share …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners - How to update Load Balanced Multi Instance rdPress websites

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – How to update Load Balanced Multi instance WordPress website

In this video I walk-through the options for updating plugins, themes and even WordPress core if you have a Load Balanced Multi-Instance WordPress website. In past videos linked below, I walk through the process of setting up a Load Balanced high availability WordPress website. This video builds upon those tutorials with ability update all instances …

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WordPress Tips 4 - SMTP Setup with SendInBlue

WordPress Tips # 4 How To Setup SMTP Email Plugin with SendInBlue using a Custom Domain

In this video we walkthrough setting up a SMTP Mail Relay service using SendInBlue for a WordPress website. There are many reasons to use a custom domain for sending email through your website and it is important to use properly configured custom domain for emails so that they don’t end up in spam folders or …

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WordPress Tips 3 - SMTP Setup with Gmail

WordPress Tips # 3: How To Setup SMTP Email Plugin with Gmail

In this episode of WordPress Tips, we will walkthrough the setup of a SMTP Email plugin with Gmail. Your website needs this plugin so that it can deliver emails to your customers and users accurately and avoid going to SPAM or getting BLOCKED. We will use a free plugin and setup with Gmail API. Steps …

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AWS Lightsail for Beginners Part 5

AWS Lightsail for Beginners – Part 5 – Website Monitoring with UptimeRobot.com

This is pat 5 in the AWS Lightsail for beginners series of video tutorials. This video walks through the setup of a 24×7 website monitoring service provided by UptimeRobot.com. There are many other services but this seemed to be the simplest that I have seen. Other videos part of this series in setting up AWS …

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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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