Setting Up a Static Website on S3 with Route 53 and CloudFront

Set up a static website on AWS using S3, Route 53, CloudFront, and Certificate Manager Here, we'll set up a static website (think HTML and CSS and no moving parts) hosted on S3, which can be accessed by your own domain, domain.com, protected with SSL (think https:// instead of http://). Anyone who types in domain.com … Continue reading Setting Up a Static Website on S3 with Route 53 and CloudFront

AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

It's important to know the details of what each service is.  But at the same time, it helps to know a simple phrase to trigger your memory as a complete newbie.  So I've created this AWS Mnemonics page to help you remember key features and facts. Especially when there are half a dozen services that … Continue reading AWS Mnemonics: Simple Flash Cards

How to host a Static Website with S3

If you have a static website with a few images, a CSS file, and a few HTML pages, you can host the whole thing using Amazon S3, and share out a URL to show your friends. If you aren't familiar with Amazon S3, refer to the article below: AWS S3: Simple Storage Service Step 1: Create … Continue reading How to host a Static Website with S3

How to set up a WordPress site on EC2

Best way to learn a system is to use it! To help me study for my Certified Cloud Practitioner exam, I decided to set up a blog to chronicle my study journey using WordPress. To do this, I set up a WordPress website on EC2.  Follow along to get your own WordPress site running on … Continue reading How to set up a WordPress site on EC2