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How to Install WordPress in the Amazon Web Services Cloud

In a day and age where people routinely post their thoughts on Facebook, an unlinkable, unsearchable, corporate-controlled walled-”garden”, I’m a big fan of owning your own blog. Not only does it give you full creative control, but it’s free of censorship, gives you full ownership, is optimized for search engines and is fully linkable and shareable. While WordPress.com may be suitable …

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Optimizing WordPress on AWS

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Optimizing Your AWS Instance Once your WordPress site is basically up and running well, there are a few more things that you may want to do: Monitor and Manage Memory Usage Creating a Swap File Create Backups Monitor Usage Charges with Billing Alarms Reduce …

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Activate Amazon CloudFront

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Activate Amazon CloudFront CDN with S3 What is a CDN? The goal of a Content Delivery Network (CDN) service is to deliver your static content quickly and affordably worldwide. The CDN stores your files locally on its servers around the world – delivering bits …

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Related Links

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. WordPress WordPress.com – If you want them to host your blog. WPEngine – WordPress hosting company Page.ly – WordPress hosting company WordPress.org & the WordPress Codex - Documentation for the self-hosted version of WordPress Hardening WordPress W3 Total Cache Plugin ThemeForest WordPress Themes MySiteMyWay WordPress Themes Elegant …

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Create an Instance

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Create an EC2 Server Instance Now that you have an account, you can log in to the AWS Console to create your new virtual server. Click the EC2 link shown in the dashboard below: Choosing Between a Micro or Small Instance If you want …

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Install W3 Total Cache

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Installing the W3 Total Cache Plugin W3 Total Cache is an outstanding WordPress plugin. It’s free and provides a tremendous performance optimization for your site. You can learn more about W3 Total Cache at its plugin site. Log in to your WordPress administration page …

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Install Varnish

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Installing Varnish Depending on the complexity of your WordPress theme, performance can actually be quite slow on AWS. That’s where Varnish can make a tremendous difference. Varnish is a cache which stores copies of pages for users that aren’t logged in (most aren’t). When …

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