Tag: tutorials

Install Themes and Plugins

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Choosing a Theme There are many great themes for WordPress. A lot are free but I don’t mind spending a bit (<$50) for a...

/ February 6, 2013

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...

/ February 6, 2013

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...

/ February 6, 2013

Install WordPress

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Install WordPress It’s time for the fun part of installing WordPress. Full instructions are supplied in more detail at WordPress’ Codex. Upgrade to the...

/ February 6, 2013

Secure Your Instance

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Secure Your Instance While AWS provides its own firewall, there are still things you can do minimize security risks. Here are three things I...

/ February 6, 2013

Sign up for AWS

Purchase a pre-installed image of this tutorial and check out our new knowledge base Publishing with WordPress. Sign Up for an AWS Account If you don’t yet have an Amazon Web Services (AWS) account, sign up for one. If you already...

/ February 6, 2013