Hosting WordPress Using Amazon S3
SPL-39 Version 4.0.6
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This lab demonstrates how to convert a WordPress website into a static website hosted on Amazon S3. This has the advantage of dramatically reducing the hosting cost for a website while supporting a large-scale user base.
- Step 1: You will configure and populate a WordPress server running on Amazon EC2.
- Step 2: You will use a script to export a static version of your WordPress site to HTML.
- Step 3: You will copy the static files to Amazon S3 for static website hosting.
This lab will cover:
- Configuring WordPress on Amazon EC2.
- Exporting WordPress to static files.
- Copying static files to an Amazon S3 static website.
- Creating a cron job to automatically update Amazon S3.
Technical knowledge prerequisites
In order to successfully complete this exercise, you should be familiar with basic website concepts.
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