Deploy a Wordpress Website in AWS EC2

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Describe basic aspects of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud, create and connect in a virtual machines andl set the security for inbound and outbound traffic.

Install Apache, PHP and MySQL server in a Linux instance and perform all configurations.

Install Wordpress in a EC2 Linux instance and make it available publicly for all users on the internet.

2 hours
Intermediate
No download needed
Split-screen video
English
Desktop only

In this two hours project, you will learn how to use Amazon Web Services EC2 compute services to host and deploy a WordPress Website. WordPress is a world-class content management platform to create websites, blogs, e-learning systems, and others. Once you're done with this project, you will be able to deploy a WordPress website using AWS EC2 compute services in any AWS region you want with just a few steps. Wordpress is one of the most used technologies for website creating, blogs, e-learning platforms and others. Since Wordpress is a PHP based technology it could be deployed in many ways and in many platforms and AWS is one we can use for that. AWS has Elastic Compute Cloud, EC2, a compute service where we can create customized virtual machines using many Windows or Linux flavors. It is perfect for we deploy a Wordpress website and take advantage of scalability and availability AWS offers. Once you're done with this project, you will be able to deploy a WordPress website in any AWS region you want by using AWS EC2 virtual machines and perform it without huge tech experience.

Skills you will develop

  • amazon

  • aws

  • website

  • Wordpress

  • blog

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Describe basic aspects of AWS Elastic Compute Cloud, EC2 and create a virtual machine instance in AWS EC2

  2. Connect to an AWS EC2 instance and install an Apache web server

  3. Connect to an AWS EC2 instance and install MySQL server database as well as create user and database

  4. Connect to an AWS EC2 instance and install PHP server, test and create PHP information page

  5. Connect to an AWS EC2 instance and download and configure WordPress files and perform WordPress installation and Configuration

  6. Clean up the project environment and avoid future costs

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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