Broadcast Date: September 26, 2019

Level: 200

Self-hosting your WordPress blog on Amazon Lightsail provides a great balance between keeping cost low while affording a high-level of customization and control. However, many people are put off by the idea of self-hosting because they believe it's too difficult. In this tech talk, we'll cover how you can build a fault-tolerant WordPress site using Amazon Lightsail as well as other AWS services. By the end of the discussion you'll have a firm understanding of exactly how to go out and build your own self-hosted WordPress environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn the different approaches and challenges when architecting a highly available WordPress site
  • Discover methods of dealing with the challengers and tradeoffs of each
  • Learn how to build a practical implementation of a fault-tolerant, scalable WordPress site using Amazon Lightsail, S3, and CloudFront

Who Should Attend?

Developers, SMBs, Web Pros


  • Mike Coleman, Developer Advocate, AWS

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