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Written by Tom   

Watch the below video for step by step instructions.

 

More instructions can be found here: https://aws.amazon.com/getting-started/tutorials/launch-a-wordpress-website/

 

Using Putty for AWS: https://docs.bitnami.com/virtual-machine/faq/#connecting-with-an-ssh-client-on-windows

 

Importatnt links:

For updating DNS on AWS: https://console.aws.amazon.com/route53/home?#

 

Important commands via Putty:

To remove the Bitnami banner: sudo /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/bnconfig --disable_banner 1


To set www redirect so that the website always loads in www:

Type: sudo nano  /opt/bitnami/apps/wordpress/conf/httpd-prefix.conf

to edit the httpd-prefix.conf file

 

Enter:

 

# redirect from non www to www

#################################################################################

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC]

RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L]

 

To the end httpd-prefix.conf file.

 

Save file by CTRL X followed by Y for Yes and Enter

 

 

Restart Apache:  sudo  /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache