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How to host WordPress website on Amazon EC2

A few weeks ago I wrote a short tutorial How to host a static website on Amazon. I think it is a great solution for many website owners, even small businesses, however is not perfect for everyone. Many people need more advanced web applications for publishing hundreds of posts and pages stored in database, sending emails, and so on. In other words, they require Content Management Systems rather than simple but difficult to maintain static pages.

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How to switch GPS and Location Services on iPhone

Another quick tip, this time how to switch on and off GPS and Location Services on iPhone.

If you want to use on your iPhone mobile phone application that use your location, you need to activate first so called ‘Location Services’. Continue reading How to switch GPS and Location Services on iPhone

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How to customise WooCommerce checkout

If you want to sell digital products online, WooCommerce might be a good solution for you. It is a plugin for WordPress that allows to sell online both normal, physical goods and digital products. It is available for free and in its pure form offers a decent functionality however there will be occasions that you want to change and improve things. There are many extensions that will help you but you need to usually pay for them. Alternatively, you might try to change the code yourself.

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How to host a static website on Amazon

Amazon Web Services offer for developers hundreds different solutions, among them affordable storage for static web pages. Prices are really low and with good reliability this is great option for small websites owners who want to display static pages. In today’s tutorial I will show you how you can quickly use Amazon S3 storage to host your website. If you have a dynamic website that use a database and CMS it is also possible to use AWS however this tutorial is for hosting a static page.

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