Hosting Static Websites on Amazon S3

Hosting Static Websites on Amazon S3

Build cheap, secure, scalable and robust Amazon S3-based static website hosting

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Course Instructor: David Clinton

Course Outcomes

  • Create and configure an Amazon S3 bucket and push content to it using the AWS CLI
  • Create a CloudFront distribution to enable low-latency CDN access
  • Create and upload site content using the Hugo static website generator
  • Use AWS Route 53 to create a domain for websites
  • Request and deploy a (free) encryption certificate to ensure secure TLS/SSL access to your site

Course Structure

27 lectures1h 28m total duration

  What the course is all about 
2min
  What's a Static Website and Why Would You Want One? 
5min

About This Course

Welcome to the self-paced course on building secure and reliable static websites on Amazon S3! Whether you're a beginner or experienced developer, this course on codedamn will equip you with the knowledge and skills to create fast, cost-effective, and highly-available websites.

In this course, you'll dive into the world of Amazon S3 and learn how to leverage its power to build your own secure static website. With step-by-step video demos and interactive labs using codedamn's AWS Cloud Sandbox, you'll gain hands-on experience and a solid understanding of the entire process.

Prerequisites for this course would require you to have familiarity with Amazon S3 and a command line tool (PowerShell, Bash, Terminal, etc.). If you're eager to build a secure, robust, and inexpensive website to host, this course is for you.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

Create an AWS S3 bucket with secure permissions, ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of your website's content. Utilize the popular Hugo static website generator to transform your HTML and other resources into a professional site with ease. Deploy a global CDN distribution for your site using Amazon CloudFront, improving performance and reliability for your users worldwide.

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This course is interactive

Interactive courses include hands-on coding exercises to practice as you learn. You practice exercises in a VS Code like IDE without any installation/setup.

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Course Instructor

David Clinton
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David Clinton
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335 Students
7 Courses

David Clinton is an AWS Solutions Architect and a Linux server administrator. He has written about and published training material (including books with Wiley/Sybex, Bootstrap IT, and Manning, and onl...View profile

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