Optimize WordPress on Nginx with Gzip, Browser Cache, and Page Cache

The following tutorial uses nginx gzip and server caching, eliminating the need for the W3 total cache and the many nightmares that can come from it’s use. In future tutorials we will integrate in the Amazon S3 CDN. The goal is a perfect score for page speed @ tools.pingdom.com After completing this tutorial, if you have followed the previous tutorial AWS Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with Nginx and WordPress, you will have a WordPress site as fast, possibly … Continue reading

Domain Names for Successful Websites

Choose the best domain name for your individual goals. The internet has exploded and today’s society looks for businesses with search engines more often than phonebooks, or other media. Local businesses and global retailers, are taking advantage of this growing trend more everyday. Domain names can give you a place where you can create your own unique website, whether it is an online shopping and web store or a place where you review games, host discussions or … Continue reading

Favorite Ubuntu Nginx AWS EC2 RDS | WordPress Ready Server For Multiple Domains

It took a load of work to get this put together and I haven’t had time to put pictures and other stuff into it. The server configuration will definitely need some final tweaks, but this will certainly get things going. Nginx is incredible but new so any help would be appreciated. Use the contact above. This doesn’t have to be on Amazon Cloud servers and you can easily tweak most of the following for Drupal, Joomla, Magento … Continue reading

Part 2- Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress

Continued from Part 1 – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 The next few steps will take us through the roughest part of setting up our WordPress install. In the last part we launched an AWS Ubuntu 12.10 EBS boot instance. If you got to this part of the tutorial very fast the instance may still be pending. You can check on the instance by visiting EC2 from … Continue reading

Part 4- Install WordPress with EC2 and RDS Instance

Continued from – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 Continued from – Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress – Part 2 Continued from – Tutorial on Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress with SSH – Part 3 Now we are going to be creating a directory under in the directory path /var. Login to your AWS server using the command: ssh -i /yourcomputers/path/directory/YOURKEYPAIRNAME.pem ubuntu@Yo.ur.El.ast.ic.IP Quick Learning Terminal Command Line Tips For the … Continue reading

Part 3- Tutorial on Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress with SSH (Shh Don’t be scared:)

Continued from – Fast Amazon AWS Optimized WordPress EC2 RDS S3 Manual Cache Gzip Config – Part 1 Continued from – Amazon EC2 RDS WordPress – Part 2 Using SSH to Access Amazon AWS EC2 and RDS The following will use Terminal on mac. If you are using a PC then you may decide to use PuTTY for your command line interface. Go for it. The most difficult part will be connecting and setting up the public … Continue reading