Amazon Lightsail- How To SSL Encrypt WordPress For Free?

Secured Connection

Amazon Lightsail is perfect for hosting WordPress websites that work efficiently. The cost is reasonable and comes at a discount when compared to Virtual Private Servers. But one thing we can wonder is, “How to add HTTPS support or encrypt our WordPress website using SSL?” Well, not only can it be done in Amazon Lightsail’s […]

How to Connect to Amazon Lightsail using Putty (SSH)


In Amazon Lightsail’s dashboard, there is an easy link to Connect using SSH. Once you login to your Lightsail account, in the dashboard, click on the name of your WordPress instance. Once you’re in the main page of the instance, there is an easy Connect to SSH link present right there. Click on it, an […]

How to Remove Bitnami Manage Banner from WordPress at Lightsail

After installing WordPress at Amazon’s Lightsail and accessing the website online, you might have noticed the Bitnami manage banner at the bottom-right of the page. It sort of peels off at the end of all the web pages and is publicly displayed. Hovering over it, allows crossing it off and removing it from the screen, […]

Amazon Lightsail: What is Admin Password for WordPress?

It is quite easy to install WordPress in Amazon’s Lightsail. We do not have to create a MySQL database. We don’t have to download and upload WordPress script files to the web server. The automated wizard to install WordPress in Amazon’s Lightsail allows us to pick the operating system and install WordPress in there automatically. […]

How to Point Your Domain To Amazon Lightsail’s WordPress

Alright, you have installed WordPress in Amazon Lightsail with a few mouse clicks. We can already access the fresh installation with the provided IP address. Now, the next step is to local this IP address and point a domain to it. That will allow the WordPress website to be accessible globally with a domain like […]

How to Install WordPress in Amazon Lightsail

Choosing WordPress

Amazon Lightsail is a great service to host your WordPress as an application and create a brand new website. The website created on Amazon Lightsail is fast, secure and easy to manage. It isn’t difficult to install and maintain the website, as a novice web administrator would imagine. A simple knowledge of the web is […]

Categories vs. Tags in WordPress: The Differences

In WordPress, when you create blog posts you will find that you can choose categories for them as well as tags. Both of them are used to sort posts under certain groups so that the user can find the topic of their interest. But how are they different in terms of functionality? So today, we […]

WordPress Posts vs Pages: 10 Differences

In WordPress, you will find that the amazing piece of online software comes with two basic ways to create content—Posts and Pages. Although, they might look and even function in a similar fashion to a lot of people, posts and pages in WordPress have their own set of differences. They should be used for a […]

WordPress Media Library Basics

Edit Media in Post

Besides text, we have to add different media like graphics and audios to our blog posts. The WordPress Media library is an important tool that enables us to do so. You can simply upload media files from the admin area and insert it into posts and pages. The upload feature can be accessed from the […]

Comment Administration in WordPress

After Post

Comments are a great way to engage your visitors and also bring in additional traffic and page views. The little discussion box in the bottom of your post or page allows users to give a direct feedback to the content on the page. It gives them the platform to talk and help each other out […]