How to Create a WordPress Website with AWS Lightsail

This is a tutorial on how to create a WordPress Website with AWS Lightsail.

Prerequisites

  • Has an AWS account

Costs:

  • Hosting the website: free for the first month if select the smallest instance, $3.5 per month after the first month

Steps

1. Sign in to the AWS console : https://console.aws.amazon.com/

2. Search for “lightsail” in the search bar, and select the Lightsail service from the first result of the search

3. Click on “Create Instance”

4. Select “Linux/Unix” as the platform and “WordPress” as the blueprint

5. Choose Your instance plan

6. Give a name to your instance and click “Create instance”