AWS Lightsail where is wp-config.php

May 26, 2022
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AWS Lightsail where is wp-config.php

If Create a free website or build a blog with ease on WordPress, Amazon Lightsail and LightNode are good choices.

Amazon Lightsail:

Amazon Lightsail

Amazon Lightsail is a cloud service offered by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that bundles cloud compute power and memory for new or less experienced cloud users. The first month is a free tier.

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AWS Lightsail Instance Types plans :

  • memory ranging from 512 MB to 32 GB;
  • processors with one to eight cores;
  • a solid-state drive with 20 GB to 640 GB of storage;
  • data transfer allowances of 1 TB to 7 TB;
  • pricing from $3.50 to $240 per month.

AWS Lightsail PROS and CONS:

  • Affordable pricing
  • The network bandwidth and latency are average,
  • and the I/O performance is poor.
  • Amazon web services Multiple data centers are available
  • If you need Large workloads for complex architectures, you can choose Amazon EC2 instances
  • The cloud platform is simple and easy to use

Amazon Lightsail is similar to LightNode, that it is billed by the hour.

LightNode

LightNode WordPress VPS

LightNode provides more than 20 VPS locations in the world. High performance. Global Quality Cloud Servers. Hourly And Monthly Billing.

They provide Application Image WordPress 5.4.2 and BT-Panel 7.7.0. Once WordPress is set up, you're ready to customize your website design by selecting a new template, and creating new pages. Wasn't that easy?

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LightNode WordPress Virtual Private Servers Plans:

CPUMemoryStorageTrafficPrice
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4850G SSD2T$26.7
81650G SSD2T$50.7
163250G SSD2T$98.7
  • Application Image: WordPress & BT-Panel
  • Promo: Get an extra $5-20 on your first recharge.
  • Billing method: Pay hourly, cost-effective
  • Support Operating Systems Windows VPS: YES
  • Virtualization Technology: KVM
  • Turn-on time: 1 to 2 minutes
  • In addition, You can purchase more storage and traffic.
  • 19 data center options

LightNode WordPress

where is wp-config.php

Many users purchase AWS Lightsail servers to deploy WordPress.But there will be many problems when deploying, the biggest problem is how to find WP-CONFIG. The following may help you

  1. Sign in to the Lightsail consoleopen in new window.

  2. On the Lightsail home page, choose the browser-based SSH client icon that is displayed next to your WordPress instance.

  3. After you're connected to your instance, enter the following command to create a backup of the wp-config.php file. If something goes wrong, you can restore the file using the backup.

sudo cp /opt/bitnami/wordpress/wp-config.php /opt/bitnami/wordpress/wp-config.php.backup
  1. Enter the following command to open the wp-config.php file using Vim.
sudo vim /opt/bitnami/wordpress/wp-config.php
  1. Press I to enter insert mode in Vim.

Press  to enter insert mode in Vim.

  1. Delete the following lines of code in the file.
define('WP_SITEURL', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/');

define('WP_HOME', 'http://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/');

  1. Add the following lines of code to the file, where you previously deleted the code.
define('WP_SITEURL', 'https://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/');

define('WP_HOME', 'https://' . $_SERVER['HTTP_HOST'] . '/');

if (isset($_SERVER['HTTP_CLOUDFRONT_FORWARDED_PROTO'])

&& $_SERVER['HTTP_CLOUDFRONT_FORWARDED_PROTO'] === 'https') {

$_SERVER['HTTPS'] = 'on';

}
  1. Press the Esc key to exit insert mode in Vim, then type :wq! and press Enter to save your edits (write) and quit Vim.

  2. Enter the following command to restart the Apache service on your instance.

sudo /opt/bitnami/ctlscript.sh restart apache
  1. Wait a few moments for your Apache service to restart, then test that your distribution is caching your content.

  2. If something went wrong, re-connect to your instance using the browser-based SSH client. Run the following command to restore the wp-config.php file using the backup you created earlier in this guide.

sudo cp /opt/bitnami/wordpress/wp-config.php.backup /opt/bitnami/wordpress/wp-config.php

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Last update: 9/24/2022, 4:31:12 AM