Tutorial: Deploy WordPress to an Amazon EC2 Instance (Amazon Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Linux, macOS, or Unix)
In this tutorial, you will deploy WordPress, an open source blogging tool and content management system based on PHP and MySQL, to a single Amazon EC2 instance running Amazon Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).
This tutorial builds on concepts introduced in Step 5: Try the Sample Deployment Wizard. If you have not yet completed it, you may want to start there first.
This tutorial's steps are presented from the perspective of a local development machine
running Linux, macOS, or Unix. Although you can complete most of these steps on a local machine running
Windows, you will need to adapt the steps that cover commands such as chmod
and wget, applications such as sed, and directory paths such as
Before you start this tutorial, you must complete the prerequisites in Getting Started. These include configuring your IAM user account, installing or upgrading the AWS CLI, and creating an IAM instance profile and a service role.
- Step 1: Launch an Amazon Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Amazon EC2 Instance
- Step 2: Configure Your Source Content to Deploy to the Amazon Linux or Red Hat Enterprise Linux Amazon EC2 Instance
- Step 3: Upload Your WordPress Application to Amazon S3
- Step 4: Deploy Your WordPress Application
- Step 5: Update and Redeploy Your WordPress Application
- Step 6: Clean Up Your WordPress Application and Related Resources