Amazon Simple Storage Service
Developer Guide (API Version 2006-03-01)

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Enabling Website Hosting

Follow these steps to enable website hosting for your Amazon S3 buckets using the Amazon S3 console:

To enable website hosting for an Amazon S3 bucket

  1. Sign in to the AWS Management Console and open the Amazon S3 console at

  2. In the list, choose the bucket that you want to use for your hosted website.

  3. Choose the Properties tab.

  4. Choose Static website hosting, and then choose Use this bucket to host a website.

  5. You are prompted to provide the index document and any optional error documents and redirection rules that are needed.

    For information about what an index document is, see Configuring Index Document Support.