How to Install Magento in AWS LightSail

In this article, I will show you how to Install Magento in AWS LightSail, so that you can start your dream online shop in less than 5 mins. But before that, let me give you an intro about Magento.

What is Magento

Magento is an open-source e-commerce platform written in PHP. It uses multiple other PHP frameworks such as Laminas and Symfony. Magento source code is distributed under Open Software License v3.0. Magento was acquired by Adobe Inc in May 2018 for $1.68 Billion USD. Wikipedia

So now we know that Magento is an e-commerce platform build with PHP and it is by far the most secured e-commerce platform in this world. We are eager here, how can we install Magento in AWS. There are actually a couple of ways to install Magento in AWS, like by installing via EC2 instances or via LighSail.

In this article, I will tell you the steps on how you can install via LightSail.

How to Install

1. Login to AWS

2. Go to Lighsail

3. Click to create new instance

4. Create a new PEM file to access to the instance.

5. Select the correct server type like CPU/MEM settings.

6. Then launch the instance.

7. Select a static IP

Conclusion

Magento is a very popular and secure e-commerce platform, which you can use to build your small or large online shop. In this example, I have shown how easily you can do the setup without knowing that much of technical terms.

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