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Amazon S3

Part 4 – Install the Amazon S3 Plugin

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The next thing we're going to do is create a digital product in WooCommerce. This was the physical product that we just created and now we are going to create a simple digital product. But since we are serving our digital products via Amazon S3 we actually need to install the Amazon S3 Plugin before

Forcing Links to Download Rather Than Open

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If instead of just adding links from the documents stored on Amazon S3 to your website you wanted downloaded them, all we have to do is come over here to the S3 Management Console and select meta data. Then we’re going to add more meta data and the data that we’re going to add is

Adding Links to Files on Your Website

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While we’re waiting for the video to resolve in the Amazon S3 video folder so we can set permissions, we’re going to set and add links to these files on our website. We’re going to start off with a PDF link and go to our Properties. John’s website is hynotherapypartners.com and the way he has

Setting Permissions on Individual Bucket, Folders and Files

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The way Amazon S3 works is that by default, nobody in the world has access to anything. Everything is secure by default. So if you do not change permissions, your links are not going to resolve for anybody, including yourself, if you’re not logged in. And that’s just fine if you’re accessing it through WP

Create Your First Bucket

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You’ve seen how the Amazon S3 file system is configured so now we’re going to work on John’s new account. Let’s go over to Amazon S3 and you can see there’s absolutely nothing. You’re starting from scratch and the first thing you do is create a bucket and then create a bucket name. Bucket names

Understanding the Amazon S3 File System

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Now that you know how to setup user permissions for small businesses and solopreneurs, we’re just going to dive right in and take a look at the Amazon S3 file system. Let’s begin by looking at mine first here at BYOB website. Here is my S3 account. My S3 account has 6 buckets. It has

Configure User Permissions for a Solopreneur

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Now that you know why using Amazon S3 is useful for storing and hosting large files, we’re going to start off here by setting up permissions. And the context that we’re setting up permissions in at the moment is of a solo-preneur. We’re going to come here and click on the IAM feature. And what

How to Setup Amazon S3 for Storing and Hosting Your Large Files

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Amazon S3 is essentially your hard drive in the cloud, it's a place where you can store and serve files for your website inexpensively and securely. In this seminar we go through all the basics of using Amazon S3. We cover the details of configuring User Permissions for a solopreneur and for a typical small business. We discuss the file system and show how to set yours up and how to set Permissions. We finish by showing how to add links to files and how to have them download rather than open.