How to Host a Static Website with AWS’s Amazon S3 in 5 easy steps
This post explores the AWS S3 bucket to configure a static website. In 5 easy steps, you are going to learn how to host a website with Amazon S3 via a practical example.
What is Amazon S3?
Amazon S3 (Simple Storage Service) provides object storage which is constructed for storing and recovering any amount of data or data from anywhere over the web.
S3 helps you in Storage Management, Access management and security, and straightforward data transfer. S3 helps you in building and maintaining your own repository without taking much of your time.
Reasons to Host Your Website on Aws S3
- Manages everything, so there’s no need for you to stress about underlying software a bit like the online server;
- Scales well for temporary high traffic load;
- No have to perform the capacity planning and to specify the initial capacity
- Simple to figure on, allowing you to line up your website during a blink of a watch.
This means customers of all industries can use it to store and protect any amount of data such as websites, mobile applications, backup and restore, archive, enterprise applications.
Creating and Hosting Static Website with AWS S3
Before we start, First you’ll need an AWS account. Once you’ve registered for your free tier account and logged into the AWS console, you wish to open the S3 storage console so you’ll start configuring the S3 storage service to host your static website.