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Amazon S3 :: How can I share an Amazon S3 file using web URL? Simple Amazon S3 Upload Form. Simple Amazon S3 Upload Form can be installed automatically via the Plugins tab in your blog administration panel. For manual install - Download plugin and place in 'wp-content/plugins' folder. - Activate plugin by clicking on "Plugins" on the main administration menu, click on "Installed", find the "Simple Amazon S3 Upload Form" plugin, and "Activate.

CONFIGURATION : - Click on "Settings" on the main administration menu. - Fill in your Amazon S3 Access Key, Secret Key (will remain hidden), and choose a Bucket Name from the drop-down list for admin uploads and user-facing uploads. - Click "Save Changes" UPLOADING : - Click on "Media" on the main administration menu. - Click on "S3 Upload Form". - Browse for your file, and click upload (will be adding a progress bar later). - Once uploaded, you will receive a confirmation message.

Amazon S3 UI Client Bucket Explorer. CloudBuddy - A true cloud platform for Amazon S3. Cloud Front Configuring CloudFront Distribution and Private content support of your bucket using CloudBuddy Personal The latest version of CloudBuddy Personal supports private content feature offered by Amazon S3 (link) which facilitates the user to enable private share of a bucket and create a private URL. Enabling CloudFront Distribution for a bucket Access the 'CloudFront Console' which is provided as a plug-in and present in the right extreme of tool bar. Creating & Enabling CloudFront 1. The below contents will be displayed for a bucket for which distribution is not created. 2.

The user will click the 'Click here' link to create a distribution for the selected bucket which is shown in the below provided image. 3. Enabling Private Content The Private content can be enabled by clicking on 'Private Content' tab and selecting 'Enable Private Content' check box. Amazon CloudFront – How To Setup CloudFront To Work With S3. Assuming you run a high trafficked website or blog and you ran in to these following problems: Slow content serving – Contents (htmls, images, download files) are serving at extremely slow speed, especially during traffic spikesPaid, and unused – You are paying you web host more than what you are actually utilizing.

That means, you are probably paying for a web hosting package with 50Gb of web space and 1Tb of bandwidth, but you are barely using half of them.Messy files/folders – The web account is in a mess. Images folders, download-able item folders are not properly organized. All these can be easily solved with Amazon CloudFront. CloudFront is a new service launched by Amazon, powered by cloud computing technology. If you are already using Amazon S3 to serve files for websites, CloudFront is really something you should check out. First and FormostGet an Amazon S3 account (read here), then sign-up for an Amazon CloudFront service.

How to Setup Amazon S3 with CloudFront as a Content Delivery Network. When you configure Amazon S3 with CloudFront, a copy of your S3 files get cached in various Amazon servers spread across important cities in US, Europe and Asia. Thus files load much faster for end-users. High traffic websites like CNN, Yahoo! , Adobe, Rediff, etc. use a Content Delivery Network (like Akamai) so end users have to spend less time waiting for the web page to load on their screens. Why You Need a Content Delivery Network? Let’s take a real example: This website is hosted on a web server that’s located in some part of America. Now if we have a visitor from Singapore, the page loading time for him will be relatively high because of the geographic distance between Singapore and America. Had there been a mirror server in either India or Australia, the page would load much faster for that visitor from Singapore.

I am not as big as CNN. Absolutely. Location of Amazon Data Centers World-wide. How to Setup Amazon S3 with CloudFront as your Content Delivery Network Step 4. Step 6: Speed Up Your Website Using CloudFront - Getting Started with AWS. You can use Amazon CloudFront to improve the performance of your website. CloudFront makes your website's files (such as HTML, images, and video) available from data centers around the world (called edge locations). When a visitor requests a file from your website, the request is automatically redirected to a copy of the file at the nearest edge location, which results in faster download times than if the visitor had requested the content from a data center farther away. CloudFront caches content at edge locations for a period of time that you specify. When a visitor requests content that has been cached for longer than the expiration date, CloudFront checks the origin server to see if a newer version of the content is available.

If a newer version is available, CloudFront copies the new version to the edge location. To speed up your website, use CloudFront to complete the following tasks. Create a CloudFront Distribution To create a distribution with an Amazon S3 origin Tip. Hosting on Amazon S3 with CloudFront. A few weeks ago my DNS provider Zerigo sent an email stating that due to recent infrastructure upgrades they would need to raise their prices. For my meager DNS needs that ended up being a huge price hike: from $39 per year to $25 per month1. Prices were set to take effect a month later. I decided to put my current dev work — designing and building new photoblog functionality to showcase my Japan trip photos — on hold to move away from Zerigo. I chose to switch to AWS Route 53. I was able to successfully get my DNS running on Route 53 and pointing to my Heroku setup rather quickly. "DNS A-records require that an IP address be hard-coded into your application’s DNS configuration.

I felt uneasy about this and wanted to make sure my site would just work at all times. There were other options available but moving over to Amazon S3 site hosting with CloudFront was the most intriguing: It supports zone apex domain hosting with Route 53’s ALIAS DNS record. Moving from Zerigo to Route 53.