Host a Static Website

Host your simple marketing website or web application on AWS

Introduction

Static websites deliver HTML, JavaScript, images, video and other files to your website visitors. Static websites are very low cost, provide high-levels of reliability, require almost no IT administration, and scale to handle enterprise-level traffic with no additional work.

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What You Will Learn

  • Host a static website using AWS Amplify in the AWS console. AWS Amplify provides fully managed hosting for static websites and web apps. Amplify’s hosting solution leverages Amazon CloudFront and Amazon S3 to deliver your site assets via the AWS content delivery network (CDN).
  • Set up continuous deployment: Amplify offers a Git-based workflow with continuous deployment, allowing you to automatically deploy updates to your site on every code commit.

 AWS Experience

Beginner

 Time to Complete

10 minutes

 Cost to Complete

Total cost of hosting your static website on AWS is dependent on your usage
  • Outside of AWS Free Tier Limits: typically $1-3/mo.
  • Within AWS Free Tier Limits: typically $0.50/mo.

To see a breakdown of the services used and their associated costs, see pricing for AWS Amplify and Amazon Route 53

 Tutorial Prerequs

 
[*]Accounts created within the past 24 hours might not yet have access to the services required for this tutorial.

 Last updated

September 27, 2022

Implementation

Congratulations!

You have finished the Host a Static Website on AWS tutorial.

Next steps

You can continue your journey with AWS by following the next steps in the section below.

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