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How to set up CloudFront for a Craft site

I wrote up an article that might be helpful for future-people looking for step by step instructions on setting this up: Setting Up AWS S3 Buckets + CloudFront CDN for your Assets
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How does Craft handle uploading assets to AWS?

They are uploaded to Craft first to a temporary file, then Assets uses the Asset Source to work out where to send them next - either the local file system or a remote one. For handling large uploads ...
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CraftCMS with Cloudfront Full Page Delivery

That's the dream, isn't it? CDN everywhere, no database hits, etc. How "static" is your site? Unlike other CMS, the great thing about Craft is that you can store information everywhere and pull it out ...
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Craft CMS, Amazon EC2 & Load balancers

I don't know if anything on AWS can be considered simple, but there is a good writeup on getting Craft up and running with EC2: https://solspace.com/blog/spinning-up-a-craft-cms-development-site-on-...
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Breaking one large Craft app into multiple smaller apps

The instances would all share the same database instance since we don't store any data in the database anyways so that wouldn't be an issue... Brad or Brandon from P&T is probably going to chime ...
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Using Amazon S3 with Craft 2.x in Frankfurt region

The AWS Frankfurt region (eu-central-1) does only support the "new" v4 signature. Craft 2 uses the v2 signature of the S3 API and that's not easy to fix. Ireland (eu-west-1) should be good enough in ...
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500 Error on AWS bitnami instance

So, turns out the issue was with the $app = require 'bootstrap.php'; line in app/index.php. There was another directory for smarty template engine that was getting pulled from for the bootstrap file. ...
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How to deploy website from dev to staging from localhost to remote server using composer

There is a course on CraftQuest regarding deployment of Craft CMS you might want to check out: https://craftquest.io/courses/deploying-craft-cms-3 For my personal workflow, I develop locally then ...
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Image Transforms and AWS

Most likely you have AWS policy issue. Never seen the problem you've described Craft still will save images copy locally to improve speed. You can disable it using maxCachedCloudImageSize config and ...
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MySQL "Access denied for user" after moving to new server

Seems this is not a Craft issue at all, but an issue with MySQL connections over PDO. Not sure of the precise environmental conditions that cause this, but I was experiencing the issue on both an AWS ...
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Issues uploading and transforming images

Looking through my image volume settings I noticed the value expires: ' seconds' which did not appear on my other volumes. I changed that to expires: '' ran ddev craft up and my images volume ...
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Image path is broken after updating site from Craft version 3 to 4

In case, anyone is facing the same issue, I finally figured it out. Craft 4 has introduced Filesystems which basically takes all the file storage settings out of Volumes. When I ran the craft ...
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How to deploy website from dev to staging from localhost to remote server using composer

I use https://deployer.org/ which is a php package you can run from the command line. It's great if you're looking for a free, zero-downtime solution to deploy your sites. The downside however is that ...
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How to deploy website from dev to staging from localhost to remote server using composer

I think this deploy-bot / buddy stuff is a bit overkill. I love to use Laravel Forge and for this u have to pay, when u want to build your business on it (for many clients). Like I do with my statamic ...
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Thumbnails broken in CP after migrating images to AWS S3

It actually turns out to be an oversight on my part. It was confusing (after I manually replaced the missing assets), but in control panel > admin > settings > assets > volumes, I did not ...
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Thumbnails broken in CP after migrating images to AWS S3

My first guess would have been that the asset indexes stored in the database are out of sync since it was recently migrated to a new Volume. A way to fix that would be to run the "Update Asset ...
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AWS Serialisation error on front end

Turned out to be a minor bug in 3.3.0.1. Fixed now.
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Uploading assets to different locations based on environment

It’s possible to do this using Yii’s dependency injection container. See the Using Local Volumes for Development knowledge base article to learn how.
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Uploading assets to different locations based on environment

AFAIK, you can't change the type of your volume based on your environment. But if having a separate S3 account/bucket for dev could work for you, you can configure this with a volume.php config file. ...
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Craft 2.6 Asset Upload 500 Error (EC2 and Amazon S3)

Apparently PHP hadn't installed the XML Parser appropriately. The amazing Craft team provided this link. Which solved my issue. sudo apt-get install php-xml https://stackoverflow.com/a/35604148/...
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Can't install Craft 3 when deploying to AWS EC2 instance - Template not found: install Template not found: install

I suggest you to read the documentation about how to install Craft there is no such install process anymore. You just need to follow these steps, install it via composer, run the setup ./craft setup ...
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Craft cacheMethod setting is being overridden

The craft/config/memcache.php file has nothing to do with where PHP sessions are stored. It is for Craft's general purpose data caching. If you want to save PHP session in memcache, you'll need to ...
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How does Craft handle uploading assets to AWS?

A simple but inelegant workaround for very large files is to upload them directly to the AWS bucket and then update the Asset Index in the Craft CP
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Deploying Craft on AWS

I was able to deploy Craft CMS to an AWS Lightsail + LAMP instance roughly following the installation documentation with the following steps: Create a new instance using LAMP (PHP8) Create a new ...
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