Amazon is appropriate for both new and previously developed material is being migrated. Again static web content is easier to migrate.
Integration with tools such as Google Analytics and WebMaster tools is relatively simple, especially if you start by adding Google Analytics first (you can use the Google Analytics account) to verify the web account.
Things to remember
Uploading files is relatively easy but I have been caught a couple of times:
- First way, and the most embarrassing, make sure the links actually point to the links within the Amazon site. It is fairly easy when migrating the site across in one go to have links to the 'old' site.
- slightly less embarrassing is when you upload the files you need to change the permissions to make public. It can be done late by right-clicking on the page in the AWS Management Console and selecting make public.
Other users can be given access to the website by using the permissions. This can be found by going to the list of buckets and right click to get permissions.
Add new permission and enter the email address of the new person with the appropriate permissions set. They must have an AWS account set-up first though.
How long is it going to be free for?
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