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Posts tagged: Amazon Web Services

Amazon S3 vs CloudFront: Why Delivering WordPress Media Directly From S3 is a Bad Idea

Amazon S3 is a sensible choice for storing your website’s assets in the cloud, but for delivery the benchmarks show that using a CDN is necessary to see any major… Read more

Matt Shaw

Mar 10, 2020

Building a Command Line Daemon in PHP to Emulate AWS SQSD

Sometimes when you’re building a project there are parts of the architecture that exist on production that don’t exist on your development machine. Those missing parts (like proprietary software that’s… Read more

Gilbert Pellegrom

May 30, 2017

Strategies for Handling Large WordPress Media Libraries in Dev and Staging Environments

One of the questions we get asked fairly often about WP Offload S3 is whether or not it is OK to use in development or staging environments. When done correctly,… Read more

Evan Mattson

May 9, 2017

WP Offload S3 1.1 Released

Today is release day for WP Offload S3 and with it comes some new features and some changes. The free edition of the plugin has been renamed to “WP Offload… Read more

Iain

Mar 8, 2016

WP Offload S3 0.9.7 & Pro Upgrade 1.0.2 Released with 3 New Addons

We don’t usually do a blog post for a minor release, but this is a massive minor release and deserves some attention. Although we haven’t added any new features to… Read more

Brad

Oct 27, 2015

Using Amazon SNS to build good habits with daily SMS reminders

Here at Delicious Brains Inc., the entire team enjoys the perks of remote work. Personally, I love having the freedom to start and end my day pretty much whenever I… Read more

Jeff

Oct 20, 2015

WP Offload S3 Launched

Although we’ll call today the “official” launch, we actually (and sneakily) pushed out WP Offload S3 last month, on August 17. We felt late August wasn’t a good time to be promoting… Read more

Brad

Sep 15, 2015