One of the foundations of a good website is that it loads fast. If your site loads slowly, people will click away and you’ll lose them! If you’re paying to drive traffic to your site, you’re throwing money out the window if your visitors aren’t staying long enough to buy from you.
By hosting your images on Amazon S3, you can drastically improve your site’s load time. Just switching your main media files to Amazon S3 will help most sites see improvement.
To get started with Amazon S3, visit Amazon Web Services, sign up for a free account, and watch the video below.
This video covers:
- Creating a bucket
- Creating a file folder
- Uploading images
- Setting permissions on images
- Finding the image link
- Putting the image on your WordPress blog