Install WordPress On AWS
Running Lightning Fast in Minutes,
Add Sites Effortlessly

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AWS is the original gangster of cloud computing. Much of the internet runs on it and although it is an incredibly powerful platform and very affordably priced, it has a reputation of being complicated and cumbersome to work with.

That’s where Amazon Lightsail comes in. Lightsail strips away much of the complexity of AWS, making it simple to spin up cloud servers on the famous AWS infrastructure.

SpinupWP is a Modern Cloud-Based Server Control Panel

No software installation necessary. Just give SpinupWP access and you can manage your server remotely.
It’s like a remote control for your server, designed for WordPress.

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Why AWS?

Easy Integration

Integrate your AWS server with AWS’ other powerful services like Amazon S3 storage for your media and backups.

Powerful Servers

In our benchmarks, an AWS server performed very well against DigitalOcean and Google Cloud servers for serving cached and uncached requests to a WordPress site.


You’ll be in great company, on the same infrastructure as many of the top businesses in the world including Outages are rare because there is so much at stake.

Solid Network Infrastructure

AWS’ network infrastructure is among the best in the world so you can expect fast delivery of requests to your AWS server.

Trustworthy & Secure

Take advantage of the same secure-by-design infrastructure and built-in protection that AWS uses to protect information on its services.

AWS vs DigitalOcean vs Google Cloud.

Which is best for hosting WordPress?

In this article we dive deep on each of these providers, comparing ease of use, cost,
and benchmarking performance running a WordPress site.

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Mark Wilkinson WordPress Agency Owner at Highrise Digital

Super impressed so far. Allowed me, a server novice to get site up and running on @digitalocean servers running #WordPress & backing up to AWS S3. Congrats on what will no doubt become a great product.

How it Works

1Create a New AWS Server

Log into your AWS account and create a new Amazon Lightsail instance. Step-by-step instructions

2Connect SpinupWP to Your New AWS server

Log into your SpinupWP dashboard and plug in the SSH connection details of your new AWS server.
Step-by-step instructions

3Watch as Your New AWS Server is Configured to Serve WordPress Lightning Fast

Sit back while SpinupWP does the nitty gritty of installing all the software and tuning it to run your WordPress site as fast and as reliably as possible.

4Your Server Is Ready!

Ten minutes later, your fresh new AWS server optimized for WordPress server will be ready for you.

5SpinupWP Configures Everything for You

When you add a new site to your SpinupWP server, we configure a free SSL certificate, cron jobs, caching rules, and everything else that a high-performing WordPress site requires.

Add dev sites, staging sites, production sites, whatever you like.

6Add SSH Users

Need root access? No problem, add as many SSH users as you like with full root access via sudo. You have the keys to your castle. Need to give a client SSH or SFTP access to their site? Each site is set up with its own SSH user that only has access to that one site.

7Your Server is Configured for Speed

Your new server is loaded with Ubuntu 22.04 LTS and the latest packages of Nginx, PHP, MySQL and Redis. Standard installs, no weird custom-built packages or strange paths. Everything should be where you expect it to be, configured how you’d expect for performance.

8Disconnect Your Server at Any Time

And you can walk away anytime. Though sticking around means not having to keep up with security updates or worry about changes in best practices, you can disconnect your server from SpinupWP any time and have a go at managing it yourself. We don’t lock you in.

9Tweak Configuration Files Using SSH

Want to manually tweak some configuration files on the server via SSH? Go ahead. Even if it’s a configuration file that SpinupWP edits, it can handle it.

10Your Server is Safe and Secure

Worried about keeping your server secure? Don’t be. Your server is configured with a firewall and security updates are installed automatically as they are released. We also notify you when there’s a major update available for a software package you have installed (e.g. Nginx) and provide you instructions on how to upgrade.

The Best of Both Worlds

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Clifton Griffin Founder and Dev Lead at Objectiv

Shout out to SpinupWP for actually understanding how devs deploy sites. The ability to validate SSL before pointing your domain is a KILLER feature.

Freelancers & Agencies:
Start Generating Monthly Recurring Income

Bundling hosting into a monthly maintenance plan for clients is a great way for freelancers and agencies to earn recurring monthly income and reduce the “feast or famine” cycles in their business.

You could achieve this by signing up with a managed WordPress host, but the cost would be so great that you would only make peanuts. Hardly worth doing. A server managed by SpinupWP would be far more cost effective and allow you to make significant profit.

Our customers 🤩 SpinupWP

SpinupWP was designed by WordPress developers, for WordPress developers.

We've spent years wrangling WordPress hosting options, so we know the pitfalls involved.

We knew SpinupWP was a great idea, but the feedback from our customers since we launched has been amazing.

Corey Maass Web Developer

Unsolicited 5-star review: I've moved all of my WordPress sites to @digitalocean / @spinupwp and I couldn't be more impressed. A small learning curve to think differently after 20 years of managed hosting, but the experience and guidance has been great. #WordPress #webhosting

Josey Howarth Director of Love Sudo

I've managed my own servers and setups and also worked with hosting companies. SpinupWP is literally the perfect solution that allows me the control I want, without the extra overhead. My sites are fast, the support is second to none, and their response to security notices helps me sleep well at night.

Samuel Pedraza PM at Iterate Marketing

I just wanted to say thank you for continually improving SpinupWP. It's my favorite WP related product, I recommend it to everyone, and think it's great! I especially love the new redesign.

Michael Maberry Director of Operations

So far I am 100% in love with SpinupWP! Fully ready to go in minutes and 1000's of keystrokes saved!

Iakovos Frountas WordPress Developer

SpinupWP deserves a 5-star rating. They provide an ASTONISHING service to host any WordPress site. I have been using this service for 6 months and I really like the overall performance of this software!

Cristian Antohe Cofounder of Translate Press

Combined with Cloudflare wildcard subdomains it works like treat. Can even have a template that we can keep on cloning when a new instance is needed.

Colin OBrien Developer at Pocket Outdoor Media

Just wanted to say thanks a million for the clone feature. This saved me hours today, and I can see it saving me hours in the future. Kudos!!

Johnathan Lyman Developer & Writer

So @dliciousbrains has done it again with @spinupwp. It's literally the best way to start new @WordPress sites

Jonathan Martínez Web Developer

I'm really excited about @spinupwp because it feels like it is the state of the art for WordPress development.

Jonathan Wold WordPress Evangelist

I love WordPress. Thanks to @spinupwp, @richard_tabor's Grille theme, and @ConvertKit I was able to get an MVP for Plugin Curator up and running within an hour.

Ben Meredith

I moved 4 sites over to @spinupwp recently, and as a faithful user of one of their competitors, allow me to confirm this from @polevaultweb. This service bridges the gap between scary self-hosting and expensive managed hosting.

Bryce Adams Creator of Metorik

I've been playing around with SpinupWP for over 6 months now and have been consistently blown away. An incredible tool that will make your WP life 100x better! 🚀

Mark Rowatt Anderson Business, Strategy & Technology

SpinupWP has been great - a huge improvement for us over Cloudways, which was in turn a huge improvement over Siteground!

Jack McConnell Web Designer & Front-end Developer

Moved the @_bnfw site to @spinupwp yesterday. Much faster and much more accessible (for me as a dev). Really smooth sign-up process, great help, clean interface. Really pleased.

Jordon Rupp Independent Web Developer

I'm loving what the @dliciousbrains team has done with @spinupwp - spinning up #WordPress on a @digitalocean droplet has never been easier or more fun!

Michael Nicolle Solutions Architect

Spinning up the first site was so easy and straight forward. Definitely the best tool I've come across to date

Simon Blackbourn WordPress Developer

I've been using it since beta launch, it is very, very good. Customer service has been top notch, as has listening to and acting on feedback and feature requests (in particular the new 'isolated sites' feature).

Nathan Conley

Amazingly easy. Everything that I want for working with a WordPress site. Your documentation is top notch. I can't wait to show this off to the rest of our team and to the local WP meetup.

John Coleman

SpinupWP has been the answer to several wishes I've had for years.

Andy Feliciotti

It's been INCREDIBLE the speed and setup is fantastic.

Max Azarcon Web Designer

I've been using SpinupWP pretty much since it was announced, and it's an absolutely amazing piece of software. Managing WordPress servers/sites has never been more user intuitive!

Luke Netti

Just used SpinupWP for my new WordPress site and it couldn’t have been easier!

Darren Pinder

I've spent the day migrating sites onto the @spinupwp platform (hosting via @digitalocean). I have to say I'm blown away by how easy and feature-filled the platform is. It was a pleasure to use and I'm looking forward to migrating the rest of our sites over! #wordpress #devops

Morgan Estes Lead Developer at BigWing Agency

Did my first server maintenance with SpinupWP and I'm floored. Such a great experience all around: email notification, dashboard UX, and update speed.

Jackie D’Elia UX Designer

Taking @spinupwp for a ‘spin' today deploying a site to Digital Ocean. Nice job on the interface. Easy to understand and you've done all the work for me. No haggling with configurations in @digitalocean - I like it. 😍 Good #UX.

Enrico Mingiacchi Web Designer

SpinupWP is AWESOME!!!! I LOVE IT!!! Works like a charm and I'm looking forward to new development.

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