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How to set up a static website for about $1 a month

Finally got around to doing this, so I have update this page. Here’s your options. Option 3 worked for me.

Note, you will need some technical knowledge, an Amazon account, and one of these guides:

  1.   Simple site hosting with Amazon S3 and HTTPS. This is good if you plan to host your DNS at AWS. I didn’t, so I ran into trouble.
  2. . This piece is similar and helped too but the SSL certificate was hosted elsewhere, so it only helped so much.
  3. This page finally helped me because I host with namecheap.com. I followed it and it worked great! It has more detail than some of the others.

You don’t have to use AWS. Other cloud providers offers something similar:

So, lots of options.

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