How to host static website on S3 with https

Nov 20, 2018

List of things you need to do to host static webpage from S3 bucket.

How to host website with custom domain and https enabled on S3 bucket. Deployment is done by committing to GIT.

1. DNS

  • Create hosted zone in AWS console
  • Route53
  • Point your domain name servers to AWS

2. Create S3 bucket

  • Create S3 bucket
  • Enable webhosting
  • Content policy

3. Create certificate

  • Use correct region
  • AWS Certificate Manager

4. Cloud Front

  • Create Cloud Front
  • Point Route53 Domain to Cloud Front

5. Automatic deployment

  • add deploy script to CircleCI
  • add AWS keys to CircleCI