Get Notes & Annotations working on your Open edX native build. This post is a supplement to the official documentation, “How to Get edX Notes Running”, covering installation and configuration plus some pro tips on maintaining your environment afterwards.
Get Ecommerce working on your Open edX native build. This post is a supplement to the official documentation, “How to Install and Start the E-Commerce Service in Native Installations”, covering installation and configuration, Django configuration, Nginx considerations, and PayPal integration.
Learn how to safely upgrade your Open edX installation to the most recent version. This detailed how-to walks you thru backing up, preparing your environment, and how to trouble-shoot common upgrade-related issues.
Get AWS EFS working with WordPress. This article covers must-know tips on configuring NFS file caching, getting Php to work properly with a NFS volume, actively managing AWS Burst Credits, site management considerations, and performance monitoring.
Learn how to setup Memcached on your Amazon Linux EC2 instance to immediately improve performance of LAMP applications like WordPress and Drupal.
Learn how to setup Google Mod_Pagespeed to optimize delivery of your WordPress site running on Apache Web Server on Amazon Linux.
Learn how to get Varnish Cache running as a reverse proxy in front of the most common stack on the Internet: WordPress + Apache Web Server on Amazon Linux. Let’s get started!
Learn how to install an Open edX XBlock code extension with this detailed step-by-step how-to guide. This step-by-step guide works for any XBlock. Let’s get started!
Learn how to create a complete backup solution for your Open edX installation. This detailed step-by-step how-to guide covers backing up MySQL and MongoDB, organizing backup data into a single date-stamped tarball zip file, plus how to setup a cron job and how to copy your backups to an AWS
Learn how to add a custom static web page to your Open edX installation. This simple step-by-step how-to guide explains how to register the page with the Django router and where to store it on your Ubuntu server so that Nginx will serve it from the root of your site.