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How to host a static website on Amazon’s AWS with SSL using S3, Certificate Manager, CloudFront, and Route53

So you have a static website and need to host it somewhere, there are many places to host your site but since you also want your site to have a security certificate, and you want all of this at a reasonable price, your options are limited. Last year, I tried Azure Storage to host a static website, but at the time, the options to get and apply a security certificate to a site hosted on Azure storage was complicated, it was very confusing. This time I decided to give AWS a try, and it turns out, hosting a static website…