Wordpress plugins

Posted on 2021-04-18 • Filed under wordpress, howto

A basic Wordpress installation runs fine on re:Web, but one major obstacle for many real-world uses is large assets:

API Gateway / Application Load Balancer put some hefty size limits on uploads and downloads -- for example, using very large images will lead to errors.

There are two plugins which help a lot to make Wordpress work nicely with large assets:

With both plugins installed, uploading and delivering large assets works nicely.

Note that it's most likely necessary to install them manually (unzip to the Wordpress plugin folder in EFS), because their installation takes longer than API Gateway's maximum timeout.