WordPress is not a tool you can do a drive by with and easily figure it out. So here’s where I am with this site. JimMundy.com started out pure HTML and CSS living at 1and1 for hosting. Later I upgraded to 1and1 managed WordPress. I did a couple classes online to figure WordPress out. I was with 1and1 for a long time and other than cost I had no concerns. Then I got a call pretty much hard selling me to move to their hosting and CMS system. So it was time for a change.
Recently I purged a bunch of domain names to save some dollars and moved jimmundy.com domain over to namecheap.com. So being a total novice at WordPress I figured I’d get adventurous and created an AWS account and set up LightSail and WordPress on AWS. Might as well wing it with multiple platforms.
I did backup my site from 1and1; however, I realized I got the posts but none of the images. And that backup doesn’t save the theme. So I found my old theme, Hemingway, and loaded it up. And thats where I am today.
Next steps: tighten security, select plugins, figure out images, restore old posts.