Share your images Using AWS S3 Buckets

In this article, you will learn how to share images using an Amazon S3 Bucket.

Creating an S3 Bucket

►Login to your AWS Management Console and navigate to S3 in the Storage section.

AWS Management Console
AWS Management Console

►Click on Create Bucket to create an S3 Bucket.

Amazon S3
Amazon S3

►Give a name for your S3 Bucket.

Creating an S3 Bucket
Creating an S3 Bucket

►Allow all public access to your Bucket and objects. As blocking all public access may restrict others from viewing our bucket.

Allowing public access
Allowing public access

►Leave all the other permissions to default and click on Create Bucket.

Creating an S3 Bucket
Creating an S3 Bucket

►You have successfully created your S3 Bucket.

Created S3 Bucket
Created S3 Bucket

Creating an Object

►Click on your S3 Bucket and click on Upload under objects.

Creating an S3 Object
Creating an S3 Object

►Now click on Add files and upload the image that you want to share.

Adding files
Adding files

►Under Permissions, grant the public access and click on Upload. For sharing our S3 objects or images with others, we need to give public access for both the bucket and the object.

Allowing public access
Allowing public access

►Now, you can see your image in the objects.

Created Object
Created Object

►Click on the image and save the Object URL under Properties.

Properties of the Object
Properties of the Object

►Open the new tab and enter the Object URL. Now, your image gets displayed.

►You can share the Object URL with whomever you want to share the image.

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