Creating a simple website, say a static website with text, a list of documents, links to YouTube (which, after all pretty much describes most places in the internet) is very simple and straightforward in Amazon Web Services. No need to use web hosting, set up Apache, or the like. Besides, unless you have lots of traffic, S3 will probably be more cost efficient than simple hosting.
Just the nuts and bolts below (to check out the screenshots in detail and zoom in, just double-click on them).
5. Set the properties so that static web hosting is enabled. Notice the end-point. This is the ‘true’ name of your static website.
As you might realize, in addition to websites, you can save pretty much any kind of file. It can be encrypted so that it remains encrypted at rest at Amazon. By default, Amazon sends the file using https.