Web Hosting 101: Get Your Website Live on the Web in No Time

Learn how to publish your own website live on the web in no time with this web hosting crash course.
  • Lectures 9
  • Video 2 Hours
  • Skill level all level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion

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Course Description

Do you want to know how to get your website live on the web with your own domain name and hosting? You've come to the right place!

Buying a domain name, hosting package and getting your website live can be an incredibly intimidating and confusing process if you're unfamiliar with the territory, but let me tell you a secret: It's surprisingly easy! And I'm going to show you exactly how to do all of these things in no time by guiding you in a simple, step-by-step process.

In less than 1-hour, you will no longer be uncomfortable with the process of purchasing a Domain Name & Hosting Package, or Uploading your Website Live to the Web via FTP.

Don't have a Website or Blog yet? No problem! I will also be showing you how to set up a Wordpress Website (and write your first blog post) in less than 5 minutes.

So, what do you say? Want me to teach you how to get your website live on your own domain? Sign up for free today!

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is a computer, an Internet connection, and the desire to have your website live!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 9 lectures and 1 hour of content!
  • In this course, you will learn how to buy a domain, a hosting package, and upload your website live
  • You will learn how to buy cheap domain names, and incredibly affordable hosting packages
  • You will learn how to setup a Wordpress website (and write your first blog post) in less than 5-minutes
  • By the end of this course, you will feel comfortable with buying a domain name and hosting package

What is the target audience?

  • New Web Designers
  • Web Design Students
  • Small Business Owners who want to know how to get their website live on the web
  • Bloggers & Writers
  • People who manage a website as a volunteer or as a hobby

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee

Forever yours.
Lifetime access

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android

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Certificate of completion


Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to Web Hosting 101
18 slides
In this lecture, we explain what a Domain Name and Hosting Package is, and why they are important — using a fun metaphor that everyone understands.
Section 2: The Domain Name

In this lecture, we learn how to search for a domain name that perfectly suits you using GoDaddy.


In this lecture, we learn how to purchase a domain name using GoDaddy.

Section 3: Web Hosting

In this lecture we learn how to purchase a bundled domain & hosting package, and a standalone hosting package using my absolute favourite hosting provider, Justhost.

In this lecture, we learn to:

  • Set the Nameservers of your new domain in your GoDaddy Control Panel to point to your Hosting Account
  • Add an additional domain as an "addon" domain in your Host's Control Panel

Section 4: Getting your Website Live

In this lecture, we learn how to upload our website files to our domain via FTP. We touch on using the following FTP clients:

Flow – FTP + SFTP

Flow is an award-winning, beautiful, fast and reliable FTP + SFTP client.

Cyberduck – FTP

Cyberduck is a full-fledged FTP, SFTP & WebDAV. If you’re looking to do some more heavy lifting when it comes to web hosting & file transfers, etc. Look into Cyberduck, for sure.

Coda 2 – All-in-one Code Editor, FTP Client and more!

The most innovative and incredible all-in-one editor for your web code. I love Coda 2, and I use it for all of my coding needs. It also has a brilliant baked-in FTP client. If you’d rather have everything in one place, rather than switching back and forth between apps — go with Coda 2.


In this lecture, I show you how to setup a Wordpress Blog and Write your First Blog Post in less than 5-minutes using Justhost.

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Instructor Biography

Brad Hussey , Expert Web Developer at Code College

A highly skilled professional, Brad Hussey is a passionate and experienced web designer, developer, blogger and digital entrepreneur. Hailing from North Of The Wall (Yellowknife, Canada), Brad made the trek to the Wet Coast (Vancouver, Canada) to educate and equip himself with the necessary skills to become a spearhead in his trade of solving problems on the web, crafting design solutions, and speaking in code.

Brad's determination and love for what he does has landed him in some pretty interesting places with some neat people. He's had the privilege of working with, and providing solutions for, numerous businesses, big & small, across the Americas.

Brad builds custom websites, and provides design solutions for a wide-array of clientele at his company, Brightside Studios. He regularly blogs about passive income, living your life to the fullest, and provides premium quality web design tutorials and courses for tens of thousands of amazing people desiring to master the craft.

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Join Brad and adventure into his world of web design, web development, and speaking in code. You won't regret it!

What are people saying about Brad?

"...Brad is amazing and I honestly think he's the best tutor of all the courses I have taken on Udemy. Will definitely be following him in the future. Thanks Brad!" — Brad's student

"...Brad has an infectious enthusiasm, a great eye for detail, and expert-level knowledge of the material." — Brad's student

"...These videos are well created, concise, fast-paced, easy to follow, and just funny enough to keep you chuckling as you're slamming out lines of code. I've taken 3 courses from this instructor. Whenever I have questions he is right there with a simple solution or a helpful suggestion to keep me going forward with the course work." — Brad's student

Instructor Biography

Code College , The Best Coding Courses on the Web

Code College is an online school that provides high quality learning material, courses, and training videos for students looking to learn web design, web development, marketing, online business, and more!

Founded in 2014 by Canadian entrepreneur, successful instructor, and blogger, Brad Hussey, Code College is a growing network of highly skilled instructors who provide the best quality tutorials, courses and learning material on the web.

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    • Pavan.nvr

    Very Useful

    Very Useful

    • Des Jackson

    Web Hosting 101

    • David Gould

    Brad Does Good!

    Brad's online courses are well paced, well spoken and well laid out. Well done! Lots of well........ ;)

    • Martin Bikar

    Excellent for beginners

    Brad's Web Hosting 101 is an excellent quick course even for absolute beginners. Takes you from scratch to publishing your first blog post step by step. Every step on its own is summarized at the end of each respective video which makes it absolutely perfect. I highly recommend all other Brad's courses, too. I've been through the Bootstrap so far and I can't wait to get through all the others.

    • Martin Stofko

    Good overview on hosting.

    This is a brief but informative course on how to get up and running with domain name registration and hosting.

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