Web Hosting 101: Get Your Website Live on the Web in No Time
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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.
4.5 (2,001 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
59,511 students enrolled
Last updated 5/2013
English
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • 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
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Requirements
  • All you need is a computer, an Internet connection, and the desire to have your website live!
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!

Who 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
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:05:19
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Introduction
2 Lectures 00:24
Welcome to Web Hosting 101
00:24

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.
What is a Domain Name & Hosting Package?
18 pages
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The Domain Name
2 Lectures 15:14

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

How to Find Your Perfect Domain Name
06:22

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

How to Purchase a Domain Name
08:52
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Web Hosting
2 Lectures 16:44

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.

How to Purchase a Hosting Package
09:12

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

How to Associate your Domain Name with your Hosting Package
07:32
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Getting your Website Live
3 Lectures 14:43

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.

How to Upload your Website to your Domain
07:36

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.

How to set up a Wordpress Blog in under 5-minutes
06:52

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About the Instructor
Brad Hussey
4.5 Average rating
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249,001 Students
10 Courses
Freelancing Web Designer @ Code College

A highly skilled professional, Brad Hussey is a passionate and experienced freelancing 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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Code College
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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.