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.
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  • Brad Hussey Pro Web Slinger 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.

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    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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    "...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

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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.
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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.

Want to Learn how to Hand-Code your own Website? Check out my popular course: "PSD to HTML5 to CSS3: Hand Code a Beautiful Website Today! ". In 4-hours, you will know how to hand-code your very first HTML5 & CSS3 website.

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!

    • All you need is a computer, an Internet connection, and the desire to have your website live!
    • 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
    • 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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  • SECTION 1:
  • 1
    Welcome to Web Hosting 101
  • 2
    What is a Domain Name & Hosting Package?
    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
  • 3
    How to Find Your Perfect Domain Name

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

  • 4
    How to Purchase a Domain Name

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

  • SECTION 3:
    Web Hosting
  • 5
    How to Purchase a Hosting Package

    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.

  • 6
    How to Associate your Domain Name with your Hosting Package
    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
  • 7
    How to Upload your Website to your Domain

    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.

  • 8
    How to set up a Wordpress Blog in under 5-minutes

    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.

  • 9
    Rate & Review


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  • Andrew KJ Ellis
    Excellent Overview

    Clear overview on what I need to do to get on the Web, Thanks Brad!

  • Andreas Hoffmann

    very helpfull

  • Simon Eduamah

    Simple and to the point!

  • Sam Pollard
    Top notch

    Thorough, and clearly explained. Difficult to think of anything more you could want from a course.

  • Pj
    Concise to the point

    Great advise and tips.