Web Hosting Introduction: How to Publish Your Website Online
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Web Hosting Introduction: How to Publish Your Website Online

Introductory course on web hosting, domain registration, and how you can easily publish and edit your website online.
4.5 (150 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.
5,987 students enrolled
Created by Adrian Gonzales
Last updated 8/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Register the Perfect Domain Name for Yourself or Your Business
  • Be Able to Explain Web Hosting to Anyone with No Internet Knowledge or Experience
  • Identify Major Types of Web Hosting Plans
  • Understand the Steps Involved in Purchasing a Web Hosting Plan
  • Upload your Website Files to Your Web Hosting Plan using FTP Software
  • Edit your Website Files using your Control Panel's Website Editor
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Requirements
  • All you need to know is how to use your computer and internet browser
Description

Do you want to know how to Register Your own Domain Name and Publish a Website Online? If so, this course is for you!

In this introductory course, I'll first cover the basic definitions of Domain Names and Web Hosting. I'll explain domain names and web hosting in layman terms. Next, I'll show you how to register the domain name of your choice and purchase the best web hosting plan for your domain name. Finally, I'll show you how to easily publish your online using FTP software and edit your website online using your control panel's file manager.

In a little over 30 minutes, you'll be able to explain what web hosting is to just about anyone and understand the fundamentals of publishing a website online!

Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Small Business Owners
  • Web Designers
  • Writers
  • Bloggers
  • Anyone who wants a website published online
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction to Domain Names and Web Hosting
2 Lectures 08:15

Understand the Fundamentals of Domain Names

What is a Domain Name?
03:14

Identify Major Types of Web Hosting Plans

What is Web Hosting?
05:01

Web Hosting & Domain Names Quiz
5 questions
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Register Your Domain Name and Purchase Your Web Hosting Plan
3 Lectures 16:31

Register Your Own Domain Name

How to Register Your Domain Name
07:04

Learn to Purchase Your Own Web Hosting Plan

How to Purchase your Web Hosting Plan
05:22

Learn to Change your DNS settings at Your Domain Registrar

How to Change Your Domain Name Settings to Point to Your Web Hosting Plan
04:05
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Publishing Your Website
2 Lectures 11:30

Upload Your Website Files Using FTP Software

How to Publish Your Website using FTP
06:24

Edit Your Existing Website using your File Manager is cPanel

How to Edit Your Website using File Manager in cPanel
05:06
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Bonus Section: Using Your Hosting Email
3 Lectures 12:57

Create Your Own Email Account on your Web Hosting Plan

Create Email Accounts
02:12

Access Your Webmail to Read and Compose Emails

Reading and Writing Email through Webmail
03:46

Read and Compose Emails using an Email Client

Using Email Clients
06:59
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Bonus Section 2: Installing Web Apps
1 Lecture 07:04

Install WordPress in a few steps on your existing Web Hosting Plan

How to Install WordPress
07:04
About the Instructor
Adrian Gonzales
4.2 Average rating
241 Reviews
13,302 Students
2 Courses
Successful Internet Entrepreneur, Founder of IceStorm.com

Hi, I'm Adrian! For over 17 years, I have helped hundreds of entrepreneurs and small businesses create and administer their websites online. My specialties are in web hosting, web design, and successful online business development. I hope my courses help you learn how to establish a strong and long-lasting presence on the web!

Education: BA in Communication Studies, San Francisco State University, CA

MS in Leadership Studies, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Computer Training Certifications, AcademyX, San Francisco: HTML5, CSS3, SEO, PPC, Social Media, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, JavaScript