To own a website, you need three things: domain name, web hosting, and a developed website. But what's a domain name? What's a web hosting? Aren't them the same? It's important that you are crystal clear on their differences before you move on to create and host your first website. A web hosting is a computer where people store their websites. Think of it as a house where you store all your stuffs; but instead of storing your clothes and furniture, you store computer files HTML, documents, images, videos, etc in a web host. Usually, a web hosting company do more than just storing your website.
What is a Domain Name?
Step 1: Acquire a Dedicated PC
I run three specialist websites with small hit rates — some tens a day. Is it a practical idea for me to run an internet server from my home office with broadband on a telephone line? I mostly work on an iMac.
What You'll Need
Ever wanted to have a place where you could keep your files and access them anywhere you get an Internet connection? Say you wanted to have your music library available in case you wanted to give a song to one of your friends, or maybe you wanted to let your relatives download your entire library of vacation photos, or maybe you need a place to host programs you write or maps you make. How about a Web page? Ever wanted to have your own Web page?
Ever wanted to setup your own web server to host a website or share files with family? Creating a web server is really easy to do and we'll show you everything you need to get started. In this tutorial, we'll install all of the components required for setting up of a web server on a ServerMania server.