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Managing a Hosted Web Site
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Managing a Hosted Web Site

with Ray Villalobos

Video: Welcome

Hi! I am Ray Villalobos, and welcome to Managing a Hosted Website. In this course, we will look at how to host a website with popular web hosting providers. I will start by showing you how servers work and what things to look for when choosing a service provider. Then, I will show you how to pick a good domain name and go through the process of purchasing and setting up your website server. We will also see how to set up useful features like FTP Accounts, Mail, Password Protected Directories, databases, and subdomains with popular control panel interfaces.
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  1. 1m 40s
    1. Welcome
      48s
    2. Using the exercise files
      52s
  2. 22m 6s
    1. Introducing servers
      2m 18s
    2. Understanding the different types of hosting providers
      3m 0s
    3. Choosing server features
      5m 8s
    4. Getting a domain name
      3m 55s
    5. Purchasing a domain with cPanel
      2m 4s
    6. Purchasing a domain with Plesk
      2m 48s
    7. Purchasing a domain with a custom control panel
      2m 53s
  3. 35m 27s
    1. Setting up FTP accounts with cPanel
      2m 46s
    2. Setting up FTP accounts with Plesk
      3m 34s
    3. Setting up FTP accounts with a custom control panel
      2m 38s
    4. Using an FTP client
      6m 37s
    5. Granting additional FTP access
      3m 54s
    6. Understanding link references
      7m 53s
    7. Creating a workflow
      8m 5s
  4. 9m 3s
    1. Setting up webmail and forwards with cPanel
      2m 30s
    2. Setting up webmail and forwards with Plesk
      3m 0s
    3. Setting up webmail and forwards with a custom control panel
      3m 33s
  5. 8m 8s
    1. Protecting user information
      47s
    2. Protecting directories with cPanel
      2m 6s
    3. Protecting directories with Plesk
      2m 29s
    4. Protecting directories with a custom control panel
      2m 46s
  6. 14m 35s
    1. Working with databases
      58s
    2. Preparing a database with cPanel
      2m 43s
    3. Preparing a database with Plesk
      1m 41s
    4. Creating a database with a custom control panel
      2m 36s
    5. Installing WordPress
      6m 37s
  7. 8m 37s
    1. Creating shortcuts with subdomains
      2m 21s
    2. Creating a subdomain with cPanel
      1m 59s
    3. Creating a subdomain with Plesk
      1m 23s
    4. Creating a subdomain with a custom control panel
      2m 54s
  8. 1m 52s
    1. Next steps
      1m 52s

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Managing a Hosted Web Site
1h 41m Beginner Mar 01, 2012

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Managing a Hosted Web Site shows how to set up a web site on a host's server and perform common server tasks. Working in two web hosting utilities, cPanel and Plesk, as well as in a custom control panel, author Ray Villalobos explores purchasing a domain, setting up FTP accounts, and configuring web mail. The course also explains setting up password protection, creating a MySQL database, and working with subdomains.

Topics include:
  • Choosing server features
  • Getting a domain name
  • Using an FTP client
  • Understanding link references
  • Setting up webmail with forwards
  • Protecting user information and directories
  • Working with databases
  • Creating shortcuts with subdomains
Subjects:
Developer Web Servers Web Foundations
Software:
cPanel
Author:
Ray Villalobos

Welcome

Hi! I am Ray Villalobos, and welcome to Managing a Hosted Website. In this course, we will look at how to host a website with popular web hosting providers. I will start by showing you how servers work and what things to look for when choosing a service provider. Then, I will show you how to pick a good domain name and go through the process of purchasing and setting up your website server. We will also see how to set up useful features like FTP Accounts, Mail, Password Protected Directories, databases, and subdomains with popular control panel interfaces.

We will be covering all these features plus plenty of other tools and techniques. Now let's get started with Managing a Hosted Website.

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