Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Choosing a web host, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- One of the most important decisions…that you'll make as a Web Designer,…is which hosting company to use…when creating sites for yourself and your clients.…A quick search will reveal dozens of sites…that are dedicated to comparing hosting companies,…and the plans that they offer.…The sheer number of hosting companies,…available plans and features, and pricing options…can be confusing and sometimes…a little overwhelming to a person…when they're choosing their first hosting company.…So, in this movie, I want to cover…some of the basics of choosing a hosting company…and offer you some advice on what to look for.…
First, you should take some time to think about…what the needs are for that particular site.…Is it a commercial site, a blog, a portfolio,…or is it simply a web presence?…Will the site require ecommerce,…databases, or server-side scripting?…Knowing what the site's needs are,…and how those needs might grow in the future,…is gonna help you understand which…hosting plan is right for that site.…When looking at hosting plans,…
- What is web design?
- What is a web designer?
- Learning to code
- Choosing a web host
- Working with a CMS
- Exploring how websites are structured
- Choosing your framework or software
- Designing with standards and accessibility in mind
Skill Level Beginner
1. Exploring Web Design
2. The Field of Web Design
3. Getting Started
4. Exploring Tools
5. Learning Web Design
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