Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Registering domain names, part of Introduction to Web Design and Development.
- Although it seems like choosing and registering…a domain name would be one of the more…simple tasks in web design,…it can actually be quite frustrating.…There's so many registered domains…that finding the one you want can be almost impossible.…In this movie, I'm going to offer…some suggestions to picking your domain name…and then discuss some of the different ways…you can register them.…The first thing to consider is which domain…or domains you want to register your site to.…Common top-level domains are .com, .org, .net or .info.…
Many people try to register their site with multiple domains…so that visitors don't have to remember…whether it's a .com or a .org site.…Often the availability of the domain name may prevent that,…but I highly encourage this practice when available.…It keeps competitors from registering…the same name in a different domain…and then redirecting clients to their sites.…Yes, that does happen.…It also makes it easier for clients to find your site.…If none of the top-level domains are available,…
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- 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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