Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Web server basics, part of Web Technology Fundamentals.
Websites are hosted on web servers. And while most designers know…this, they don't tend to spend a lot of time learning…the ins and outs of how they work. That's okay. But…there are some basic server concepts that you need to understand in…order to serve your pages correctly. A web server is nothing…really more than a computer with a specialized set of software and…components. The computer that you're watching this video on could be…a web server if you installed a few pieces of software or…enabled certain components. All web servers are assigned an…IP address, and the sites that they host are registered…through a domain name server so that requests for…its pages can be found. Many web servers use virtual…hosting which allows them to serve multiple web sites…under a single IP address. When you sign up for…a hosting service, many will advertise plans that will…give you the option of shared hosting versus dedicated hosting.…
In a shared hosting environment, your site is hosted…on a web server with multiple sites, while on a…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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