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Lesson 4: A Trip to Webville Web Hosts, FTP, Absolute Paths
Going Live on the Web <ul><li>In order for the world to see your website, it has to be placed on a web server. </li></ul><...
Domain Names and Subdomains <ul><li>Besides having a web server, sites also need domain names or subdomain directories.  <...
Choosing a Web Host
Transferring Your Files to the Host Server <ul><li>One common method of transferring files is to use an FTP application </...
Anatomy of a Web Address <ul><li>http://www.starbuzzcoffee.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://  =  HyperText Transfer...
Absolute Paths <ul><li>An absolute path tells a server how to get from your root folder to a particular page or file.  </l...
Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Linking to other websites: </li></ul><ul><li><a href=“http://buzz.headfirstlabs.com”>Caffei...
Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Adding a destination anchor <h2><a id=“chai”>Chai Tea, $1.85</a> </li></ul><ul><li>Linking ...
Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Opening a linked website in a new window using the target attribute <a target=“_blank” href...
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  1. 1. Lesson 4: A Trip to Webville Web Hosts, FTP, Absolute Paths
  2. 2. Going Live on the Web <ul><li>In order for the world to see your website, it has to be placed on a web server. </li></ul><ul><li>Uber-geeks set up their own servers using dedicated computers that stay online 24/7. </li></ul><ul><li>Most individuals and small companies utilize hosting services, sharing a server with many other domains. </li></ul><ul><li>Large companies have their own dedicated servers and IT teams to manage these servers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Domain Names and Subdomains <ul><li>Besides having a web server, sites also need domain names or subdomain directories. </li></ul><ul><li>Domain names are unique names for websites and have to be purchased: www.amazon.com , www.whitehouse.gov , www.saugatuckps.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Subdomains are less expensive: shsweb.weebly.com, www.accn.org/~alleganhs.org </li></ul>
  4. 4. Choosing a Web Host
  5. 5. Transferring Your Files to the Host Server <ul><li>One common method of transferring files is to use an FTP application </li></ul><ul><li>FTP=File Transfer Protocol </li></ul>
  6. 6. Anatomy of a Web Address <ul><li>http://www.starbuzzcoffee.com/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http:// = HyperText Transfer Protocol a protocol is an agreed-upon method for transferring information from one computer to another, in this case, hypertext </li></ul><ul><li>www.starbuzzcoffee.com = website name (domain name) </li></ul><ul><li>/index.html = the slash takes us to the root folder where the default home page “index.html” is located. (index.html, home.html, default.html) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Absolute Paths <ul><li>An absolute path tells a server how to get from your root folder to a particular page or file. </li></ul>http://www.earlsautos.com/cars/new/inventory.html
  8. 8. Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Linking to other websites: </li></ul><ul><li><a href=“http://buzz.headfirstlabs.com”>Caffeine Buzz</a> </li></ul><ul><li>Adding title attributes to links </li></ul><ul><li><a href=“http://buzz.headfirstlabs.com” title=“Read all about caffeine on the Buzz”>Caffeine Buzz</a> </li></ul>
  9. 9. Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Adding a destination anchor <h2><a id=“chai”>Chai Tea, $1.85</a> </li></ul><ul><li>Linking to a destination anchor <a href=“index.html#chai”>See Chai Tea</a> </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lesson 4: Hyperlinking <ul><li>Opening a linked website in a new window using the target attribute <a target=“_blank” href=“http://buzz.headfirstlabs.com”></a> </li></ul>
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