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Getting Your Website Out There


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Getting Your Website Out There

  1. 1. Getting Your Website Out There The 3 Easy Pieces By Leslie Reeves
  2. 2. The 3 Easy Pieces <ul><li>Acquire a Domain Name. </li></ul><ul><li>Purchase space on a Web Host </li></ul><ul><li>(Web Server). </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer your files to the Web Host using FTP. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 1 - Domain Name <ul><li>You will need to acquire a Domain Name </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A domain name is also called a Web address. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>These names appear as a component of a Web site's URL, e.g. is a domain name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This type of domain name is also called a host name. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Network Solutions, a web hosting service, was the first domain name registration service ever established in 1993. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Now, there are now many domain name registrars to choose from. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Web hosts provide the service to purchase a domain name. </li></ul>Domain Name
  5. 5. 2 - Web Hosting <ul><li>You will need to acquire a Web Hosting Service. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually a monthly fee, but can pay yearly for price breaks. </li></ul><ul><li> is one of the least expensive hosting services. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Web Hosting <ul><li>When you sign up for Web space, you determine: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your Domain Name </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your username </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your password </li></ul></ul><ul><li>You will use these three things to FTP your files to the Web host. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 3 - Uploading and FTP <ul><li>You will upload your local site to your Web Host using the File Transfer Protocol (FTP). </li></ul><ul><li>There are many free FTP programs out there, but Expression Web has its own built in FTP program for uploading your Web site. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Expression Web’s FTP
  9. 9. Enjoy your new Web presence!