Presentation on theme: "Web Hosting Lan Vu. How does a Website work ? Web development concepts Web Design Web Hosting Domain Name."— Presentation transcript:
Web Hosting Lan Vu
How does a Website work ?
Web development concepts Web Design Web Hosting Domain Name
Web Design How does my website look like ? See lecture 1 - 5
Web Hosting Where is my website located ?
Domain Name What is my website address ?
Uploading & Storing website at servers that are accessible via the World Wide Web
Type of Web hosting Free web hosting Paid web hosting Home web hosting
Type of Web hosting Free web hosting ▫ Many companies & organizations Only for their members Ex: UCD students can host their website at Ouray server ▫ Web hosting companies Limited services : space, band wide … Adding advertisements Ex : www.webs.com, www.brinkster.comwww.webs.comwww.brinkster.com
Type of Web hosting Paid web hosting ▫ Web hosting companies Provide many web hosting plans More services: b igger space, higher band wide, extra services… NO advertisements Ex : www.brinkster.com, www.godaddy.comwww.brinkster.comwww.godaddy.com
Type of Web hosting Home web hosting ▫ Use your home PC as hosting server PC with Internet Connection Register for a static IP address from Internet provider or use dynamic DNS service Web server software installed and running on your PC. Ex: IIS, Apache …
Selecting a type of web hosting Evaluate the requirements of the website ▫ Space ▫ Web Traffic ▫ Scripting Language: PHP, ASP, ASPX … ▫ Database: MySQL, Access, SQL Server … ▫ Platform: Linux, Windows Budget Security
How can I host my website ? Select a type of web hosting ▫ Free hosting, Paid hosting or Self hosting Choose a web hosting provider ▫ Self hosting I am my own provider Register for an account at provider website ▫ At UCD, your account is generated and hosted Ouray server when you enroll ▫ www.brinkster.com, www.godaddy.com www.brinkster.comwww.godaddy.com Upload your website to server
How can I host my website ? An example: hosting your website at UCD ▫ Free Web hosting ▫ Provider : UCD ▫ Your account is available when you enroll Host: ouray.cudenver.edu Username: your username used to log in to University’s email box Password: your password used to log in to University’s email box ▫ Uploading your website Can use WinSCP Port number: 22 ( default) File protocol: SFTP ( default) See lecture 1 for detail instructions
How can I host my website ? An example: hosting your website at www.brinkster.com www.brinkster.com ▫ Free or Paid Web hosting ▫ Provider : Brinkster ▫ Choose a plan and register an account ▫ Upload your website
The name that identifies a website It is a component of a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) used to access websites For example: ▫ URL: http://www.example.net/index.html ▫ Domain Name: www.example.net
Domain Name Domain Levels ▫ Ex: en.wikipedia.org Top-level domain: gov, edu, com, org, net, info, us Second-level domain : created based on the name of a company, organization, product, people … ▫ wikipedia, ucdenver, google, yahoo Third-level domain: used to designate a particular host server, a department, function, or service… ▫Also called S ubdomain Top-levelSecond-level Third-level
Resale of domain names Business.com for $7.5 million in December 1999 AsSeenOnTv.com for $5.1 million in January 2000 Altavista.com for $3.3 million in August 1998 Wine.com for $2.9 million in September 1999 CreditCards.com for $2.75 million in July 2004 Autos.com for $2.2 million in December 1999
Website address URL to a website (also called web link) ▫ http:// sites.google.com/site/ Your_WebSite_Name ▫ http:// en.wikipedia.org ▫ http:// carbon.cudenver.edu ▫ http:// ouray.cudenver.edu/~YourUsername ▫ http:// sites.google.com/site
How to have a Website address with my own domain name? Register your domain name at a domain name registrar ▫ Domain name registrar: organization/company is authorized to provide domain name ▫ Ex: GoDaddy, eNom, Tucows, Network Solutions … ▫ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_top_ranking_domain_registrars http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_top_ranking_domain_registrars Map the domain name to your web link provided web hosting provider See the instructions of web hosting provider and domain name registrar Many providers provides both web hosting and domain name registration services ▫ www.brinkster.com, www.godaddy.com www.brinkster.comwww.godaddy.com
NOTE !!! Prof. Gita Algraband may request you to submit your ePorfolio Website link at the end of this semester Contact me if you need any help in creating your website You can find me at Raytheon Lab: ▫ Every afternoon, Monday – Friday ▫ 12:30 pm – 16:30 pm