Web Hosting For Dummies

Web Hosting For Dummies
  • Paperback: 360 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1st edition (May 6, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118540573
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118540572
eBook Description:

Web Hosting For Dummies

  • Breaks down the functions of web hosting for new self-hosters, including casual bloggers who may be moving into professional blogging
  • Helps those who are already self-hosting maximize the services they are paying for
  • Offers a one-stop, complete resource on web hosting, rather than just a few chapters, as in many blogging books
  • Covers setting up and using e-mail accounts, working with FTP clients, backing up and securing sites, using cloud services, understanding domains and DNS, using built-in databases, and more

Web Hosting For Dummies: Host your own website or blog with this unique guide

If you’d like to make the leap from a hosted environment to a self-hosted service, this book is for you. You may be making the move from casual blogging to professional blogging. Or, you might already be self-hosting, but want a good guide to show you how to get more out of your plan. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this helpful book breaks down all the functions of web hosting for self-hosted users, from setting up new e-mail accounts to backing up and securing your site, analyzing server logs, choosing a platform to install, and more. Web Hosting For Dummies helps you take charge of your own web hosting and having fun in the process!

  • Breaks down the functions of web hosting for new self-hosters, including casual bloggers who may be moving into professional blogging
  • Helps those who are already self-hosting maximize the services they are paying for
  • Offers a one-stop, complete resource on web hosting, rather than just a few chapters, as in many blogging books
  • Covers setting up and using e-mail accounts, working with FTP clients, backing up and securing sites, using cloud services, understanding domains and DNS, using built-in databases, and more

Web Hosting For Dummies helps you take charge of your own web hosting and having fun in the process!

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Web Hosting For Dummies: Host your own website or blog with this unique guide

If you’d like to make the leap from a hosted environment to a self-hosted service, this book is for you. You may be making the move from casual blogging to professional blogging. Or, you might already be self-hosting, but want a good guide to show you how to get more out of your plan. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this helpful book breaks down all the functions of web hosting for self-hosted users, from setting up new e-mail accounts to backing up and securing your site, analyzing server logs, choosing a platform to install, and more.

Learn to:

  • Interpret web hosting terms, domains, and DNS
  • Choose the right platform to install
  • Use built-in databases and new e-mail accounts
  • Work with FTP clients, use cloud services, and back up your site

Ready to take the plunge into web hosting? Learn how to do it yourself!

Thinking about hosting your own website or blog? Or have you already signed up with a service and want to be sure you’re getting everything you paid for? This guide to web hosting shares what Peter Pollock learned the hard way, so you don’t have to make his mistakes. Learn the secrets of web hosting, showcase your site, and get your money’s worth.

  • What it means — find out what goes into web hosting and understand the different technologies
  • Some practical stuff — discover the advantages of hosted e-mail and the different ways to upload and download files
  • Databases and logs — choose a database technology and learn to protect and speed up your site with information from logs
  • Essential security — protect your visitors with SSL certificates and secure your site by locking up the SSH
  • It’s your domain — enhance your site with creative use of your domain name, subdomains, and add-on domains
  • When there’s a glitch — recognize common problems and find out how to resolve them
  • About control — gain more of it by using a virtual private server or dedicated server
  • Calling all geeks — make the most of command-line access if you have it

Open the book and find:

  • How your website is like a store
  • Tips on matching services to your needs
  • A guide to choosing a server
  • Advice on managing your database
  • How scripts can make life easier
  • Things to consider when sharing a server
  • When you might want to change hosts
  • Ten useful, free apps

Host your own website or blog with this unique guide

If you’d like to make the leap from a hosted environment to a self-hosted service, this book is for you. You may be making the move from casual blogging to professional blogging. Or, you might already be self-hosting, but want a good guide to show you how to get more out of your plan. In simple, easy-to-understand language, this helpful book breaks down all the functions of web hosting for self-hosted users, from setting up new e-mail accounts to backing up and securing your site, analyzing server logs, choosing a platform to install, and more.

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