Things To Know About Hosting And Uploading Your Site23Nov 18
Here in this article you will come to know many things such as, how to host your site and what are some free source for it, secondly you will come to that how can you upload your files on internet so that other peoples can see your work. Firstly, we take start with hosting the site. At first you may know that what does it mean that hosting your site? It means to put your site on internet so that people can see your site. Following are the two main things which you will need to host your site.
2 Things you need to host your site:
1- Domain name: The first thing you need to host your site is the domain name. The domain name is basically the name which people look at in URL. Keep one thing your mind that purchase the domain name for the multiple years at the cheap rate. Most of the common domain names have the domain ending of .com. But the other extensions are getting acceptance. Domain name by themselves are much completely useless, you must have files there so people can look that.
2- Hosting company/service: The second thing you need to host your site is a hosting company. The hosting company will act as a server for your files to let other people see them. Before hosting you may notice that there’s only the file name. So, we don’t want the file name or a document. We want somethings that looks like www. You ultimately need a registered IP address to connect with your domain name. Keep in mind that hosting service vary:
So, it’s depends on you that you decide to choose what kind of hosting service you are going to choose. Mostly, in the beginning the free hosting service is the best option.
Difference between free and paid service?
If you decided to choose a free service, then keep in mind that it will have little or no control over your domain name. You will have limited tools to edit your site. The good thing about free hosting service is that it will looks familiar and feel across them. There are lot of advertising and redirects.
On the other hand, with paid service you will have much better tools for your code then the free service. A special support will be available for you. You can contact them through email, chat etc. in case if you have any difficulty. But you should check for free service through work or school before you go for paid service.
Now let you tell about the cPanel. It is an interface for managing your site. So, following is give that how can you connect to cPanel.
How to connect to cPanel:
In order to connect to cPanel you will ultimately need a URL for your cPanel account.
As you know that cPanel is a file manager which manage your sites.
What file manager do?
Basically, the file manager helps you to upload or download a file. Now the question is that where we find the file manager? So, you will simply need to search for public_html or in some cases you will just need to search for public folder. In other words, you can simply search for the word “public”.
It has lots of files, some are those which you want to open, and some are those which you don’t want to open. Once you uploaded your file to public_html, then your file will be viewable to public.
3 main reason why can’t you see your file after uploading it?
Following are the three reason for the case when you upload your file, but you can’t see it.
1- The reason is that you may have type a wrong URL.
2- Secondly, the transfer may not work when you upload the file.
3- Thirdly, it may not have the “read access” once you uploaded the file.
Following is the fast way to put your file out on web.
Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP):
You can upload your files in many different ways. One of the fast way to move your file out on the web which you are creating. Most of the SFTP and FTP software allows you to “drag and drop” as oppose to one at time file upload.
2 Things you need to upload the file:
1- First of all you will need to find and install a FTP client. FTP client is a software which let you to connect between different machines. If you are using PC you can download WinSCP and if your are using Mac you can download Fugu/Cyberduck.
2- Secondly, you will need to find the ftp address for your host.