Posts tagged domain registration
My website, www.chris-smith-web.com, is 5 years old today.
I registered the domain name and started building the site on 15th June 2004. This has made me all nostalgic so I thought I’d take a quick look back over the last 5 years and how the site and business has changed in that time.
I registered the domain with a company called 123-reg whom I still use to this day. They provide good value domain registration with a nice simple control panel. I also hosted my first site with them though now I have moved on, mainly due to the more advanced technologies I More >
Here are the real basics of starting a website in simple, jargon-free, easy to understand English.
How a website works
A website is a collection of files (text, images, video, etc.) on a computer made available to the public. When someone visits a website files are copied to the visitor’s computer for them to view. Each web page needs a unique address so that people can find it.
What do you need?
To run a website you need three things: 1) someone to create the files for you, 2) somewhere to make them available and 3) a nice name to make it easy to More >