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Web Hosting: Understanding the Basics

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Welcome to 'Web Hosting 101: Understanding the Basics,' the perfect starting point for anyone new to web hosting. In this comprehensive course, we'll explore the fundamental concepts of web hosting, ensuring that by the end, you'll have a solid grasp of what web hosting is, how it works, and how to make informed decisions for your own website. This course is the starting point of your journey in DLS academy and you must complete it before delving into more advanced topic.


Module 1: Introduction to Web Hosting

  • Lesson 1.1: What is Web Hosting?
    • Understanding the Basics
  • Lesson 1.2: Domain Names and How They Work
    • Domain Name System
    • Choosing the Right Domain Name
    • Domain Registration Process

Module 2: Types of Web Hosting Services

  • Lesson 2.1: Shared Hosting
    • Pros and Cons
    • Ideal Use Cases
  • Lesson 2.2: VPS (Virtual Private Server) Hosting
    • Understanding Virtualization
    • When to Choose VPS
  • Lesson 2.3: Cloud Hosting
    • Cloud Hosting Explained
    • Comparing Cloud Hosting with Traditional Hosting
  • Lesson 2.4: Managed vs. Unmanaged Hosting
    • Service Levels and Responsibilities

Module 3: Setting Up a Hosting Account

  • Lesson 3.1: Choosing a Hosting Provider
    • Factors to Consider (Speed, Uptime, Support, etc.)
    • Choosing Hosting Panel
  • Lesson 3.2: Navigating the Hosting Control Panel
    • An Overview of Cyberpanel
    • Basic Configuration Settings
  • Lesson 3.3: Installing Web Applications
    • One-Click Installs (e.g., WordPress)
    • Post Installation Process

Module 4: Basics Of CyberPanel

  • Lesson 4.1: Understanding Hosting Panel

Module 5: Website Security and Performance

  • Lesson 5.1: Basic Website Security Measures
    • SSL Certificates and HTTPS
    • Protecting Against Common Security Threats
  • Lesson 5.2: Optimizing Website Performance
    • Understanding Caching