In a previous lesson you learned about IP addresses and how they allow computers to communicate over the Internet. But you can’t really expect your visitors to remember your website’s IP address. That’s why we have DNS (Domain Name Service). DNS is the system that connects your domain name to your IP address and simplifies the process of getting visitors to your website. You’ll learn all about DNS in this short video.
This lesson introduces you to the role of CSS in web page design, provides a few examples of how CSS transforms web pages, and shows you where to find the CSS that controls your WordPress site. When you’re done you’ll have a better understanding of how CSS works with HTML to control the visual presentation of your website.
Thanks to WordPress you don’t need to be an HTML guru to build a professional looking website. In fact, you don’t need to know anything about HTML at all. Unfortunately, ignorance isn’t always bliss. There are times when it helps to have at least a basic understanding how HTML works. In this video you’ll learn some HTML basics and you’ll get a better understanding of HTML’s role in your website design.
IP addresses are everywhere (literally), but what are they? In this video you’ll learn what an IP address is and, more importantly, how IP addresses keep information flowing across the web. As a bonus, you’ll learn about upcoming changes to the Internet that will lead to a whole new type IP address.
FTP is an essential tool for moving files from your PC to your web server. Unfortunately, FTP terminology and setup tends to be rather confusing to the novice. In this video I walk you through the basics of FTP and clear up the mystery surrounding those pesky FTP connection settings.