Chapter 1: Domain Registration and Hosting
In This Chapter
Selecting a domain name for your site
Getting help from domain name generators
Registering a domain name
Researching the best hosting plan
Designing and uploading a placeholder page for the new domain
This chapter focuses on what you need to do to prepare your site for publishing on a host server. You find out about domain name selection, name generators, domain verification, and domain registration. You also discover how to find a good hosting plan, including what to look for in a plan, where to find a host, and general pricing structures. The last part of this chapter shows you how to create a customized placeholder page, which is a single, simple web page with company branding, an e-mail link, and a smattering of other contact information that can hold the place on a new domain until the new website is fully built and ...