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Introduction to Domain Names and Web Hosting - Quick Guide

Development & IT

10/6/20, 8:28 am

Learn how Domain Names Work and Types of Web Hosting for any Web Development Project




What you'll learn

  • How Domain Names Work

  • How to Register a Domain Name

  • The Role of Domain Registrars

  • Types of Domains (TLD, CCTLD)

  • The Role of ICANN

  • How to conduct a Whois Search

  • How to Register a domain using GoDaddy

  • How to Administer a domain name using Godaddy

  • Setting up Domain Name Privacy, Auto-Renewal, Domain Forwarding

  • Domain Name Server Administration

  • Types of Web Hosting

  • Case Analysis - Shared, Virtual Private, Dedicated, Cloud Hosting

  • Assessing Scalability and Resource Requirements


Domain Names Section:

We provide an overview of the domain name registration process. This includes the role of registrars and TLD (Top Level Domain) administration by ICANN. ccTLD's (Country Code Top Level Domains) are also explored.

Students will gain hands-on experience with the registration process using popular domain registrars. We will provide a comparison of different registrars and register a sample domain name using GoDaddy. Other topics of discussion will include: domain name privacy and administration, auto-renewal, domain forwarding, and name server assignment.


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