After putting up their front gate, the mad scientists at Extend Labs anticipated future separate parts of their site for: A blog to reflect on their Domain Camp work (you will want that too). A place to perhaps install or build a photo gallery of their experiments (perhaps just uploaded via the File Manager?). A… Read more »
Domain Camp Activities
There sure are a lot of moving parts to managing a domain of your own. This camp experience (which is open any time of year) will lead you through activities to become more familiar with cpanel, subdomains, web redirects, installing applications on a Domain of One's Own.
Mostly we will create content on our own servers for our subdomains, but they also are handy for being an easy to remember short cut link to content elsewhere on the web. We can use a subdomain as a way to seamlessly send a site visitor to a link we have chosen For example, the… Read more »
Many of the sites we create in our cpanel are installed via a cpanel tool because they have complex file structures and often require database set ups. But there are quite a few web site themes that are all self contained HTML/CSS/Javsscript files that we can upload directly to our domain with the File Manager…. Read more »
The File Manager is a cpanel tool not all that different from the desktop file management system on your computer. Your web site is organized in a series of directories that correspond to each site you create; exploring the structure with the File Manager is one way to get a better understanding where stuff is…. Read more »
A Domain of your Own gives you more than one web site you can put there, think of it as a plot of land with many different structures. It’s useful to have an entrance gate or a simple “calling card” for the main URL of you domain (e.g. like extendlabs.ca). Later we will show you… Read more »