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Yohanan Braun-Feder
Yohanan Braun-Feder
6,101 Points

committing to webhost/domain reg at this point... money issues

doing the How to make a website course. wanted to know - has everyone here uploaded the website they have created in the first part of the course? i am just starting with this course (trying out if I even like web design/programming), and am not sure what to do with the website i have created - should i really spend the money involved in registering / hosting if I haven't got a lot to show for, creatively? In the course the instructor linked to his work (supposedly), his photo etc. and i was following along with the workspaces tool. however i haven't done anything worth putting online (that I have rights for or that I have interest in sharing), and i don't like the design we did in the course as well...

in short I want to know if this step is required of me if i want to go deeper in the course. thanks


1 Answer

Christopher Loyd
Christopher Loyd
Courses Plus Student 5,806 Points

No, this step isn't required to complete the course. While it gives insight on how you can go about uploading your site, buying a domain name, buying hosting, etc. - The rest of the course doesn't focus on these concepts to the extent that you have to have your website uploaded to the public to finish the course.

Focus on the creation of your website first, maybe once you feel you've obtained enough knowledge from here - work on a portfolio site for yourself, or personal blog - then you can worry about buying a domain name and hosting.