For this video, I’ll show you how to purchase hosting and get access to cPanel. For the course of this tutorial series we’ll be learning how use the everyday tasks a web developer or webmaster needs to know. This tutorial series is aimed at user’s beginners who are ready to publish their website, or want to build their website on a live server.
For this video, I’ll give you a quick overview of cPanel. I’ll explain how it what each of the sections does, how they can be swapped around, and how to switch to the “Paper lantern” theme.
In this tutorial we’ll be using the cPanel file manager which we use to upload, download and manage files on the server.
In this tutorial, I will be uploading files with FTP. I will show you how to set up and FTP account as well as how to connect to the server.
In this tutorial I show you how to password protect certain directories with the directory protection tool in cPanel, and explain where this might be useful. You can use this to protect “directories” also known as “folders”, I will be using both names in this tutorial.