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How to Plan Web Design for Your Website

Web design is design of web pages, websites and web applications using HTML, CSS and various web technologies. It is important to carefully define the purpose of website as one of the first planning steps. After defining the purpose, you have to understand your audience. Then you should start collecting contents according to the targeted audience. Then arrange them in the form of web pages. Collection of those arranged web pages form a website. People use internet for information. so your site should be clean, simple and well-structured. Your site should have lot of informative contents with simple layout and easy navigation.The most important things is that your site should load fast and doesn't look like that it has been designed by a novice. Follow the Tips below to start with: Page Layout:   There are two kinds of page layout common. One is fixed and other one is liquid layout. This decision of which style of layout to use is often made on a case by case basis, de

Setup Unmanaged VPS

GETTING STARTED In the   previous chapter, you have learnt about Virtual Private Server, dedicated server and Shared hosting. It's about time to start talking about selecting VPS hosting provider and setup your un-managed Virtual Private Server. Again, if you are going for managed VPS hosting service, most of the server software will be installed by the service provider. Here, You will select and signup with VPS hosting provide of your choice, deploy Linux distribution, and perform some basic system administration tasks, host the website, perform backup and monitor and troubleshoot. The tasks will be as such listed below - Sign up with VPS hosting provider and setup account 1.1 Deploying a Linux Distribution (OS installation) 1.2 Connecting to VPS Server (Remote) 1.3 Setting Hostname 1.4 Setting up Time Zone 1.5 Installing software updates Securing your Server 2.1 Add a user 2.2 Disable Root Login 2.3 Creating a Firewall 2.4 Installing and configuring Fail2Ban Ho

Linux Web Server Basics

A web server is a combination of computer hardware and software which delivers web pages to remote computers using web browsers. Here, we will focus on web server program which is very famous called Apache web server. Installation of Web Server : Before you start installing Apache, use the following command to check if it is already installed - # rpm -q apache Configuration of Web Server : Depending on the version of Apache installed, you might have to edit one or three configuration files. If the Apache is installed by rpm in RedHat, you will need to edit /etc/http/conf. If it is installed from source code, most probably the configuration files will be located at /usr/local/apache/conf. Other location could be /etc/httpd/apache/conf or /etc/apache/conf. Note: All the files to be served by the web server has to be stored in a predefined directory. It is defined in the configuration file. The top level of the directory is called Document Root. Note: linuxconf