Web Development and Web Hosting
Web development and web hosting services are often intertwined, but they don’t have to be. If you’re looking to develop your own website and launch it online, it’s important to figure out which elements of web development you need help with and what you can accomplish on your own. There are many different types of developers, but this guide on web development will tell you everything you need to know about web development in order to choose the right service for your needs.
A Beginner’s Guide to Web Development
Web hosting service comparison
Web hosting services usually offer different packages with different features and qualities, so picking one can be tricky. Here are some factors to consider when shopping for a web host: Speed: Web pages take time to load for users, so you want a fast web hosting service that will ensure your pages load in less than three seconds. A common indicator of speed is request per second (RPS), which tells you how many requests can be handled by your host in 1 second.
Should I Do it Myself?
Web hosting services are pretty simple, but they’re also a necessity if you want to run a web development business. It’s best to get your own web hosting so that you don’t have to pay additional fees for using another company’s server space. In addition, many clients won’t even consider working with a web development company without their own dedicated server or storage space.
Tools of the Trade
After spending thousands of dollars developing your website, you might be surprised to learn that it takes just as much—if not more—time, effort, and money to host your website on a server. Read on for tips on finding good web hosting services at reasonable prices.
How Can I Get Involved in Web Design?
If you’re interested in web design, there are tons of ways to get involved in web development without making a full-time commitment. You can find employment at a marketing firm, work part-time as an intern at your local university, or register as an affiliate with one of many internet service providers (ISPs).
The Resources I Use to Learn About Web Design
I’m a developer by trade, but I’ve always been interested in design. To make sure my designs are top-notch, I often turn to resources from other web developers and designers.