3 simple steps to get you started with your own Create site
Choosing a Domain Name
To get started, you will need to choose your domain before you sign up for your personal account. Your domain name is really just a unique web address that comes right before
create.stedwards.edu. For example, your domain name can be http:/your_domain_name.create.stedwards.edu.
If this is a class project, be sure to check how your instructor would like you to set up your domain name.
For more information about choosing a domain name
Signing up for your account
Signing up for your personal Create account is easy. Click on the on the Create homepage, and the site will prompt you to set up your personal account.
If you have having troubles, check here for the step by step instructions for signing up for your account
Introduction to cPanel Dashboard
Your Web hosting account on create.stedwards.edu is managed through a control panel interface called cPanel. cPanel is the web hosting control panel where you can see the tools that are available to you.
To log into your cPanel Dashboard, go to create.stedwards.edu and log in with your SEU username and password
Building a website on Create.stedwards.edu using HTML/CSS. Follow our step by step instructions.
Your domain will be http:/your_domain_name.create.stedwards.edu
How to Build a Website
Most likely developers use the following:
- HTML for creating web pages.
- CSS for styling on the web pages
- PHP for making interactive web pages.
- SQL, Http and AppML for fetch data
SEU Create is mostly used with HTML and CSS files for building web pages. Here are the most commonly used languages and their functionality.
|Markup language for describing web pages.||Stylesheet that adds styles of a HTML web pages.||Scripting language that run on the server and can be used on pages that are written in HTML.||Adding computer code and program the behavior of the web pages to make them interactive, such as create pop-up or add effects.|
File Structure and the File Manager
Web hosting is, at it’s basic core, files and folders on a computer that is connected to the internet and setup to distribute them. You can use the the File Manager to upload and download files to your account.
There are many other programming languages application you can use to bring your personal website, and you typically will interact with the web interface using installed applications. Many will start with HTML and CSS. Before you set up your HTML and CSS files, you need to be familiarize with the File Manager in your cPanel. Your cPanel will allow you to work directly with the files in your account.
Once you are familiar with the File Manager, You can now directly interact with the files that are stored in your web hosting accounting.
Follow the below instructions to access your files through the file manager.
One way to upload files is by using the File Manager that is part of cPanel. However, sometimes you’ll find it easier/necessary to use FTP, or File Transfer Protocol, to move files to the server.
FTP, the File Transfer Protocol, is a method that allows you to remotely move files to a Web server from another location – usually your local/personal computer. Using a pre-defined FTP account (with a username and password), you can configure an FTP client (a program you run on your computer that allows you to transfer files via FTP.)
Here are some of the FTP clients that you might use.
Wordpress, Drupal, MediaWiki and more
Installing Web Applications
In the most general terms, a web application is a piece of software that runs on a web server. A web server is a just a specialized computer designed to host Web pages.
Adding Plugins/Web Application on your blog
Learn the step by step instruction to install web applications using Installatron