Enable mod_headers and mod_expires modules for Apache

I just installed WP Super Cache and enabled a bunch of settings that will allow me to cache this site while making such visitors can cache of pages on my site (which will only be updated when the relevant page is updated). This required enable some modules for Apache. I have listed the steps below. ...

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How to purchase and setup web hosting

Pretty much all web hosting providers are the same, except for services targetting tech savvy customers (e.g. AWS, Digital Ocean, etc.). (Check out my tutorial on purchasing and setting up VPS and dedicated hosting.) Go to the provider's web site (e.g. GoDaddy, WordPress.com, etc.). Select a web hosting plan. If you have an existing domain ...

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How to register and setup a domain name using a domain registrar

Here's how you can register a domain name using a domain name registrar. Visit a domain name registrars homepage (e.g. namecheap.com). Usually there is a large input box/text field where you can enter the domain name you want to acquire. Otherwise you'll need to browse the site until you find a link leading to a ...

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Domain Name FAQs

If you want to register a domain name (e.g. example.com) you will need to use a domain name registrar. Popular registrars include: NameCheap, NameSilo, and Hover. Prices vary depending on the domain extension. A ".com" domain name is usually around $10 per year. Most domain name registrars also offer web hosting. And most web hosting ...

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Types of web hosting

There are several types of web hosting: shared, VPS, dedicated and cloud. Shared Web Hosting The most common (and usually the cheapest) type of web hosting for people who just want to quickly set up a web site without spending a lot of money. Shared web hosting involves renting out space on a web server ...

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Web Site Terminology

If you want to build a web site, here are a few terms you should know: Computer The term "computer" is typically associated with desktop PCs and notebooks. But tablets and smartphones are also computers since they work like PCs and notebooks, they just have slimed down software. Server A server is just a computer ...

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Web Hosting FAQs

So you want to start a web site, but you don't know where to begin? You may heard of brands like GoDaddy and WordPress; and terms like "the cloud", web hosting, domain names, and HTML. But what does it all mean? Don't worry, this guide will provide a quick overview of the various terms and ...

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