What is a Website?
What is a website?
A website means you have files hosted on a computer that is always connected and available on the internet. This computer is which is known as a server. The server sends web pages over the internet so that anyone connected can view them. When a user goes to Amazon.com, Amazon's server sends Amazon’s homepage to the user. Technically, any computer can be turned into a server, but practically, you will want to use a web host to host your files on their servers.
So a website is just a collection of files?
The easiest way to create simple website is to use a DIY-service such as Google Sites or Weebly.com. They offer easy-to-use interfaces for creating simple sites. However, if you want to be able to customize more aspects of your site and have more control over the actual HTML, you’ll need a web host that lets you upload your own web files. On the next page, you'll see how to use a quick and free option.