This book shows you how to build your own Linux Web server with Ubuntu Linux and host your own website at home for free without having to pay a web hosting company like GoDaddy or Web.com. Whether you are ten years old or 80, even if you have never worked with Linux before and you are not that good with computers, you can setup a Linux Web Server by following the simple, easy-to-follow steps in this book. Setup an Ubuntu Linux Server from scratch. Create your own domain name. Make a simple web page. Get your server to be seen by the Internet. Use FTP to edit your web pages. Process HTML form submissions. Program a MySQL database to store a guest book. Use PHP to integrate your web page with MySQL. Add a visitor counter to your web page. Setup Free Dynamic DNS Forwarding Backup your MySQL Databases Use Linux, MySQL and PHP security features. Accept payment with PayPal buttons.
Author: Michael Wright