Welcome to small tutorial series of hosting a website on Linux machine. This series of articles will teach how to setup a web server on the Linux computer and make it available online. In this article Part 1 , we are going to install all the required tools to a setup web server. However, this can be implemented in any Linux distro.
After letting the command run, all required packages are installed and we can test it out by typing in our IP address for the web server. If you see the page above, it means that Apache has been successfully installed on your server! By default, Apache comes with a basic site the one that we saw in the previous step enabled. We can modify how Apache handles incoming requests and have multiple sites running on the same server by editing its Virtual Hosts file. We have it named gci here but any name will work, as long as we point to it in the virtual hosts configuration file later. Now that we have a directory created for our site, lets have an HTML file in it. We should have our email in ServerAdmin so users can reach you in case Apache experiences any error:. We also want the DocumentRoot directive to point to the directory our site files are hosted on:.
If You Appreciate What We Do Here On TecMint, You Should Consider:
We're a place where coders share, stay up-to-date and grow their careers. So, let's get started. First, let's install Apache from the apt repository in Linux. Enter the following command on your terminal to install the Apache web server:. After successful installation, here are some commands that may come handy while running Apache web server.
Updated Wednesday, October 7, , by Linode. Then create or import a database, upload files, and add DNS records. By the time you reach the end of this guide, your Linode will be hosting one or more websites! This guide is intended for small and medium-size websites running on WordPress, Drupal, or another PHP content management system. Hosting a website starts with installing a web server , an application on your Linode that delivers content through the Internet. For more information about Apache and other web servers, see our guides on web servers.