Updated: Oct 23, 2020
A personal website can act as a great online portfolio for freelance writers. It can help aspiring content writers to display their work to interested readers and potential clients. But building a professional website comes with its own challenges such as required technical know-how.
Here are some fundamentals to help you create your own website:
What is the function of server software / programs?
Server software is built to handle web sites and web pages. The server computer has a large collection of websites loaded on it and its sole purpose is to fulfill web page requests for users who request it through web browsers. After the browser requests a page, the server will send out the page.
How does the web surfer find a web site?
By typing the URL or the web site address. For instance, if a user wanted to locate a web site named www.greatvacations.com , the user will have to type in the address into the web browser’s address bar, or if the site is frequented often users can go to the favourites or bookmarks option to get to the target site.
The other ways are search engines, to find the desired website. But for uncommon sites it is always the fastest way to enter the official web site address URL.
Registering your domain name
This involves obtaining an official address for the desired website on the World Wide Web. With the obtaining of the official address, the whole web can find your website.
One important detail is that this official website address is completely unique just like an individual’s fingerprint. So if you're a freelance writer the domain should reflect writing concepts such as