In today’s digital world, websites have many useful and influential uses, especially for today’s young people who are always surfing in cyberspace in search of various information. Especially with the wider and easier way to get an internet connection, making a website is one of the tools that is often used besides as a place to find information, such as selling online, promoting products, introducing company profiles, blogs, creating online CVs or applying for jobs.
However, did you know that there are two ways to create a website, namely:
1. Using html, css and php programming
2. Using cms (hosted and self hosted)
Creating a Website With HTML, CSS and PHP
As explained above, websites have many uses, especially in today’s digital world. However, what you need to know is the technology behind creating the website itself. The website has developed quite rapidly. Even now, several new web browser standards have emerged, such as support for html 5, css animation and various other things. Now there are many programming languages that you can use in creating web-based applications. However, in contrast to programming languages for desktop-based applications, which only require one programming language, they can create applications. Web-based applications have many programming languages that can make web-based applications more interactive and have a user interface (UI) so that users feel at home and don’t get bored easily.
The following are some programming languages in making web-based applications, including:
HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a markup language and is one of the basic programming languages in creating a website framework. To learn this programming language, you can get references from various sources on the internet or study at a special programming school.
CSS stands for Cascading Style Sheets and is a programming language that functions to provide style or style to a website.
By using the CSS language, the appearance of your website will be beautiful and stylish so that it makes your website visitors more comfortable to linger on it.
To learn the CSS programming language, you can visit programming sites or groups that are widely available on the internet or study at special schools that teach programming languages.
PHP is a programming language that is included in the Back End category or the language used to handle tasks related to the server side. For example, if your website requires a database as a data storage medium, then you need the PHP programming language so that your website can communicate with the Database Server so that data processing can be done to the database, such as Create, Read, Update and Delete (CRUD).
To be able to master this language, you can visit various websites or programming forums or go to schools that teach about creating websites.
Besides using Html, CSS and PHP programming languages. It turns out that you can also easily create a website, namely using a CMS (Content Management System), which is an application that can help you create and manage a website. There are two types of CMS that you need to know, namely Self Hosted CMS and Hosted CMS.
CMS Hosted is an application that requires hosting and a domain so that your website can be continuously online and accessed via the internet. You can easily get web hosting yourself by renting from hosting service providers on the internet at low prices and with good quality.
In addition, by renting web hosting and a domain in order to use CMS Hosted, you also need some simple configurations to beautify your website pages. Some well-known Hosted CMS, namely WordPress and Joomla.
Self Hosted CMS
This CMS is a website creation application that provides hosting and a domain at the same time. This of course allows your website to go online directly without the need to rent web hosting services and a domain and do configuration. Usually this type of CMS is used by beginners who are just learning to create a website. The method is fairly easy, you just need to register at each Self Hosted CMS and choose a sub domain. After that, your website can be directly online on the internet. Some of the self-hosted CMS that have been known by programmers, namely WordPress and Blogger.