Website Management

Getting your site onto the web. Covers website hosting, FTP programs and controlling your web server.

Topics in Website Management


Includes handy things you can do if your site runs on an Apache web server, such as password protecting your pages.

UNIX and Linux

Articles on managing websites on your UNIX, Linux or FreeBSD Web server.

Using FTP

Welcome to Elated's FTP articles. If you're new to FTP and want to learn how to upload your web pages to your web server, this is the place for you! We start with a gentle introduction to FTP and move on to describing different FTP programs and more advanced uploading techniques.

Articles in Website Management

The Future of Elated - Article 7 July 2014

What's been going on with Elated recently?

Looking After a Website? 9 Words of Wisdom - Beginner Article 11 February 2013

Simon Meek offers 9 useful tips for those in charge of looking after and maintaining the company website.

20 Ways to Make Your Freelance Web Business More Productive - Article 25 February 2011

20 handy tips and tricks for improving productivity in your freelance web design or development business.

Hold That Website! 12 Things to Check Before Launch - Article 27 January 2011

Before launching a site, it's a good idea to make sure everything is working properly. Here's a list of important things to check.

Giveaway: Win a Professional XHTML Template for Your Admin Pages - Article 14 December 2010

Enter for your chance to win a professional XHTML/CSS/jQuery template from Admin Templates, worth $45.

Web Hosting Giveaway: Win a Year's Free Advanced Hosting at Hostentic - Article 17 November 2010

Enter this great giveaway for your chance to win a free 1-year Advanced Web Hosting plan from Hostentic. It's easy and free to enter!

Software Giveaway: Win a PHP Link Directory License - Article 8 October 2010

Enter this giveaway for your chance to win a full copy of the popular phpLD script, worth $80!

How to Transfer a Domain Name Between Registrars - Intermediate Tutorial 1 March 2010

Find out how to transfer your domain from your old registrar to your new one. This step-by-step tutorial guides you through the process.

Choosing an Email Newsletter System - Article 24 November 2009

Looks at various ways to set up and manage an email newsletter mailing list, including hosted solutions and off-the-shelf software.

Move a Website to a New Server - The Seamless Way - Advanced Tutorial 18 November 2009

Learn how to move a busy website with lots of user-generated content from one server to another. This article guides you through all the steps involved.

Move a Website to a New Server - The Easy Way - Beginner Tutorial 16 November 2009

Shows you a simple, step-by-step way to move a website with little or no user-generated content from an old web server to a new one.

Choosing a Domain Name - Intermediate Tutorial 3 August 2009

Having trouble choosing a good domain name? Learn some useful tips and tricks for choosing domain names in this handy article.

How to Set Up Your Own Domain Name - Intermediate Tutorial 24 June 2008

Learn how to set up a domain name for your site. This article shows how to search for a free name, register a domain name, and make your website use your new domain name.

Getting Started with Your Web Hosting Service - Beginner Tutorial 14 January 2008

You've signed up for your new shared Web hosting service. What now? This tutorial helps you understand the various files and folders in your Web space, and shows you how to upload your first Web page.

Choosing a Web Hosting Service - Article 19 June 2007

So you've created your website! The next step is to get it online so that people can see it. To do this, you need to find a Web hosting company to host your site. In this article we'll help you choose a hosting service that's right for you.

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