Launch a website for free.
Being able to launch a website for free* is really easy these days.
I prefer writing vanilla HTML / JS / CSS. But to make my life a bit easier, I think I’ll be switching over to using Cactus.
Developing your site
- Write HTML / JS / CSS in some folder called
websitefolder and run the following command in terminal:
python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000. This will actually serve the
websiteon http://localhost:8000. As a bonus tip, you should edit your
~/.bash_profilefile and set
alias pythonserver='python -m SimpleHTTPServer 8000'. This will allow you to run the
pythonservercommand instead of having to memorize all that python gibberish.
Launching your website
When it comes to deploying your website for the world to enjoy, you have a couple of options.
Options #1: Use github pages. This is a great option for people who are comfortable using git. Basically
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