Your Guide to Starting Your Own Website

This is, a site dedicated to freeing folks from google/facebook/amazon by showing them how to setup websites, email servers, chat servers and everything in between.

Starting a website is something that can be done in a lazy afternoon and costs pocket change.

Many internet problems could be solved if more people had their own personal platforms, so the objective of this site is to guide any curious person through the process of setting up a website.

All courses

Basic Personal Website Setup

This is the basic "course." Follow these quick tutorials and you'll have a fully functioning basic web page on the domain name of your choice.

⏳ This "basic course" can take as little as an hour or even less.

  1. Get a domain name.
  2. Get a server.
  3. Set up DNS settings to connect your server and domain name.
  4. Set up your web server.
  5. Get a secure HTTPS connection with Certbot.

Excellent Extras

"Build your own platform!"

Host your own services, social media and more.

xmpp logo XMPP
Minimalist and federated chat server
A federated Twitter-like microblogging site
peertube logo PeerTube
A federated YouTube-like video site
Setting up a Nextcloud Instance (file hosting and more)
Jitsi logo Jitsi
Free and easy video conferencing
Version control software on your own server
A hyperfast web frontend for git repositories
A fully-featured git and issue tracking site
Installing and managing a classic internet relay chat server
RSS Bridge
Creating RSS feeds for social media sites
A library server
Host your site on a private and peer-to-peer internet layer.
Host your site on private onion-routing.

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