Here is the reference guide for our workshop participants that maps to the activities we are doing to set up our own domains and starting building them out.

What and Why of Domains

What and Why of Domains

What exactly are "Domains of Our Own" and why are we inviting Ontario Extend participant to take this on?
Setting Up Your Domain Account

Setting Up Your Domain Account

You first step is creating an account with our hosting provider, Reclaim Hosting. This means you have already decided on the domain name that you will soon own.
Meeting cpanel (and not getting overwhelmed)

Meeting cpanel (and not getting overwhelmed)

Say hello to cpanel , the cockpit of your domain. Don't worry about all the knobs and dials. Most of them you will never use, but the sheer number of them hopefully indicates the amount of power you have.
Quick Publishing a Calling Card

Quick Publishing a Calling Card

It feels good to make something quickly. In this section we will use a cpanel tool to publish a landing page for your domain, a welcoming front door, something personalized to be about you.
An Email of Your Own

An Email of Your Own

Not only do you get a domain for a web site, you can also create and manage custom email addresses. That's right, you can create an email address with whatever you want before the @ and your personal domain name after it.
Expanding Your Domain with Subdomains

Expanding Your Domain with Subdomains

Think of your domain as empty land of potential, where eventually you can build as many different structures as you need or like. Learn how to set up subdomains as location holders on your land map.
Installing a Blog

Installing a Blog

Put on your toolbelt as you learn to use cpanel to install software for your first site, a blog to be used for the Ontario Extend project.
More Domain Tools To Look At

More Domain Tools To Look At

Your cpanel offers access to almost 100 different applications you can add to your domain. Which ones might you consider? We have suggestions!

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