A List to Help You Get Started with Your Own Web Server on the Raspberry Pi - dummies

A List to Help You Get Started with Your Own Web Server on the Raspberry Pi

By Richard Wentk

Before you jump in and use your Raspberry Pi to create your own web server, you need to ask yourself whether you know the answers to the following questions. If you don’t, you need to find them!

  • Do you know how to use apt-get to install new software on your Pi?

  • Do you know how to set your Pi’s IP number?

  • Do you know how to use a web browser to check if there is a web server at an IP number?

  • Do you understand what “localhost” is?

  • Do you know how to install the Nginx web server software?

  • Do you know how to install PHP web server software?

  • Do you know how to set file permissions so Nginx and PHP can display files you create?

  • Do you understand how to start adding HTML code to a file so your web server can display it?

  • Do you know how to decorate your HTML with CSS to add colors and change the layout?

  • Do you know how to start adding PHP code to make your web site smart?