Alibaba Cloud Web Hosting

Beginner Guide to Alibaba Cloud Web Hosting

Early this year, I talked about Web Hosting service from Alibaba Cloud.

Once you have sign-up the Alibaba Cloud web hosting service, to put your web site on the cloud is just 3-steps away.

1) Get the Host Detail
At the Web Hosting Console, click on the Manage to view the instance detail.
Alibaba Cloud Web Hosting

On this console, take note of the Test Domain, FTP and database login credential information.
Alibaba Web Hosting instance details

2) Upload Files
Now, use your favorites FTP client to upload and manage website files. Place all your directories and files under the Site Root.

alibaba cloud web hosting ftp upload

3) Bind Domain Name
When all website files are uploaded to your root folder, now need to bind a domain name to the web hosting instance. Goto Alibaba Cloud DNS console, add the following entry

Select Type as CNAME.
Enter Host as www.
Retain ISP line as Default.
In the Value field, enter the Test Domain value

Please contact me if you need help on the Alibaba Cloud Web Hosting service.