are web domains a must when hosting a public website?

Discussion in 'Computer Programming, Emulation, and Game Modding' started by Nyap, Jul 21, 2016.

  1. Nyap

    Nyap HTML Noob

    Jan 13, 2016
    That Chaos Site
    So I'm learning HTML so I can make my own website, which I plan to host on an odroid (its similar to the raspberry pi, look it up). My question is; can I host a website without a web domain that other's can access? So they would have to type in an ip address instead of an easy-to-remember web address

    sorry if it's a dumb question ._.
  2. evandixon

    evandixon PMD Researcher

    May 29, 2009
    United States
    It's possible if your firewall allows it, and your router has the proper port forwarding.

    I would recommend here. You can get a free subdomain so you don't have to use just an IP.
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