The general process of "going live" with your project, and making it accessible to your users (or the public), is known as putting your application into production. The place where your application lives and runs is known as the production environment.
The specific act of transferring your code from the development environment to the production environment is known as deployment. The processes and roles surrounding the deployment process is referred to as DevOps.
This chapter discusses some options for where to deploy your UserFrosting application (hosting), how to deploy, and what additional steps you should take to ensure security, reliability, and a good experience for your users.