Unofficial video tutorial: (DoingItEasy Channel) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1xtFbO9jgQ&list=PLRd0zhQj3CBmusDbBzFgg3H20VxLx2mkF
1. Server with PHP capability
2. Server with DB capability (MySQL is the easiest)
Extract the Yii2 Basic from the archive. Upload to server (if the server is not the local machine).
FTP tips: if using FTP application, try to find a way to autosych the local folder with the folder on the FTP server. This will help in the organisation of the files, especially when editing files. For FILEZILLA, there is a way to do a SYNCHRONIZED BROWSING.