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A warning about canceled account at 000webhost.

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by kijkij, Nov 14, 2010.

  1. kijkij

    kijkij Regular Member

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    Today my free account at 000webhost was canceled. I was having this account for more than two years. I dont know what happened to my account.

    I was running a WP blog on it for 6 months and built a lot of content via auto blog plugin. My blog started making avg. $7/day from adsense but today all lost. Even now I could not backup my data. :(

    So dear BHWs if anyone of you using 000webhost please take care of it and keep backing up files and/or mySql databases on weekly basis so that you can restore that on some where else if you face same condition.
     
  2. paincake

    paincake Power Member

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    They're assholes. They have an affiliate system and a couple years ago I collected enough money for a payout (100$) and they just wouldn't pay me. I tried contacting them a few times but their only response was deleting my account. And it's not like I spammed my affiliate links, everything was legit on my side.
     
  3. Chees

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    yup they suck! paincake, I feel really sorry for you! you shud have googled it! its a well known scam and I nearly fell for it
     
  4. CyHead

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    I've had two accounts cancelled by them. First time sucked, cuz they were good hosting if you knew how to get around some of their limits.

    I'll likely go back and use it for some autoblogs.
     
  5. beazt

    beazt Power Member

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    They are a bunch of idiots. They only approve 1 in 50 applications for hosting and call themselves best free host in the industry. Their support system sucks. This is why it is the best policy to avoid free hosting providers - there is always a risk of losing more than one ever makes from them.
     
  6. Daniel0cean

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    i rather use paid hostings with autobackup scripts and easy TOS
     
  7. Strygwyr

    Strygwyr Junior Member

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    I've had a website up with them for just about 2 years now and never had a problem - aside from their servers being down at least once a week. I haven't even accessed my account since I first put the website up - yet it's still kickin' haha.

    I also promoted with their affiliate program - simply put a link in my DP sig. Easy money I thought - until each sign-up started dropping off as "unaccepted." I think I got about 10 sign-ups in a week or so, went back a day later to check out how many I had, and I was down to 2 that were actually accepted. Needless to say, I said f-that, and made more selling my dp sig links haha.
     
  8. Scripteen

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    So you are the idiot who didn't let go 1$ to get +200$ each month?
    At least a paid host has a reason to keep your site running.
     
  9. kijkij

    kijkij Regular Member

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    They did not reply to my email and deleted my thread on their support forum. They are totally ass hole.

    So after now we must use paid hosting. There are many cheap hosts with easy TOS where we can use all type of scripts/sites.

    Now again I have to spend 6 months to redevelop my site. :(