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Free Hosts Too Slow?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by echaz, Jul 8, 2010.

  1. echaz

    echaz Regular Member

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    Hey!

    I am using 000webhost for my wordpress site.

    I noticed that the bigger my site gets the slower it loads.

    Is it possible that free webhosts are much slower than paid ones?

    Should I buy a hosting package? What do you guys recommend?
     
  2. Slaughtlander

    Slaughtlander Registered Member

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    Well of course a free host is going to be slow. In the hosting world I have learned that you definately get what you pay for. I would recommend Hostgator, as I have been with them for years now and have had very few problems.
     
  3. CyrusVirus

    CyrusVirus BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    well, if your making enough every month then... YEAH, why not
     
  4. Spanic

    Spanic Junior Member

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    I used free hosting until I started earning enough $$ to pay for better hosting. But 000webhosting is not that bad, the only problem I had with them is that they would go down from time to time and that the maximum file storage per site was limited to 1500 files.

    Right how I have 2 hosting accounts, one with Bluehost, another one with hosting24.

    Hosting24 seems to be much faster than Bluehost (2x-8x) and their servers almost never go down, while with Bluehost, the server goes down from time to time but only for a couple of minutes. Bluehost costed me 80$ for a year and hosting24 120$ (billed monthly) but its worth the difference.

    Not saying that you should choose any hosts that I mentioned here but just do some research and remember that what you pay is what you get.
     
  5. Nexonkiller

    Nexonkiller BANNED BANNED

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    In my opinion xtreemhost is pretty decent free host. I used it to host something (Cant mention on BHW) and it worked perfectly fine!
     
  6. moronic_kaos

    moronic_kaos Regular Member

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    Ironically, Hosting24 is the premium version of 000Webhost.

    Basically, yea. Free hosting is slow, and it goes down enough to be noticeable and somewhat annoying. But it's nice for experimentation or to make an extra $10-$20 a week to help cover some bills, or to support those little projects you've got going on that don't justify paying for premium hosting.
     
  7. Lancez

    Lancez Regular Member

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    PM me to get free hosting account

    This is community service

    My server

    Intel Core i7 860 with HT (2.80 Ghz * 8 core)

    8GB DDR3
    8 MB L2 Cache

    1 TB SATA

    4,000 GB bandwidth
     
  8. haridada

    haridada Senior Member

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    You can just put up the site here. If people need them, they will sign up to your service and evaulate it and you never know here, it spreads virally.
     
  9. nirose

    nirose Senior Member

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    don't trust a free webhosts if you want run sites to continue and get good support.
     
  10. zordon

    zordon Newbie

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    x10hosting is the best free hosting out there. Still can't beat cheap paid hosting, though. Especially when your site uses lots of PHP/MySQL. Disconnections occur quite often, too.
     
  11. Obay1

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