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Who gives free hosting and allows you to connect a domain?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by cwbhood, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. cwbhood

    cwbhood Junior Member

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    I understand Wix, Weebly, and IM creator, but my question is I am wondering if anyone knows any type of host that will give you free hosting and allow you to connect your own domain and still host for free. It's okay if the host displays ads. I don't care if it's a website builder or non website builder. I'm only wondering if this type of freebie is out there.

    Free hosting and allow to connect a domain (my own domain)
     
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    Zwielicht Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    There was a time when I tried out a bunch of free hosts for some small project sites. The best free web host I found was Freehostia (they don't display ads and you can monetise your own site). The only complaint I have about them is that sometimes when they do maintenance on their servers, they might not alert you about it. If you get unlucky and work on your site right before they back it up for maintenance, the work won't get saved. This has only happened a couple of times. There's also a file size limit (I think 2 MB) and you can't use SMTP. Overall though, they're great and the server speed is okay considering they're free. However, you'd still be better off with just about any paid host except GoDaddy; their servers are awful.

    AwardSpace was the second best free host I used, but I didn't really like them.
     
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  3. Simox123

    Simox123 Junior Member

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    I think Gator gives not free hosting but 1 cent hosting for the free month.
     
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    shared web hosting accounts are so cheap now why not go ahead and get a real web hosting account. Cut out one soda a month and you just about cover the cost for hosting as well as you would get a lot better support from a paid provider than a free one.
     
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    free hosts are not stable at all and you will lose your site
     
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    @cwbhood May be this is you are looking for:

    hostss.com/freewebhosting.php
     
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    I'd give you free hosting on my reseller account if the domain is not porn, dope, gambling, etc.
     
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    wish we had more people like you over here
     
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  9. cwbhood

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    Thanks for the offer!

    I've found a free host now and if anyone was wondering It's for micro niche sites that I think will get popular overtime so going ahead and buying domain and setting up free hosting is like a cheap piggy bank (if the niches kick off)
     
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    Free and hosting do not go together.

    Try Squarespace?
     
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    You can't afford shared hosting?
    You are gonna be grinding till the end of time.
     
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