Should You Pay for Web hosting?

December 2016


Questions arise often when you have to find the right host for your website. A paid hosting plan is an investment, but must you really waste money when you can get it free? This will solely depend on the type of website that you want to host as some will essentially require paid hosting facilities not offered by a free hosting service.

Though the free offer might seem appealing, there are also some disadvantages in having a free hosting service; advertising overload, limited space, file type restrictions, or long domain names. But if your website does not demand so many facilities, you can opt for free hosting.



Paid Web hosting services

Internet-Hoster-Services.com


Language: English
Domain: Registar .com, .net, .org, .eu
  • Shady Services: Web, PHP, MySQL, FTP, webmail (send and receive mail via a webpage), CGI, detailed statistics (number of visitors per hour-day months, keywords searched, page views ...), no monthly traffic limit, 4 x 100 Mb / s of bandwidth, unlimited FTP access.
  • Compatible CMS & Web Editor: Wordpress, Joomla, Dreamweaver, TOWeb, WebCreator, URL rewriting, htaccess, 301 redirect, etc.
  • Offer :
    • Classic, $2.50 p.m. ($30 per year) : domain name, hosting 5 GB, PHP, 100 email accounts, statistics, webmail
    • Premium, $3.75 p.m. ($45 per year) : domain name, hosting 25GB, MySQL, PHP, Unlimited email accounts, statistics, webmail
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Scripting : HTML, PHP, CSS, PERL, CGI

Price: $2.50 pm ($30 per Year)

Link: http://www.internet-hoster-services.com

Globat.com


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $4.44 p.m

Link: http://www.globat.com/pack-gx01.htm

Startlogic


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $4.95 p.m

Link: http://www.startlogic.com/startlogic/special_promo.bml

Blue Host


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $6.95 p.m

Link: http://www.bluehost.com/

IX Webhosting


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $4.95 p.m

Link: http://www.ixwebhosting.com/index.php/v2/pages.dspmain?sc_cid=aff-ix-whtop10

FastDomain


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $6.95 p.m

Link: http://hosting.fastdomain.com/

Host Monster


Language: English
Disk Space: Unlimited
Bandwidth: Unlimited
Domain: Free Domain
Scripting: SQL, PHP, CGI
Upload: FrontPage, Perl
Email Accounts.
Price: $6.95 p.m

Link: http://www.hostmonster.com/

Free Web hosting services

GoFreeServe


Language:English
Disk Space: 300 MB
Upload:FTP-like Java Applet, FTP, Browser
DomainType: Domain, Subdomain
Scripting: PHP
Forced Ads: None
Your Ads: Allowed
Email: CustomMX, POP3, Web
Editor: Basic Monthly
Bandwidth: 10 GB

Other Features
  • Linux OS
  • MySQL
  • Custom Error Pages
  • 30-day Inactivity Limit
  • All File Types Allowed
  • CPanel
  • .htaccess
  • Password Protected Files
  • Instant Activation
  • Fantastico
  • PHP Sendmail On
  • Php MyAdmin
  • Network Tools (DNS Tools)
  • Knowledge Bas
  • Statistics
  • Tech Support Via Email
  • Multiple Accounts Allowed
  • Tech Support Via Ticketing System


Link: http://gofreeserve.com/

Gogax


Language:English
Disk space:300 MB
Upload: FTP, FrontPage, Browser, FTP-like Java Applet, Email
Domain Type: Domain Scripting:SSI, iHTML, Perl
Installed scripts:None
Forced Ads: None
Your Ads: Allowed
Email: POP3, Web, Fwd, SMTP
Bandwidth: 1 GB

Other Features
  • Windows OS
  • Back-up
  • .htaccess
  • Tech Support Via Email
  • No File Size Limit
  • 90-day Inactivity Limit
  • All File Types Allowed
  • Password Protected Files
  • Instant Activation
  • Statistics
  • File Storage Allowed
  • hsphere


Link: http://www.gogax.com/

Frihost


Language:English
Disk space:250 MB
Upload: FTP, FrontPage, Browser
DomainType: Domain, Subdomain
Scripting: CGI, PHP, SSI, Perl, Python, C/C++
Installed scripts: None
Forced Ads: None
Email: POP3, Web, Fwd, SMTP
Bandwidth:10 GB

Other Features
  • Unix OS
  • MySQL
  • Cron Jobs
  • Raw Logs
  • Statistics
  • Hotlinking Allowed
  • File Storage Allowed
  • No File Size Limit
  • Back-up
  • Custom Error Pages
  • .htaccess
  • Password Protected Files
  • All File Types Allowed
  • CPanel
  • Cpanel and/or DirectAdmin


Link: http://www.frihost.com/

Forward Host


Language: English
Disk space:500 MB
Upload: FTP, FrontPage, Browser
Domain Type:Domain, Subdomain
Scripting: CGI, PHP, SSI, Perl
Installed scripts: ForcedAds:Banner on Top
Your Ads: Allowed
Email: POP3, Web, Fwd, SMTP, Autoresponders, CustomMX
Editor: Basic, Advanced Monthly
Bandwidth:100 GB

Other Features
  • Linux OS
  • MySQL
  • SSL
  • Password Protected Files
  • Instant Activation
  • Fantastico
  • Statistics
  • Cron Jobs
  • Raw Logs
  • Back-up
  • Custom Error Pages
  • .htaccess
  • Hotlinking Allowed
  • Tech Support Via Email
  • CPanel


Link: http://www.forwardhost.com/

Live 247 Host


Language:English
Disk space:150 MB
Upload: FTP, FrontPage
Domain Type:Domain, Subdomain
Scripting: CGI, PHP
Installed Scripts:FFA, Guestbook, Msgboard, Poll, ShoppingCart, Chat, Counter, Form ForcedAds:No Ads
Your Ads: Allowed
Email:POP3, Web
Bandwidth:4 GB

Other Features
  • MySQL
  • Raw Logs
  • Instant Activation
  • All File Types Allowed
  • CPanel
  • Statistics
  • Tech Support Via Email
  • No File Size Limit


Link: http://www.live247host.com/

1st Host


Language:English
Disk space:350 MB
Upload: FTP, FrontPage, Browser, FTP-like Java Applet, Email
Domain Type:Domain, Subdomain
Scripting: PHP
Installed Scripts: FFA, Guestbook, List, Msgboard, Poll, ShoppingCart, Search, Chat, Counter
ForcedAds:Frame on Bottom
Your Ads: Allowed
Email: POP3, Web, CustomMX
Editor: Advanced Monthly
Bandwidth: 15000 MB

Other Features
  • Linux OS
  • MySQL
  • Back-up
  • .htaccess
  • Statistics
  • File Storage Allowed
  • Tech Support Via Email
  • MP3
  • VistaPanel
  • Addon & Parked Domains
  • PhpMyAdmin
  • Extra Sub Domains Allowed
  • Account Statistics
  • 5 MB File Size Limit
  • Multiple Accounts Allowed
  • 60-day Inactivity Limit
  • All File Types Allowed
  • Password Protected Files
  • Instant Activation
  • Fantastico
  • RealAudio
  • RealVideo
  • Slow MySQL Query Analysis


Link: http://1sthost.org/

OLikeOpen

  • French and English
  • 300 Mb disk space
  • 10 Gb traffic usage
  • 7 MySQL databases
  • PHP
  • Domain Name installation
  • Sub-Domain installation
  • VistaPanel
  • FTP
  • MX and CNAME record
  • No ad !

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