What you should comprehend about free web hosting
Plenty of web hosting distributors now are delivering free-of-cost website hosting accounts, alluring more and more customers. The free-of-cost solution is OK if you run a personal web page or if you do not wish to invest cash for a paid professional hosting service. Let's examine some of the positive and negative sides of the cost-free webspace hosting service as a whole.
Virtue No.1: Charge-Free Site Hosting is... Free
The biggest benefit is that you get a top free hosting solution - this would eliminate any costs associated with running a personal web page, a weblog, a forum, or even a small company page. Since the free website hosting corporations are also furnishing regular shared hosting packages, they will attempt to provide you with a reliable service and to persuade you that their web hosting servers are stable. If you obtain a stable free-of-charge service, it suggests that you'd get an even better paid service, so it is in their own self-interest to offer you a decent charge-free web space hosting service. This will render you more prone to consider purchasing a cloud web hosting plan from them in the not too distant future.
Good Point No.2: Spares You Money
The free hosting service is an acceptable option if you do not want to give cash for your website or you are making your initial steps in web page design and wish to notice how well you can manage, but you are reluctant to pay for that. In addition, if you need an online portal for a concrete occasion like a class reunion, a fund raising mission, or regional elections, you may consider a free-of-charge web hosting package as you will not be restrained by any service-level agreements and you will not need to pay on a monthly or yearly basis for the web page hosting solution, which you may not even utilize once the occasion has passed.
Disadvantage No.1: Forced Adverts
No matter how adequate the free-of-cost web space hosting solution might look, it also has weak sides ? precisely because it is cost-free. Since the customers do not pay for their web site hosting packages, the only way for the web hosting supplier to offer this solution is to embed adverts on every page of your website. Certain web hosts even use popup windows and this may hinder your web site visitors from visiting it or from returning again in the near future. The ads will also render any company web portal appear unprofessional ? few people would purchase anything from a web hosting corporation that cannot afford to spend money for its own online portal.
Negative Side No.2: Restricted Tech Support
There are some technical restrictions as well. Since the hosting service is free, the web storage, bandwidth and file size quotas are typically quite insufficient, whereas mail or database support is not invariably present. You can upgrade either the entire package to a reliable hosting plan, or you can upgrade only one single feature, such as web storage space, depending on the upgrade possibilities given by the free web host that you are using. Another negative point is that you may be offered minimal or no client and technical support and that there is no guarantee for the reliability of the hosting servers. Every host wants to provide reliable solutions, but as long as you do not pay a dime, as is the case with the cost-free website hosting solution, you cannot insist on obtaining such solutions.
Cut-Price Hosting - The Better Choice?
Taking into account the strengths and weaknesses of the cost-free hosting service, you can elect whether you would like such an account or a professional one. Some web hosting web hosting corporations like 'GreatHosts.biz ', for instance, offer a bouquet of regular web hosting packages that are quite cheap and considerably exceed the resources supplied by any free web page hosting plan.