[RndTbl] Best free/cheap web hosting sites?
Gilbert E. Detillieux
gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca
Tue Feb 2 16:17:02 CST 2021
On 2021-02-02 3:17 p.m., Alberto Abrao wrote:
> I have been postponing my website creation for around 20 years. Last one
> I did was in Geocities, and I am not even kidding. So I am absolutely
> clueless on what would be a good easy solution. The only reason why I
> bothered to reply is that you asked for cheap hosting, so...
> For the longest time, I used http://www.nosupportlinuxhosting.com/
> Priced like Doug Ford's beer, it works well for low traffic
> applications. For my use (email), well, everyone thought I was sending
> spam. Obviously. Being cPanel-based, it's not really hard to have a
> website there without much hassle, and there are quite a few platforms
This is one I'll keep in mind for my own future use, but this is more
low-level than what I had in mind in this case...
> I did spin something at one point, and it sat there with the
> default page until I moved it all out.
> I assume this platform is like Wix, instead of something like WordPress,
Yeah, more Wix-like. And maybe Wix is the best solution in this case...
I just wanted to know if folks had experience with any of these, and
any recommendations for/against.
> On February 2, 2021 2:17:37 p.m. CST, "Gilbert E. Detillieux"
> <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca> wrote:
> My wife has a small web site that has been hosted on a free hosting
> service called webs.com, which is going to discontinue their free
> hosting option at the end of March. She's looking for an alternative,
> preferably free, hosting service, but would also consider cheap options.
> This should be something user-friendly for a non-technical person to set
> up and maintain.
> Any recommendations?
Gilbert E. Detillieux E-mail: <gedetil at cs.umanitoba.ca>
Dept. of Computer Science Web: http://cs.umanitoba.ca/~gedetil/
University of Manitoba Phone: 204-783-1031
Winnipeg MB CANADA R3T 2N2
For best service, contact <cstech at cs.umanitoba.ca>.
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