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Is free Hosting Safe! ?

Discussion in 'Free hosting discussions' started by hostaddonltd, Jan 30, 2012.

  1. CoMBoZo

    CoMBoZo New Member

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    Not always, you pay for a good hosting with $1 better than free hosting and closes
     
  2. MarionMcNair

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    If you mean using one of the free hosting domains then I would definately say no because like you said if things go pear shaped you will be fubar.

    If you own the domain then I would say yes but only if absolutely necesary... you could always point your domain to a different host if things go wrong... just to remember to keep a backup of your site

    Personally I only use free hosts for link juice and indexing.. You can get a half decent host these days for pennies.
     
  3. masterbo

    masterbo Active Member

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    There are hosters and hosters.. Some can be quite reliable even at their free plans. Some can burn you even if you pay them fortune for hosting.

    Looks like absolute majority of free hosting "companies" are ephemeral, doing that for fun and/or without business plan/etc in mind. Free hosters, in general, vanish significantly more frequently.

    Just browse FWS' free hosters directory at main page and get horrified at how many of them do not exist already.
     
  4. DylanRem

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    I guess it safe
     
  5. datacenterpostcy

    datacenterpostcy New Member

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    Usually they free web hosting impose restrictions, either cost you in time, or change your free web pages layout by displaying banners, pop-ups, or other form of advertisement. Check the Privacy and policy before registering....

    Thanks for sharing...
     
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  6. alias2002

    alias2002 Member

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    Not bad I am using free hosting service. Going good.
     
  7. alias2002

    alias2002 Member

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    Though free hosting is limited but it's better for the new users who just started.
     
  8. Imbahost-Andy

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    It depends on what you are hosting, if it is just an hobby site or a personal blog, then go for it!
     
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  9. chandanshivebharti

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    Never go for free hosting, free service can expire at any time, and you cannot do anything.Using free hosting could be good for new starters who want to build their own website for fun or learning. But you cannot expect to have the best services here. Disk space will be limited by providers. If designing website needs to have a large size to store database, it is an irreparable disadvantage.Bandwidth will be limited from 0.5- 1.5 GB and it doesn’t guarantee. It may also impact to download database when there are many customers access
     
  10. wswd

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    This is not 1995 anymore. Most free hosts offer considerably more bandwidth than that.
     
  11. weboutgateway

    weboutgateway New Member

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    Apparently I’m not really sure that Free hosting is safe maybe it depends on how you secure your data’s and for the free hosting that you use, but basically you should be aware and review for what’s the pron’s and con’s under the terms and conditions or policy before using it, added to that if it contains a confidential matter why don’t you use the paid web host to be more secured? Free hosting is good for personal use not with essential matters that is client based project.

    Hope you get my point. Thanks.
     
  12. nomanali

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    Free hosting is not reliable. Your data is not safe and your website may suffer a lot of server issues.
     
  13. UncensoredHosting

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    Only for your personal use/hobbies. What you get from Free Host Providers are unstable connections, slow load pages.. If you are looking free host for your business, I don't recommend it.
     
  14. Sky Host

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    Free hosting is safe and secure in all senses. The only issue with free hosting is that it shows ads of your host on your site. If you are running a personal blog, a family site, or a personal website then you may happily subscribe for free hosting plan as it will cost nothing to you. You may upgrade your hosting plan anytime.
     

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