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What you should learn about cost-free web space hosting

Numerous hosting providers today are delivering cost-free web hosting services, seducing more and more clients. The free solution is appropriate if you keep a personal web portal or if you do not wish to spend money for a paid professional web site hosting service. Let's have a glance at some of the advantages and disadvantages of the free-of-charge web page hosting service in general.

Benefit Number 1: Free Website Hosting is... Free-of-Charge

The biggest benefit is that you obtain a top free hosting service - this would exclude any costs associated with managing a personal page, a blog, a forum, or even a small-sized corporate web site. Since the free site hosting companies are also providing regular shared hosting packages, they will strive to offer you a decent service and to assure you that their servers are stable. If you get a dependable free service, it denotes that you'd get an even better paid service, so it is in their best self-interest to supply you with a rock steady free-of-charge hosting service. This will render you more likely to think about getting a cloud web hosting package from them in the near future.

Positive Side No.2: Saves You Cash

The free hosting solution is a suitable option if you do not wish to spend cash for your web portal or you are performing your first steps in web design and wish to view how well you can do, but you are not willing to spend money for that. Plus, if you require a web portal for a given occasion such as a class meeting, a fund raising campaign, or local elections, you may think about a free web space hosting package as you will not be restrained by any service agreements and you will not need to pay on a monthly or yearly basis for the site hosting plan, which you may not even avail of once the event has gone by.

Negative Point Number One: Forced Advertisements

Regardless of how decent the charge-free web hosting service might appear, it also has negative sides ? precisely because it is free. Since the clients do not pay for their web page hosting accounts, the only way for the web hosting company to offer this solution is to place ads on every page of your online portal. Some hosting vendors even utilize pop-up windows and this may hinder the visitors to your website from exploring it or from returning again in the future. The advertisements will also render any corporate online portal look amateurish ? very few people would buy anything from a company that cannot afford to give money for its own site.

Negative Point No.2: Limited Technical Support

There are some technical restrictions too. As the hosting service is charge-free, the hard disk storage, bandwidth and file size quotas are usually quite inadequate, whereas e-mail or database support is not constantly present. You can upgrade either the entire plan to a reliable hosting package, or you can upgrade only a single functionality, such as hard disk storage, depending on the upgrade possibilities offered by the free hosting vendor that you are using. Another drawback is that you may be provided with minimal or no customer and technical support and that there is no warranty for the dependability of the web servers. Every web host wants to offer stable services, but as long as you do not pay a single penny, as is the case with the free-of-cost website hosting solution, you cannot expect to receive such solutions.

Discounted Hosting - The Finer Alternative?

Considering the pluses and minuses of the free-of-cost hosting service, you can select whether you want such a package or a professional one. Certain web hosting service providers such as 'NTC Hosting ', for instance, provide various traditional web hosting packages that are very cheap and greatly exceed the resources offered by any free web site hosting plan.