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When deciding on which hosting to host a new site, there is always a temptation to use the services of a free server. Well, in fact, why pay more if you can not pay at all? Such thoughts are often frequented by novice businessmen and authors of non-commercial projects. And free hosting, indeed, can provide a lot of useful services. Let us see what is good here, what is bad, and where is the mousetrap, which has free hosting.

A very serious drawback is the large download of free servers, and, as a result, slow speed. With this, you will immediately have to accept the inevitable evil. You can only try to choose the least slow hosting. This can be done by visiting the main hosting page. If it loads not just slowly, but very slowly, do not go there anymore. Look for something else.

First you need to carefully read the rules of the server with which you decided to establish a strong relationship. Each hosting has its own rules. And you need to either adapt your website to these requirements, or look for another place.

First look at the forbidden topics of sites Not all companies agree to host, for example, porn sites or freebies . Then, the size of the available disk space is important. Well, there are usually no problems here. The smallest place on hosting for the site - 5mb. But now usually less than 20mb is not given anywhere else.   For a homepage or business card site, there will definitely be enough space on any hosting. But still, see how much space the site takes. Just in case. Suddenly you have a photo album with big photos or an MP3?

The next restriction that free hosting imposes is the size of the files. Any ordinary page will certainly fit, but archives, the same pictures and music may not fit. It may even happen that hosting does not want to deal with certain types of files at all. Most often, files with the extension * .mp3, * fall into the category of unwanted . mpeg , *. zip , *. rar , *. arj .   Or they may be unavailable for downloading from the site by your visitors.

An important question is how to upload the site to the server   Modern providers usually provide FTP access (this is a protocol that allows you to download a large amount of information). Simple and convenient. It is much worse if a browser form is offered for download, which must be completed for each individual file. Try to find hosting with FTP access. The ability to administer the site is also very important. A good hosting certainly has a site control panel with which it is easy to make any changes.

Free hosting usually provide free same mailboxes, forums, guest books. Very useful thing. Especially if there is an opportunity to change the design of the forum and the book, to make them of the same type with the site (select a background, font, logo). For people who can not cope with programming such complex scripts (programs that create pages), this is an irreplaceable thing. But the entire database with the addresses of those who visited your forum or book will be unavailable to you. She will remain on the server.

Hosting, even free , you need to live on something. And he lives at the expense of advertising, which places on the sites of his clients. This is unpleasant, but if you provide a place for a banner on the site, it can turn out quite nicely. Only there are underwater stones. First of all, each hosting has chosen a place for its banners. And the banners themselves on different hosts are different. This can be a large banner of 468x60 in size located at the bottom of the page, or 100x100 in the upper right corner, or even a pop-up. So, already before designing the page, you need to figure out where you will be hosted and reserve a place for advertising you do not need. And the second trouble, if the hosting allows advertisements on some “slippery” topic. Then such a bad advertisement may appear on your site, for which you will be excluded from any promotion program with more strict rules. And the third minus: some hosting companies impose restrictions on the presence on the pages of other people's banners. They may, for example, prohibit the placement of someone else’s banner next to their own, or they may even demand that it be removed from the page.

Before registering on the hosting you need to see which scripting languages ​​the hosting supports. Everyone has seen the "push" buttons, drop-down menus, etc. These are simple scripts; they are executed by the browser when loading the html page code without any server involvement. But there are server scripts. To run them you need software or database installed on the server. In this case, the browser gets already formed, ready page. This may be a site search, database processing, for example, an online store , chat or forum. If the site uses server languages, see if the hosting supports them. If not, look for another place.

And the main drawback is that bona fide attitude of serious people and firms to sites located on free hosting services is biased. Self-respecting company will never be tempted by the freebie . Many services on the Internet refuse to work with " freeloaders ". Coupled with slow loading and periodic disruptions in communication with the server, all this   does not inspire confidence in sites with free hosting. Therefore, if you want to do serious work on the Internet, as soon as possible, move to a paid server.

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