Free Web Hosting - Why Its not
This article shows you why Free Web Hosting is
not good Idea for hosting your web sites, specially when you are looking for
getting high traffic on your web site. Also its very important to decide when
you are looking for big popularization of your web site in near future. Its very
important decision in choosing web hosting server for hosting your web site.
What is Free Web Hosting?
Many Web Hosting providers provides web space to host your site without any
free, this is called Free Web Hosting. In fact Free Web Hosting providers
do not charge any money for hosting, but in turn they displays advertisement
banners on your web site.
Disadvantages of Free Web Hosting:
- Free Web Hosting Provides displays lots of banners
on your web site and they turn your web site into advertising machine. On
your site many banners pop up windows frames etc. are displayed on your web
site. This is very annoying thing for you web site.
- Since the Free Web Hosting service providers
displays lots of adds on your site. They make good money, but you can't get
anything out of that.
- The adds displayed on your site may be one of your
competitor, so you will loose business also. So its very important to choose
good paid hosting service for hosting your web site.
- Free Web Hosting Service providers provide very little space for your web pages.
They usually provides 5 to 15 MB of disk space, so your site's expansion will severely restricted. Growing your web site above the offered quota would result in transferring to a paid plan offered by the same hosting provider or finding a different paid web-hosting provider. In both cases you end paying for your hosting and you might loose traffic to your web site due to changing hosts.
- Free Web Hosting Providers do not provide the SSL
security on the server, so you can't take online order. This is also a
business loss and the only solution to select paid hosting.
- Free Web Hosting Companies don't provide guaranteed
uptime. Downtime through free web hosts is unfortunately very common. They
don't care about the downtime of the server.
- If you host your site on the Free Hosting space,
your customer won't rely on you.
- The customer support for Free Web Hosting Companies
are zero, usually they provide very less customer support.
- Many advance features like PHP. MySQL, FTP support
on the hosting space are not provides by the Free Hosting Service Providers.
Usually updating the web site on Free Web Hosting server is also a headache
and you will waste good time.
Looking above above facts, we can say that always go
for paid web hosting services.