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Virtual Headache
29th December 2005, 1:12 AM
Ok, this is a general thread is for all free resources which could be helpful for webmasters.
If you've got anything to add, feel free to do so.
Just be sure to check out the list, to avoid posting something which has already been mentioned.
I'll try to keep the list up to do date.

Additional info, experiences and opinions are also welcome :)

Free Hosts

http://www.freeWebSpace.net (search engine for free hosts)
http://www.clickherefree.com (search engine for free hosts)
http://www.geocities.com (pagebuilder)
http://www.topcities.com
http://www.angelfire.com
http://www.tripod.com
http://www.bravenet.com
http://www.freewebs.com(more info (http://serebiiforums.com/showpost.php?p=2960107&postcount=23))
http://www.1asphost.com (100 MB space)
http://www.netfirms.com
http://www.fateback.com
http://www.angelcities.com
http://www.hostultra.com (unlimited Bandwith + Space, PHP.)
http://www.web1000.com (no ads, unlimited bandwidth and 50mb free space)
http://www.onlinerock.com
http://www.50megs.com
http://dhost.info
http://www.funpic.org (PHP,1MySQL database, PHPMyAdmin, only accepting registrations from a few countries)
http://www.funpic.de (same as above, but accepting registrations form different countries)
http://8thsin.com
http://www.doteasy.com
http://www.150m.com
http://www.atspace.com (50mb of space, no ads)
http://www.100webspace.com
http://www.maxpages.com
http://home.justfree.com
http://hosting.ababa.net
http://www.mihopa.be
http://www.byethost.com (Good and bad points about this host (http://serebiiforums.com/showpost.php?p=2582804&postcount=2))
www.0moola.com(Subdomain. Plenty of space, only a text ad.)
http://zeeblo.com
http://www.profusehost.net


Free File hosts

http://www.rapidshare.de
http://www.yousendit.com
www.filelodge.com


Free Forums (Hosted)

http://www.proboards.com
http://www.invisionfree.com
http://www.rapidforum.com
http://www.forum4free.org (German)
http://www.invisionplus.net
http://www.forumer.com
http://phpbb-host.com


Free Forumsoftware (not hosted)

http://www.phpbb.com
http://www.woltlab.de
http://www.xmbforum.com
http://www.mybboard.com/
http://www.simplemachines.org
www.FlexBB.net
http://www.icebb.net


Free Image Hosts

http://www.photobucket.com
http://villagephotos.com
http://imageShack.us
http://www.pix8.net
http://www.uploadimages.net
http://picgoo.com
http://www.ferretgames.com/imageupload/imageupload.php
http://www.myonlineimages.com
http://www.*******.com
http://www.maj.com
http://xs.to
http://www.fapomatic.com
http://freeimagehosting.net
Imagespot (http://www.imagespot.co.uk/)


Free Domains

http://www.dot.tk
http://www.fr.tc (French)
http://www.cydots.com
http://www.cjb.net
http://www.tinyurl.com


Free Chats

http://www.mainchat.de (German)
http://www.rapidchat.de


Free Scripts

http://www.cutephp.com (newsscript)


Free Tutorials

W3Schools Web Tutorials (http://www.w3schools.com/) (Contains alot of tutorials of coding and what not.)


Free Backgrounds

http://www.patswebgraphics.com
http://www.aaabackgrounds.com
http://www.allfreebackgrounds.com
http://www.grsites.com

Magma Leader Maxie
2nd January 2006, 8:27 PM
I would like to add this free hosting site, which in my opinion, is quite remarkable.

http://www.byethost.com

Good points: A choice of 4 free hosting plans.

1) 20+ GB Traffic per month, 250+ MB web space, 2 MySQL databases, 20 sub domains
2) 20+ GB Traffic, 150+ MB web space, 10 MySQL databases, 20 sub domains
3) 30+ GB Traffic, 100+ MB web space, 2 SQL databases, 20 sub domains.
4) 20+ GB Traffic, 150+ MB web space, 2 MySQL databases, unlimited sub domains.

New: they are an advertisement free host now (they ask, but do not insist that you place their advert on your pages to cover the cost of free hosting); no obligations, but a possibility of upgrading to a paid account; hardly any server down-time (I host a page with them, visit every day for a few hours, and I have never seen a "Not available" page); fast loading, easy user-friendly cpannel and upload manager and good customer support (even if you aren't a customer). They have a forum (http://byet.net) but forum posting is NOT required. It's easy to get some help there though.

The byethost folks appear to be PHP fanatics, and it's pretty much the only web technology supported (compiled CGI binaries/Perl/Python support is not present, but PHP is probably the best language for any web programming you might need to do). SSH and other great stuff are coming soon, apparently.

Oh, and they're making loads of changes to their hosting service right now, so it's really cool to get some well-deserved features (advanced cpanel, automatic script installation, DNS management interfaces, etc).

Bad points: None that I am aware of.

JKaizer
3rd January 2006, 9:12 PM
Ads of any kind are idiotic in my opinion =/

cυтe тogepι
4th January 2006, 11:32 PM
I would like to add this free hosting site, which in my opinion, is quite remarkable.

http://www.byethost.com

Good points: A choice of 4 free hosting plans.

1) 20GB Traffic per month, 250MB web space, 2 MySQL databases, 20 sub domains
2) 20GB Traffic, 150 Mb web space, 10 MySQL databases, 20 sub domains
3) 30 GB Traffic, 100 MB web space, 2 SQL databases, 20 sub domains.
4) 20 GB Traffic, 150 MB web space, 2 MySQL databases, unlimited sub domains.

Also, there is only a small advertisement at the top of the page; no obligations, but a possibility of upgrading to a paid account; hardly any server down-time (I host a page with them, visit every day for a few hours, and I haven't seen a "Not available" page in 9 months); fast loading, easy user-friendly cpannel and good customer support (even if you aren't a customer).

Bad points: Annoying "www.name.byethost.com" domain name, "sticky" Java-based file manager, maximum individual file size of 2 MB (*gasp*). Oh, and chat is forbidden (but not forums). Another bad thing is the apparent terrible misspelling of the word "bytehost" (byte+host). But no. It had to be BYETHOST. Sorta difficult to remember. Ah, well... it's free...

Something to bear in mind is that they will ALMOST CERTAINLY invalidate your registration attempt if you do not proivde a detailed description of what you plan on doing with your web space. Saying: "An anime page" will result in a "Sorry, your description needs to be more detailed" e-mail. And then it takes a very long time to convince them that you really intend to host an anime web page.

Don't you think it's a little dumb to have err, Ads? They usaully ruin the site... believe me. -__-

Still, I migfht try it.

Kal-El
4th January 2006, 11:59 PM
W3Schools Web Tutorials (http://www.w3schools.com/)

Contains alot of tutorials of coding and what not.

Magma Leader Maxie
5th January 2006, 12:52 AM
Don't you think it's a little dumb to have err, Ads? They usaully ruin the site... believe me. -__-

Still, I migfht try it.

Well, the advert is a 350x30 box at the top of the page. No pop-ups. Just the box. It doesn't ruin my site, and it certainly beats paying for one, but if you can throw $10 away a year or something, fine by me. I'm just suggesting a fine site in terms of storage space and bandwidth. The second package contains 10 SQL databases! That's superb if you're making PHP scripts and accompanying them with a forum.

I gave ALL the bad points I could find, so you wouldn't be surprised by something. The ad is immaterial in my opinion.

Watcher
22nd January 2006, 1:01 AM
Imagespot (http://www.imagespot.co.uk/)

This is a newly created image hosting site by one of my friends. It is fast and very easy to use. It supports jpg, gif, png, bmp and tiff file extensions. Try it out yourselves ^.^ If you have any queries or suggestion, let me know and I'll pass it on to him.

JKaizer
22nd January 2006, 7:15 AM
http://www.dot.tk

Please take that off - they've become just horrid. ;.;

-:Buro-kun Tsubasa:-
9th February 2006, 7:13 PM
Yeah, they've gone and put a giant banner ad at the top thats black, and an ad page.
www.bravenet.com
They offer Free Web tools like Free Forums, Guestbooks and Counters, Unlimited space on webhosting, Page Builder.

Charmander
18th February 2006, 7:38 PM
i went through all of them but really can sseem what i want...
free domain name ex example.com
no ads or banner popup etc..
any free sites does that?

DigitalKaede
18th February 2006, 7:57 PM
There are stuff that offer free domains (ex: <blah blah>.co.nr) but there are no sites that have free .com or any of those domains.

Locke Yggdrasill
18th February 2006, 8:02 PM
bee tee dubbya, Mihopa.com is now http://www.mihopa.be

A little domain problem, that's all. I'll update when it is restored to .com.

Charmander
18th February 2006, 8:07 PM
ok is there like <name>.<co>.com or something like that? at space and 1asphost is good but it keeps saying that my e-mail is invalid -_- any others like that hosting like 50 mbs?

Jetx
18th February 2006, 8:15 PM
That's the price you pay for free domains.

Charmander
18th February 2006, 11:15 PM
no i mean example charmander/geocity.com something like that.. with no ads popup etc.. and can host at least 40 or more?

Jetx
19th February 2006, 1:53 PM
What I'm wondering is are there any hosts that allow unlimited pages and easy HTML pages. Which I don't have to pay for, or fill out all my personal details. I'll start looking through the list for them.

ř®ΑпGЗ ♠
26th February 2006, 8:37 PM
http://www.woltlab.de is not free, and it is on the list.

Virtual Headache
26th February 2006, 8:42 PM
http://www.dot.tk

Please take that off - they've become just horrid. ;.;
I won't take them off, but I'll put up a note.


http://www.woltlab.de is not free, and it is on the list.
Yes, Woltlab also offers paid versions, but there are also free ones.
You need to look for Burning Board Lite (forum) or Burning Book (guestbook), they are both free.
Burning Board 2 isn't free, but also not very expensive.

Edit:
The list should be up-to-date now.

Mequuh
26th February 2006, 8:44 PM
Free forums- www.FlexBB.net

DigitalKaede
27th February 2006, 12:05 AM
www.0moola.com

Subdomain. Plenty of space, only a text ad.

JKaizer
28th February 2006, 11:10 PM
Free forums- www.FlexBB.net
They're looking better everytime I see them. oO;;

Anyone checked out IceBB (http://www.icebb.net) lately?

MondoTR
16th March 2006, 2:08 PM
Free File hosts

http://www.rapidshare.de
http://www.yousendit.com
Could you add www.filelodge.com to that list?

Jetx
24th March 2006, 7:58 PM
freewebs has no ads on HTML mode and 41MB space on HTML mode...

JKaizer
27th March 2006, 6:14 AM
On HTML mode, you're supposed to add a Freewebs ad, as I recall.

Kal-El
27th March 2006, 9:49 AM
freewebs has no ads on HTML mode and 41MB space on HTML mode... I thought you should state that as I'm fed up of people going on about freewebs being a bad host...
Well compare it to FunPic and it's got no hope. 1 gig, PHP support... Oooh yeah. :p

Mega
2nd April 2006, 2:28 PM
Zeeblo.com (http://zeeblo.com) is an okay host.

Charmander
4th April 2006, 2:43 AM
umm can someone please tell me a site is like this ...
No Ads or Popups...
30MBs and/or up...
Free

thats really all my request...

DigitalKaede
4th April 2006, 3:37 AM
www.atspace.com

50 MB

Charmander
4th April 2006, 4:59 AM
www.atspace.com

50 MB
i tried it... i registered there for 1 1/2 months and they didnt even send me a activation mail yet... any other ones? and i tried web 1000 but i dont like that one..

Jetx
4th April 2006, 8:13 AM
There are obviously more, look at the first post... Freewebs offers 43 MB, but not 50. I don't like any other hosts as they ask for too much personal info... But, why not try the others... You've only done two. -_-

Charmander
4th April 2006, 8:45 PM
There are obviously more, look at the first post... Freewebs offers 43 MB, but not 50. I don't like any other hosts as they ask for too much personal info... But, why not try the others... You've only done two. -_-
-_-... i said no ads or popups.... freewbs is full of it... and i tried ALLof them...

Jetx
4th April 2006, 9:25 PM
frrewebs has no ads or pop-ups on html mods... -_-;

Kal-El
4th April 2006, 9:35 PM
May I suggest FunPic (http://www.funpic.org)? If you can understand how to FTP, which is pretty simple any how, it's the best you can use for free, imo. No ads either.

PokeManiac1522
23rd April 2006, 5:44 PM
My firend Jacob uses ProFuse Host.net (http://www.profusehost.net) for his site.

Clare
20th May 2006, 1:08 PM
I don't know what your feelings on the use of background tiles are, but I think it might be an idea to post up a few sites which offer free backgrounds. Here's a few that I know of:

http://www.patswebgraphics.com

http://www.aaabackgrounds.com

http://www.allfreebackgrounds.com

http://www.grsites.com

Virtual Headache
22nd May 2006, 5:09 PM
I just updated the list.
Thanks for your help, people :)

Pokemon Element
28th May 2006, 12:19 AM
awesome free host
http://addyour.net
cPanel
unlimited space
and more

Faltzer
20th June 2006, 12:02 AM
freewebs has no ads on HTML mode and 41MB space on HTML mode... I thought you should state that as I'm fed up of people going on about freewebs being a bad host...

Freewebs is a bad host,you want to know why?

1.Bad space (41 MB isn't close enough in HTML mode for somebody with a serious site.)

2.100 file limit is really lame,premium is the only way to go now sadly,I only wish they would let you have 500 files at least. Serves a better purpose.


On HTML mode, you're supposed to add a Freewebs ad, as I recall.

To prevent people from cheating and not having an ad on his/her site they now place a forced ad on the top of the website which is no biggy.

blueguy
20th June 2006, 12:08 AM
1.Bad space (41 MB isn't close enough in HTML mode for somebody with a serious site.)

I don't know tons about what equals what or what-not, but 41MB for me is a lot... I've only used 233.6 kB of the available 41 MB... If I'm correct in guessing, 1000 kB = 1 MB... so Freewebs offers lots of webspace.

Faltzer
20th June 2006, 12:17 AM
Your speaking with a cool webmaster BlueGuy,your a freewebs user wich is basically normal in any person. You see,your website uses so little space while mine uses aot more space than yours. It uses up a total of 14.7 MB. And if your on about a serious site a different host is essential.

Kal-El
20th June 2006, 7:00 AM
Your speaking with a cool webmaster BlueGuy,your a freewebs user wich is basically normal in any person. You see,your website uses so little space while mine uses aot more space than yours. It uses up a total of 14.7 MB. And if your on about a serious site a different host is essential.
Yeah, 11 year olds are SO cool now adays, aren't they? >>

Your site really shouldn't take up that much space. It'd be about a meg for the index, maybe 2-3 megs for anything extra. Otherwise each page should be 4-200 K each. Else, you must be doing something really inefficient.

blueguy
20th June 2006, 7:44 AM
Your speaking with a cool webmaster BlueGuy,your a freewebs user wich is basically normal in any person. You see,your website uses so little space while mine uses aot more space than yours. It uses up a total of 14.7 MB. And if your on about a serious site a different host is essential.

Since when are wannabe Pokémon sites "cool" or their precocious "webmasters"? And it's "blueguy". I may use freewebs, but I think most would agree that your site offers nothing original and isn't that great. I don't know how you've acquired such an ego, but I suggest you drop it. Also, since when do a bunch of half-finished pages account for that much space?

Faltzer
20th June 2006, 1:22 PM
Since when are wannabe Pokémon sites "cool" or their precocious "webmasters"? And it's "blueguy". I may use freewebs, but I think most would agree that your site offers nothing original and isn't that great. I don't know how you've acquired such an ego, but I suggest you drop it. Also, since when do a bunch of half-finished pages account for that much space?

Firstly most links lead to wrong links. I've been busy with alot of things and lazy to edit them. K? K. And I already know I'm much cooler then you by 100 times.=/



Yeah, 11 year olds are SO cool now adays, aren't they? >>
Damn,you read profiles? Srsly,even 10 year olds are much cooler than you and own a sucesfull website.

Kal-El
20th June 2006, 1:27 PM
Damn,you read profiles? Srsly,even 10 year olds are much cooler than you and own a sucesfull website.

I usually read when people are trying to do stuff or say they are "cool". Seriously, when you get to high school, see how cool you are.
Also, I read profiles when 10 year olds think they pwn people that are not making really serious sites. >>

When I meet a 10 year old that knows advanced PHP, HTML, ASP, XHTML, CSS, the likes and with their own domain and server and they know advance C++ and Visual Basic, I'll probably consider them "cool".

Magma Leader Maxie
20th June 2006, 1:56 PM
May I ask you to stop going on about who is cool and who isn't in this thread, since it's about providing free resources to other webmasters.

Freewebs... once you start using another host, you won't give freewebs a second look. Trust me on this one.

Anyways, found a decent-quality webhost:
http://www.mondaysdhosting.com/ (800-1000MB though they ask questions about average hits per month)

Faltzer
20th June 2006, 2:35 PM
I usually read when people are trying to do stuff or say they are "cool". Seriously, when you get to high school, see how cool you are.
Also, I read profiles when 10 year olds think they pwn people that are not making really serious sites. >>

When I meet a 10 year old that knows advanced PHP, HTML, ASP, XHTML, CSS, the likes and with their own domain and server and they know advance C++ and Visual Basic, I'll probably consider them "cool".


O RLY? I didn't know age was a way to rate somebody being cool. I'm ending this discussion right now before another nub pops in. Yeah advanced programming is cool,it's just wierd I can already design games. And really good ones,consider it advanced C++.

B.O.T

AgentChronon
14th July 2006, 12:25 PM
I really like Freewebs I don't think it deserves its bad rep.

Liam-Kun
26th July 2006, 1:14 PM
Free domain: www.joynic.com

Rufinito18
27th August 2006, 2:40 AM
-poke-

Great list. But you should add to www.forumer.com some info

they have
1.Unlimited Space or Bandwith
2.Short URL's such as forumname.x.am
3. Possibility to remove ads for free (fbuks) and buy a domain name.

Faltzer
27th August 2006, 8:09 PM
I wouldn't really take into account believing that their is such thing as 'unlimited'.

4ppl3
6th November 2006, 9:39 AM
something's wrong with zeeblo
I setted up an account in April 2006. However, the site isn't working, it says Cannot Find Server. When i check the zeeblo homepage, it also has the Cannoot Find Server. What's going on EH?

Minun2
6th November 2006, 4:20 PM
I really like this one

http://www.t35.com

they offer unlimited space and bandwidth ;176;

flygonbreloom
8th November 2006, 9:02 PM
Would you considder adding www.iforumer.com to the list...its a forum hosting site...

off topic: Im currently using freewebs...im defintly going to get my dad to host me now though.

Ugobama
4th December 2006, 1:33 AM
On www.dotTk.com.....how are you supposed to pull up your domain? Im confused.

PokeManiac1522
11th December 2006, 8:17 PM
Google Page Creator(beta) (http://www.googlepages.com) is a basic host that has a built-in page builder and 100MB of space(which is more than some of the majors such as Freewebs and 50Megs).

The main downsides are that there's no server-side scripts, and you have to click Publish each time you update your site which can be quite confusing. Not recommended for advanced users.

NOTE: It is currently only avalible to GMail users whislt it is in beta stages.

ninja_squirl
16th December 2006, 5:31 PM
Check this out if u don't know HTML:http://www.pagetutor.com/html_tutor/lesson01.html

Phatkav
13th January 2007, 12:29 AM
Right now I'm thinking of working on a website. However I have one problem, I don't know any coding stuff like html. Now I'm going to learn that in school, but that's a long time from now. I also heard that learning online takes a lot of time and I don't think I can learn coding during the school. So I'm looking for something simpler. A webhosting website that doesn't require coding or if it does, it's something that I can learn fast. Also something like freewebs with pre-made templetes will also do the job.

Any help would be appreciated.

Shuam
13th January 2007, 12:40 AM
Right now I'm thinking of working on a website. However I have one problem, I don't know any coding stuff like html. Now I'm going to learn that in school, but that's a long time from now. I also heard that learning online takes a lot of time and I don't think I can learn coding during the school. So I'm looking for something simpler. A webhosting website that doesn't require coding or if it does, it's something that I can learn fast. Also something like freewebs with pre-made templetes will also do the job.

Any help would be appreciated.

i learned HTML in two days here: w3schools

w3schools, look it up on google and it will have the link, because your other ideas arent real.

Phatkav
4th February 2007, 11:47 PM
I tried learning html and I have learned the basic of it. I'm just going to learn more of it so I can master it. Anyway so now I'm looking for a good web hosting that can help me. Here is what I'm looking for:

- Offers a great amount of space. Since the website I'm making requires daily updates and lots of pictures.

- Let me upload a lot of files. Also the file zie should be big.

- Free.

- The domain name is easy to remember. I don't want some hard stuff to remember.

- To be able to build the website with HTMLY/CSS. I don't want to use any pre made templates.

I hope I was clear in what I said and t hanks in advance for helping.

Crepuscular
5th February 2007, 1:13 AM
http://www.phpnet.us
http://www.ifastnet.com
http://www.byethost.com
http://www.cybertoad.net

Bear in mind the latter two require your site to be uploaded within a certain period of time.

Phatkav
5th February 2007, 9:08 PM
Thanks for the links.

For the first two websites, I just checked them very fast, but it looks like they only do PHP. So can I actually just make the website with html and css?

Also for all of these websites is my domain name going to be like name.website's name.com/net/us?

Crepuscular
5th February 2007, 9:16 PM
The only server-side scripting language they do is PHP (some might do SSI, I'm not sure, though). However, HTML, CSS and JavaScript are all client-side, so all hosts "support" them. So to answer your question, yes.

I'm pretty sure for all of them it's yourname.hostdomain.com/net/us, but I could be wrong.

Phatkav
5th February 2007, 9:32 PM
For the last two websites when you say you can only upload on a certain period of time, how long it that period of time? I just want to know because usually I won't be uploading files daily.

I'm checking these websites more now. I may go with Cybertoad because they give 2GB storage and I think it's enough for me because it will take my website a long time to fill this space.

In your opinion whihc one do you recommand?

Crepuscular
5th February 2007, 11:06 PM
For Byethost, it's one week. For Cybertoad, it's 30 days. You can still upload after that period, you just need a functional website that is open to the public by that time.

Personally I like PHPNet the best because it supports .htaccess (also supported by Byethost, but I don't like the 7-day rule as I don't have PHP locally installed) and has the highest transfer rate. However, if I wanted a website that was going to use lots and lots of space, I'd go with Cybertoad.

Virtual Chatot
6th February 2007, 6:57 PM
Thank you for posting some links for some Graphic Backgrounds!! I really need these :p

elfinprince5
7th February 2007, 9:06 PM
anyone know a good site that has free pokemon layouts?

scooter
7th February 2007, 11:54 PM
elfinprince5 this site has 3 good pokemon layouts here (http://sapphiremilotic.piczo.com/?preview=y&g=19780665&cr=3&rfm=y)

blueparukia
10th February 2007, 7:30 AM
a great forum provider is boomp.com

Its what I use and gives me a hell of a lot of choice.

Phatkav
18th February 2007, 2:41 PM
Just one more question about hosting. Since I have been looking through the links Crepuscular gave me, I found tha t all of them use FTP or whatever it's called. I'm wondering is anyone of them uses a text editor I can use. If you don't know what I mean, I mean something like Freewebs when you switch to HTML mode. They have an easy page-editing tools. That's what I want when I want to edit my files/pages using HTML, I don't want to use FTP.

I'm just wondering if there is any web hosting service that offer this. With of course having no ads, large amount of space and with unlimited file uploading and files size.

Thanks.

poke poke
22nd February 2007, 12:55 PM
can anyone find a good site that gives free domains

Cydot is written in dutch !!!!!!

Crepuscular
24th February 2007, 5:45 AM
Just one more question about hosting. Since I have been looking through the links Crepuscular gave me, I found tha t all of them use FTP or whatever it's called. I'm wondering is anyone of them uses a text editor I can use. If you don't know what I mean, I mean something like Freewebs when you switch to HTML mode. They have an easy page-editing tools. That's what I want when I want to edit my files/pages using HTML, I don't want to use FTP.

I'm just wondering if there is any web hosting service that offer this. With of course having no ads, large amount of space and with unlimited file uploading and files size.

Thanks.
FTP and text-editors are two different things. Text-editor usage is site making, while FTP is site publishing (uploading). Use Notepad/vi/whatever to make a page, and use an FTP client like SmartFTP (http://www.snapfiles.com/reviews/SmartFTP/smartftp.html) to then upload it (or directly create it from the FTP client). Using SmartFTP, you can also edit files like that. It may take some getting used to, but it's better than doing it over an HTTP connection.

Magma Leader Maxie
27th February 2007, 7:51 AM
Personally I like PHPNet the best because it supports .htaccess (also supported by Byethost, but I don't like the 7-day rule as I don't have PHP locally installed) and has the highest transfer rate. However, if I wanted a website that was going to use lots and lots of space, I'd go with Cybertoad.

Byethost's "7-day upload rule" is because some nasty hackers (from Brazil, I think) and other users mass-registered accounts, which were unused. Therefore, they introduced this rule so that proper users could get good accounts with decent names (yourchosenname.byethost.com). Basically, within seven days of registration you can upload an index.html file saying "Site will be online soon, please be patient" and then take as long as you like to get everything ready for your actual site opening. It's hardly a problem.

Other good hosting sites (some better than phpnet.us?) are:
http://kwikphp.com
http://my-place.us
http://ifastnet.com
http://4sql.net
http://swiftphp.com

P.S. I used to use smartftp, it's absolute crap despite the "in-built text-editing" feature (which is not useful anyway, I'd rather edit with anything else). Try Filezilla (http://www.snapfiles.com/reviews/Filezilla/filezilla.html) instead.

Crepuscular
1st March 2007, 4:30 AM
Byethost's "7-day upload rule" is because some nasty hackers (from Brazil, I think) and other users mass-registered accounts, which were unused. Therefore, they introduced this rule so that proper users could get good accounts with decent names (yourchosenname.byethost.com). Basically, within seven days of registration you can upload an index.html file saying "Site will be online soon, please be patient" and then take as long as you like to get everything ready for your actual site opening. It's hardly a problem.
That was a misunderstanding on my part and seems quite reasonable, then.

"kvikphp.com" doesn't seem to work. Is that a typo, or is the site down?

Magma Leader Maxie
2nd March 2007, 1:47 PM
"kvikphp.com" doesn't seem to work. Is that a typo, or is the site down?

Oops, it's a typo. Sorry about that. It's supposed to be KwikPHP.

Uchiha Madara
6th March 2007, 1:32 AM
ipbfree.com It's a better host than Invisionfree. Trust me.

Strike!
6th March 2007, 3:34 PM
Awardspace.com (http://www.awardspace.com/)

A great free host for intermediate to advanced site builders. They provide Ad free hosting with basic text editing and FTP support. With PHP and SQL you could also host your own forum. Their only drawback is a 50Mb limit on space and a 5Gb bandwidth limit.

nintenkid0503
18th March 2007, 4:31 PM
There is so many to pick from what is the best one??? Someone help me.

Crepuscular
30th March 2007, 11:16 AM
It depends on what you're looking for. Do you care about ads? How much space and bandwidth do you need? Do you require email to go with it? Do you like PHP or ASP better, or do you require neither? Do you need FTP? Do you need SQL, and if so, how many databases do you want?

russia213
1st April 2007, 8:56 PM
I would like to add http://110mb.com to the free hosts list it is the best free web host ihave ever come across i use it myself heres a quote from thier features page.
110MB is powered by Quad Intel Xeon Servers operating in a cluster-based environment. In plain english: lots of servers connected together rather then 1 server which hosts all the members as is true for 99% of free hosts, since they can't afford extra servers. Meaning that if one 110MB server goes down temporarily, your site will be entirely unaffected -- ensuring maximum data protection and uptime for your site.
- 24/7 helpdesk & forum for instant answers - 98.11/99.53/99.13% Uptime (Jan/Feb/March data.)
- 24/7 server monitoring to recover "trouble" - Own server held company
- Using Debian Linux OS running on Apache 2.0 - No traces of forced ads anywhere. Clean page.

Features
- 2 GB (2000 MB) web space - 100 GB (100,000 MB) monthly transfer
- 10 MB max file size upload limit (See file hosting directory to store bigger files or if storing files only.) - FTP Access (CHMOD Allowed)
- MySQL Database (v5.0) - GD Lib support
- PHP v5.1.4 - Mod_Rewrite Enabled
- Shockwave & Flash - Run Zend encoded scripts (Zend Optimizer)
- XML support - CURL enabled
- SSI support ** - Online File Manager (Unzip compressed files from the server!)
- ImageMagick support - 110DBManager (better then phpMyAdmin)
- Zlib Enabled - Run IonCube encoded PHP scripts
- Total CGI and Perl scripts support (.cgi, .pl) * ** - ASP pages support (.asp) **
- Python support (TorrentFlux not allowed!) ** - IceCast support **
- FrontPage Extensions ** - Curl **
- DOM XML support ** - Sendmail *
- Safe Mode OFF * - Push-Button Application Installer (supports 20+ CMS/forum scripts) HOT!

* means that those features are only available for members that provide proof of ID.
** means it's definitely planned to be activated between June-Aug 07

and all of this with no ads

pokemonelite4leader
10th April 2007, 2:01 PM
I would like to add http://110mb.com to the free hosts list it is the best free web host ihave ever come across i use it myself heres a quote from thier features page.

and all of this with no ads
and is it easy to use do you need suffishent (spelt wrong yay) knowledge of html or is there an easy site builder

pokemonelite4leader
10th April 2007, 2:08 PM
theres freedomain.co.nr all they ask is that you put a miniscule banner on your front page which no one has to click or nothing.
theres box.net for a file host

russia213
11th April 2007, 4:55 AM
You do not if you use a premade content managment system like php-fusion ( http://php-fusion.co.uk ) and if you need any help their forums are very active and members are friendly.

Shining Aruseus
17th April 2007, 4:44 PM
I really hate the adds I'm getting on my site off of 50megs.com.... so where is a site host thats FREE and has no adds, gives a large amount of space, and also lets you use HTML (I hate free layouts, thats why I quit Freewebs!).

Crepuscular
18th April 2007, 1:04 AM
I do hope you've read through the thread. I recall myself linking to four websites that fit that description, and Magma Leader Maxie posting several more.

http://serebiiforums.com/showpost.php?p=5633857&postcount=72
http://serebiiforums.com/showpost.php?p=5458909&postcount=60

A very good directory of sites, however, is http://www.free-host-directory.com/english.html

help
20th April 2007, 3:03 AM
I was making my own web page and I was wondering how you add sound to it. I want to add "Crazy Frog Popcorn" If anyone could help please pm me directions or the html code I need to use to add sound to my website.

Kaiserin
20th April 2007, 6:13 AM
I was making my own web page and I was wondering how you add sound to it. I want to add "Crazy Frog Popcorn" If anyone could help please pm me directions or the html code I need to use to add sound to my website.

If I were you, I would ditch the idea altogether.

Sound is a HUGE turnoff for websites, especially sound that plays automatically when you enter. It really doesn't look good on any website.

...Though if you MUST have sound... -_-


<embed src="file.wav" loop="true" autostart="true" hidden="false">

src: Basically where your sound is located. This links to the actual file.
loop: Whether the sound repeats or not once it's done playing.
autostart: Whether the sound starts automatically or requires manual starting by the site visitor.
hidden: Whether the sound's player is visible or not on the page.

There are other commands, such as to edit the height and width of the player if hidden="true", but I'm lazy. :|

Marky Vigoroth
27th June 2007, 7:33 PM
What about ZendURL (http://zendurl.com/)?
They support scripting and do not force you to have banner/pop-up ads, among other things. They even let you use FTP! (Though the FTP support is not prefect.)

Faltzer
29th June 2007, 7:57 PM
http://www.parahosting.net


For both paid and free hosting. Free hosting is closed right now, but we will open it soon. If you would, please add it.

piasora
2nd October 2007, 5:02 PM
http://www.mediafire.com/
http://upload.divshare.com/
http://savefile.com/

Please add these to free file hosting sites. All 3 do not expire, all 3 do not have any waiting time, or download limit (that I'm aware of). Savefile has a 60MB limit, Mediafire has a 100MB limit, and Divshare has a 200MB limit. Also minimal to no ads on all three.

jos
29th October 2007, 5:55 PM
8tt.org freehosting provides the important feature of using your own domain with 10 GB Disk Space,10 GB Bandwidth,PHP & MySql,with unlimited Databases,and the important feature of ftp and control panel access
click here (http://www.8tt.org/) to join now and enjoy with free hositng

HikariTajiri
23rd January 2008, 8:38 PM
Can someone advise me on making my own site? It needs to be free, I can't do much HTML, but I'm quite good at computers in general...

blueparukia
24th January 2008, 3:30 AM
http://w3schools.com

Learn HTML + CSS, thats the only good way to create a site.

HikariTajiri
27th January 2008, 1:43 PM
Thanks! I'm quite good at learning stuff, strangely enough I'm not like that at school... lol

pudge1
9th June 2008, 12:05 AM
http://host-genesis.com is one of the best hosts out there.

mastergeorge
4th August 2008, 4:49 PM
For all those people who like widgets.
Google gadgets (http://www.google.com/ig/directory?synd=open)

razorsfire
7th September 2008, 3:31 AM
can anyone recomend a CSS hosting site?
I'm working on making an RPG forum...
and I want to test out a CSS....

regigigas5000
27th September 2008, 9:03 AM
you dont have http://www.1001freefonts.com/, its a great place to get font from if you want to make a title or something

Elite
3rd October 2008, 12:30 AM
I'd like to add a forum host. It is http://freepowerboards.com/

FreePowerBoards is a phpBB3 host that has altered the control panel to give you as much control as you need over your forum. Edit stylesheets, yata yata yata with many cooler things give FreePowerBoards the upper hand over most phpBB3 hosts, since most people don't like the default phpBB3 control panel.

They also offer you many new types of subdomains, as well as piles of styles to choose from.

Also, there is a webhost.

FreeHostia (http://freehostia.com) is one of the best hosts to choose from. They give you an awesome control panel with many things. MySQL, all PHP functions, all Perl functions, a fully web based online file manager (better than Net2FTP), one FTP account that can be used to access all of your subdomains/domains, 5GB bandwidth, phpMyAdmin, etc. All free features can be found here (http://freehostia.com/free_hosting.html). I found no problems with this host except they have an average of maybe 20 minutes of downtime every month. Thing is they used to have 45 min/month on every one of their servers, but now, 20 mins/month and not all servers go down at once. Also, it doesn't work with the PHP mail() function, as one of my forum's members reminded me. It really supports most forum software, since they're usually PHP and occasionally Perl. You can use Elephanté Free Scripts to download quickly many PHP scripts like newsletters, phpBB and SMF forum software, form generators, you get the point. I like FreeHostia so much that when it wasn't working with ComCast I looked for a good webhost that was similar but never found one.

ONE more thing...
DaFont (http://dafont.com) is absolutely the best place for free fonts; supported usually by both PCs and MACs, for if you wanted to make an awesome banner.

Actually, maybe there is more...
FusionNews (http://fusionnews.net) is much more secure than CuteNews, since CuteNews can be easily hacked into (which is a bad thing). For example, the website called Airro (if you guys know about it) had its CuteNews hacked. FusionNews also allows many more forms of BBCode. The control panel for FusionNews is a whole lot better. Also, FusionNews doesn't have its copyright anywhere except the comments section. There are many more smilies, too.

andydiamond
9th October 2008, 2:33 AM
Firstly most links lead to wrong links. I've been busy with alot of things and lazy to edit them. K? K. And I already know I'm much cooler then you by 100 times.=/


Damn,you read profiles? Srsly,even 10 year olds are much cooler than you and own a sucesfull website.


Im 10.. and i owe a cool site.

Sapphire Milotic
9th October 2008, 5:11 AM
I have some recommendations for website hosting:

Eevee's Head Quarters (http://www.eeveeshq.com) is the host that I am currently using, she is a very nice webmistress and everything. She only hosts websites that are already made and think that they need a better website host. :]
FREE

ByetHost (http://www.byethost.com) is a pretty good website host too. They do not put up ads on your website or anything, so it is a pretty good deal. :P
FREE

mastergeorge
9th October 2008, 6:01 PM
How about Imagehoster. It's simple and it's not stupid like Imageshack.

CHG-Swampert
14th October 2008, 7:44 PM
******* is what i use... Imageshack is suicide -.-

houndourm
22nd November 2008, 9:16 PM
does anyone know how to make a forum like the one we are using

cheekie3
13th December 2008, 4:24 PM
there is also freehostia for hosting (offers free and pay packages) but is just a host, no site builder.

and .co.cc for a free domain.

that's what i use :3

Elite
12th January 2009, 2:52 AM
I would like to submit this:
http://www.quotaless.org/

Good Points
-Fast support
-Active staff
-UNLIMITED hosting, no ads
-Both LayeredPanel and cPanel accounts
-FREE
-Server speed (see below)

Bad Points
-Only that you need 50 posts & 30 days of membership to make a cPanel, but it is entirely worth it with what you get

Probably the best host out there. Check out the server speed:
http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/Cultred/ql-sspeed.png

It is even higher on the cPanel server, since that is the brand-new one.

oakley99
14th January 2009, 12:35 AM
I would like to submit this:
http://www.quotaless.org/

Good Points
-Fast support
-Active staff
-UNLIMITED hosting, no ads
-Both LayeredPanel and cPanel accounts
-FREE
-Server speed (see below)

Bad Points
-Only that you need 50 posts & 30 days of membership to make a cPanel, but it is entirely worth it with what you get

Probably the best host out there. Check out the server speed:
http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn137/Cultred/ql-sspeed.png

It is even higher on the cPanel server, since that is the brand-new one.

how about starlogic or hostgator?
have you ever tried it? but the host not free...
you can check it out..

Elite
20th January 2009, 1:35 AM
Yes but Quotaless is 100&#37; free.

unique_Andy
23rd February 2009, 2:49 PM
awesome thread ! ,, - i'm just replying here to subscribe it -

Rolie
23rd February 2009, 8:43 PM
Thanks for the share of all these sites, this is just the only site I can share, which is my favorite site for codes (http://www.consolecheatcodes.com).

michael77
11th March 2009, 4:52 AM
Can someone tell me how to make banners...

Majdouf
19th March 2009, 11:19 AM
cheers for all those useful sites! :)

I chose http://www.Forumotion.com over the other free forum hosts because of the number of features that it includes, the simplicity of the Administration Panel, and the 24/7 support forum that is available.

Lil Stew
22nd April 2009, 3:43 AM
Here (http://www.FreeViral.com/?r=274270) is a tool that can get you millions of visitors. More information on their website.

officepencil
26th May 2009, 1:25 PM
ok i have a website and a forum but what should i use for a domain name and web hosting

ps i dont mind if their is adverts etc

An00bis
1st August 2009, 12:39 PM
This one was already posted with all the perks earlier but I do think http://www.110mb.com should be added to the list. It's an excellent Free Host that offers pretty much everything in one ad-free package. If you don't know HTML you can probably use one of their one click installs to make whatever you need.

Now here's one I didn't see listed. Here's a free FLASH host: http://www.moonfruit.com. This place is good if you want to create a small good looking website but you don't want to take the time to learn HTML. It has a simple point and click interface that gets the job done.

Resource for Web Safe Colors: http://www.visibone.com/colorlab/

Resource for Premade Color Combinations: http://www.colorcombos.com/

On both sites you only need to click on your favorites and copy / paste the color coding into your HTML.

Resource for Premade and Remotely Hosted Scripts: http://www.hotscripts.com/

This offers a mix of free and paid scripts but the selection of Free Scripts is notable. There's also an entire section devoted to Remotely Hosted Scripts in case you're happy with your Host but want a particular feature they can't offer.

Resource for Copy and Paste CSS / Javascript Codes: http://www.dynamicdrive.com/

Has a ton of unique looking menus for starters.

Free Website Templates: http://www.freewebtemplates.com/templates/dhtml

For those who know HTML / CSS but need a layout in a pinch.

Free Skins and Images for Invisionfree Forum Owners: http://ifskinzone.net/

You need to register to access the database of free Skins and Icons but it's well worth it.

Free HTML Editor: http://www.evrsoft.com/

This thing is pretty nice. It has a dual screen that allows you to see the changes being made to your webpage as you code them without having to check it in a browser window or upload it to your host. Also has a lot of generators to help make mudane tasks like generating tables and links easier.

Free Raster Image Editor: http://www.gimp.org/

I have to admit GIMP might be a little overwhelming for an absolute beginner but the good news is that a lot of graphical tutorials designed for Photoshop will also work in the GIMP. There's also a ton of tutorials out there to help you get better aquainted with your new graphic editor friend.

Free Vector Image Editor: http://www.inkscape.org/

If you're making your own graphics by hand you might want to consider making them Vectors so they scale easily depending on what you want to do with them. Again there are plenty of tutorials to get you aquainted with this Editor.

Free Shoutbox: http://www.shoutmix.com/main/index.php

Auto-Refreshing Shoutbox.

Atreus
1st August 2009, 8:33 PM
Want your own .com.nu domain for free?
Hello everyone! I found this a while ago and i thought of sharing it with you.
go to http://www.subdomain.com/ and get your very own

.com.nu
.net.nu
.name.nu
.mobi.nu
and every extension you can imagine for FREE!

diywid
12th August 2009, 5:57 PM
This is what I need
- Free hosting
- Unlimited (or loads of) pages
- I don't care about adverts
- Easy to use website builder
If anyone knows a host like this, please send me a PM. Pretty please

Nightcat
12th August 2009, 6:30 PM
does anyone know how to make a forum like the one we are using

Get vBulletin, make several dozen custom skins and obtain a huge userbase.

An00bis
13th August 2009, 10:57 AM
This is what I need
- Free hosting
- Unlimited (or loads of) pages
- I don't care about adverts
- Easy to use website builder
If anyone knows a host like this, please send me a PM. Pretty please

110mb. No Ads, more space and bandwidth then most people use, and a Temple driven Site Builder among other things.

You can buy more add-ons but the average user doesn't need them.

diywid
13th August 2009, 2:11 PM
its ok I've found one. I'm using Yola

lassko
31st August 2009, 5:40 AM
Free ASP.Net shopping Cart (http://www.vevocart.com), check it out.

john09199
3rd September 2009, 7:30 AM
personally, i use www.host100gb.com and www.1and1.com

they are fast and a good deal. and are the largest shared hosting (http://host100gb.com) provider

it include a domain name, 100Gb of web space (http://host100gb.com), 20 email addresses, 2GB of mailbox space per account, 100 MySQL databases (http://host100gb.com), 100 email aliases, photo galleries builder, web builder, blog and rss capabilities, firewall protextion, etc....

and that is only the beginner package at $4 a month. Go up to $5 a month, and get 100Gb of space, 1200 email accounts, 2 domain names, host many other websites there as well, 25 MySQL databases, etc. etc. etc....

they are the best deal i think. I've used them to host (http://host100gb.com) over 65-70 web sites.

pokeplatinum62
30th January 2010, 9:40 PM
http://www.000webhost.com
is a good host and its free it has cpanel , MySQL and no ads

ravinder
16th June 2010, 10:00 AM
how can i get free domain without any charges

chachacharsi
21st October 2010, 11:54 AM
how can i get free domain without any charges

You can spend some bucks registering a domain name, and a few more to have a company host your website, or you can get it all for free. Here's how.

#
1

Microsoft, of all people, will give you a website and domain name absolutely free. Though aimed at small businesses, anyone can register and set up a website.
#
2

Head to office.live.com and click on the button that says: "Office Live Small Business -- Sign Up for Free."
#
3

Fill in the simple registration information...it's basically name, city/state/zip, and email.

You'll be asked some business questions like "Number of employees". Just answer as best you can, even if the answer is zero, or one (yourself!).
#
4

Use the simple form that pops up to register a domain name, and build a website. You can have the whole thing in operation in 15 minutes.

jstevejobs
5th March 2011, 4:17 AM
there are lot of options for free domains but i suggest even go for cheap ones but not free ones

Gitboxrhys
23rd March 2011, 8:04 PM
Hey i just started building a website and my "client" say's that she want's to send a newsletter out to subscribers.
My question is what system would be best for that ?
Thanks
Gitboxrhys

legend_trainer
6th August 2011, 3:01 AM
You should add tizag.com to the tutorial/lessons list. They have tutorials on html, php, css, and more. They have some things that (sadly) W3Schools.com is missing.

PS: Gitboxrhys (or however its spelled (cant memorize or copy on phone))
try (this is untested):
mailto:subscribers.txt
phpcode (rough quess):
fopen (subscribers.txt)
append ", ".subemail
fclose
and having a form above that subscribers cann put their email into... something like that. idk.

servine
15th August 2011, 9:07 PM
www.forumotion.com

it's quite nice. I used that to make my website. although you need to pay to have a custom domain name. there are ads. it just like Vbulletin.

Karanine
29th September 2011, 3:43 AM
I have 3 not in the list

http://www.zetaboards.com (off form Invisionfree boards)
http://www.freewebs.com (simple site design)

And my personal best site that includes phpbb ©
forumotion as said by other user is harder then most but easyiser to do sites old forums you could disable ads now its new no longer you can disable it.

Golden_Arcanine
29th November 2011, 5:45 AM
Hey,

I'm hoping some of you guys can help me. I'm looking for a free domain and hosting of phpBB2 board. Anyone got some links that can help me out? Thanks.

EDIT: I'd prefer the site not have the www.[your site name].[that site].com if at all possible.

Kelz
30th November 2011, 11:36 PM
Hey,

I'm hoping some of you guys can help me. I'm looking for a free domain and hosting of phpBB2 board. Anyone got some links that can help me out? Thanks.

EDIT: I'd prefer the site not have the www.[your site name].[that site].com if at all possible.

When it comes to websites, you will never find a free host that provides you with free hosting and a free domain name. Some will have you pay for hosting, and give you a free domain name (and vice versa), but never both.
If you do not care about your domain having a popular extension (.com, .org, .net, ect.), you could try a website called dot.tk. You can get websites with the .tk extension (ex. instertdomainnamehere.tk).
You could try using websites like Proboards or Forumotion to get the forums hosted, then hook up your domain from there.

adryano112
28th December 2011, 5:09 PM
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RebeccaMarshall
25th January 2012, 1:49 AM
I really glad to used this forum. Here very nice collection of forum hosting websites.


Thanks

rajin90
23rd December 2012, 3:44 PM
very good list . there exist very few who provide free hosting without ads

Pokedawn.Cu.CC
23rd January 2013, 12:37 PM
MyBBoard? Or it should be MyBB.com? If i am not wrong..
Icyboards.com - Free MyBB Forum hosting site.
http://www.registry.cu.cc/ - Free .Cu.CC domain.

jacktheking
15th June 2013, 10:29 AM
What if some people have a website but dont know where to tell the world about it? Forumpromotion (http://forumpromotion.net) is a solution.

Gameqik
14th March 2014, 11:09 AM
i would highly recommend 2freehosting as they are more reliable than any of the hosts given above
i used to host most of my site on there before ultimately moving up to get my own paid hosting

good luck to anyone working on their websites :)
requires lots of patience and hardwork