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You would like to host your website for free, but where do you do that without banners being placed on your site? Is that even possible? It turns out that it is possible actually, even though there are very few web hosting suppliers providing cost-free website hosting solutions without advertisements.

My newly found free web hosting packages provider

A short while back I found FreeHostia Web Hosting, a US-registered hosting accounts provider, which provides free-of-cost hosting services. The main reason why they can provide free-of-cost website hosting accounts without any adverts is the circumstance that you can set up just one single charge-free website hosting user account with them, whereas web hosting firms that embed banner advertisements on your sites permit you to open as many charge-free website hosting accounts as you choose.

Free website hosting limitations

A lot of free website hosting distributors prohibit the use of their free website hosting packages for file or image hosting purposes solely and the use of bandwidth for hotlinking purposes. Many free hosting distributors ban hotlinking or inline linking and the use of various file extensions. FreeHostia Web Hosting makes no exception and bans hotlinking by default.

File size restrictions

Other typical limitations imposed on charge-free hosting accounts by free web hosting vendors are connected with the size of the files. For instance, FreeHostia Web Hosting does not allow users to upload files whose size is bigger than five hundred kilobytes or big audio and video files. Even if you try to upload a sizeable file or a prohibited computer file format, you will not succeed. You can upload bigger files and dodge this restriction if you upgrade to a paid hosting package. FreeHostia Web Hosting supplies amazingly affordable hosting solutions should you require additional system resources.

File quotas

Another free web hosting account limitation is related to the amount of files you can host inside the web hosting account. Paid web site hosting accounts usually include file quotas too, but free-of-cost hosting plans include much, much smaller file quotas. Let's take as an example the charge-free website hosting solution provided by FreeHostia Web Hosting. You can only stash five thousand files in your charge-free web site hosting account and need to move to a paid website hosting package if you need to store more. The charge-free web hosting package does not include a mail service too, so this type of service is primarily suitable for testing purposes or if you have a family-oriented, not-for-profit online portal, which requires an extremely small amount of web traffic and has a very small number of files. If your tiny web site project starts to grow, though, you do not necessarily have to change providers, because there also is the option to upgrade your web hosting plan to a paid one without the need to swap hosting servers.