Websites are stored on hosting drives located around the world enabling your content to be displayed on the Internet. If you do not want to pay for a pricey web hosting package then there are a few free web hosting providers who permit free hosting for your site files. The selection below do not require you to display obligatory ads in return for “free” hosting but allow you a certain amount of drive space, bandwidth, email addresses and PHP and MySQL database support.
The free web hosting package from FreeHostingEU allows you 200 MB of free webspace and a bandwidth allowance of 4000 MB/ month. Features that it includes are PHP 4 and PHP 5 support, MySQL 5 database and POP3/STMP & Webmail access to allow account email. FTP access allow you to manage your files through an FTP client or through the online file manager, and Joomla hosting is supported, enabling you to host a Joomla-based site. With regards to domain names you receive 5 free domain name addresses with “.eu” or “.pn” extensions.
100Webspace offer a free web hosting package including 100 MB of web space allowance and 3 GB of data transfer. Features include 3 POP3/Webmail email accounts, PHP/MySQL support, FrontPage support, CGI-BIN, SOO and FTP support and a free scripts installer to make creating your website easier. You get one free domain with up to 10 free sub-domains and can upload and manage files via FTP or the web-based file manager.
Byethost.com include a number of features in their free web hosting packages, which is built around an allowance of 250 MB disk space and 6 GB monthly bandwidth. You can have unlimited POP3/Webmail email accounts and support is provided for PHP/MySQL databases and automatic scripts installers. In addition to your free primary domain you also can include 5 sub-domains or add-on domains depending on your preference.
Biz.nf’s free web hosting package includes an allowance of 250MB of web space and 5 GB of bandwidth. Supporting features are a POP3/STMP/Webmail email account and support for FTP management. With regard to site content, PHP 4 and 5 are supported along with MySQL, CGI,Perl and SSI, and there is a feature which allows the setup of a WordPress website/blog with one click. Domain names are provided free with the extensions “.co” and “.nf”.
With the free web hosting package from Award Space you can host one domain name for free with 250 MB of disk storage and a 5 GB monthly traffic allowance. Email requirements are met with 5 POP3/IMAP email accounts and other features include support for PHP, MySQL and CGI. Files can be uploaded and managed via FTP or FrontPage Access and the provider includes a simple control panel to manage your domain through.