1. #1
    i see a few of you have your own blog/web pages for your projects,maching etc im after recommendations for free sites that are easy enough to set up.
    at the minute i have one with 1&1 and pay 20 quid a month id like to rap up as i cant justify keep paying that,thanks
    Last edited by deisel; 18-07-2014 at 06:58 PM.

  2. I'm using Kualo (http://www.kualo.co.uk/). Cost me 90 for 3y small biz package, unlimited email and website capacity. WordPress, databases, ecommerce and a host of apps all included. So far customer service has been excellent, 3 issues resolved within 20min of me raising a ticket. Moved my website, domain and 3gb of emails over in less than 1/2 a day.

    Not free, but looked at all the free ones and all were too limiting, especially on capacity and features...
    Last edited by irving2008; 18-07-2014 at 07:46 PM.

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  4. #3
    Thanks for your time irving ,I will have a better look at that in the week,right now im trying to get out of the contract with 1&1.
    I didn't realise that they automatically roll you over into another 12 month contract unless you uncheck the auto blablabla which is buried somewhere in the control panel.
    its looking like I will have to buy my way out of it,despite the site being off line the last 6-7months unused.

  5. I get my mail addresses from my ISP and rent a chunk of blank space from http://www.hostmonster.com/

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    Lives in East Lothian, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 3 Hours Ago Has been a member for 8-9 years. Has a total post count of 1,315. Received thanks 126 times, giving thanks to others 3 times.
    If all you want to do is a blog, then https://wordpress.com/

    You can use your own domain name if so desired.
    Avoiding the rubbish customer service from AluminiumWarehouse since July '13.

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  9. #6
    thanks a lot lads,i managed to get the 1@1 package closed,ive got a few options to go at now so ta very much ;)
    Last edited by deisel; 27-08-2014 at 09:30 AM.

  10. #7
    My brother set up the webserver I use - so we just pay the cost of getting the domain name, which <5/year, plus the cost of electric which is small as it's <5W. I never seem to get round to putting anything on my site though. You could use it that way, but it means learning how to design a website or finding a suitable program to do it for you...
    Old router build log here. New router build log here. Lathe build log here.
    Electric motorbike project here.

  11. #8
    [QUOTE=Jonathan;61187] I never seem to get round to putting anything on my site though. QUOTE].
    well get on it,i think it would make for an interesting website...;)
    Last edited by deisel; 27-08-2014 at 08:53 PM.

  12. #9
    I went with forthhosting as the one I was with pissed me off. I bought a years
    hosting off ebay for 99p and they didn't charge me for renewing the domain name!
    I have renewed with them since and pay not a lot, I can't remember how much,
    Alex answers questions straight away.
    I have another domain, the one I use most, that I moved to a CC freehost about five years
    ago, and have only had a few probs in that time. The problems were with their mail server
    a few years ago and it hasn't happened since. So free is probably good enough for me.

    Just looked it up as CC sounded wrong, that was the free domain names I tried.
    The free hosting is: www.000webhost.com
    Last edited by graffian; 25-12-2014 at 04:58 AM.


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