Web Site Hosting

Research your hosting options first. Learning about your hosting provider's capabilities can help you plan for future growth. If you are creating a Web site for your business, the cost of hosting should be a consideration in your monthly budget.

On the other hand, if the Web site will be for fun or for the purpose of learning, a free hosting option may be what you're looking for. If your project is “The John C. Dvorak Fan Site” (somebody please!), and you're operating without a budget, a service such as Yahoo! GeoCities may be the best solution.

Regardless of your budget, the pop-up ads and banners that free hosting providers add to your Web site may be less than desirable. To that end, you'll need to know what options exist ...

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