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 ...