Web Hosting?

Discussion in 'Getting Started' started by 2-8-2, Apr 9, 2006.

  1. 2-8-2

    2-8-2 Member

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    I want to start a website for my model railroad. Anyone have suggestions for decent web hosting? Free hosting would be ideal here, but I don't really want anything that's going to spam my visitors with ads.
  2. Roger Hensley

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    I use Railfan.Net http://www.railfan.net/ for both my Railroads of Madison County and the CID, NMRA division websites. It cost about $80 per year (per site). I pay for mine and the CID pays for theirs. We have been there several years, and have been very satisfied with Railfan.Net. They call them a Sponsored site. :)

    No ads.
  3. hminky

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    I use Doteasy there are no ads or banners or spam. The "free" costs $25 to register your domain. I use the "Ultra Hosting"

    http://www.doteasy.com/

    Harold
  4. ezdays

    ezdays Out AZ way

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    Most ISP's give you space for a site. I'm not sure, but I believe mine gives me like 100 meg of disk space for my site at no extra charge. Right now I've used it only to park a few images there to link to. Check with your ISP and see what they offer.
  5. 2-8-2

    2-8-2 Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions, guys. :thumb:

    As for the ISP provided space...I'm on Sprint DSL. I checked out what they provide, and it's not really what I need. The service they provide is quirky, and I didn't really want to send them more money than I already am.
  6. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    I use Freewebs. For the $10 a year plan, I don't have to fly any banners, not even theirs, and I've got megs to spare.
  7. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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    One other format that lends itself especially to developing railroads (so yo can read the progress... ;)) is the "blog". www.blogger.com is one common one.

    Andrew
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