Skip to comments.Trying to Find a Good HTML Web Hosting Site
Posted on 01/17/2013 4:07:38 AM PST by ducttape45
I am trying to find a good web hosting site where I can start a very basic, very simple, website using HTML. I'll probably upgrade to a better programming language later, but for I'm not much of a programming geek. HTML is about all I can muster the neurons to learn.
It can be a free site, it can be a paid site. I just want something I can dump my HTML files to and not have difficulty doing so.
Can you put this on your ping list for IT? Thanks.
I pay about $8 per month for dreamhost which gives me unlimited domains, unlimited users, and now unlimited space (I have been there for a while). If you want, I can set you up with a shell account (you provide a domain name). Just freepmail.
When you get it all to work you can transfer the files to a real host.
If you’re teaching yourself HTML, be sure to learn how to span columns and rows within a table. Lots of designers nest tables within other tables. It’s lazy design work that makes editing the page difficult later.
“Keep the html files on your own pc while you are learning and serve them to yourself with Apache at localhost.”
For a beginner it would be safer to find a webhost, especially if he’s using Windows. If a zero-day vulnerability comes out for Apache someone could get root control of his computer.
I use this: https://www.yola.com/
You would have to copy and paste the code into their HTML widget, though. It’s not FTP. But you can immediately host from there for free.
I’m not sure what you’re trying to accomplish. I’m kind of in the same boat and started building a few websites in the last two years.
This also comes in handy, if you don’t want to mess with the actual code but yet want to understand the code as you’re building. http://www.kompozer.net/
Here is their link StableHost.
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1and1.com and bluehost.com are two of the largest web hosts in the industry. On past threads like yours these sites have had the most votes.
They not only handle corporate websites, but have a rage of templates and other helpful tools and instruction for novice website builders.
So run it on Linux. Really, it’s not that difficult.
I’ve been using Aplus.net aka DeluxeForBusiness for ten years. Very easy and intuitive HTML file magagers. 100X more room than I’ll ever need, for $120/year. Great phone tech service, average hold time a few minutes max. Very happy with them. No regrets.
I’ve been happy with Hostmonster.com.
Good support and a large variety of free resources for the novice to the accomplished.
Go Daddy offers a wide range of services at good prices. They always have discounts going on and they have excellent support.
I use experthost, have for 12 years without problem
Regardless of who you choose for a hosting provider, I urge you to check this out for designing a simple page. You can make an awesome looking webpage with very little HTML whatsoever. It's called Bootstrap, and it was designed by the Twitter team that found themselves creating new services for internal use, but wanted to stop reinventing the wheel of creating a UI for each individual project:
Check out some of the Examples and do a View Source in your browser to see how easy it is to make something that looks that good.
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