Resources for Your Web Hosting Needs – Unlimited full domains, 250MB of disk space, 100GB of bandwidth and cPanel controls. There is no forced advertising to clutter up your pages.

110MB – Get 24×7 server monitoring, 24×7 customer support, no forced ads, 10 MySql databases, 2GB of web space and front page extensions for free.

200MB Host – Their free plan comes with 150MB of disk space, 4GB of data transfer, one domain, one MySql database, Microsoft FrontPage support and more. – Free hosting plan comes with support for unlimited domains, unlimited bandwidth, 60MB of disk space, 1 email address, file manager and a WYSIWYG file editor.

AgilityHoster – Free hosting provider that gives you 200MB of disk space, 5GB data transfer, PHP, Perl, CGI and MySQL, 5 email accounts and more.

ATB Host - They offer free web space, free hosting, and paid hosting for all of your needs with your own domain or subdomain. – Here is a free web hosting company that gives you unlimited traffic, 50MB of web space and no forced advertising. All accounts come with POP3 email, free data backups, free FTP and instant account setup, to get you started. – Their free accounts give you access to 200MB of disk space, 5GB of data transfer, 2 domains and 5 sub-domains, 5 POP3 email accounts and webmail.

Awesome WebSpace - A provider of free web hosting with no forced banner ads on your site. All free accounts come with 8GB of file storage, 8GB of transfer, PHP5, MySQL and more.

Bravenet – Now hosting over 1 million websites, a free account gets you 1.5GB of bandwidth, 50MB of disk space, website builders and your site is ad supported. They also have a referral program that pays you up to $100 dollars for every person you refer to their service.

DotEasy – Their $0 dollar hosting plan comes with 100MB of storage, 1GB of bandwidth, 10 email accounts and no forced advertisements.

FatHippoHosting - Free hosting plan comes with 10GB of disk space, 5GB of data transfer, free domain hosting, free sub-domain, PHP 5, FTP and AW Stats for keeping track of your visitors.

FateBack – Free hosting plan comes with 60MB of disk space, free FTP, unlimited bandwidth, the ability to host unlimited websites and more, running on Linux servers.

Fortune City - Free ad supported web hosting. 100 MB of storage, web and FTP access, easy blogging tool and more.

Free Hostia - A free account gives you 250MB of data storage, 5GB of bandwidth, 3 POP3 email accounts, access for up to 10 sub-domains, free one click install scripts, video tutorials for easy learning and more.

Free Hosties – Their free hosting comes with PHP 5, MySql, 5 sub-domains, FTP access, automatic script installer and the backend is powered by Vista Panel. They do not place forced advertisements on your site.

FreeHostingNow – With a free account you will get 10GB of bandwidth, 10GB of disk space, one click install on 20 applications, PHP MySql, no forced advertising and more.

Free Hyper Space – Get a free account with 1000MB of storage, 10GB of bandwidth, free FTP account, easy to use control panel, 24×7 support and more.

FreeWeb7 – 24×7 monitoring, 7GB of disk space, 100GB of data transfer, FTP accounts, MySql, PHP and no advertisements.

Free Webs – They currently have over 17 million meMBers around the world. A free account gives you access to over 300 pre-made website templates, a WYSIWYG editor, mailing lists, forums, guest books, chat rooms and more, to get your website going.

Google Page Creator – Build and host your website with Google. There is no knowledge of HTML required and you can edit your pages within your web browser. Sites are only allowed sub-domains. – Free bannerless web hosting that includes 25MB of storage, 2GB data transfer, web-based control panel and more.

HostWQ - Offers free web hosting, paid hosting, dedicated servers, web support, and many more services. Their free hosting plan comes with 10GB of data transfer, 300MB of storage and FTP access.

HostZeroCost - All accounts have 10GB web space, 10GB bandwidth, 3 MySQL Databases, PHP scripting and a free subdomain.

HyperPHP – Their free bannerless hosting plans come with 250MB of disk space, 6GB of data transfer, up to 5 add-on domains, 1 FTP account, PHP MyAdmin and more.

IFastNet - They have a nice free package that includes 300MB of disk space, 6GB of bandwidth, PHP scripting support, free MySql database, instant account activation and more.

IpowerHosts - Get your site online with 25MB of disk space, 2GB of bandwidth, free web based email, free data backups, web control panel, guest book, file manager, online website builder and more.

LeadHoster - They have easy one-click-installation tools helping you to setup web-based open source applications like phpBB forums, Joomla content management, AdvancedGuestBook, WordPress, PhpFusion, Xoops Portals and many others. – Free hosting plan comes with your own personal domain name, 250MB of disk space, 5GB of bandwidth, unlimited POP3 email accounts, shared SSL, PHP, CGI and more.

MyFreeWebhost - All accounts have 120MB space, 1000MB bandwidth, 3 MySQL Databases, PHP scripting and no advertisements. – A free PHP and MySql hosting provider. Free hosting includes the popular cPanel control panel, 300MB of disk space, 6MB of bandwidth, FTP account and more. - Offers 50MB of free hosting space to it’s users. You also get 500MB of bandwidth and a free online web page editor. Plus no forced ads or pop-ups.

NoFeeHost-Free Windows hosting with 100MB of disk space, ASP support, FTP access, an online control panel and more.

PHPNet – Their free PHP enabled hosting plan comes with 300MB of disk space, 6GB of monthly transfer, automatic script installer, no setup fee and instant activation of your account.

RipWay – Full PHP scripting support, 30MB of storage, no forced banners, unlimited access to your files and dedicated customer service. – Offers a free high performance account that includes one sub-domain, 250MB of disk storage, 1GB of bandwidth per day, FTP access, browser based HTML editor and more. - Free web hosting service with PHP, MySQL for domains/subdomains. Including cPanel 11, Fantastico, FTP, POP3, free parked domains, 150MB web space and 15GB bandwidth with 98% uptime guarantee.

StormLoader – Free plan comes with 50MB of web space, free page building tools, unlimited bandwidth, free online support, FTP access and more.

StormPages – They will give you a free hosting plan that comes with 50MB of disk space, website building tools, unlimited bandwidth, free online support and this plan is ad based.

T35 Hosting - Free plan comes with unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, FTP access, free domain hosting, a control panel and more. There hosting is ad supported, meaning they will be placing advertisements on your site.

TopCities - They offer 150MB of free web space and lots of free tools for you to build your own web site.

Tripod - Their entry-level plan gives you 20 MB of disk space, 1GB of monthly bandwidth, shorter URLs and easy to use building tools.

WebNG - They provide their members with 350MB of free web space, 10GB of bandwidth, and FTP uploader, without forced advertisements. Some other features they have are a free photo album service, access to scripting languages like ASP with MS Access database, image hosting, and more.

Webmaster Networks – A free account gives you 100MB Space and 1GB of Bandwidth, advertisement free and the popular cPanel control panel. You have the option of using your own full domain or they will give you a sub-domain.

WebSaMBa – If you love Windows, here is your opportunity for free ASP hosting. They give you 30 MB of disk space, unlimited bandwidth, and an FTP account all on Windows 2000 servers.

WebSpawner – Their hosting plans come with a free site builder so you will not be needing any programming or HTML knowledge, free support, free promotion guide and more.

X10 Hosting – Here you can get up to 45GB of bandwidth and the popular cPanel controls with their ad enhanced plan or choose the Ad free plan with 10bg of bandwidth. Both account types allow placement of your own advertisements. – Aside from hosting HTML files they will also host your multimedia files, give you a free FTP account, host unlimited domains, up to 10 email addresses and webstats.

XP Host - Comes with unlimited bandwidth and 400MB free disk space, a WYSIWYG editor, FTP access, a file manager and more.

Yahoo Geocities - Yahoo gives you a free sub-domain, free tools like Page Wizard, Page Builder and File Manager, their custom blogging tool and 15MB of disk space.

ZendURL – Free PHP web hosting with no forced advertising. All accounts come with 500MB of storage, 15GB of bandwidth, 2 databases and 1 FTP account. Some of the other features are free POP email, an auto script installer, PHP MyAdmin and an email forwarder.

Paid Web Hosting

1 & 1 - A full-range hosting featuring your choice of Linux or Windows based servers, VPS, managed servers, ecomm packaged and more.

AccuWebHosting - Offers multiple pacages based on Windows or Linux servers, currently has 48 free installable scripts using Fantastico. - Only offers one hosting package, but offers bonuses based on length of contract. - Offers bulk domain registrations, dedicated hosting starting at $69.95, also offers Enterprise class hosting. - Offers a full range of products all the way through marketing and turn-key ecommerece solutions.

BlueCentral - Focuses more on company hosting than individual, also offers developer hosting, domain registrations and more.
BlueHost - Professional level hosting, but only offers one package, generous transfer allotment at 3TB.

Brinkster - Multiple datacenters, hosting packages from $4 a month to $28 with up to 500GB of storage. - Focuses on virtual hosting plans, so packages appear a little smaller than shared hosting providers.

Concentric - A clustered host providing numerous plans for all budgets, and levels of experience. – Heavy focus on Microsoft hosting, and a Gold Certified Partner.

Dot5 Hosting - Offers only one level of package, but as low as $4.95 a month if paying for 2 years in advance.

Dream Host - One of the best known hosts, offers four levels of hosting with weekly storage and bandwidth bonuses for as long as you’re with the company.

EhostPros - Offers reseller hosting, ASP hosting, ,NET hosting and dedicated server web hosting plans. Has an annual doubling of storage and bandwidth. - Offers hosting, reseller packages, dedicated servers, all running on Linux.

FastNext – Offers all your normal hosting options and dedicated servers running for as little as $39.95 a month.

Friendlier - Has three levels of shared hosting packages, script installer included. - Currently hosting over 100,000 sites, and offers packages with up to 5TB of storage.

GlowHost - Numerous shared hosting packages, dedicated servers, VPS and more.

Go Daddy - One of the best known names for domain registration and low cost virtual servers.

Host4Half - Offers shared hosting, reseller packages, email hosting, and ecommerce hosting.

Host Department - Multiple, low-cost packages, pay for 2 years up-front and receive 6 free months on any of the plans.

HostDime - All the usual packages up to dedicated servers, pride themselves on their customer service.

HostForWeb - Focusing on dedicated servers, resellers, and VPS, offers fiberoptic connection for faster delivery of your data.

HostGator -Offers shared hosting up to dedicated servers, running on CPanel and currently have 52 scripts for one-click installation.

Hostik - Focuses on ecommerece hosting packages and dedicated servers. Also offers domain registration. - Offers only one level of hosting packages, ability to host up to 5 domains.

HostMonster - One hosting package offered with a free domain name for new customers, has a focus on ecommerce. - Shared hosting, VPS, dedicated servers, help with SSL certificates, Miva Merchant and more.

HostWay - Focuses on small and medium businesses, allows for the hosting of 6 page mobile device websites. - Full-range of services from email hosting up to co-location and dedicated servers.

InMotion Hosting - From “personal cheap hosting” to VPS, InMotion offers a full range of products.

Intermedia – Focuses on small to medium level of business, offers white label exchange and iPhone support.

IpowerWeb – One of the biggest web hosts around offering shared hosting, Windows hosting and dedicated servers.

IX Web Hosting - Covers the needs of just about every type of hosting customer, all the way up to “unlimited” storage. - Focuses on Virtual Dedicate Servers and Dedicated Servers with scalable solutions.

Laughing Squid - Offers four levels of plans that seem a little lite on storage, but do include PHP, MySQL, Spam Assasin and more.

Lunar Pages - Six levels of hosting plans from basic to reseller, choice of Windows or Linux hosting.

MarbleHost - Business, corporate, and enterprise class hosting packages, host unlimited domains.

MaiaHost - Low-cost hosting with a focus on CMS hosting and blogs, over 150 available scripts to install.

Media3 - Offers multiple Linux and Windows hosting packages and dedicating hosting.

Media Temple - Focuses on corporate sized accounts such as Starbucks coffee, Nike and even Mashable.

MidPhase - Budget shared hosting plans as low as $7.95 a month, VPS, Dedicated hosting and more.

Net Acceleration - Provides a variety of web hosting plans to meet every need. Choose from their personal, business, and semi-dedicated hosting plans.

Network Solutions - Best known for being one of the big-guns of domain registration, also offers some web hosting with a free domain name. - Provider of web hosting, domain name, e-commerce, e-mail, e-marketing services and technology solutions.

NightSky Hosting - Configurable plans for many budgets, unlimited domain hosting. - Personal websites, small business hosting, Dedicated Servers and discounted prices for refurbished servers.

Omnis - Linux based accounts as low as $6.95 a month, Windows plans as low as $8.95, provides Tier-1 backbone access. - Offers more than just hosting, also has web collaboration tools and PC backup services.

Pandela - One hosting plan with free domain name, script installer and more.

Peer1 - Hosting solutions for all including gaming servers up to web 2.0 startups.

Planet Online - Four levels of customizable hosting plans with site builder featuring over 15,000 templates.

PowWeb - Onelevel of hosting, includes a simple, but upgradeable, shopping cart if you want to try your hand at selling on the web.

ProHosting - Offers both UNIX and Windows virtual hosting, their ecommerce package includes Miva Merchant.

RackSpace - Windows and Linux serves, managed Microsoft Exchange and more for medium to large businesses.

ServerSea - Extremely low-cost hoting plans start as low as $1.79 a month. Servers running on either RedHat Linux or Windows.

Site5 – Offers the usual fare of shared hosting, but also offers Multi-Site hosting where each site gets their own control panel to make them truly separate sites.

SiteGround - Shared hosting with a heavy emphasis on WordPress installs. Even offers their own unique designed themes for the popular blogging software.

StartLogic - Ecommerce friendly host with multiple hosting plans up to Dedicated Servers, also offers an SEO service.

SuperNova - Multiple hosting plans including an ecommerce friendly package with free shopping cart licenses.

TotalChoiceHosting - Pride themselves on having hosting plans for every budget, very active forum of users to help you with advice to build your site.

Verio - A multitude of hosting plan, all running on Unix or Windows Server 2003. Also offer VPS and Managed VPS. - Tier-1 datacenter for your virtual and reseller hosting plan.

WestHost - Offers shared hosting, Dedicated Servers, reseller & affiliate programs.

Wiz WebHost - Linux plans as low as $3.95, Windows plans starting at $7.95.

Resources and Software for Building Your Own Web Hosting Server

Apache HTTP Server - One of the best known sets of server software, can run on virtually any machine, turning them easily into your own web server.

AppServer – Version of Apache web server package configured with PHP support and MySql database engine

ArGoSoft Mail Server - A full SMTP/POP3/Finger/IMAP server for all Windows platforms that turns your computer into an email server.
BulletProof FTP Server - An FTP server giving you full control over the users connecting to the computer to download files.

Cherokee - Web server software that supports FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, Virtual hosts, Authentication, on the fly encoding, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

Cpanel and WebHost Manager - Two programs that work together to make a full-featured web control panel.

FileZilla Server – An easy to administer, open-source FTP Server, with the ability to handle all FTP requests.

KF Web Server - HTTP Server that can handle an unlimited number of sites.

Linux - Linux is a free Unix-type operating system that runs a good number of today’s servers.

MySQL - An open source database system that powers most of todays script based PHP programs such as WordPress, osCommerece, and more.

NanoWeb - An HTTP server written in PHP, is also expandable.

OpenPanel - A modular open source control panel.

PHP - An HTML-embedded scripting language used to dynamical generate pages, more and more sites run on it.
PhpMyAdmin - A tool written in PHP to handle running your MySQL databases.

SimpleDNS - Allows you to point domain names to your home server with ease.

SquirrelMail - A popular web based email reader you can install for your users to check their mail.

SurgeMail - An email server combined with Antispam Server, Antivirus Server, Groupware Server, Blog Server and much more.

Web-Developer Server Suite - The Web-Developer Server Suite is an open-source/non-proprietary, WAMP-based [Windows, Apache, MySQL, PHP] web-server distribution for Windows that is fully configured and ready to run.

XAMPP - XAMPP is a very easy to install Apache Distribution for Linux, Solaris, Windows and Mac OS X. The package includes the Apache web server, MySQL, PHP, Perl, a FTP server and phpMyAdmin.


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