How do you put up a website without paying for web hosting?

Duncan asked:

Not asking about free web hosting. I mean, how do you setup a website without using a web hosting service. Obviously they run their own website and support other peoples. There can’t just be a never ending chain of web hosts supporting each other. So there should be a way to just buy a domain and host your own website, right?

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4 Customer Reviews of “How do you put up a website without paying for web hosting?”

Review by Vito M, May 14, 2010

well if you want to cut out on host then to host your own domain you will need a server…all websites are hosted on servers they are always on and they store and send the data thats put in them.
though I reccomend going with
its free and they give you alot for free! you can buy your domain thru godaddy or anyone and link it to them by changing the nameservers in your control pannal…

Review by ausdingo1, May 15, 2010

Create a video blog…instantly.

You can host your own website but it means that you have to have a server, or computer acting as a server running 24hrs a day. Also your ISP may not like you doing this and will restrict, or shutdown your connection. Another thing that you need to consider is that your upload speed is usually significantly slower than your download speed, usual speeds are around 128-384 kbps. This means that if you host a popular site the amount of time it takes for your viewers to view each page will be terribly long to the point of being a victim of it’s own success.
My advice is either use a free hosting service, with it’s downsides or pay for a professional service who can offer significant access speeds.

Review by latenotnever, May 19, 2010

To host your own, get a pc and install linux or windows with IIS on it. Find out if your ISP blocks port 80 (Inbound HTTP). If so, route a different port (8080) on your router to port 80 for the IP on the new PC. Buy a URL through GoDaddy, redirect the site to your router’s IP and the port you chose other than 80. Build a simple web page, have a friend test.

Review by David M, May 20, 2010

Do you really intend to pass such an expensive and complicated process? You should know your site would be unavailable whenever your PC is turned off, and you’re leaving yourself open to attacks. So I recommend get a reliable company to do that in return for a few dollars.

As an experienced webmaster I recommend BH web hosting which I’m sure it would work for you and fulfill all your requirements. They have a really great offer for hosting & I have used them for over 3 yrs now, and have never had a single problem with them.

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