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I'm looking for a good/reliable host for my new site. Don't want pop-up windows,embeded ads or a site that goes down more than usual. I do have a small amount of personal space from my ISP, But if I decide to have anything commercial the price goes from free to $30.00 per month. I would welcome any and all suggestions. Thanks John

-- John Carolan (jac@absorb.com), November 02, 1999


Hi John,

My wife is using Icom, which charges $8.25/month. The price goes up if you do anything fancy, like secure ecommerce. Also she has told me that it is so-so if you plan to do any kind of cgi programming. But if you're doing a flat HTML site it's a great deal.

Go to The List (http://www.photogs.com/bwworld/topten.html) and click on the banner ad at the top of the page and you'll land on their homepage.

Good luck!


-- Mason Resnick (bwworld@mindspring.com), November 02, 1999.

I use Infoseek. See, for example, htt p://homepages.infoseek.com/~alangibson/html/Argphoto.htm. No pop- up windows. On some of my pages, they have added a very discreet advert at the end of the page. If I run out of the 10MB limit, I can just create another site. As far as I know, it has never been unavailable, and response times are good. Best of all, it's free. I've never used it for anything other than static HTML. I think they, in common with other free places, have a 'no commercial' rule.

For commercial use, the fee will depend on how much space you want, what services (email, CGI, perl, database...), and perhaps even on the content. I am currently investigating some options, and have noticed that some specify 'no adult material'.

-- Alan Gibson (Alan.Gibson@technologist.com), November 02, 1999.

I've recently set-up my website at the GO network. It's easy and free.< p> http://homepages.go.com/~asher3636/Urban-Photography.html

-- Asher Schachter (schachter@a1.tch.harvard.edu), November 26, 1999.

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