ProFreeHost - Free Hosting Review | Speed And Performance Analysis

ProFreeHost – Free Hosting Review | Speed And Performance Analysis

Folks asking the best free web hosting providers! Here’s the one in the town, ProFreeHost. Forget 000webhost huh!

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Have you ever looked for free hosting providers? You may have looked for 000webhost, but here’s the new player in the league namely, ProFreeHost free hosting. In this article, we’ll look at how it performs in real world websites. Is it worth the time?

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Introduction

Free Web hosting is not a new concept, it is there since inception. Not only ProFreeHost, many known web hosting companies have been providing this service since very long time. For example, Hostinger was one of the oldest web hosting company which provided hosting services without asking you to spend any penny. But as of now, Hostinger has shelved this service. It is now a paid service. Now, there are many players other than Hostinger. ProFreeHost and 000webhost to name a few.

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ProFreeHost vs Paid Hosting

There are many paid website hosting services (for example, Nexcess, Liquid Web, Bluehost, Namecheap, Hostgator etc.) out there other than free website hosting services. But why do people even pay for something which they can get for free? This question might have popped in your mind.

To be straightforward, Paid web hosting services like Nexcess and Liquid Web provide high quality support and a top notch performance. But, if you want to experiment a little try different things then you can go with ProFreeHost. As, you are not paying for the hosting, you’re saving money.

Advantages of Free Website Hosting

  • Firstly, You’re saving more pennies by using ProFreeHost.
  • Secondly, Testing without hurry and limitations.
  • And, Unlimited Diskspace
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • MySQL Databases – Most of the websites and apps run on them.
  • Easy Control Panel
  • Website Builder
  • No Hidden Costs
  • Free Subdomains
  • 99.9% Uptime
  • Lastly, No Forced Ads

Disadvantages of ProFreeHost

As, we have looked the advantages of using free web host. Now, we’re gonna look at its major disadvantages.

  • Firstly, Lesser Security
  • Secondly, No Backups
  • And, no autoscaling.
  • Lesser Performance as compared to paid ones.
  • No guarantee on uptime.

Alternatives of ProFreeHost – Free Hosting

There are many alternatives to ProFreeHost. So, it’s not only the player in the town! We’ve listed the some of the best ones below.

000WebHosting

000WebHost is similar to ProFreeHost, you get everything from website builders to cpanel. 000webhost also doesn’t like to show ads on your beautiful website. It is owned by Hostinger. You don’t get support in the free plan. And, You can’t create subdomains too.

Requires Debit/Credit card to signup? NO

AWS (Amazon Web Services) Free Tier

One of the best ways to get started for free but will require technical skills. As, AWS has documented it very nicely. But, for a beginner, it is going to be a tough journey.

Requires Debit/Credit card to signup? YES

Oracle Cloud Services

Undoubtedly, Oracle is the best alternative to ProFreeHost. It offers Two AMD Compute VMs for free along with two Oracle Autonomous Databases with powerful tools like Oracle Application Express (APEX) and Oracle SQL Developer. But, setting up a website with Oracle Cloud is going to be on the harder side.

Requires Debit/Credit card to signup? YES

Conclusion

To conclude, ProFreeHost offers everything from bandwidth to storage and easy setup for free. But, if you’re someone who knows basics of Linux interfaces and have previously dealt with SSH then you should go for Cloud Providers like aws, gcp and oracle etc. And, if you need something in between, then, go for Bluehost, Nexcess, Liquid Web etc.

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Yuvraj Singh
https://hexane.co.in/
Yuvraj Singh is the founder of Hexane Technologies. He started Hexane Technologies (formerly Gohibo Technologies) in 2017, when he was in 9th standard.

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