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What is the difference in quality of free web hosting and paid web hosting?

Mar 2, 2012 by Alin
What is the difference in quality of free web hosting and paid web hosting?

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Mar 2, 2012 by Jhon
The only difference is the hosting features included. These features include additional disk storage, data transfer, more scripting support, more email accounts, etc.
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Mar 2, 2012 by Jacob
Free web hosting is highly unreliable. There are a few reliable service providers out there but trying  to identify a reliable web host can be a daunting task especially with so many service providers and options available nowadays.
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Mar 2, 2012 by Ali
Free web hosting saves you money but it has no domain names, limited software options and limited space. However if you just want to experiment and you’re not using it for business then it’s OK.
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Mar 3, 2012 by tareq101
If you have a business website and can't afford your site going down for long, then you should go for the paid hosting. Also free web hosting addresses are too long and contain the name of the free hosting site.
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Mar 9, 2012 by Yuriy
1. Usually free hoster has a stipulation to put his ads on your website.
2. Free hosting has limited functionality and storage capacity
3. Free hosting might have also limited bandwidth

All the points above can be avoided by purchasing dedicated hosting.
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Jul 1, 2013 by dualmind
   There are several difference in using a free hosting and paid hosting.And the main difference are listed below.
Free hosting:
1)Free hosting service wont be free for life time.
2)They wont provides you with your own domain name
3)poor customer service and support.
4)Server up time may be low .
Paid hosting:
1)You will get your own domain name.
2)The customer service and support would be great .
3)They would be providing good server up time.
   This is the main difference in free and paid hosting service.If you are in search for a hosting service,then I would suggest you to visit http://www.tucktail.com/hosting/web-hosting_4.aspx?ci=1783&prog_id=447401 . As they are having the hosting service at low cost with 24/7 customer service and support with 99.9% server uptime.
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Jul 24, 2013 by MichaelHayes
As we all know in order to make our website visible to the world, it has to be hosted on a web server. In free web hosting the difference is it is free and allows a user to have his site hosted free of charge. There are no fees when uploading files to the server.
On the other hand, paid web hosting services charge a small fee for website owners host their websites. Payment to web hosting services is prescribed based on monthly intervals.
Another difference is speed; free web hosting services usually restrict the amount of bandwidth to a site.
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