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  • how to make a free personal website?

    I was wonder how would I make a free personal we site , i noticed some of You have them , would xanga.com be any good???

  • #2
    if ya figure it out, make one for me too.

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    • #3
      depends on what ya wanna do? i would prefer myspace myself but i cant use mine anymore.

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      • #4
        I have done several on different servers... I think the best one that I have is on WWW.PSEND.COM you can get 20 megs for free, and for $10.00 a years keep all the advertising and popups off the page. go to Yahoo.com for their domain registration, and then have Yahoo redirect to your psend site... here is mine www.jimy0.com or http://jimyo.psend.com both will take you to the same webpage the www.Jimy0.com is yahoo redirecting to the same psend page. www.jimyo.com is redirecting to a set of pages within the http://jimyo.psend.com address that I pay 10.00 a year to keep the adds off. Bottom line .. 2 redirect addresses that are easy to remember which go to one psend server. Hope that helps, if not send me an email and I can talk you through the process. there are others. Perhaps you might google "free web pages" and go from there.
        Jim
        Last edited by JimYoung; 06-26-2007, 09:01 AM. Reason: corrected spelling

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        • #5
          heres a setup this is out of the question for u but. my dads an iseries tek for ibm and got a as400 (big storage server computer) for free from somebody and we have whats called static ip`s on our internet and bunch of other stuff so he can work on his as400 when out of town and he can set up sites and email acounts for free . its pretty cool hes setup email acounts and has a family website for mom to post family pics and stuff on she might make a blog i dont know.
          Last edited by weld_13; 06-25-2007, 03:06 PM. Reason: miller server took out an apropriate word dont know why?

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          • #6
            Originally posted by weld_13 View Post
            heres a setup this is out of the question for u but. my dads an iseries tek for ibm and got a as400 (big storage server computer) for free from somebody and we have whats called static ip`s on our internet and bunch of other stuff so he can work on his as400 when out of town and he can set up sites and email acounts for free . its pretty cool hes setup email acounts and has a family website for mom to post family pics and stuff on she might make a blog i dont know.
            If its static (fixed IP address) then you can still go to yahoo or any other registration service and register the name you want and have them redirect to your Dad's IP address. I suspect that he is aware of firewall requirements for servers that connect into the web... when you open that server to the web and start sending it traffic , "The bad guys will come" ... and, the http://www.xanga.com/ is taken so you will have to search the registry service for another one..
            Jim

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            • #7
              yeh i know all the firewalls we have are confusin . but he does have it setup right .

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              • #8
                some webhosting info

                Jim, he was not trying to purchase the name "xanga.com", but rather using them as his webhosting/internet blog service.

                Another up and coming webhosting service to look into is google pages. YEs, our favorite web search company is offering webhosting: pages.google.com

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by jasonsp6 View Post
                  Jim, he was not trying to purchase the name "xanga.com", but rather using them as his webhosting/internet blog service.

                  Another up and coming webhosting service to look into is google pages. YEs, our favorite web search company is offering webhosting: pages.google.com
                  Since his Dad has a server, and has built a family webpage on it, I don't understand why he does not add his on his Dad's server with a re-direct name only. In other words, buy a name for the registry and have it go to his Dads machine...
                  Like telling www.jimyo.com to go to his dads server (IP address) ..
                  anyway, not much more that I can provide.. I guess the only issue really is "how much bandwidth his Dad is willing to buy" .. then again that might not even be an issue
                  Jim

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by JimYoung View Post
                    Since his Dad has a server, and has built a family webpage on it, I don't understand why he does not add his on his Dad's server with a re-direct name only. In other words, buy a name for the registry and have it go to his Dads machine...
                    Like telling www.jimyo.com to go to his dads server (IP address) ..
                    anyway, not much more that I can provide.. I guess the only issue really is "how much bandwidth his Dad is willing to buy" .. then again that might not even be an issue
                    Jim
                    ya must be mixed up, ive got the server wireburner`s looking for blog sites. just figured i would clear the misunderstanding

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                    • #11
                      any one know a good how-to book or CD with the needed stuff to create one to post up ?? my brother inlaw said word 2000 was suposed to have the needed stuff, i just have not figured it out yet.

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                      • #12
                        Web Page Resources

                        For books, I prefer Web Design Garage, or the O'Reilly book on HTML or Web Design available at your local book store or at Amazon.com...see link below for the Garage book:
                        http://www.amazon.com/Web-Design-Gar...2871361&sr=1-1

                        Here are some other links I've found interesting:
                        http://www.openwebdesign.org/ (open source info for diy Web-page creators)
                        http://www.normankoren.com/webpages.html (not fancy, but gives some good instruction)
                        http://www.lissaexplains.com/ (HTML help for kids, but an easy tutorial for adults to learn as well!)

                        As for sites to host your page, I've been eyeing up Yahoo http://geocities.yahoo.com/gcp/ or Google interests me too.

                        I'm not fond of myspace as far as having your own "page". Its interface is so clunky, I can't believe it's the #1 networking Web site. I've seen people who have xanga sites as well...they just seem rather "canned", there's not a lot of latitude for choosing what you'd like design-wise. These sites are nice though if you're interested in networking within the community that's available to you by creating a page there.

                        My 2 cents!

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Admin;

                          As for sites to host your page, I've been eyeing up Yahoo [url
                          http://geocities.yahoo.com/gcp/[/url] or Google interests me too.

                          I'm not fond of myspace as far as having your own "page". Its interface is so clunky, I can't believe it's the #1 networking Web site. I've seen people who have xanga sites as well...they just seem rather "canned", there's not a lot of latitude for choosing what you'd like design-wise. These sites are nice though if you're interested in networking within the community that's available to you by creating a page there.

                          My 2 cents!
                          I have one on Geocities ( http://www.geocities.com/SouthBeach/Lagoon/1075/ ) and one on Tripod as well ... PSEND is better and less expensive to clear away the clutter ..
                          Jim

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by weld_13 View Post
                            ya must be mixed up, ive got the server wireburner`s looking for blog sites. just figured i would clear the misunderstanding
                            no I `am try to make my own free website but that ok ever one gets

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                            • #15
                              i thought this was a spam message at first. Although, after reading through the thread, my opinion hasn't really changed much. oops. bad sam ( slaps myself on the wrist ).

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