Church Sites Part 2 Free Hosting

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Be sure to read the previous post about domain names.

One of the things that can get pretty confusing when it comes to church websites is “hosting.” Basically, hosting refers to a digital home for the guts of your website. This is where your files, images, sound files, etc., are stored. Think of the hosting service as your website’s house, and the domain as it’s mailing address.

When I first got into the web business, hosting was a major expense. There was no such thing as a cheap hosting provider, and there were no free hosting providers. There were services you could use that let you have a page on their website (I actually ran one of these), but not free hosting of your own site.
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