My comments on
free web-hosting sites (comments apply to FREE services
and not to
the premium paid-features)
20fr.com - no FTP (20070127)
100best-free-web-space.com - no comment yet
100webspace.net - no comment yet
150m.com - FTP OK. Free tier does not allow zip files nor mp3 files.
They are affiliated with 0catch.com (20070215)
275mb.com - no longer taking new
members?? registration link failed (20070127)
angelfire.lycos.com - sister company of Tripod. FTP OK. user friendly.
(20070204); zip OK;
astahost.com - associate of XISTO?; users are obligated to participate
in the forum. no comment. I don't know if i will try them.
bravenet.com - pretty good site. FTP OK. 
zip files OK; java OK
byethost.com - not taking new members? couldn't apply; registration
cafe150.com - failed sign up;
| failed email activation (20070127)
- sign up succeeded, email activation OK; yes FTP; no zip
no mp3's; wav OK; no java; affiliated with Open Swarm(20070215)
- personal site deactivated (2008 or 2009?)
catalog.com - no comment yet
dhost.info - FTP OK. no comment yet.; application acceptance period is
fcpages.com - FTP OK.
 to close the pop-up ad windows
you have to click on the word "close window" and not the "x" in its
right hand corner.
 - i don't know if fortunecity purchased fcpages.
It seems fortunecity ads always popup.
 zip files OK; no java
[200611??] recently they have added an "elite media group"
install box that activates when you view the hosted page. if
don't click "install" the page won't be viewable. It feels
spyware/spamware. (i didn't click on it). i have
experienced some down time with this site. affiliated with 0catch.com
fortunecity.com - i was impressed with them even though it was
difficult to get support for basic queries. zip OK.
FTP OK. Recently they killed my site without
warning. I still don't know why. I wasn't spamming.
My files were legit. (2006?)
- wav files OK; no mp3's allowed; java OK (20070215)
freewebspace.com / 741.com - looks
freewebspace.net - no comment yet
freeyellow.com - it used to be free; user friendly for beginners.
fsphost.com - easy sign up;
FTP OK (20070127); site is cancelled if no activity (within a month?)
geocities.yahoo.com - pretty good site but you have to maintain it
frequently or they kill it.  - no FTP with free
gigahive.com - no ftp ; url ends with
homestead.com - good proprietary interface/software for webpage fans
with no html knowledge. It used to have a free level of
I don't know if FTP will work. I don't believe so.
hostfree4life.com (hf4l.com) - they lack info on features and how-to's
but they do
offer lots of support through their forum and email. zips are
allowed. FTP available. i have experienced
(2006). java not allowed; Otherwise known as hf4l.com, this service has
site. The reason is unknown; I tried to apply for a new
account but never
received an activation email. There is no contact information
posted. It's a shame because it did work pretty well. I guess
they WON'T "host free for life". (20070215)
hp-h.com - sounds good. FTP OK. zips OK. acceptance is
required. FTP does not allow transfer of directories.
Directories must be
manually put in. (20070215)
nexuswebs.net - no comment yet
orgfree.com - failed sign up
| failed email activation (20070127);
sign up worked; activation
process revamped; FTP OK (20070215); user friendly but
seem to allow java applets to work.
propercomfy.co.uk - no comment yet; acceptance is required.
topcities.com - proprietary webpg format;
trap17.net - sister site of trap17.com (Astahost; Xisto); FTP OK.
; zips are not allowed.  no mp3's, no
wav, no java; service cancelled without warning (200704dd)
tripod.com (lycos) - excellent free site; i can't complain. FTP OK.
web1000.com - no comment yet
websamba.com - failed sign up | failed email
activation (20070127); successful activation (200704dd)
downtime experienced once in a while (2008 and 2009)
xoom.com - fun site for beginners; may have been acquired by
NBCI.com; I think it is extinct.
zippyfreehost.com - failed sign up | frozen signup