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  1. saleheensblog profile image60
    saleheensblogposted 6 years ago

    Well, I have decided to build my own website. tongue
    But..........

    ~I have no credit card, no paypal or anything like that and I am from Bangladesh
    ~So, I need free domain and hosting and I have no idea about what these things are. mad
    ~I am interested in wordpress; it's a content management software, right?

    Now what to do? Is there a dependable source where I can go for free domain and hosting?

    Will it be better for me to concentrate on blogger rather than website?

    My HTML skill is near to ground. I only know the very basic steps of forming a webpage.

    I am a quick learner and I will learn everything you advice me. Just tell, please. smile

    1. darkside profile image79
      darksideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I use and recommend this site.

      1. saleheensblog profile image60
        saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        lol thanks, I too prefer it. But people tell someday............you know if they sell it?

        1. darkside profile image79
          darksideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          If that ever happened you'll still own all your own content.

          1. saleheensblog profile image60
            saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            oh, why I did I forget it! Thanks for reminding me.

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            TopUniverseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Right we still own the content. but
            What if the buyer of the site not to share revenue with the old hubber?

            1. saleheensblog profile image60
              saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              we will go elsewhere with our contents.

      2. GeneralHowitzer profile image64
        GeneralHowitzerposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        Very funny darkside lelz...

    2. darkside profile image79
      darksideposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      I've got a few of my own sites. Built on different platforms. I also use HubPages and other sites.

      When I have a new idea I think about who the audience is, and how much time and effort I have to devote. And a lot of times I come back to hubpages. It has everything I need. If I have a niche I want to explore, I'll create a new hub profile.

      What is it that you want to do with a blog? Will an audience find you, or will you be hard pressed to find them?

      Before you decide to build your own website you must first decide what that website is going to be about.

      What is it that you're going to write about?

      1. saleheensblog profile image60
        saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        hmmm, I have thought of some niches. Well I would better create more hub.

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      monaieposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Go here Saleheen www.amayzon.ce.ms and you will find the info on free hosting and free domain that you need. I also have some other suggestions if you want to email me, I will get them to you..Have a Happy 2011.

  2. Wayne Orvisburg profile image79
    Wayne Orvisburgposted 6 years ago

    Can you purchase a Visa prepaid gift card? Not sure if they are available over there, but it would allow you to change your cash on hand into plastic.

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Not sure, how much it will cost me? Will I be able to buy a market samurai too?

      1. Wayne Orvisburg profile image79
        Wayne Orvisburgposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I believe you can put however much money you want in order to charge it. Have no idea about the market samurai. As a matter of fact, I have no idea what that is?

      2. WryLilt profile image86
        WryLiltposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        A visa gift card will work just like a credit card, but you need to load it with a set amount of money. For instance if you put $50 on it, you can spend $50. Or if you load $80 onto it, you can spend $80.

        1. saleheensblog profile image60
          saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          cool

          I will certainly try one. I can buy some education and MS wwith it at least

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          TopUniverseposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Do you have any idea about how to purchase visa gift card? and Is it available in all country?

          1. skyfire profile image71
            skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            If i'm not wrong then Visa gift card is available in many countries where Visa is officially supported on bank debit cards.

            Instead of visa cards you can connect your debit card to alertpay or liberty reserve and then sign up for domains from registrars that accept money from google checkout, liberty reserve and alertpay. One such popular domain registrar is gossimer.

  3. Bill Manning profile image71
    Bill Manningposted 6 years ago

    I do not recommend a free host website. If you can't buy your own hosting and domain name you might as well just keep making hubs.

    In fact you will always make more on hubpages than any free site as Hubpages basically IS a free site.

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      yah, thank you

  4. Richieb799 profile image65
    Richieb799posted 6 years ago

    I make some of my websites using Adobe Dreamweaver, then I upload the index folder onto my sever Purplecloud. Purplecloud costs me around £40 a year for domain name (.com) and hosting. It is good because its a one off payment!

  5. thisisoli profile image63
    thisisoliposted 6 years ago

    Your best bet is probably a prepaid visa card. If that won't work either then you can explore other free sites similar to Hubpages like (Shameless plug) This is Freelance, or set up a blog on blogger.

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      thank you, i will stick on HP and look for a prepaid credit card or gift card or whatever I can get for International shopping.

  6. Ign Andy profile image61
    Ign Andyposted 6 years ago

    saleheensblog,

    One of the best choice for free webhosting is blogger: as long as you never violate Adsense TOS. You'll be able monetized using Amazon affiliate as well, but then it's still no difference than Hubpages.

  7. SiddSingh profile image61
    SiddSinghposted 6 years ago

    @ saleheen,

    I have purchased a few domain names from an India based reseller, which accepts payments thru netbanking - you just need to have a netbanking enabled account - you don't need a CC.

    Most of the registrars also accept PayPal - so that is an option too.

    You cannot get free domains anywhere, except as a part of a hosting package. The cheapest .com domain that I have ever purchased cost me less than USD 3. Otherwise, .co.in and .in domains cost less than USD 2, at least for the first year.

    For hosting too, there are a lot of resellers that accept netbanking.

    But you can get free hosting - on blogger.com.

  8. Tammy L profile image84
    Tammy Lposted 6 years ago

    www.yola.com is hosting mine for free.  I'm not sure if it will work in Bangladesh but it might be worth checking out.  I know they will work in USA, Canada, UK and European Union.

  9. Tammy L profile image84
    Tammy Lposted 6 years ago

    Shifa, try this link.  I searched for web hosting in Bangladesh and found it.

    http://www.webhosting.com.bd/free-dotbd … ladesh.php

    Those are the only ones I've found so far. smile

  10. guy1973 profile image59
    guy1973posted 6 years ago

    you can try using word press its free

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      wordpress is free when used as blogging platform. Worpress.org and Wordpress.com have some difference.

      1. SiddSingh profile image61
        SiddSinghposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        It is free in both the cases!

        1. saleheensblog profile image60
          saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          but we need hosting for .org, right?

          And thanks for the suggestions above, i will see what I can get.

          1. SiddSingh profile image61
            SiddSinghposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Yes, we do! Wordpress is free though - you pay for the hosting, and the domain name.

            1. saleheensblog profile image60
              saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              I actually wanted to mean that. wink

      2. thisisoli profile image63
        thisisoliposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        I would use blogger over wordpress.com (blogger is more advertisement friendly). It would be more ideal to buy your own website though!

      3. skyfire profile image71
        skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

        No affiliate links are allowed on wordpress.com blogs. You can't add other ad banners on blogs as well.

        Wordpress.org is hosted solution on your hosting, you're free to do anything with it.

        By the way, If you choose blogger.com blogs first then you'll have some issues with permalinks later on while moving blogs. But as far as content is concerned it's very easy to import from blogger to wordpress using plugin.

        1. travelespresso profile image83
          travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

          Issues if you want to remove your blogger.com to another site - Skyfire?  What type of issues are you referring to.

          The reason I ask is that I recently switched a blogger to a .com and its still hosted on blogger.

          1. skyfire profile image71
            skyfireposted 6 years ago in reply to this

            Issues are related with permalinks and Images.

            For example, with blogger if you set URL structure like this -

            yourdomain.com/12/2010/good-bye-2010/

            and want to change in wordpress to something like -

            yourdomain.com/category/good-bye-2010/

            Then migrating to new URL structure will result in loss of traffic and SE indexing. It'll take time for Google and other search engines to crawl your new structure.

            Images are also tricky one to settle. You can't keep images on blogger when you move to new host and once old posts are wiped out, blogger keeps eye on incoming images traffic. So you have to manually update every post in wordpress for images when you do the migration.

            There are some plugins which also let you import images to wordpress upload directory but so far i didn't find any working blogger importer to solve this issue.

            1. travelespresso profile image83
              travelespressoposted 6 years ago in reply to this

              Thank you so much for this information and your explanation Skyfire.  I understand part of what you are saying.

  11. guy1973 profile image59
    guy1973posted 6 years ago

    you can try using word press its free

  12. saleheensblog profile image60
    saleheensblogposted 6 years ago

    Thank you Tammy L, for taking the labor for me smile

  13. simeonvisser profile image88
    simeonvisserposted 6 years ago

    Yes, at WordPress.org you can download the software but you need your own domain and hosting to use it on the internet.

  14. brentwilliams2 profile image75
    brentwilliams2posted 6 years ago

    Don't know about the free issue, but as for the content management system, there are a few other alternatives you might want to try out, as well.  If you just want a blog and maybe some extended functionality Wordpress is great.  If you are looking for more of a community feel, then I would recommend Joomla or Drupal, although there are other options out there as well.  Joomla has an incredibly large community of developers, so there are a lot of extensions to work with. 

    I just wrote a hub about creating a community with Joomla, if you are interested.  (Just click on my profile to find it...)  I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have!

  15. Pearldiver profile image87
    Pearldiverposted 6 years ago

    Saleheen... Sell me via email on what you are trying to achieve.
    I have hosting facilities, plenty of B/W, a stack of excellent domain names and all the C-Panel and Building tutorials you need to build another HP if you wanted to.
    Drop me a line and convince me why and how you need to do this - Professionally. I'm even happy to work with you... but show me why I should and 2011 may well be a very good year!

    1. saleheensblog profile image60
      saleheensblogposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      2011 is the 2nd prime number year of 21th century. 2 stands for 2 person that are you and me. As a prime number it's unique on it's and worth celebrating with a big bang!!

      If I split the number 2011 here 2 is symbolizing you and me, 0 means no chance of failure, 1 means we will come up top and the last 1 mean uniformity between you and me.

      I am from a low lying reverie country that is a potential source of pearl. I am one of the brightest latent pearl of the country and only a pearl-diver can discover it.

      So, I am the right person for you in year 2011. smiletongue big_smile lol

  16. GeneralHowitzer profile image64
    GeneralHowitzerposted 6 years ago

    Yola, weebly, blogger, wordpress can give you "subdomains" right away and it is free, ... We have some websites and webhosting too maybe I can help you make your adsense account...

    But I think you need to give us something in return it is not a joke to make an adsense account for you hehehe..., in other words barter trade... email me if you are interested.

 
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