Get Free Unlimited Web Space

by Joe

Freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com is an online place where you can get free unlimited web disk space for your genealogy website. This service is brought to you by Ancestry.com, a leader in the family history market. In the past 20 years, ancestry.com helped millions people around the world to discover their family histories. This free web hosting service is only available on request basis and only for people to host genealogy related web pages.

Key features:
Web disk space: unlimited
Forced ads: yes
FTP: yes
Your ads: not allowed
Type of website: personal

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At this website, you have to send an online request in order to get your free account. When requesting your web space account, you have to choose the type of account you need. In total there are 4 types of account available. For personal webspace, just select Freepages accounts.

There are many restrictions for using the free webspace offered at this web site. For instance, one user can only get one account. When using their free webspace to host your webpage, they will show ancestry’s banner ads on your site. On each web page, they will show two banner ads. One is on the header and the other is on the footer. You are not allowed to add your own ads or affiliate links on your site free hosted at freepages.rooteweb.ancestry.com. You are not allowed to use the free web space to host files. The detailed information can be found in the RootsWeb agreement for Freepages web space accounts. Make sure that you have read and agree to the agreement before moving on to request your account. You need to fill out the request form with your name, email address, your account name and a specific plan for using the account. Be careful to pick your account name because it will be used in your web-page’s URL. It will usually take several days for them to process your request. When the online request form doesn’t work, you can also send in your request by email.

rootsweb.ancestry.comYou need to know HTML language to code a website when using this free service since they don’t provide any website builders. To make your life easier, you can use WYSIWYG HTML editors. To upload your webpage onto the server, you can use FTP. If you are a PC user, you can use CuteFTP, for example. If you don’t want to use FTP to upload your webpages, you can try to use the RootsWeb Online Editor to get your site published on the web.

If you have questions about their services, you can contact them by using the online contact form or write them an email. Often, the answers to your questions can be found in the help and FAQ section. So, it is worthwhile to run a quick search on their site before contacting them.

The bottom line is that if you are interested in family histories and want to build a genealogy website, you may consider getting unlimited web space at the Ancestry’s Rootsweb Freepages site, and host your website for free. Another advantage of using this service is that your site will be automatically included in the Freepages genealogy directory, which may get you more visitors to your site.

Related link:
Request your Freepages account
http://freepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/

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