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Old 01-27-2005, 08:10 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If i were to purchase a server would i be able to have my webpage on the web for free? or would i still need to register a does this work?

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Old 01-27-2005, 09:10 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you do not need to buy a server to run a web page.

You do need web-server software, such as IIS or Apache. Running these on any PC will serve as a web server for you. You will, however, need to purchase a domain name. Otherwise your web page will only be an IP addy.


Web hosting is cheap. Up here in Canada we can get web space for 3.99 a month, and a domain name for 14.99 a year. I suggest buy it web space rather than running your own, its hella easier.

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