#1 Posted by SexyToad (2939 posts) -

Well my friend and I are looking into creating a Minecraft server. He wants a forum for the server, since he expects it's going to be big. Anyways I'm just looking for a free web hosting site or something along the lines of that, so I can create a forum. Any help is appreciated.

#2 Posted by Jrinswand (1745 posts) -

Go Daddy.

#3 Posted by TyCobb (2012 posts) -

@Jrinswand said:

Go Daddy.

Please don't. Not after the whole SOPA bullshit.

#4 Posted by JaredA (846 posts) -

@Jrinswand said:

Go Daddy.

Never use them.

#5 Posted by Turtlebird95 (3416 posts) -

I used to use Freewebs before I took a web design course. Not an amazing site by any means but you can add forums, though it is damn near impossible to get a community flowing.

#6 Posted by l4wd0g (2280 posts) -
#7 Posted by l4wd0g (2280 posts) -

or you could go down the WordPress route and then buy the URL through them.

#8 Posted by JasonR86 (10066 posts) -
#9 Posted by ShaggE (7444 posts) -

@Jrinswand said:

Go Daddy.

*blows raspberry*

#10 Posted by Jrinswand (1745 posts) -

For the record, I don't even know what Go Daddy is. I just know the Giant Bomb crew can't ever seem to stop talking about them.

#11 Posted by Animasta (14834 posts) -

uh... invision free?

#12 Posted by DarthOrange (4138 posts) -

Really? No one else has posted it yet?

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Seriously though, bad ads aside I've heard Go Daddy isn't that bad.

#13 Posted by Demoskinos (16906 posts) -


#14 Edited by TRega123 (33 posts) -

Depends on how serious you are. If you are trying to make a serious website, I would recommend any of the below options--

ASP.NET- This is my personal favorite. The only downside is it is from Microsoft, so it requires a Windows server to host it.

Django - Giant Bomb was built on this web framework, so you are familiar with what it is capable of. It does sadden me that they are moving away from Django, as I believe it is the web framework with the brightest future.

Ruby on Rails - Even though I don't care much for it, you cannot argue with popularity. Twitter is one of the largest websites on this framework.

#15 Posted by Aetheldod (3914 posts) -

geocities ... wait what? No longer around ... man I must be old now :(

#16 Posted by C0V3RT (1406 posts) -

Hop on that hot Geocities train, seats are filling up fast!

#17 Posted by Hugh_Jazz (427 posts) -

I'm gonna be the first to rep Lycos, yo.