Free website development, of course, cannot fail to attract those who want to have their own Internet resource. As for people who are more or less experienced in site building, they do not resort to free website creation services, knowing well about the disadvantages of free hosting, standard templates and third-level domains.
Free sites are also needed, but they are good as a training tool, they can be used to publish a personal portfolio. It is important that creating free sites is very easy, and for this it is not necessary to be familiar with the basics of web programming. At first glance, everything is attractive and rosy, however, as mentioned above, there are serious disadvantages of free sites. Why doesn’t free website development attract experienced people?
- The provider publishes advertising information on each of the free sites. It is advertising on customer sites that enables these providers to make money. Advertising is a kind of payment to the owner of the site for free placement of his brainchild on the Web.
- Third-level domains, which distinguishes all free sites, immediately catches the eye, which significantly worsens the image of the project itself. In addition, few people can remember long third-level domain names. Of course, a poorly remembered domain cannot but adversely affect the development of the project.
- With great difficulty, search bots index free sites. They are put in the queue the very last, because their importance to the average user of the World Wide Web is considered very low. This fact cannot but interfere with the development of the Internet project.
- There is practically no chance to bring a free website to a high position in Yandex or Google. In the past few years, through a change in algorithms, such sites are positioned significantly lower than paid. Thus, you can forget about traffic from search engines, which could be the main one if paid hosting was chosen.
- Internet users, or rather the vast majority, do not trust sites with third-level domain names too much. It is unlikely that someone will ever entrust their money to the owners of such sites, which means that you can forget about any commercial component with a free site. Free website development is a good option for amateurs and schoolchildren, but if a more serious project is planned, then you should order a regular paid hosting.