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Ultifree is a free website hosting service with unlimited disk space and unlimited bandwidth. It provides support for Wordpress and several E-Commerce solutions. The free plan is 100% free and all of client sites have no forced ads on them.
If you want to use your own domain name from third parties (Free or Premium), please set your domain nameservers to ours, then add your domain to your cpanel using Addon Domain. Our nameservers are:
Simply, create an account, choose the free website domain you need and start to create your website with full PHP and MySQL support. Upload your files via FTP or the online file manager. We promise that free hosting is and will always stay free.
If your website doesn’t use MySQL databases, moving your site is very easy. Simply upload all your files to the ‘htdocs’ folder on your hosting account. If you have a PHP based website, check if it has any configuration files where a domain name or file path needs to be set. Update these values as necessary. If your website is using MySQL databases, you need to move the database contents as well and update the configuration of your website to use the database. In order to do this follow these steps:
1. Backup the database on the old host. Either use your current provider's MySQL Back Up tool, or if that isn't available log into phpMyAdmin, select your database, and click on the 'Export' tab. Save the file as 'gzipped'.
2. Create a database on your Ultifree account. Go to your website's control panel, click on MySQL Databases, and create your new database there.
3. Enter phpMyAdmin on your Ultifree account, then click on the 'import' tab, find the backup files of your database and click go. Please be patient as if your database is large, it can take quite some time.
4. Now update your configuration files. On Wordpress find the wp-config.php file. Update the database host, username, and password values. These can be found in your control panel, whereas your password is the same one that you use for your control panel account.
You're free to upload as many files as you want, but please be aware that the largest size for an individual file is limited to 10Mb.
There are two ways. Firstly, you can download an FTP client, which you can find on the "Free FTP Software" from the "Files" section in your VistaPanel. Secondly, you can use our free "Online File Manager" also in your VistaPanel.
You can view the Wired tutorial on how to setup and use FTP to manage your files here.
Yes, we allow PHP, MySQL, and PHPMyAdmin.
Creating .htaccess rules allows you affect your website in powerful ways such as custom error pages, pretty URLs, and much more. There are many guides online on using the .htaccess file.
So how do I set my own .htaccess rules?
Your main domain is attached to the "htdocs/" folder. Addon domains and subdomains are attached to folders like "example.com/htdocs/". In these folders you can create your .htaccess file.
A .htaccess file begins with a dot and doesn't have a file extension, therefore Windows often has problems with such files as it hides them and other such things. To avoid this we recommend creating your .htaccess file through the File Manager in your control panel instead.
In the root folder of your account there is also a .htaccess file. Please do not edit, delete or do anything with this file. Generally, you shouldn't be able to anyway. You should be able to override all the rules in this file through your own .htaccess file in htdocs.
If you do manage to delete the main .htaccess file don't worry. Your website will continue working normally.
When you open your website for the first time you may see "?i=1" at the end of your URL. This extra URL parameter is there due to a browser validation tool used to make sure that your website is only accessed by regular web browsers. Unfortunately, for security reasons, this security system is mandatory on all free sites. It can be removed by purchasing a premium plan.
Cloudflare is a website acceleration and security service. Cloudflare caches and optimizes the content from your website, and when turned on, visitors will connect to one of Cloudflare's severs around the world instead of to your hosting account. As Cloudflare has many more servers all around the world, your website will load faster. Additionally, Cloudflare can block DDOS attacks or provide your website with a shared SSL certificate.
Got to the domains page on our website, then enter your dream domain in the search. Then at checkout use the following code: "ultifree1$".
It is not possible to simply delete your hosting account with Ultifree. However, you can make your account inactive as after approximately 60 days the account will be deactivated. A few days after which it will be deleted entirely.
Due to legal constrains, Ultifree Hosting cannot delete accounts earlier under any circumstances.
To make your account inactive, which is the first step to deleting your account you should:
1. Login to your control panel.
2. Go to the Addon Domains, Parked Domains, and Subdomains sections in your panel.
3. Delete all domains listed in these sections.
Approximately 60 days after your complete these steps your account will be deleted.
Please note that accounts that have been suspended are not deleted automatically and if your account was suspended for abuse, it cannot be deleted upon request.
Yes you can use socket functions (fsocketopen() etc..), however, access is limited to prevent abuse. For example, only a small set of default ports are open for sockets. Additional ports cannot be opened.
Each person may have a maximum of 3 accounts. If you create any more, your accounts will all be suspended.
Yes, you can put whatever you want on your website, as long as it isn't illegal, harmful to your visitors or us, and doesn't break our TOS. So yes, you can put ads on your site.
You might be wondering how is it that Ultifree Hosting is free. Are there some hidden costs?
Well, Ultifree Hosting is, in fact, 100% free without any hidden costs. Here's why:
Ultifree Hosting is powered by iFastNet. Over the last decade, iFastNet has been developing a unique cloud hosting solution. With it, they managed to host a lot more accounts per server than would have been possible with traditional hosting software, while still keeping websites as fast or even faster than other hosting providers. Thus, our server costs are low. Furthermore, we only provide community support through the forums and the FAQs. Therefore, we don't need to hire expensive support staff further keeping our costs low.
We have ads on our homepage, forum and in the control panel. Also iFastNet insall their own ads such as the upgrade offers in your control panel. We will never force ads onto your websites. Your website is your own and costs are low enough that any decent free hosting provider shouldn't need to put ads on your site.
Ultifree Hosting is great for hobby sites and experiments. However, high traffic or complex sites aren't suitable in order to make sure no account uses huge amounts of server power and hogs it all. These rules help to keep everything fair and provide quality free hosting to everyone.
Anything illegal, websites that contains copyrighted files (warez), adult content, spamming scripts, web proxies etc... For more information please read our TOS.
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