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how can i make my pc a website host? Answered

i just wondered. maybe i could host my own page instead of pay 2.00 for a website from godaddy.com



10 years ago

Go to no-ip.com and get a web address then download WAMP to host it from windows. For linux download LAMP


10 years ago

Noting what ZEROGX has said, if you want a domain name you'll have to pay for that, the internet connection will cost (someone), and the hardware. If it's small with low bandwidth you might be happy with a free service. If you want something bigger, you'd generally find paying good value for money as compared to DIY.
This one would appear to be a good-guide (from the link ZEROGX posted):
But I didn't see a mention of non-static IP - if your internet access isn't always-on and the IP address can change every time you reconnect , it's going to make things harder for you.