10 Websites To Host Your Side Project for Free

Anshu Shandilya
Sep 20, 2021 · 3 min read

A free tool comes with an ultimate power that can’t be defined without leveraging it.

Today we are going to discuss 10 of the tools that help you become a super productive creator.

Tools that help in hosting your side projects effortlessly 👇

  1. Vercel
    It is the best place to deploy any frontend app. Start by deploying with zero configuration to our global edge network. Along with amazing offerings like,
  • HTTPS-enabled Custom Domains
  • Continuous Deployment with Git
  • High-performance Edge Network
  • Unlimited Websites & APIs
  • Serverless Functions in Node.js, Go, and more

2. Netlify
An intuitive Git-based workflow and powerful serverless platform to build, deploy, and collaborate on web apps.

Offerings

  • Automated builds from Git
  • Deploy to global Edge network
  • Live site previews with a collaboration UI for team members
  • Instant rollbacks to any version
  • Deploy static assets & dynamic serverless functions

3. AWS
World’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally.

  • Most functionality
  • Largest community of customers and partners
  • Most secure
  • Fastest pace of innovation
  • Most proven operational expertise

4. GitHub Pages

This tool allows you to host your project directly from GitHub repository. Just edit, push, and your changes are live.

  • Blogging with Jekyll
  • Custom URLs

5. Heroku
A cloud platform that lets companies build, deliver, monitor and scale apps — we’re the fastest way to go from idea to URL, bypassing all those infrastructure headaches.

  • Code and data rollback
  • GitHub Integration
  • App metrics
  • Continuous delivery
  • Extensibility
  • Smart containers

6. Google Cloud
Build apps faster, make smarter business decisions, and connect people anywhere.

  • Smart analytics
  • Infrastructure modernization
  • Application modernization
  • Business application platform
  • Productivity & collaboration

7. Firebase
This tool helps you build and run successful apps effortlessly.

  • A/B Testing
  • Analytics
  • App Distribution
  • App Indexing

8. Awardspace

A free web hosting tool to help you turn your ideas into websites.

  • Host up to 4 Websites
  • CMS Installer
  • Web Based File Manager

9. Surge

One of the most preferred websites by Front-End Developers to host static websites.

  • Securing your custom domain with SSL
  • Forcing HTTP to redirect to HTTPS by default
  • Adding password protection to a project
  • Enabling Cross-Origin Resource Sharing
  • Adding custom redirects

10. Render
A unified cloud platform to build and run all your apps and websites with free SSL, a global CDN, private networks and auto deploys from Git.

  • Automatic continuous deploys from Git
  • Custom domains with fully managed SSL
  • Unlimited collaborators
  • 100 GB/month bandwidth included

Now, let’s go. It’s time to host all the projects you have piled up. What are you shipping next?

Which of these tools you have tried?

Happy reading, keep fueling ⚡