[chbot] question about web hosting

Geoff sdfgeoff at gmail.com
Wed Mar 13 07:56:10 GMT 2019

So I suggested gitlab pages (that's the one I used), but I've been unable
to find the limitations associated with it (other than the static content).
The information on github pages hosting is described in this document:

I see one entries that may restrict if you can use it for a small business
site: "GitHub Pages is not intended for or allowed to be used as a free web
hosting service to run your online business, e-commerce site, or any other
website that is primarily directed at either facilitating commercial
transactions". I'm not sure if this restricts advertising your
business/creating a home page, or only "online shopping cart" type of


On Tue, Mar 12, 2019 at 9:59 PM Volker Kuhlmann <list57 at top.geek.nz> wrote:

> On Tue 05 Mar 2019 20:38:28 NZDT +1300, Geoff wrote:
> > If you only need to host static pages, I can suggest github or gitlab
> > pages: just stick your files in version control and away you go. Defaults
> > to with url username.gitlab.io, but if you have your own domain it's
> easy
> > to configure. With gitlab you also get access to their CI system, so you
> > can compile your pages from (eg) markdown etc.
> > This is what I'm doing for all my sites, because they're all static
> content.
> Good thinking. Does that cost money? Would it be suitable for small
> business sites, or does that violate terms? Someone asked me yesterday
> whether I could make a site for them. My own are all text editor so
> far...
> Thanks,
> Volker
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