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  • Free and easy websites with

    Nov 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use for beginners
    Cons: Slow

    Summary: This review is done as part of a write-off called Epinion’s Helping Hands. I would like to say a special thank you bgoodday for organizing this and promoting a spirit of giving here at epinions. Free and easy ... read more

  • Homestead is just NOT Customer Service Friendly

    Jun 24, 2009 by
    Not yet rated.
    Pros: They were affordable---so are most others which I wish I could afford to move to!
    Cons: is NOT Customer Service Friendly! Three weeks and still waiting for fixes!

    Summary: Everything started out ok until I started to occassionally add and request design services--then LOOK OUT! Homestead's hosting service neglects a customer service comittment. Let me say that again: is NOT Customer Service ... read more

  • brad's Experience

    Sep 30, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: No need for coding. Build websites with graphical interface.
    Cons: Primitive software. Homestead has not kept up with current Web trends.

    Summary: Hello. I've been a customer of Homestead's since 1999. I've been a paying customer since 2001. Homestead has always been attractive to me, because I don't need to do any coding to build a website. Homestead has proprietary software that allows me ... read more

  • Homepages made easy!

    Oct 13, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free for personal use websites, well maintained, easy to use
    Cons: Maintenance will take the website down briefly

    Summary: Over the past 3 years I have been using to create my families auction companies website. In those years, I have seen dramatic progress taken by the makers of the website to make it the best possible! The webmasters have taken the site fr ... read more

  • Don't Not Use Homestead

    Aug 27, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: None Really!
    Cons: Stole $70 from me. No Perl, PHP, or FTP support!

    Summary: Just the other day I got a bill from them saying I owed $70 bucks, when 6 months ago I canceled my service with them, so I called them up and they made an excuse to not talk to me, there computers were out they said, but they just looked up my name on ... read more

  • bad customer support - then help in the end - but new problems

    Oct 24, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: No HTML, easy for beginners; they helped in the end
    Cons: bad customer support, they don't help me with download problems at first; new problems

    Summary: Hello visitors, I am a member of the homestead community, I live in Berlin, Germany (and please excuse my bad school English) and made my first own designed website at homestead at the time, it was free. But as you know, its no longer free and I ... read more

  • Make Homestead your HOME

    Oct 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: easy to use, you do not NEED to use html
    Cons: now you have to pay

    Summary: is a excellent web site to use when you are creating a web site for anything. I have used Homestead for making multiple different websites, sites used for all different things. Such as a graphics page, a site for my soccer team, a games ... read more

  • Now

    Oct 3, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Site is easy to navigate through.
    Cons: No e-mail listed to contact homestead for support

    Summary: When I first signed up with Homestead I was very pleased with the free web hosting that they had to offer. I was using the site to promote my online business to the public of the internet. But not long after Homestead begin charging to have a site with ... read more

  • Get out of my house Bubba!

    Aug 4, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free personal or business homepage uses, free e-mail address, many more advanced options..
    Cons: Can be slow during peek hours of high traffic.

    Summary: We cannot be quite that picky when it comes to planting our claims on web page space on the Internet. This also includes what we are getting is free, with regular design options to more advanced. Homestead offers us all free use of our ... read more

  • The Fat Lady Has Sung: Homestead Now Mostly Fee-Based

    Jul 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Has a decent, easy to use site builder
    Cons: Questionable business ethic

    Summary: UPDATE ALERT: This review has been updated with new information regarding Homestead. Please read. It is very important! -------------------------------------------------- Note: This review is a replacement of a previous ... read more

  • The Past, The Present, The Future

    Jul 8, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use.
    Cons: Slow and takes too much space.

    Summary: It had been a while since I wrote my last review. As Epinion was recreating their website early this year, I started something new that took a great deal of my time. What did I do? I created a website with Homestead. No kidding, it was an 60-page ... read more

  • Extremely dissapointed with their new direction

    Jun 27, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Easy to use, and has a good site builder.
    Cons: It's not free anymore, hence the dissapointment.

    Summary: When I signed up with Homestead back in 1999, I was excited to finally have a site to call my own and do whatever I wanted on it, which was to create a videogame review site. The tools were easy to use (like an idiot's version of Dreamweaver, ... read more

  • About homestead update

    Jun 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: About Homestead
    Cons: I Think homestead mabe change!!!

    Summary: homestead email to me and say homestead free web page will be shut down and homestead with 8 meb will be open that mean its we have a account in homestead its will be canceled and we have to create another account in homestead for 8 mb ad 2page maximum ... read more

  • Homestead. Free Hosting. Free Email. Free Coffee Breaks Between Page Loads!

    Jun 22, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free web site hosting with free email account. Very friendly support staff.
    Cons: Unreliability of the site. Slow loading pages. Some ambiguous content.

    Summary: So you've decided that you want to become a web page designer and publish your own personal page of wondrous content on the world wide web, but you have no idea how to do it, and you hope that it's not going to be too difficult because you are not too ... read more

  • -- My Summer Project... W/O

    Jun 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free. Free. Free. Free. Free. Free. And easy to use.
    Cons: The site slows down considerable during peak hours.

    Summary: About the time the dark patches start rudely interrupting the mesmerizingly white landscape of winter, I finally begin to allow myself to think again about summer.... My pulse quickens a little at all the prospects: volleyball, basketball, hiking, ... read more

  • Homesteaders have lost it all!

    Jun 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Usable, no HTML knowledge needed, offline version of builder available, and fun!
    Cons: 6 page limit, less storage, banner ads, slow, unstable,and no income for you!

    Summary: Homesteaders have lost it all! As has been the story for generations homesteaders have once again been pushed aside by technology. But this time the land is in Cyber space, and the enemy is the cost of having ones own space online. Over ... read more

  • Good Company for Investors. For Consumers? Humm... : HomeStead.Com

    Jun 19, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: site planning assistance, free domain name registration with matching email accounts
    Cons: No interactive communication tools are included. Assistants look non-professional.

    Summary: If you are still investing dot-com companies under this extremely bad dot-com's environment, should be on the checklist. But if you are looking for free web hosting companies for your personal web page, will not be the best ... read more

  • Homestead - Not any more

    Jun 18, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Free, lots of site builder gadgets and tools.
    Cons: Slow, FTP turned off

    Summary: I originally started my web experience with a site hosted on Homestead. I built a site for my son's travel soccer team that eventually spanned 4 years of play. I was one of the original users that helped homestead detect early " bugs " in their system. ... read more

  • Are we being evicted from our HOMESTEAD??

    Jun 13, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: WAS the best, I made several pages there..
    Cons: No longer offering what they have given for charging per month!

    Summary: I just received a "Dear John" letter of sorts from a company I have had much praise for and have recommended to many friends. Homestead is a place I have spent many hours, just having fun, and creating websites for my friends, relatives, and others. ... read more

  • Homestead Professional

    Jun 11, 2001 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nothing when compared to all other hosting company's.
    Cons: At $29.95/month it is expensive. Pages load slow to very slow. Limited features.

    Summary: I was very disappointed in their entire package. They charge $29.95 a month and they only give you 2 email accounts, no CGI bin, little disk space and bandwidth etc.. this is a bare bones service charging full price and they charge EXTRA for everything, ... read more

  • The highest rating I'll probably ever give to something I don't really like.

    May 21, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A free home for your website. Some fairly powerful tools.
    Cons: Painfully slow at times. Unstable.

    Summary: The reason I'm giving such a high rating is because it would appear to be the best free home for any website. You don't even have to have annoying banner ads pasted all over your web pages. However, as someone who designs web pages using ... read more

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