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This article was published on March 4, 2011

How to host your website on Google for free

How to host your website on Google for free
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Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

It’s a little-known fact that you can use Google to host a website for free using the company’s service designed for web apps.

The trick is to use Google App Engine to take advantage of 1GB of bandwidth per day and 1 GB of free storage space. Getting set up is a little different to setting up with a standard hosting provider, but, inspired by the news this week that the official website for this year’s British Royal wedding is being hosted by Google, Digital Inspiration has put together a guide that walks you though it all.