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Title: page not found
Post by: zangief on June 02, 2006, 08:57:29 PM
my site: freepgs.com/tdchalo

All of a sudden my site is not showing up, I am getting the 404 page not found error. I didn't delete any files and I checked my account, all the files are still there. Any help?


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: Maven on June 02, 2006, 08:59:22 PM
that's the same thing happening to me at http://www.freepgs.com/maven/

is the server down?


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: E on June 02, 2006, 09:01:28 PM
Try xxx.freepgs.com instead of freepgs.com/xxx

I can't believe there was no warning of this!


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: Maven on June 02, 2006, 09:04:02 PM
that's not working either


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: ledbetter on June 02, 2006, 09:23:19 PM
For more information and concerns, see http://forum.freepgs.com/index.php?topic=1185.0

They are changing us over to subdomains, and I think it is going to cause us all a lot of work and money. My advertisers and affiliiate network accounts will most likely reject the new URL. Freepgs.com changed my url http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/ to http://ledbetter.freepgs.com

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My advertisers and affiliate accounts (to mention a few) expect exact URLs. This change to a subdomain means I have to change my URL(s) in all those advertising accounts or I will not get credit for clicks etc.

This change to subdomains looks like it will cost me a lot of work (and reduce my "hourly wage" to pennies due to the fact that I will have to spend hours fixing the situation).

I would prefer that my URL remain http://www.freepgs.com/ledbetter/


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: infinity on June 02, 2006, 11:34:40 PM
They could of at least given a warning that they were going to do this.

I had no problems with the freepgs url and in fact I liked it better, I had to go through all the crap of changing urls within the database, change urls elsewhere and notify friends.

I would prefer to have the url stay as it was rather than change to a sub domain.


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: Maven on June 03, 2006, 05:20:36 AM
is their anyone woeking on this problem? it's been approximatly 12 hours my sites been down... that's really not good


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: pixie on June 03, 2006, 06:56:14 AM
is their anyone woeking on this problem? it's been approximatly 12 hours my sites been down... that's really not good

I think you have to use the contact form and request a new subdomain.


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: pythonpoole on June 03, 2006, 07:14:27 AM
There is a simple solution... buy a domain.. I mean they're only $5 a year... and you really can't make a popular website without a domain.

Users who have a domain are not affected by the change. And overall its much better for you and your website and your visitors to have a simple domain name for your site.

As much as I agree with you that freepgs should have
1) Given warning
2) Allow both subdomains and the folder to work for the first couple of weeks atleast as a change-over period so you have time to update all your links etc.

I still think that regardless of your age, or financial status, $5 a year (or less than 42 cents a month, or just over 1 cent a day) is nothing to pay for such a necesity. Without a domain, your website appears unporfessional, visitors can't remember your address easily, visitors decide not to click a link because you are using a free subdomain service instead of a real domain. I hope you realize a couple of cents or less a day, is certainly worth it for such a valuable thing.

I myself just purchased another domain today.


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: styx on June 03, 2006, 07:19:52 AM
I have the same problem :(.

http://www.freepgs.com/styx/
http://styx.freepgs.com/

Both don't work :(.

I hope they fix it soon.


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: pixie on June 03, 2006, 07:33:29 AM
I have the same problem :(.

http://www.freepgs.com/styx/
http://styx.freepgs.com/

Both don't work :(.

I hope they fix it soon.

Be sure to use the contact form and no doubt it will take time for them to fix it up.

I do wish they would have emailed everyone.


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: styx on June 03, 2006, 08:14:30 AM
Be sure to use the contact form and no doubt it will take time for them to fix it up.

I do wish they would have emailed everyone.

Yeah, I send an email :).


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: KHEMPIRE on June 03, 2006, 09:11:01 AM
http://forum.freepgs.com/index.php?topic=1189.0


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: dest on June 03, 2006, 10:24:52 AM
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FreePgs URLs are no longer accessible
Please associate a domain to your account to access your files.
If you do not have a domain name, please use the Contact Form
and a subdomain name will be provided to you.
Be sure to login before sending the message.
Straight from the 404 page you all looked at. 


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: kewbonium on June 03, 2006, 02:27:35 PM
There is a simple solution... buy a domain.. I mean they're only $5 a year... and you really can't make a popular website without a domain. . . .

I myself just purchased another domain today.

I have a few domains, but I would not point any of them at my freepgs.com account.  So far, Freepgs.com has lost credibility and is proving itself less reliable and less ethical than many of the better FREE hosting providers.

Free Web Hosting Reviewed (http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/wordpress/)
http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/wordpress/

How did you get http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/wordpress/ to redirect to ledbetter.freepgs.com automatically?


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: ledbetter on June 03, 2006, 03:14:09 PM
How did you get http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/wordpress/ to redirect to ledbetter.freepgs.com automatically?

When I found out that the freepgs.com/.../ urls were no longer supported, I contacted the freepgs admin. They set up the new subdomain and the redirect.

However, I had to manually edit my MySQL database before I was able to login to my wordpress blog Free Web Hosting Reviewed.

When I asked the freepgs admin to give me back my original URL http://freepgs.com/ledbetter (and therefore http://freepgs.com/ledbetter/wordpress too), they replied:

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We cannot keep this URL active for you.
 
Thank you,
FreePgs.com Admin
 

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: Max Ledbetter
    To: FreePgs Admin
    Sent: Friday, June 02, 2006 9:36 PM
    Subject: Re: FreePgs.com Contact Request from ledbetter

    My advertisers and affiliate accounts (to mention a few) expect exact URLs. This change to a subdomain means I have to change my URL(s) in all those advertising accounts or I will not get credit for clicks etc.

    This change to subdomains looks like it will cost me a lot of work.

    I would prefer that my URL remain http://www.freepgs.com/ledbetter/

    Thanks

I think you will find that your new subdomains (your new urls) have a Google Pagerank of 0 (PR0). You can check your pageranks here: http://www.netgets.com/scripts/pagerank.html


Title: Re: page not found
Post by: sixthcrusifix on June 03, 2006, 10:43:57 PM
Cool my page rank is 3! Considering I'm just developing my site and it currently does absolutely nothing, that's cool! But.. what is a page rank for?


Also, what i sthe problem you're haviing I don't understand anymore.