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Good

“Tripod is free”

published 06/08/2000

Free

Banner ads on pages

http://www.tripod.co.uk/index.html I have put three sites up on Tripod and have found them OK. Apart for the banner ads that pop-up on each page, that is unless your register and pay for a domain name. I haven't used the Homepage Builder as it is very basic and does not allow you to create a very...

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Satisfactory

“you cannot remove banners”

published 05/08/2000

free 50 megabytes of space, easy to use, easy uplo...

mandatory banners either as window or flashing

jamphil claims to be able to remove tripoid banners from his site. Not so. They are there and very annoying too. I went to trouble of registering for the 50Meg webspace but do not want banners so will not use the site. I know that advertising is a great source of revenue but one wants to maintain...

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Good

Lots of extras

Very hard to use extras

Tripod used to be one of the leaders along with geocities in free webpages and e-mail accounts to go along with them, however, through a series of stupid mergers the company is trying to be too much like it's counterpart, Lycos, which is defective in itself. I have nothing personally against...

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Super

“Good”

published 29/07/2000

User friendly & simple

Annoying pop-up banner ad

Tripod are very flexible. They support FrontPage Extensions, so you can allow things like hit counters and search boxes on your page. They have a step-by-step page editor fore complete beginners. You can also use an FTP client to upload your site. Unlike most service providers, they don't put...

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Good

“I think Ive outgrown Tripod”

published 22/02/2001

FREE and easy to use with expansive space on offer

The "Unbearable Pop-ups"

Tripod is the easiest web hosting site to use, the largest and one of the fastest (Considering these services are classsed as "read slow"). But its pop-up windows containing advertisements are making me look for another web hosting company. I signed up to the site about one month ago, and as a...

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Super

“Bit slow but free”

published 20/09/2000

free

bit slow at times

I was lloking for a way of setting up my own web page and Tripod seemed a cheap (Free in fact) way of doing this. I have checked out a number of different options but none are that impressive. Tripod offer free web space and a number of tools to help you build your web site. You can access the...

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Super

“Free, Easy and Professional”

published 16/09/2000

Free, very easy to use, "pods" of like minded site...

pop-up window

Having used Tripod.com for my first website because of the large amount of webspace available and the ease with which their software enabled me to create pages, I leapt at the chance to have a UK site when the UK branch opened. You get 100mb to use on your site and I defy anyone to use that much...

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Super

Free web hosting, free scripts and site building t...

The ads plaster your web page, they're everywhere!

Tripod was once a independent web hosting site but was recently taken over by Lycos. When I first started out designing web pages and needed web space, tripod was one of the sites I used for web space. Free web space is always good. It is a great way to get your web site online with the minimal...

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Excellent

FREE, 10MB, easy to navigate and use, lots of tool...

The banner pop-up, if oyu do not incorporate the a...

I've been with Tripod (albeit the American site) since 1997, (Tripod UK since 1998) and I think it's the best webhosting place you could ask for. For starters, it's FREE and they give you 10MB, but that's not all. It doesn't matter if you are a novice at the whole web-page game or an absolute...

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Super

“Good for begginers”

published 15/07/2000

Easy to use, lots of templates and wizards,

banner and pop ups on all web pages, less features...

I used tripod to make my first web site and I was impressed with the results. The only problem is that the display a banner and a pop-up on every page which is annoying. They give you 50megs of space and have a wide range of wizards guiding you through the steps of making a web site. They have a...

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Super

“Three Legs”

published 20/06/2001

50MB web space

Must display Tripod banner on page

When I first became interested in web page design I turned to Tripod after clicking thier banner on the top of a search engine page. I was suprised to see that the service was free, and the only commitment was for the user to display the Tripod banner at the top of thier web page. Firstly I...

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Excellent

Free web site hosting, lots of info

you have to display their banner ads

I have built a web page recently and was looking for a place to host it. I have 10mb on my ISP but that would I felt be too small. So I looked at Tripod. They offered me 50mb free. They also have lots of helpful info on building and publicising your site which has been very helpful. They have...

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Good

“www.nemesismagic.co.uk”

published 20/03/2001

free web hosting

adverising banners

More and more of us are building and publishing to the web sites for private or for business use. Perhaps my recent experiences with Tripod, one of the major players in the free web space business, will be of assistance to anyone contemplating a move into the world of web design or indeed for...

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Excellent

“Try Tripod!”

published 05/09/2000

Fast, free and simple

You need to add some HTML for backgrounds etc.

The Tripod Homepage Builder is relatively easy to use when compared with most other homepage building services. You can choose from two building methods: pure HTML for the professional, or the quickpage builder for the beginner or those who want a simpler page construction technique. I always use...

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Excellent

Space, service, good ftp, well designed homepage, ...

None yet

Out of all the major free web hosting sites which include company's like: Homestead, Angelfire, Geocities, Fortunecity and 50megs. I found Tripod the best, heres some of the reasons why. 1. You get a whopping 50 megs, which is very large for a big web hosting company. At Homestead you get 16Meg...

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