Free Hosting Introduction - Getting Started

Congratulations on your new free hosting account!

Let me be the first to welcome you to the x10hosting.com family.

Are you interested in using some of the best internet administrative software available today? We have automated installers to help you get started fast and easy some of these include the following.

  • Wordpress
  • Sitebuilder
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • phpBB
  • SMF
  • myBB

Are you interested in blogging? Setting up your own community forum? How about a simple landing page for your business? Regardless of your needs we've got you covered! The guides below will walk you through setting up your online presence.

We recommend checking out all the categories listed under the quick navigation to the left so you're familiar with where things are and how they work. Bookmarking this page also isn't a bad idea!

Creating a website

Website Builder Tutorial - Create a website using our super easy to use free website builder.
Script Auto Installer Tutorial - Automatically install and configure any of over 100 popular scripts.
Wordpress Install Tutorial - Check out this easy to follow guide on installing Wordpress, be up and running in just minutes.

Adding a Domain

Already own a domain? Great! You can add it to your account by following this guide, Adding a domain name

If you are ready to add the domain to your account our name servers are as follows.

ns1.x10hosting.com - 162.159.24.224 
ns2.x10hosting.com - 162.159.25.177 

Connect Using FTP

To upload files using FTP you will first need an FTP client. You can download a free client such as FileZilla to connect to your account. To connect using FTP you will need to know the following three items.

Your website URL or domain name
Your cPanel username
Your cPanel password

If you need additional help connecting using FTP or with setting up FileZilla take a look at our guide, uploading files


Support

Need Help? Just ask your question in the search box at the top of this page, you may find the answer. Still need help? No problem, join our online community and post your question in the forums. If you have a free hosting account you already have a forum account, you can visit the support tab in your control panel if you're unsure of what it is.


Fine Print

It is a good idea to review our terms of service and acceptable use policy. We will discontinue your service if you violate the rules.


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