hosting from google free

By | 1 September, 2012

hosting from google free also on a cloud, what more you would expect? Yes there are more its from Google and Amazon. Google takes care of the free part that is upto 1 GB storage and 1 GB of bandwidth per day. On exceeding this limit Amazon takes care of the payment that is also as per per usage payment, which is like this :

1. 20 page site
2. 10 MB storage
3. 200 visitor per day
4. Cost of this $5/month

You might be thinking its better to take any shared hosting than this. You are right but you will get one more thing that many others cant give guarantee of 99.9% uptime others just assure. It becomes costlier but it keeps your website up. Even if suddenly there are thousands of visitors due to any reason it will not stop. So these features even if they costly they pay you in other ways. Also Google compensating you with their amazing free services now a website hosting also.

I was thinking of Google Hosting for quite a time as my visitors are increasing i am planning for a shift to VPS and then to dedicated in coming days but if i can directly take my site Extensive Ideas to a cloud it gets better redundancy and protection both with Google behing a faith always works on this Brand.

Few sites that are running on Google App Engine:

So, how you host your site in google? Its easy just follow the following steps:

1. First open Google App Engine. You will have to login using your gmail account and then verify by sms in your allocated phone no.

2. Download and install
a. Python
b. Google App Engine SDK

3. Create a basic site to test first or get ready with your ready site with html and CSS.

4. Create your application in Google App Engine with your unique name.

5. Open Google App Engine installed in your computer to go Menu-Select File-Select Create New Application.

6. In Add New Application window give
a. Application Name : Uniqu Application Name
b. Parent Directory : Create a new folder anywhere in your computer. Browse to it and save application in it. This is the folder where you paste all your website’s files including, html, pictures and CSS.
C. Port : Leave port as default or as 8080

7. Open the folder where application is saved and paste all your website’s files in this folder.

8. Open app.yaml file and Paste the following codes in it.


application: your website’s name
version: 1
runtime: python
api_version: 1

– url: /(.*\.(gif|png|jpg|ico|js|css|swf|xml))
static_files: \1
upload: (.*\.(gif|png|jpg|ico|js|css|swf|xml))

– url: /(.*\.html)
static_files: \1
upload: index.html

– url: /.*
9. handlers:
– url: /(.*\.(gif|png|jpg|ico|js|css|swf|xml)) – This specific line defines that all these .gif, .png,
.jpg, .ico, .js, .css, .xml and .swf extension files will be uploaded to Google App Engine.

10.static_files: \1
upload: (.*\.(gif|png|jpg|ico|js|css|swf|xml)) – This specific line defines that all your static site’s files will be uploaded in Google App Engine.

11. Open file and paste the following code in it

from google.appengine.ext import webapp
from google.appengine.ext.webapp.util import run_wsgi_app

class IndexHandler(webapp.RequestHandler):
def get(self):
if self.request.url.endswith(‘/’):
path = ‘%sindex.html’%self.request.url


def post(self):

application = webapp.WSGIApplication([(‘/.*’, IndexHandler)], debug=True)

def main():

if __name__ == “__main__”:

12. Go to Gmail Account Setting Edit Authorising applications and sites. After a password verification type the Google Application name (extensivesample) and generate password.

13. Open Google Application Engine from your computer Select the app and click on Deploy.Give your email id and password within a few minute your site would be ready for use.

14. Website should be ready as

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