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Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Like A Blank Out Of The Blue

 

Suddenly, I discover this morning that my Luv4Sinners website is not available. This site: http://uk.geocities.com/luv4sinners/  is apparently non-existent. When I go into the UK Geocities page, for managing my site, it states that my web address is www.geocities.com/luv4sinners but, when I try to access my files I’m quite simply transferred to a USA Geocities page where I’m asked if I would like to start a website.

 

My Ace FTP programme is still able to access all my files on the uk.geocities server so, I’ve duly copied them over to a folder on my PC as backup. I have contacted Geocities, via an online form this morning, in an attempt to find out what’s going on.

 

Had I been informed of any impending change I could have removed all the links to my website from my blogs and other websites but, at the moment I don’t know whether it’s just a temporary aberration, on Yahoo’s part, or whether I’ve been purposefully removed.

 

Does anyone out there know if the UK Geocities free websites have been discontinued, I’d really like to know?

2 comments:

rachelcreative said...

How annoying! I hope it's just a temporary glitch and not permanent. Good that you could at least still access the site files.

I use www.mister.net who are not free you get a .com domain as well as hosting (plus email and webmail) which is $35 a year. I've had very few problems over that last 4 years plus and when there has been a problem they've been fast to respond and it's always been a personal human response. If you time it right you can get something like 250mb of disk space.

But I hope you don't need it!

I lost a free web space site with yahoo many years ago after I didn't use the email account for something like a month - even though I had used the web space. It's a frustrating business!

Malcolm said...

Thanks for stopping by Rachel and, for your recommendation of a web host. As you'll see from my follow up posting, I'm still no wiser as to what is happening!