I’ve seen this question pop up a few times now… can we host a website on dropbox? Technically, yeah, but you really shouldn’t.
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Why Not Host a Site on DropBox?
Unless you’re doing it a fun test using static html/css, I really wouldn’t do it, they’re not a web hosting provider, it’s not meant for that… and if you want to do anything dynamically, it ain’t going to work… really, just no.
Here are several advantages and disadvantages of using DropBox to host your page:
It’s free, sort of! DropBox doesn’t charge a penny since it mainly functions as cloud storage.
DropBox cannot host a dynamic website. DropBox only hosts static websites. If you’re thinking about long-term hosting, it’s pretty insane.
With a passion for digital marketing and web design (primarily WordPress), Matthew never stops learning! He rather reads up on new marketing strategies than binge-watch the next big NetFlix special.
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