Create a Free Profile Website With Heroku Cloud using either custom domain name or named subdomain for fully free of cost. You can add Twitter updates, RSS etc. Our ultimate motto is to show you and guide that, with Cloud Computing we can basically use the highest technologies either free of cost or at a lower cost. There is no need to think for any B grade traditional servers anymore. Heroku is basically a Platform as a Service running on Amazon EC2 and you are using it for free. A domain name will cost $10 / year. At less than $1 / month you are using Amazon’s Cloud. Its far far better than crap Hostgator like servers. Even if you can pay for domain name, like if you are a student you can simply use their free subdomain.
Getting Started to Create a Free Profile Website With Heroku Cloud
Let us start to Create a Free Profile Website With Heroku Cloud. We will show the Free Subdomain way.
- Create a Heroku Cloud Account
- Follow our guide Step by Step Guide to Use Free Heroku Cloud, even if you are a newbie and ignorant about technical things, blindly following it can bring your success.
Specific guide to Create a Free Profile Website With Heroku Cloud
There are many websites, who provides free HTML personal profile templates. These generally comes under GPL or MIT license. You can grab such one for free. Great to Create a Free Profile Website With Heroku Cloud. Now if you already have your named subdomain like :
Then, you need to update the app. By the way, you can use WordPress too, but it is complicated to update, add themes etc. So, open git bash like we said in above tutorial, and go to your existing app by typing app’s name. The subdomain’s name is the app’s name :
There are various ways to push apps, we will suggest to use github to push your development version there and clone to Heroku like we did for WordPress. Initiate git :
Other crude cheat sheet sheet is to browse the .git from Windows Explorer :
Update the local repo graphically and push to Heroku.