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Poster: Alison OK Date: Nov 21, 2018 10:27am
Forum: news Subject: PetaPixel: How to Keep Our Photo Websites Alive After We Die

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about how to keep my self-hosted photography website alive after I’m gone (no, I’m not dying anytime soon, though — hopefully). My website is where all my passions are combined into one (travel, photography, web design and development), and I treasure it like my child. I really want it to last beyond my time on this planet, but the problem is how.

My website is powered by WordPress and hosted by Bluehost (one of the biggest names in web hosting business), and in order to keep it alive, I as a webmaster need to continue paying and renewing its web hosting and domain name. If I failed to do so, the website will be permanently taken down by the host. It’s obviously a challenging task to get the hosting going when the webmaster (myself) is no longer around.

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