Frequently Asked Questions

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Is InstaFree really free forever?
InstaFree is really free. We don't require any ads or posting in return for our free service.
How do you make money?
We don't. We ask that if you like our service, to make a donation in the form of a premium membership. That helps offset the costs of our servers. We realize, however, that such memberships will never be able to completely cover the cost of the servers, so we rely on our parent company, WSWD Inc., for support.
How long does it take to approve/deny applications?
It generally takes 24-48 hours for InstaFree Staff to review applications, and they are reviewed in the order in which they are received.
What control panel do you offer?
We offer the industry-leading cPanel control panel exclusively on all our servers.
What are your server specifications?
We use, at a minimum, E3 processors, though many of our servers have E5s or dual processor systems. All servers have a minimum of 32GB of RAM, and are configured with blazing-fast RAID 10 disk arrays.
Where are your servers located?
Dallas, TX | Los Angeles, CA | Seattle, WA | New York, NY
Why do you prohibit certain countries from hosting with InstaFree?
Our parent company, WSWD Inc. has been in the hosting business since 1996, InstaFree since 2010. During that time, we have learned a great deal about the likelihood of spam, copyright violations, and illegal material coming from certain countries. Our list exists because we have 20 years of real client data.  Every country on the list is there because of past abuse by clients (paid and/or free). Free hosting makes it even easier for abuse to take place. As a result, we do not provide hosting to countries that have a propensity for engaging in illegal activity.