Free hosting offer for sites affected by the tumblr pornban
x-sites.org is set up to link to and preserve XF fanworks, and that can be extended to the preservation of content that is under threat by tumblr’s recent policy change.
What I can offer:
- a subdomain, eg myxfsmut.x-sites.org. I can install wordpress or similar for you to use as you wish. I’d have no control over content, it’s all yours to play with, or
- your own webspace. I have reseller hosting so I can host domains with their own cpanel & full control. You’d need to get your own domain name, eg myxfsmut.com, and point the nameservers to the ones I provide. It’s just like any other web hosting you’d buy, except it’s free.
There are limits to what can be posted on sites set up here, for example child pornography, hate speech, and all those other sensible things my host (TMD Hosting) doesn’t allow. Otherwise, it just needs to be XF focused, or have a decent percentage of XF material.
At present the offer is only open for work under threat, such as NSFW fanart or competition/challenge sites who need to keep work together, and who I had planned to reach out to anyway because I love challenge fics and wanted to preserve them in context as they’re scattered on AO3 and tumblr otherwise.
Additionally, if you have a current fanworks site hosted elsewhere on the web and are no longer interested in updating it, I’d love to take care of it for you. Just let me know the details on the contact form. Thanks.