Frequently asked questions
A: We are passionate about hosting and want to be the best, easiest way to host your static HTML website.
Why a static site?
True Static sites are fast, they are the fastest kinds of sites around.
- They require no server side rendering which takes time
- The files can be precompressed and optimized to be smaller than normal
- Static sites can be served from a location very close to the viewer
- Great for any Single Page Application
- For hosting your Infographics
- Online CVs
- Marketing sites
Where are your servers? (CDN coming soon!)
What do I get for $6?
A: If you need anymore reasons than our fantastic 99% uptime or ease of upload. Figroll has bags of features perfect for developers or students of all levels like:
- Staging URLS
- Automatic Versioning
- HTTPS (built it)
- Figroll CLI
- Compressed Content
When I upload a site and its unpacking, what’s happening?
A: Your Zip file is being expanded onto a clustered file system accessible to all nodes. Once extracted the files are then Gzipped up ready for compressed requests.
I’ve got loads of images, can I put them on Figroll?
A: If your site includes lots of images, it’s not problem at all. If it’s just image hosting you’re after why not try Uploadcare?
What is your uptime?
A: 99.94% over the last year
How does Figroll create URL’s?
A: Wildcard DNS