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#21 Endarire

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Posted 25 September 2021 - 08:24 PM

What say you to hosting this on GitHub so you don't need to pay to host your code?

#22 Sam.

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Posted 26 September 2021 - 06:39 AM

What say you to hosting this on GitHub so you don't need to pay to host your code?
In our case, GitHub is not a good fit:
  • GitHub Pages does not support PHP, which our site uses.
  • Our site has a private workroom section, which I don't think GitHub directly supports.
  • We have a number of files on our site that exceed GitHub's max file size.

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#23 Endarire

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Posted 28 September 2021 - 09:29 AM

For file hosting, GitHub has Git LFS (Git Large File Storage) which allows uploading large files (bigger than 100 MB per file at present).  They have free private & public repositories.  You could also put your downloads for this mod on a free Google Drive account and have much room to spare!

I'm unsure how your site/project uses PHP, but there's likely a way around it, like Google Sites.  GitHub also has no notable on-site tools for communication, but there are plenty of other means to talk to people.


Google Sites - Supports PHP: https://developers.g...e.com/sites/faq

Git LFS: https://github.com/g.../discussions/68


Edited by Endarire, 28 September 2021 - 09:34 AM.

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