How to keep our Photo Website Alive after we Die


Recently I was thinking a lot about how to keep my self. After the photography website is alive I am running host (no, I am not dying anytime soon, although it is a boon). My website is where all my passions are combined in 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 Top Nine Money Mistakes Parents Make.

How to keep our photo website alive after we die
How to keep our photo website alive after we die

My website is powered by WordPress and hosted by Bluehost (hosting one of the biggest names in the web hosting business), and in order to keep it alive, I continue to pay for a webmaster as and your web hosting and domain name Needs renewal. If I failed to do so, the website would be taken permanently by the host. This is clearly going to be hosting a challenging task when the webmaster (myself) is now around.

Avoiding “Digital Death”

The history of the internet is not that long. It was only late in the mid-1990s that it was widely used to be used. Then, WordPress (.org, open source content management system) was released in 2003, the way for blogging to be popular for the late 2000s. So, even the initial adopters of self-hosted blogs have been around for only 10 to 15 years, and I think most of them are not yet in their old age.

Not so in the future, however, this topic can be actively discussed because there will be webmasters and bloggers alike who want to leave their digital heritage by keeping their websites beyond their jumps. Although, truth can be said, they will not be able to avoid “digital death” to host most of their own websites until it has turned into a business and is taking care of the staff there.

Ask your child to keep it alive

Another possibility is asking for your child or family member after seeing it. I often ask web hosting and domain names for my 8 year old son when I die (Note: He also does not know how to host a website), but he always says in joke, “No! “

Education starts in a lower middle! Children are going to understand technology more than ever, but some technical knowledge and experience are required to host an own management website.

He said, if my son is able to keep his website for his whole life, it would have escaped online for three century quarters (I started my website when it was five), which is quite an achievement. If he could keep my digital legacy to celebrate his own child, it was covered for more than a century! But, for that, I should have good relationships with my son. If he does not have any of my fond memories, there is no chance that he cares about my website. Well, I do not go into parenting tips, though!

If you want to go this route, make it easy for your child to maintain the website. You can consider the following points.

# 1. Keep domain hosting and web hosting simultaneously under one company: I know that this domain registers and hosting goes against the practice of separate sampling (eg registered with Hover Domain, hosted with Bluehost) so that your domain ever Can not be held hostage when you want to move away from the host. However, keeping both together is troublesome for your child, as he or she does not manage two separate accounts for renewal.

#2. Unsubscribe Payment Services: Apart from domain registration and web hosting (which are supposed to be), you may have to pay recurring bills for services like gravity forms. Unsubmit all those with them and replace with free options where in the possible order to reduce running expenses for your child.

# 3 Teach your child how to manage your CMS (Content Management System): Your child should ideally “take on your website, update regular core files, and make sure the website is up and running It should be as it is. I am planning to teach my 8-year-old son WordPress in the coming years!

Wayback Machine An Answer?

I believe everyone has come across the Wayback Machine, a digital collection of the Internet that allows us to use the websites that are now present today. If you have previously run a website or blog, then search it by typing the URL. You will probably find your site (partially working) old.

The Wayback Machine can be our answer, as this large nonprofit organization is highly likely to come last for many years. That said, it is difficult to have a fully functioning website stored, as there is no easy way to save an entire website without missing pages and images.

Instead of having their crawler come and waiting for our website archive, we can voluntarily save pages using your browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to install one), but this only Page can be done by page, Therefore, if your website has 500 pages, then you have to go to 500 different pages at once and save a URL. One other aspect is that your archived website will not be publicly searched on Google, and can only remain in the limited world of the Wayback machine.

Free blogging platforms keep our websites alive now

Here’s another thought. Like yourself, there people are proud of their “self-hosting” websites and disregard of free blogging platforms such as Google Blogger, Tumblr, and Weebly (Free Plan) “as unprofessional”. It is true that hosting a business website on a free platform, but doing professionally as a hobby, we should have a better opportunity for people (including myself), a free platform, our website should be till now As the website remains, always host the services until the services are closed.

In fact, the biggest benefit of free blogging platforms is that they run “pilot” We can call the voices “Hosted as opposed to hosting managed” platforms such as WordPress (.org) where you are a webmaster core files, etc. All are bound to update yourself. With free blogging platforms, there is a need to look at the website after the website is running to ask someone there.

Leaving digital legacy as social media

Content posted on social media such as Facbook, Instagram, and Medium etc. can also be your digital legacy. Some of the social networking platforms (whether currently people or coming out in the future) have hosted some of our self-unlived websites. That said, I do not feel any emotional attachment to my content on social media (I do not even have to account for the aforementioned three services), probably because they are posted on a place where I have little or no control. I will not call an Instagram page “My Website”


Well, this is a topic of discussion under the very one, and I do not know what the sentiment spirit is like between webmasters and bloggers. Personally, for me, I really want my website to stay longer than me. If there was a web hosting company with help from me in advance for the next few hundred years of hosting, I would definitely sign up. Having said that, even the biggest web hosting companies cannot be around 100 years from today, though…

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