Not really recommended if there is a desire to transport the data from there into a new XF site once it can be purchased. AFAIK there are no native converters available.
try to find shared hosting who offer PHP7 and MariaDB on they servers i think price is 7-10$ monthlyI want to build a website for users. This is for a gaming forum site. It will be used frequently but am a little low on money. Would be lovely to get a free one but most likely not going to happen