Web hosting is providing service for posting a website on the internet. Different web hosting service providers provide organizations or even, individuals the technology and services required for websites to be displayed on the internet. All websites as we know are stored on special computers called servers.
You have to purchase a domain for your website. You can get custom domains, email addresses with the same name(s) along with hosting your website. Here is a list of 10 hosting websites and their comparative features.
1. Hostgator: It is one of the largest web hosting providers. Its main features include an easy to use site builder, pay as you go plans and unlimited email accounts. It doesn’t involve any extra setup fee or other catches and doesn’t require a contract, as such.
Prices~ Web hosting for 222/month
VPS hosting for 1495/month
Windows hosting for 315/month
Your own web hosting business for 1125/month
The website is offering a 45% discount with the coupon code “SUNSHINE”. Also, it is offering a 45-day money back guarantee.
They have promised unlimited disk space and bandwidth i.e., there are no limits set preliminarily, and you can be assured you won’t exceed their expectational limits either. They have also promised unlimited data transfer until a user reaches up to 25% server resource usage.
Their other features include custom firewall and security rulesets that protect your website from hackers. With a 24/7/365 support availability, it also provides users SEO tips and videos. Lastly, it also includes a malware scanner and Google Blacklisting.
I recommend Hostgator as I use it myself.
2. GoDaddy: It is a popular web hosting provider; you must have seen its ad on the TV at some point. Its main features include a 1-click setup, flexible and easy-to-use control panel and 24/7 security monitoring.
Prices~ Starter website for 99/month
Economy website for 199/month
Deluxe website for 309/month
Ultimate website for 549/month
They are offering a 45-55% sale on all the above plans. Also, they have two specific server plans Linux and Windows. The site even suggests which to use for what type of websites.
All plans offer a free domain with an annual plan, except the Starter plan. The Deluxe and Ultimate plans provide unlimited number websites and disk space. Also included are unmetered monthly bandwidth, direct database access and DNS management.
The site also provides unlimited external domains, subdomains and alias domains. It provides SSL certification with its Ultimate plan. They have 24/7 hosting expert support and facilities for scheduled tasks and PHP5 hosting. Other features include fraud, virus and spam protection, and email privacy and protection.
3. 1&1: It is an ultra-modern hosting provider, known for its simplified hosting plans. Its main features include anytime scalability, SSL certification and geo-redundancy.
Prices~ Basic for $0.99/month
Unlimited plus for $4.99/month
Unlimited pro for $8.99/month
They are offering reduced prices of discounts ranging from 40% to a whopping 87%. They are providing an unlimited number of websites, databases, email accounts and storage. Also providing with 1&1 click & build applications, website builder plus and NetObjects Fusion design software.
Its other features include 24/7 expert phone and email support, a 1&1 app centre and web space recovery. They have ensured secure data centres and secure data availability.
4. Bluehost: Since launching in 1966, BlueHost has come a long way to being a pioneer in the industry. It introduced applications such as SimpleScripts and cutting-edge technologies like the concept of VPS protection. Its main features include unlimited web domains, control of cPanel and a revolutionary cloud solution.
Prices~ Single Domain Rs 259/month
3 Domains for 309/month
Unlimited domains Rs 419/month
The site is offering a special intro offer and a 30-day money back guarantee. They are powering over 2 million websites worldwide.
All plans have unmetered website space and bandwidth, also an unlimited number of email accounts. You also get $200 worth marketing offers and a spam expert on your team for web hosting. And their in-house expert team has promised to stay 24/7 for support.
5. iPage: It is a popular hosting service which provides a powerful feature set at an economical price. Its main features include an easy to use interface, a drag and drop site builder and hundreds of free templates and free marketing tools.
Price~ $1.99/month (special intro offer)
They have a 75% discount with a free domain registration and a 30-day money back guarantee. They are also providing users with free ad credits worth $50 and Google Webmaster tools.
Other features of over $500 in extras like a free security suite, solid uptime and many marketing extras. Also, their data centres are powered by renewable energy! Their 24-hour customer support is reachable by phone, email or chat and the on-site support console is comprehensive.
6. Bigrock: This provider of web-presence solutions is only 8 years old. Its main features include fully equipped cPanel and Plesk control, a 99.9% uptime and highly redundant architecture.
Price~ Linux Advanced plan starting from 179/month
Windows Premium plan starting from 299/month
These plans range from a period of 1year to 10 years with different starting prices and renewals. They are offering a starter price of 59 with basic facilities and a 30-day money back guarantee.
Other features include a dedicated support team and compatibility of programming languages like PHP, asp.net, Python and more.
7. Hosting Raja: Hosting Raja is one of India’s leading web hosting providers. They provide hosting solutions for shared hosting and Web Hosting. Its main features include a free domain, cache optimization and the variety of plans that users can take.
Prices~ Unlimited for 299/month
Premium SME for 420/month
Premium Corporate for 525/month
It also provides low-cost website hosting for small companies, so it is one of the best hosting sites.
Gold for 199/month
Silver for 139/month
Starter for 99/month
It is providing a 45% start of the year discount until 11 February 2018 and a special super weekend offer of 55%.
Other features include JC/CSS compression for faster loading, inbuilt cache, faster static content and dynamic file storage. It has a built-in anti-DDoS and an optimized keepalive timeout.
8. HostPapa: It is a relatively new hosting provider, springing into existence back in 2006. It has emerged as a leader in corporate responsibility and sustainable business practices. Its main features include free drag and drop website builder with useful features, a stellar up time and easy site security.
Prices~ Starter for Rs 199/month
Business for Rs 199/month – Offer
Business Pro for Rs 699/month
HostPapa is currently offering a Flash sale of 40%. It also provides transferring your web hosting with free domain transfer and migration assistance.
Other features include secure and reliable email, easy account and website access, 24/7/265 PapaSquad support and as mentioned earlier, certified green hosting.