Best website hosting service providers

Best website hosting service providers



Website hosting is one of the inevitable services that website owners have to seek. For your online website to be accessed via the World Wide Web (WWW), a hosting company has to provide website hosting services. Noting that it is an important service, it is therefore also of great importance to choose the best company to offer such an essential service. There are some of the basics from a website hosting company that you should get with ease. Features such as security, huge space and fast speeds are among some of the basics you get from good web hosting services. Of course not all web hosting service providers are good enough to provide the best services that you need for your website. It is out of this consideration that the top 10 best website hosting service providers will be mentioned.

Small businesses may not know that Web hosting providers offer search engine marketing services and Web site design solutions that help keep visitors engaged and create a pleasant shopping experience. You need a service provider who can really be a partner and help you navigate through the waters of growing your business on the Internet. – JOHN LALLY

Top 10 Website Hosting Service Providers

Here below is a list of the leading online companies providing the best website hosting services. Each individual service provider will be mentioned against its main features and also the basic monthly payment plan.

  1. Hostgator

hostgator-logoOne of the best website hosting service providers is Hostgator. Not only is it among the best but also among the most popular hosting companies. Unlike many other hosting companies, Hostgator has managed to maintain a fair price against quality service through the many features it has. Some of the leading features you get from using Hostgator as your preferred hosting service provider include:

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Tons of Easy to Install Templates
  • Free Site Building
  • Free Shopping Cart Software
  • 24/7 Customer Support
  • Money-back guarantee

These are some of the features that define Hostgator. Website hosting price start from as low as $5.22 per month for basic hosting service to $139 per month for dedicated servers.

  1. Bluehost

bluehost-logoThis is also a unique hosting service provider offering amazing services. As a leading company, Bluehost is known for outstanding support, speed and flexibility. Other features that define this web hosting company include:

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Free Domain name for 1 Year
  • Unlimited Domain Hosting
  • Free Site Building
  • SSL Secure Server
  • Variety of Shopping Carts
  • Video and Audio Streaming
  • 24/7 Customer Support

The basic package for Bluehost hosting service will cost you only $4.95 per month. But not all the features are guaranteed in a basic plan apart from the basic features. Bluehost is considered to be the best for e-commerce sites.

  1. Linode

linode-logoLinode is again considered to be among the best providers of website hosting services in the world. This online company is popular for hosting both websites and photo gallery. Unlike the traditional ways of shared hosting solutions, Linode opts for Virtual Private Server hosting (VPS). Some of the top features here include;

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • Simple and Easy Control Panel
  • Out-of-band console access with Lish
  • Cloning
  • 99% Uptime Guarantee
  • secure
  • 24/7 Customer Support

Most of the unique features of Linode are optimal for a photo gallery. In its league, it is considered to be the best hosting service provider for a photo gallery. The price varies depending on the plan you choose, the minimum being $19.95 per month.

  1. A Small Orange

asmallorange-logoA Small Orange also makes it in the list of the best website hosting service providers. What makes it amongst the best is its unique customer care. The company is not in a bid to have many customers but rather works on ensuring that their few customers are ever happy. Apart from their unique customer care experience, users of this service provider also get the following;

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Email Addresses
  • Unlimited Subdomains
  • Secure Connections

A Small Orange offers different plans that provide for different space and bandwidth limits. The minimum subscription is that of $2.91 per month or $35 annually.

  1. A2 Hosting

a2hosting-logoKnown for high level efficiency, A2 Hosting is also considered to be among the best website hosting service providers. A2 Hosting is popularly known as High Speed Hosting due to its ability to maintain high speeds for its customers. Other top features include;

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • 350+ Instant Apps
  • 99% Uptime Guarantee
  • 24/7 Customer Support

To enjoy the high speeds offered here, you are required to pay only $14.95 per month.

  1. InMotion Hosting

inmotionhosting-logoInMotion is one of the most efficient companies in providing hosting services. The kind of professionalism displayed by the company is what keeps it in the list of the best companies to deal with when in need of hosting services. Some of the interesting features users will enjoy include;

  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Free Automatic Data Backups
  • Free Site Transfer
  • Free SSD Drives
  • Free preinstalled WordPress, PrestaShop or Joomla.
  • I-Click Installer
  • 24/7 Customer Care

The monthly charge for InMotion hosting services is $3.49. There are other higher payment plans for improved services.

  1. Dreamhost

With dedicated server plans for customers, Dreamhost brags to be among the best website hosting service provider. Just like the other top service providers, Dreamhost has a number of interesting features that define its services. Here below are some of the features.

  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Database
  • One-click installs
  • Unlimited Email accounts
  • Support for Google Apps
  • Customer Support.

Standard rates start from as low as $8.95. There are different perks with different features. You can use their 2-week free trial to test the kind of service offered.

  1. Network Solutions

networksolutions-logoNetwork solution is one of the best hosting service providers offer the most unique services that one can need. There are interesting features that you get for using this service provider. Some of the features include;

  • 300 GB Disk Space
  • 3000 GB Bandwidth
  • Fast Speeds
  • 99% Uptime Guarantee
  • Free Mobile Site
  • Customer Support

Network Solutions is among the few companies limiting disc space and bandwidth. Even with this limitation, it makes it among the best since their reasoning behind its limitation is satisfactory. They do this to control traffic and thus increase speed. The price starts from $2.99 per month.

  1. GoDaddy

godaddy-logoThe list of among the best website hosting service providers could not end without the mention of GoDaddy. This is one of the most popular and yet effective hosting company. Some of the top features that users of this company will get include;

  • Unlimited Storage Space
  • Unlimited Websites
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Free Domain
  • Unlimited databases
  • 1000 email addresses
  • SSL Certificate
  • Premium DNS

To enjoy all these features, you will have to pay $7.99 per month. There is a cheaper payment plan of $3.99 with lesser features.

  1. ET Web Hosting

etwebhosting_logoClosing in our list of top 10 website hosting service provider is ET Web Hosting. This is not any other normal hosting company around. It is considered to be among the best due to its high level of service provision. It is also among the most expensive company. The company guarantees the following on top of the basic features that you get;

  • Guaranteed Service: to guarantee service, they offer a 30-day money back guarantee.
  • Multiple Websites: they can host for you multiple websites with much ease.
  • Shared Hosting
  • One Year free Hosting
  • Exemplary Customer Support.

All the other features like unlimited disc space, bandwidth and emails are also provided. The cheapest plan you can get starts from $7.95 per month and can go as high as $39.95.

The above mentioned are the best website hosting service providers in the world. It is important to note that there is no preferential treatment in numbering the companies. The numbers have been allocated to different companies randomly though they all make it as among the best website hosting service providers. In compilation of this list, the price against the quality of service was the main consideration.


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If you need e-commerce solutions, then you need to look for a service provider who has experience working with small businesses and offers value-added services. Anybody can have a Web site, but are you closing sales? If you have the right provider with the right tools, then your Web site will be worth so much more. – JOHN LALLY