Web Hosting Providers

Web Research

Where is the appropriate place for your web project to “live”? Choosing the most appropriate web hosting provider for your business or client could be one of the most important decisions you make. A good web hosting service will provide a robust, reliable home for your website. A poor web hosting service will be a source of problems and complaints. Which would you prefer?

This chapter discussed options for hosting websites. I this research exercise, I have searched for three web hosting providers that meet the following criteria:

The results of my search are reported in the following table:

Provider: InMotion Hosting bluehost web.com GoDaddy GoDaddy
Setup Fees: None None None None None
Monthly Fees: $17.99 $32.95 $9.95 $7.99 $5.99
Domain Name Registration Costs: $17.99 annually Free Free Free Free
Amount of Disk Space: 45GB (SSD) 50GB Could not get answer  50GB 25GB
Type of E-commerce Package: None WooCommerce "Standard" GoDaddy Poynt for WooCommerce GoDaddy Poynt for WooCommerce
E-commerce Package Costs: N/A None None None None
Free SSL: Yes Yes Yes Yes No