Dotster Domain Registration and Web Hosting
Dotster is a domain registrar and webhost that only supplies annual subscriptions to shared and other hosting packages, but does provide solid, eco-friendly hosting with unlimited bandwidth and disk space amongst all plans.
Dotster claims to maintain millions of domains and customers worldwide, with services including domain registration, web hosting and site-builders, email hosting, customized web design, internet marketing services and the provision of security / privacy solutions.
Great, Affordable Shared Hosting
As before mentioned, all shared hosting packages are billed annually. The basic hosting starts at an equivalent month rate of $3.75 and gives you 1GB of free cloud storage, the ability to host one domain, one hundred email addresses, five ftp logins and ten MySQL databases. Deluxe hosting works out to $6.75 per month with the ability to host an unlimited amount of domains, making this package great value. Ultra hosting removes all database, email and MySQL restrictions, allowing unlimited creation of anything and any amount of hosted sites at a monthly rate of $13.75. All hosting gives you full management of your DNS, access to a drag-and-drop site builder as well as access to a detailed web analytics tool.
Business VPS Hosting
Multiple versions of PHP are available, including PHP5. Perll/Python is also supported. Domain forwarding is of course also featured and the performance of their hosting is very good, with an uptime that can’t be faulted, or else you get your money back. Business hosting also has three tiers, each of which give you a free domain and a VPS to host your domain. Standard business hosting gives you a VPS with 512MB of RAM, costing $29.70 per month but billed annually. Pro-business hosting will set you back $41.60 per month, billed annually, giving you a VPS with 1GB of RAM. The last business hosting package grants a VPS with 2GB of RAM at a monthly equivalent rate of $67.95. cPanel is installed by default on all packages except for the standard business hosting.
SEO & Marketing
Dotster also give you the option of online marketing services. They sell a complete SEO and link-building package at a fixed cost of $99 per month. They will hire SEO content writers to customize and rank your site, whilst they build backlinks from authoritative pages in order to ensure link strength and page authority. Custom quotations are also provided and their customer support is quick to attend to these and all other queries.
Basic, Solid Hosting
Dotster gives reliable hosting in many different forms, providing even affordable SSL certification at a cost of $31.99 per year, and ranging to packages that give up to $1.75 million dollar of warrantied protection. The Deluxe shared hosting package is great value for money and you can rely on the solid service and support of Dotster for any of your online needs.