GoDaddy web hosting

Get web hosting for sites of any size with the world’s largest domain name registrar, GoDaddy.

About GoDaddy

GoDaddy was founded in 1997 is now reportedly the world’s largest ICANN-accredited registrar on the Internet and has been so since 2006.

GoDaddy provides a wide range of hosting services to more than 17.5 million customers including shared, business, VPS, dedicated, WordPress and reseller hosting. The company offers regular discounts on hosting plans for both Linux and Windows operating systems and 24/7 customer service.

What do GoDaddy’s pricing and plans look like?

Web hosting planShared web hostingBusiness hostingVPS hostingDedicated hostingWordPress hostingReseller hosting
Price (USD)From $4.99/monthFrom $24.99/monthFrom $23.99/monthFrom $96.99/monthFrom $5.49/monthFrom $13.09/month
Designed forOne or more websitesUnlimited websitesScalable websitesHigh traffic websitesOne or more websitesWeb hosting providers
Traffic capacityUnmeteredUnmeteredUnmeteredUnmetered25,000+ monthly visitorsScalable
Storage capacity100+GB storage60+GB storage40+GB storage1+TB storage10+GB SSD storageScalable

Prices last checked: July 2018

What types of web hosting does GoDaddy offer?

GoDaddy offers shared, business, WordPress, VPS and dedicated hosting services. This means you can scale up your plan easily if your website outgrows the resources of your current plan.

Keep in mind, GoDaddy refers to their shared hosting plans as Web hosting plans. For full access to GoDaddy’s available shared hosting plans, head to the “Web Hosting” section on their site.

Shared hosting

  • Three Linux and three Windows plans available
  • Free domain with annual plan
  • Free Microsoft Office 365 business email for the first year
  • One-click install of 125+ free applications

Business hosting

  • Four plans available
  • 60-150GB storage
  • 2-8GB RAM
  • 1-4 CPUs
  • Standard SSL certificate with every plan

WordPress hosting

  • Four plans available
  • 10-50GB SSD storage
  • 25,000-800,000 monthly visitors
  • 1-5 websites

VPS hosting

  • Four Linux and four Windows plans available
  • Self-managed, managed and fully managed options
  • 1-8GB memory
  • 40-240GB storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • Free SSL certificate

Dedicated hosting

  • Four Linux and four Windows plans
  • Self-managed, managed and fully managed options
  • 4 CPU cores
  • 4-32GB memory
  • 1-2TB storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth

Reseller hosting

  • Expand your business to host your own clients
  • Basic plan for up to 25 clients
  • Pro plan for unlimited clients
  • Includes white-label eCommerce storefront and sales and reports

What web hosting types are not offered by GoDaddy?

GoDaddy does not offer cloud hosting services in Australia.

Pros and cons of GoDaddy

  • Windows and Linux options
  • Shared, business, WordPress, VPS, dedicated and reseller services available
  • 24/7 customer service
  • 99.9% uptime
  • Auto-install WordPress set-up
  • World's largest domain name registrar
  • 60-second WordPress set-up
  • No cloud hosting services in Australia
  • Live chat support is not available 24/7
  • Huge company size can mean impersonal service
  • Increased renewal prices
  • Unmetered bandwidth is limited within what GoDaddy considers reasonable usage
  • No money-back guarantee

How to sign up for a GoDaddy account

  1. Choose a plan. You can choose from shared, business, WordPress, VPS, dedicated and reseller hosting plans based on the needs of your website. Carefully consider the current needs and anticipated growth of your site to avoid paying for unnecessary features.
  2. Register your domain name. You can register a new domain name easily with GoDaddy, the largest ICANN-accredited registrar on the Internet. Domain registration is free with most plans of 12 months or more. You can also transfer over an existing domain name to GoDaddy when you sign up for an account.
  3. Design your website. You can use more than 120 systems and applications to design and optimise your website. If you need any help getting started, you can contact customer support 24/7 online or by phone.
What systems are supported by GoDaddy?
  • GoDaddy supports WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and more than 120 additional applications.

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