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Thinking about starting an online venture, but don’t have the money ? You can go with One.com which offers free hosting, domain and an email for the 1st year. You will get 15GB of storage, 512MB of RAM, 1 database and also an SSL. Currently, their paid plans are pretty cheap as well.

One.com has 3 paid plans – Professional, Professional Plus and Business. Prices increase as you go for higher hardware configurations. The Professional plan comes with 100GB of storage, 1 GB of RAM, 2 CPUs, multiple databases, SSL and SSH. Currently, the price of Professional is INR 170 which is about $2.5 USD. Similarly, the Professional Plus and Business Plan comes with 2GB and 4GB of RAM respectively.

Features

Along with hosting, you also get Web Editor. With the Web Editor, you can create the type of website you want without any coding. With Web Editor, you get pre-made design templates. Other than Web Editor, you can also use WordPress. One.com comes with 1-click WordPress installer. WordPress is the most popular Content Management System in the world. WordPress 4.4 right around the corner for release in the next few weeks. Every major WordPress release is accompanied with new added features for the users and security & bug fixes.

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What makes One.com hosting plans stand out are the SSL certificates they provide. Most hosting provides charge around $100 for SSL certificates per year. If you’re running just a regular & informative blog, then you don’t necessarily need a SSL certificate. However, they are crucial if you’re running an ecommerce website. Consumers want to trust the band they buy from. Having an SSL certificate ensures that you’re securing the financial transactions the customers make on your site. You can also have additional domains added to your account for a minimal price.

Other than installing WordPress, you can also build your own customized site using PHP and MySQL. You could have the latest version of PHP and MySQL installed and start coding right way.

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One.com also provides you with a photo & video gallery – a personal space for your photos and videos. You could share the photos and videos with your visitors or create a private album which would be accessible only to you.

Other than all these, you have all the general features like 24×7 chat support, statistics, free ad credits for Google Adwords. The Control Panel also comes with great DNS Management. You can easily make changes to your DNS settings or even redirect your domain to a new website. But do note that, any DNS changes takes 24 hours to propagate and the changes to take effect. Apart from these you also get SSH and FTP which ensures your connection is encrypted while transferring files between your servers.

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So, make sure you check out One.com because it provides one of the cheapest hosting, not to mention, you get 1st year for free. For those who are looking to just starting out, this is the perfect hosting service that you can get.

So, what do you think about One.com ? If  you have already used it, please share your views in the comment section.

About Brian

My name is Brian and I’m a Graduate of Business Administration Marketing. I work full time in Sales and Marketing. I am also the owner of Blog Engage a social network I created specifically for bloggers.

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