Choosing your web hosting service

December 2016



To find the right hosting service that will meet your needs, you must define criteria of your site. Indeed, all the hosting services do not provide the same features, and it would be pointles to pay for an expensive services if your website has only a few static web pages in simple HTML (no PHP, MySQL, ASP, etc ...) .

Here's a list of the popular free and paid services



Paid services

1and1


Hosting services and domain name registrar(possibility of buying a domain name)
Basic services:
  • 2.5 GB of disk space
  • 10 email accounts (2GB each).
  • A Domain Name
  • 1 Mysql Database
  • € 1.99 per month
  • PHP (with mail()), Perl, Python, C
  • ASP/ASP.net available for certain offers
  • Unlimited traffic
  • Online tools to create your website

http://commander.1and1.fr/Hosting

e-Hosting

  • Basic services:
  • 30GB of disk space
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • € 1 per month
  • PHP 5 (with mail ()) included in all offers
  • Unlimited traffic

http://e-hosting.fr/hebergement.php

Free-H


Basic services:
  • 500MB of disk space
  • 10 email accounts
  • 3 MySQL Databases
  • € 1.67 per quarter
  • PHP 5 (with mail ()) included in all offers
  • Unlimited traffic

http://www.free-h.org/catalogue/liste/payant

Gandi


Hosting services and domain name registrar(possibility of buying a domain name)
Basic services:
  • Cloud Infrastructure
  • Cloud based -server:
  • 256MB of RAM
  • 8 GB of usable disk in RAID
  • 1 core CPU
  • € 12 per month
  • All Unix-compatible language available (PHP, Python, Perl, C, Ruby ...)
  • No 'shared' hosting.

https://www.gandi.net/hebergement/serveur?lang=en

Ikoula


Hosting services and domain name registrar(possibility of buying a domain name)
Basic services:
  • 1 GB of disk space
  • 10 email accounts
  • A Domain Name
  • 1 Mysql Database
  • € 1.99 per month
  • PHP (with mail()), ASP included in all offers
  • Unlimited traffic
  • http://www.ikoula.fr/

LWS


Hosting services and domain name registrar(possibility of buying a domain name)
Basic services:
  • 25GB of disk space (standard offer)
  • 10 email accounts (2000 MB each)
  • A Domain Name
  • 1 MySQL database 25 MB
  • website creation software (Joomla, Wordpress etc.)
  • € 1.49 per month
  • PHP 5.2 and 5.3

http://www.lws.fr/

Mavenhosting

  • 75 GB of disk space.
  • Unlimited traffic.
  • Domain name delivered.
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • Unlimited MySQL Databases
  • PHP, CGI, Perl, RoR included in all offers
  • € 4.99 per month
  • https://www.mavenhosting.com/

OVH


Hosting services and domain name registrar(possibility of buying a domain name)
Basic services:
  • 25GB of disk space
  • 10 email accounts (2GB each)
  • A Domain Name
  • 1 MySQL Database-25MB
  • € 1.99 per month
  • PHP (with mail ()), Perl, Python, C included in all offers
  • Unlimited traffic
  • Possibility of automatic installation of Wordpress (blog), Joomla (Website) ZenPhoto (Photo Gallery), PHPbb (forum) and Prestashop (e-commerce solution).
  • Offers dedicated server (virtual or physical)

http://www.ovh.com/fr/hebergement_mutualise/

Free hosting services

ByetHost

  • 5 GB of disk space
  • 200 GB - Monthly Data Transfer
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Unlimited POP accounts
  • No adds

http://www.byethost.com

FreeWeb7

  • 7 GB of disk space
  • 70 GB of data transfer
  • PHP 5
  • 7 MySQL Databases
  • Subdomains/Domain Name
  • Online Control Panel
  • No advertising

http://www.freeweb7.com/

RedHeberg (free offer)

  • No advertising
  • Bandwidth: 5 GB/month
  • 200 MB of storage
  • 1 MySQL database
  • 1 FTP account

http://www.redheberg.com/

Scooba

  • 150 MB hard disk space
  • PHP (with mail() enabled)/MySQL
  • FTP
  • Unlimited Traffic
  • Management of domain names

http://www.scooba.org/

Host-Stage (free offer)

  • Unlimited Traffic
  • 200 MB of storage
  • PHP/MySQL/Perl/Python.
  • Unlimited email accounts
  • A subdomain provided by default, but one can use its own domain name.
  • Automatic installation of CMS

http://www.host-stage.net/



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