Hostmonster is considered to be one of the oldest web hosting service providers. It was founded in the year 1996, and the company is quite famous amongst its customers due to high quality web hosting services rendered at a reasonable cost.
Hostmonster offers unlimited domains to the customers from their shared web hosting account. If the customer does not exceed the maximum monthly bandwidth as well as disk space of the hosting plan (varies as per plan), then the company does not restrict the number of domains that can be hosted from a single account. They also offer free website builder software, without charging any additional fee.
It is considered to be quite a reliable company that has bagged total satisfaction of its customers till date. The infrastructure of the industry is also quite world class. Hostmonster is not only famous for its good quality hosting services as well as reliable servers, but also for its strict business ethics.
They also offer one-click installations with Fantastico, which may be useful in installing the additional services like phpBB forums/discussion boards, WordPress/Drupal blogs, online stores, photo galleries etc.
Since everything right from phpBB forums, down to WordPress Blog as well as newsletters, comes free as a part of any of the hosting plans offered by Hostmonster, customers need not pay any additional money to the webmasters or developers. As far as pricing is concerned, they offer the basic web hosting plan at a starting price of just $5.95 per month.
This web hosting industry is also considered as the most reliable one in terms of its customer support specialization. In addition to this, they also offer few other features such as free domain registration for lifetime, unlimited domain hosting, unlimited IMAP email support as well as POP3, unlimited parked/sub-domain/add-on domains.
Users get access to 100 PostgreSQL as well as 100 MySQL Databases as a part of Hostmonster’s web hosting package. They also offer certain useful multimedia features, apart from the regular ones. As a matter of fact, this company also offers applications related to the e-commerce such as OsCommerce, and Zen Shopping Carts too. Currently, there are three site promotions offers offered by HostMonster and by availing these offers you may cut short on the hosting costs to a good extent and get started at a lower price.
Lastly, they’re well known for ensuring minimum downtime and the customers have rarely complained about their sites being down for even 4-5hours. These days they’re also promoting the green hosting too.