Top 5 Website Hosting Service Provider of 2016

By LightWeb on March 13, 2016 | Hosting | No Comments


Most web developers/programmers are having some time or spend more time searching for a good website hosting they can refer or use for a client, in helping them here are the Top 5 Website Hosting Service Provider for the year 2016 that shows how good these hosting are and why are they on the top 5 list.

This is not only on what we think and experience but also to the top website hosting review sites like PC Mag, Cnet & others. Let’s Get Started.

1. InMotion Hosting


inmotion_hosting_logoInMotion Hosting have been on top spot for every reliable web hosting review site like PC Mag, Cnet and others. InMotion have been there since 2001 providing 100% satisfaction guarantee and not only that they offer the longest Money Back Guarantee and that is 90 Days! It is amazing right.

They are also one of the web hosting that offer Solid State Drive (SSD) on servers for all hosting plans, some are offering this to only premium and upgraded plans, but for them it is to all hosting.

One of their unique features that makes interest the most and it can not be experience or offer to some other hosting is called the ‘Max Speed Zone’, where it means faster website loading, downloads & receiving/sending emails.

Hosting Package:

InMotion have business/shared hosting service that have 3 packages (Launch, Power & PRO) pricing starts with $5.99/mo, all of these have Unlimited Disk Space & Bandwidth, it differ on allowed Parked Domains, Sub Domains, Use of Database and other features.

All of these packages have FREE Domain included and this will save you a lot. Overall this hosting is very reliable and consistent.

Help & Support:

They have been offering a 24/7 phone, email and chat support. It also have a support center where user or people can browse extensive knowledge base including Website Tutorials, Email Tutorials, Domain Name Setup Info, Billing & FAQ’s. It includes video tutorial as well.


They ranks as one of the best shared/business hosting services for the top performance of security it provides. It’s system run scans for incoming emails with it’s real-time spam filtering feature. Where email accounts as the primary communication for business owners the offer high level of protection with their great system.

All of it’s server are also well protected with Malware scanners and Anti-Virus system to make sure they are providing the best quality and virus free servers for clients.

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2. BlueHost


bluehost_logoBlueHost is slowly getting up to the top rank they have been out of the top 10 before but now they are on the 3-5 position. If you see their site now there is a big difference before than now and the hosting they offer, they have so much to offer & it is more powerful now.

Starting with their servers it runs on a 2.4GHz 16-Core AMD Opteron Processor with 256GB DDR3-1600 ECC/REG SDRAM Memory, just a recent upgrade they also using SSD on their servers. It is no longer for business pro plans only but to all hosting packages as well.

Hosting Package:

BlueHost Shared Hosting plan starts with $3.49/mo that is limited to 1 website/domain attachement only with unlimited bandwidth and a web space of 50GB. As plans gets higher web space or Disk space and website/domain attachment increases. With all of these packages it gives FREE 1 Domain Registration as well.

It is been listed here even though it gives so much limitation to disk space & domain attachmet or addon domains bec. of the uptime of the website since they limit these sort of things they increase the uptime for each websites on their servers, which means websites have only 1% of chance to be down or not running.

Help & Support:

They have an in-house team that is on 24/7 to solve technical issues, and offer guidance for possible requests and other setup. You can just visit their website and click on the live chat menu mostly idle time just takes 5 mins to chat with the support team.


They have been offering a backup support that runs daily, weekly, and monthly as long as your are hosted with them and whatever your plan is.

It also have a Sitelock Feature that defend your websites against attacks and malware by detecting and fixing vulnerabilities and threats before they cause problems.

Additionally a spam screening that filters out harmful and unwanted content before it reaches your inbox, isolating quarantined messages for you to review.

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3. HostGator


hostgatorHostGator gives plenty of options and tools to make your business with them. There are site building and templates ready for use, with the one-click QuickInstall application installer, all of this are ready to launch your website at your very own hand.

To test their hosting plan they are offering 45 Days Money Back Guarantee! But sorry to say guys they don’t offer FREE Domain so you should have a domain on your own before purchasing hosting with them.

As part of it HostGator is using eco-friendly system, invested in Wind Energy to help offset server emissions, Climate Friendly, Wind Powered, Certified RECs.

Hosting Package:

Their hosting start with the ‘Hatchling Plan’ with the price $4.86/mo, on a single base domain, unlimited bandwidth, unlimited Sub Domains, FTP Accounts, and Email Accounts. Not only that they are also offering some marketing freebies:

  • $100 Google Adwords Offer
  • $100 Yahoo!/Bing Credit

Help & Support:

HostGator have the following support, 24/7/365 Premium Support via Phone, Live Chat, and Ticket System via Email. And Online Support Portal with over 500+ Video Tutorials and 680+ Help Articles.

They are offering Automatic Weekly Off-Site Data Backups as well.

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4. GoDaddy


godaddy_logoGoDaddy have been the big brand on the hosting and domain registration industry. They never look back and continue to give the best possible options for their clients. They have been upgrading their system & security and other features they offer.

It offers as well introductory prices for all plans and a 45 Days Money Back Guarantee.

Hosting Package:

All hosting plans comes with a FREE Domain Registration so better avail it and use it as your primary domain while setting up.

They have 3 Linux Hosting Plan the Economy, Deluxe, Ultimate and pricing starts with $3.99/mo with only 1 website, 100 GB Storage and 100 Email Addresses. Try to check as well the best option they got that is the ‘Deluxe’ plan. This got unlimited addon domains or website you can use to this hosting, unlimited storage, unlimited bandwidth & 500 Email Addresses.

To sum it up for only $4.49/mo you can websites as many as you want to one hosting only and it will really saves a lot.

Help & Support:

They are having 24/7 to meticulously monitor and support chat but I can not guarantee that you will be getting the support team in a matter of minutes bec. they have been handling many client request so you will really wait for your turn.

So while waiting you can go to their knowledge base system to find answers.


They have been installing security system to their servers and been monitoring it 24/7 to thwart suspicious activity and deflect DDoS attacks.

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5. GreenGeeks


greengeeks_logoGreenGeeks are one of the new kid in this industry and they are performing very well. Their servers runs on a supar fast (RAID-10 SSD-Powered) same as saying it runs on a SSD for blazing fast page loads & reliability.

They are the hosting service that offer only one plan with fully loaded features with 99.9% Service Uptime.

Not only that they also offer 30 Days Money Back Guarantee.

For a new reliable hosting service provider this could be a thumbs up and there are still plenty of room to get improving.

Hosting Package:

They are on sale right now $3.96/mo from $9.95/mo and you can get Free Domain name registration, Unlimited Web Space & Data Transfer, Unlimited Domains on 1 Account, FREE Marketing & SEO Tools and Secure IMAP/POP3 E-mail Accounts.

Help & Support:

Same with other hosting service provider they have 24/7/365 US-Based Support and knowledge base system to find quick answers. Aside from live chat they can also be reach on direct phone line.


Their security comes with Real Time Enhanced Scanning, Automatic Bruteforce Detection & a nightly backup.

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Every website have different needs and every developer or programmer have the decision which hosting to use for their clients, in this case it showcase that every website hosting service have different features and depending on what the website needs. In our option and looking at the specifications above it would be nice to go with InMotion Hosting.

Good Luck and wish you best on website hosting hunting and hope you use the best option you wanted.

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