Purchasing a domain and hosting

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As I would be creating a website for this project I would need to purchase a domain and web hosting.  I researched a number of web hosting providers to see which I felt was the best for me; the only prerequisite was that CPanel was provided.  I looked at what each host provider offered, looking specifically at:

  • is CPanel offered?
  • customer support
  • disk space
  • email accounts
  • number of websites
  • price

After researching other host providers I finally decided on GoDaddy.  I found good reviews for GoDaddy and they scored highly on the following website for 2015:

http://web-hosting-review.toptenreviews.com/godaddy-review.html

I chose the GoDaddy Deluxe option for 1 year which offers unlimited websites, unlimited bandwidth and unlimited storage.   With unlimited storage and websites I felt this would allow me to develop more sites when I have learn’t how to use the GoDaddy CPanel.  Whether I continue to use GoDaddy after the initial year depends on many factors including their customer support.

This is a link to the GoDaddy hosting package:

https://uk.godaddy.com/offers/default.aspx?isc=cjc1hos5&tmskey=1domwebhost_3&cvosrc=affiliate.cj.1509582

This is my hosting package: