How to purchase Hosting from Bluehost? Complete Information for Beginners
We all know that to create a website on the internet, a site has to be made on blogger or WordPress. But hosting is required to make a website on the WordPress, is known to all. It’s easy to buy hosting for the website. But where to purchase it from in your Country? Which one to purchase?, are few questions which arise in our mind. We’re answering all your queries here with complete guidance.
Purchasing hosting remain a question still today for a new blogger. If you have the same queries, then this post is for you. There are several hosting companies availablefor creating a website or a blog on WordPress. Hostgator and Bluehost are the most preferable choices in India as they provide the best hosting facility at the cheapest rate. One can purchase hosting from these 2 companieswhich are providing hosting services at the minimum price.
Now let’s get into the step by step details of purchasing hosting from Bluehost in India.
Bluehost is the best among all the hosting service provider in India. Its services are suitable for a website generating traffic between 20K to 100K on daily basis. It provides fast loading and powerful server connectivity. It provides these kind of hosting:- Linux Hosting, Windows Hosting, WordPress Hosting, Linux Reseller Hosting, and Windows Reseller Hosting. Here, one can purchase hosting as per his/her needs.Windows Hosting is the costliest among them. Indians use Linux Hosting to create a normal blog or a website as it is the most suitable option for a simple website. Websites like Filpkart &Amazon use Windows Hosting, the most powerful, as they generate highest number of traffic.
I had narrated in the previous post that in India, you don’t need to purchase separate domain for buying hosting from Bluehostbecause it provides a free domain with all plans. You can sign-up for a hosting from an earlier purchased domain (which you got free of cost) for later use or you can buy anytime when there’s a great of
How to purchase hosting from Bluehost?
Step 1-Go to Bluehost Website
First of all got to India Bluehost website and select Linux Hosting from hosting options.
Step 2- Your Hosting Plans
Different plans will show up after selecting Linux Hosting. Plan details are as follow:-
1.Country(US & India)
If you want to buy hosting for an English website and you get maximum traffic from US, then you’ve to buy by selecting US and India in case you get more traffic from India.
2.Choose Hosting Plans
You will have several plans to buy for your website. You’ll have to select standard plan for one website while business plan for 3 websites. And if you want to create more than 3 website they you’ll have to buy Pro plan having unlimited plan. In this way, 3 packages are available. My suggestion is that you should buy Business Plan hosting for 3 years because Bluehost does not provide any discount during renewal.
Let me tell you the details of Bluehost’s Linux Plan so that you don’t face any problem in buying hosting.
You can create& host only one website in this plan which provides 50GB disk space, unlimited data transfer and bandwidth. It is the best plan for a low price using which you can create one website and 25 subdomains.
This plan is used for creating and hosting more than 1 website. It’s suitable for someone who wants to create or use more than 1 website because one can add 3 domains in this package with unlimited bandwidth. It has an advantage that if you have to run more than 1 website in future then you won’t have to buy another hosting and you won’t have to pay any extra amount. Besides, unlimited subdomains can be created.
It differs from business plan as you can create more than 3 website. This plan is most suitable for E-commerce & business as it provides features like dedicated IP, Domain privacy and Site Backup.
Step 3- Free Domain Claim
You’ll get a free domain if you buy hosting from Bluehost. Click on ‘Buy Now‘to purchase hosting plan. You’ll get a pop-up which talks about domain. It’ll be like this- ‘Do you already have a domain for your hosting plan?’Click on‘NO’.
Note- If you already have a registered domain then you can keep the free domain for future use.
Step 4- Uncheck Additional Service
- Disable the additional service after selecting domain as it will cost extra if you don’t.
- Click on ‘Continue’. You can look for it in following image-
Step 5- Your Border Hosting
After clicking on continue, it’ll take you to your hosting order summary page where you can check your total payment. Click on ‘Proceed to Payment’ after checking a the details.
Step 6- Bluehost Hosting Sign in/Sign Up
Now you can sign in or sign up and you can login if you already have an account. If you don’t have an account then make one by clicking on ‘Create an account’.
Follow the given steps to create a new account on Bluehost India:-
Full Name- Mention your name
Email Address- Enter your email
Password& Confirm Password- Type same password in the both
Mobile- Enter your phone number
Country- Select your country
State- Select your state
Zip Code- Enter your Pin Code
City- Enter your city name
Address- Enter your full address
GST ID- Enter your GST ID (leave it if you don’t)
Create Account- Click on it
Step 7- Payment Options
You’ll reach on to Payment Options page after creating or login in your account where you can pay through Debit Card/Credit Card, Net Banking, Pay by Cheque. I’m telling here about how to pay through Debit Card as everyone have a Debit Card nowadays. Let’s Start!
Select ‘Net Banking/Debit Card’ and click on ‘Pay Now’ to make your payment. It can take up to 10 minutes in processing payment. You’ll get a mail having Bluehost Username & C-Panel details which will help you in installing WordPress website after you login using it. Now You can start WordPress blogging.
I hope this post would have helped you in understanding how to purchase hosting from Bluehost and you would have purchased it. But still if you face any problem while purchasing then you can ask your queries in the comment box. Do tell us if you liked this post.
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