So, have you decided to jump on the e-Commerce wave? 

To start well, you need to build a reliable and fast loading e-shop. And that’s directly connected with having an efficient, fast, and secure hosting provider.

There are many! Check until you find the one that best fits your business objectives. Consider e-Commerce websites demand more resources than a blog or a corporate site. 

Here you have a reliable starting point, our top five E-commerce hosting providers. 

A2 Hosting advantages: 

Different plans (VPS, dedicated server, shared and reseller hosting) focused on e-commerce.

Turbo servers, *twenty times faster than regular ones.

Unlimited disk space (SSD).

Datacenter locations in America, Europe, and Asia.

Free SSL certificate. 

It has “Perpetual Security” –dual hosting firewall for stopping users without permission, free HackScan to prevent threats, and DDoS protection.

Free automatic backups.

Free migration for new users or upgrade a plan.

Prices from $2.99 monthly (shared hosting) to $99.59 monthly (dedicated server).

A2 Hosting disadvantages: 

Its uptime is competitive but not the highest.

Migration cost if you downgrade or change location.

Bluehost advantages:

Mid-level plans with a robust set of features to build new e-commerce.

High uptime.

It includes free standard security: SSL certificate, Secure Shell Access (SSH), hotlink, and Spam Assassin protection.

From 100 GB SSD to unlimited SSD storage, depending on the plan.

Unlimited bandwidth. 

For WordPress site owners, it offers integration with WooCommerce plug-in.

You can pay a month, a year or three years. 

The standard plan costs $19.95 (monthly for a year contract). The Premium plan for $32.95 (monthly for a year contract). 

Bluehost disadvantages:

Speed is good, but nothing remarkable. 

Migration is free for just one site. 

It has servers in the USA only. 

Renewal rates can go expensive.

Siteground advantages:

Auto-install feature for e-commerce applications.

Cloudflare CDN and SuperCacher tech for quicker loading.

Six own data centers in North America (1), Europe (3), Asia (1), and Australia (1).

Free e-commerce transfer, shopping carts with installation, and an optimized e-commerce server.

High uptime with a guarantee (compensations for downtime).

Daily and free backups.

Unlimited bandwidth.

Free SSL certificate, own in-house system to monitor servers. 

Free advanced spam protection for incoming/outgoing messages. 

Rates from $6.99 monthly (StartUp plan) to $14.99 monthly (GoGeek plan). 

Siteground disadvantages:

There’s no automatic site setup.

Low storage space (starts at 10GB). Not really suitable for image/video-heavy websites. 

Its entry-level plan (StartUp) only hosts one website.

InMotion advantages:

Two levels of e-Commerce plans. SSD shared e-commerce hosting for beginners and SSD VPS e-commerce hosting for already high-traffic shops. 

Good uptime, not the highest.

One-click install (Softaculous tool) for paid apps. It’s free on shared hosting, not on VPS plans. 

SSD storage, from 10GB (Lite plan) to 200GB (Pro and VPS-3000HA-S plans).

Unlimited bandwidth.

UltraStack servers to optimized website performance (load time, speed…).

Free SSL and malware protection.

InMotion disadvantages:

Not the fastest.

Servers located just in the USA.

No free backups. 

Hostinger advantages:

It provides a Cloudflare DNS.

Data centers in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Solid uptime. 

Fast servers and speed. 

Unlimited bandwidth and from 10GB to 100GB SSD.

Free SSL certificate, BitNinja security, an email spam filter included.

Free daily or weekly backups.

Affordable. Pricing from a $0.99 monthly plan (if you sign for 48 months), and on.

Hostinger disadvantages:

Limited services in some plans (basic plan: 1 email, just 1 FTP Account, 100GB bandwidth).

No free backups.

Renewal prices can go high.

CONCLUSION

There are hosting providers for all size e-shops. The best way not to get lost is to know your real business needs. Read the terms and conditions of their policies carefully. Be sure you clearly understand the included features in your plan, money-back-guarantee conditions, the real limits of “unlimited” features, introductory and regular pricing, etc.

Now, amaze the world and when you become a billion-dollar company, just tag us!