People usually tend to ask, what’s in a name? Namecheap is the answer. NameCheap stands true for its brand name and provides domain names at the cheapest rates. Having founded back in 2000, Namecheap is very popular for its cheap domain names and no wonder they have control over more than 10 million domains. Let’s see how good is it when it comes to hosting too. According to some records, it also happens to be one of the fastest growing American companies. With 19 years of experience in the web hosting industry, Namecheap has established itself as the top player in this industry.
Along with offering domain names of all variety, Namecheap also provides fully featured hosting packages, SSL certificates, WhoIs privacy protection etc. at very affordable prices which are the industry best.
What is Namecheap’s mission?
Namecheap’s mission is to provide value for money service to their clients. The main focus is on providing the latest high-quality domain and hosting products at the most competitive prices in the business. They believe in ethics and do not do unwanted upselling or aggressive advertisement just to lure customers. But they really intend to provide best in class support, service and security.
What’s special about Namecheap?
Free Domain Name:
You can avail a free domain name if you opt for any one of their hosting plans. Considering how costly domains can be if you go to some other domain registrars, Namecheap is a brand build around domain names and how can you not accept the industry best in providing domain names throw a one at you for free?
Free migration Support:
Making it easier for the ones who wish to join the Namecheap bandwagon, Namecheap offers free migration.
Feature loaded basic plan:
In the process of keeping the starting price of web hosting very low, hosting providers often end up having too many limitations in their basic plans. But that’s not the case with Namecheap. Even the entry-level plans are fully loaded and provide maximum value for money. This mostly is very rare considering how usually hosting providers keep their starting prices low just to woo the customers but don’t provide enough resources.
14 days money-back guarantee:
As we already know the advantage of the longer money-back guarantee period, 14 days the period that you are offered to claim your money back if you are not satisfied by the Namecheap service.
Namecheap’s network infrastructure that powers their web hosting servers is guaranteed to deliver 99.9% uptime.
Namecheap service comes with 24/7 service, in case if you have any issues or queries to talk about or to be fixed. No matter how good the offered service is, it has to be backed up by an able support team. With Namecheap, you are guaranteed the best in class customer support.
What are the services offered by Namecheap?
As it is mentioned over and over again in this article, Namecheap is a brand built around domain names. It is a brand that has cheap and best domain names as its USP. Domain names are offered at a very cheap price and checking domain availability is a task as easy as it can get. You can get top-level domains at as low as $0.88. You can select from a wide range of domain extensions that they offer. That’s not all. You also get a guide on how to register a domain name, how to choose a domain name etc. You can also take assistance from the 24/7 customer support regarding any confusions you have about domain registration.
Shared hosting is offered by Namecheap at a starting price of Rs206.14/mo. This cheapest plan is named as Stellar and is termed by Namecheap as the most simple and affordable solution to launch a website. What’s on offer is 20GB SSD accelerated storage space, unmetered bandwidth, up-to 3 websites. You get a website builder too with this plan. Adding more power to the Stellar plan is the Stellar plus plan which happens to be the most popular out of the three web hosting plans. You get unmetered SSD accelerated disk space in addition to other features offered in the Stellar plan and this plan is priced at Rs347.14/mo. And the most powerful of the three is the Stellar Business plan, which is priced at Rs631.69/mo. In this plan, you get 50GB pure SSD Disk space.
Namecheap offers cPanel/WHM hosting powered by high-performance servers as a part of reseller hosting. You have the privilege to buy hosting on the basis of a month, 3 months, 6 months, one year and 2 years. The first plan is named as Nebula and price you have to pay for one month of hosting is Rs1200. With this package, you get 25 resold accounts, 30GB disk space, unmetered GB Bandwidth, Free cPanel/WHM. Next up is the galaxy expert which is priced at Rs1912 per month and you can buy it for 3 months, 6 months and so on, just like the Nebula plan. You get unlimited resold accounts, 90GB disk space, unmetered GB bandwidth. The Universe Pro is the costliest and more feature rich out of the three and is priced at Rs2623/mo. In addition to all the features offered in the other two plans, you get 150GB disk space.
Namecheap provides VPS hosting in two packages, namely the Pulsar and Quasar packages. The Pulsar package being the most popular is priced at Rs1058/mo. You get 2 CPU cores, 2GB RAM, 40GB SSD raid 10 disk space and 1000GB/mo. bandwidth. In the Quasar plan you get 4 CPU cores, 6GB RAM, 120GB SSD raid 10 disk space and 3000GB/mo. bandwidth. This plan is priced at Rs1769/mo. And every VPS plan includes a free .website domain name.
Managed WordPress Hosting:
Namecheap’s managed web hosting plans have the prefix EasyWP in common. And Starter, Turbo, and Supersonic are the plans. With all the plans, you can host one website and all these plans come with 30 days money-back guarantee. The EasyWP Starter plan is priced at Rs276/mo. and you are offered 10GB SSD storage. This plan supports up-to 50K monthly visitors. Then there is the EasyWP Turbo plan that offers 50GB SSD storage and is good enough to support 200k visitors monthly. The EasyWP Supersonic plan is priced at Rs845/mo. and offers 100GB SSD storage and supports up-to 500K monthly visitors.
You can buy dedicated servers from Namecheap that are packaged in form of Explorer, Voyager, and Enterprise based on different configurations. Monthly charges start range between Rs5611 up-to Rs13436. RAM option ranges from 8GB to 64GB based on the configuration that you choose.
Private Email Hosting:
Namecheap provides private email hosting at prices ranging from Rs702/yr. up-to Rs3548/yr. One good thing about this is that you can avail two months of free trial.
That’s not all. Namecheap offers SSL certificate, WhoIs guard, Premium DNS, VPN etc. and with every plan, you get a website builder for free.
With slight better uptime, faster page loading times and better support team, Namecheap can shine brightly in the field of web hosting too. But when it comes to Domain names, Namecheap is already a well-established player and has all the abilities to rule the domain name world.