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Web hosting services that you can pay month to month instead of having to pay for a full year upfront:

1. DreamHost

DreamHost

Price: $10.95 per month

DreamHost has one shared hosting plan which includes all the stuff you might need, like no limits on storage, web traffic, and the number of websites you can host on a single account.

Unlimited Hosting: no limits on the amount of data you transfer, domains (websites) you host, or email you use.

It also has advanced features like Free SSL certificate, Free Email hosting, PHP 7.1, Rails, Python, Perl Support.

DreamHost also offers Shared WordPress Hosting with prices starting from $10.95 per month, for unlimited websites.

2. HostGator

HostGator

Price: $10.95 per month

Hostgator has monthly payment options on all three of its shared hosting plans:

1. The smallest Hatchling Plan which supports hosting of just one website, Unlimited storage and bandwidth for $10.95 per month.

2. The Baby Plan which includes Unlimited websites, storage and bandwidth for $11.95 per month.

3. The Business Plan which adds Free Dedicated IP and Free Private SSL for $16.95 per month.

All of these plans include QuickInstall tool, which you can use to install blogs, forums, CMS, wikis, photo galleries, E-commerce stores and a lot of other types of websites. All of these websites run on Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

New You can get the first month of any HostGator monthly plan, for just 1 cent, by using the promo code MONTHLY at sign-up. How to get this discount: Choose a Hosting Plan (Package Type), Choose the 1 month Billing Cycle and at step 5 enter the Coupon Code MONTHLY. The price will be updated to $0.01. Monthly

3. A2 Hosting

A2 Hosting

Price: $9.99 per month

A2 Hosting offers monthly payment options on all three of its shared hosting plans:

1. Lite plan which supports 1 website, 5 MySQL Databases, Unlimited Disk Space and Unlimited Data Transfer for $9.99 per month.

2. Swift plan which adds Unlimited Websites, Unlimited Databases and double the resources for $12.99 per month.

3. Turbo plan that adds Turbo servers which load pages up to 20X faster compared to standard hosting for $24.99 per month.

All plans also include cPanel Control Panels, Free SSL and SSD.

4. GoDaddy

GoDaddy

Price: $10.99 per month

Godaddy is the world's largest web hosting provider and a domain name registrar. It has monthly payment options on all of its most popular Managed WordPress Hosting plans:

1. Basic Hosting Plan includes Unlimited websites, storage and bandwidth for $10.99 per month when paid monthly.

2. Ultimate Hosting Plan adds twice the processing power and memory (Linux with cPanel only), Premium DNS and 1 year SSL certificate for $16.99 per month if you choose to pay month to month.

5. Media Temple

Media Temple

Price: $20.00 per month

Media Temple was founded 1998 in Los Angeles. Today it's a premium web hosting and cloud services provider with over 100,000 customers and more than 1.5 million websites in 100 different countries.

Grid shared hosting plans start with the Personal plan which includes 100 sites, 20GB SSD storage, 100 databases, 1TB scalable bandwidth, 2000GPU (Grid Performance Units), 1000 email boxes for $20 per month, when paid month to month (there are discounts for longer term payments).

Pro plan includes 500 sites, 100GB SSD storage, 500 databases, 2TB scalable bandwidth, 2000GPU (Grid Performance Units), 1000 email boxes, 1 site CDN & WAF, 1 site malware detection & removal for $30 per month.

Elite plan includes 500 sites, 250GB SSD storage, 500 databases, 5TB scalable bandwidth, 4000GPU (Grid Performance Units), 1000 email boxes, 5 sites CDN & WAF, 5 sites malware detection & removal, Dedicated database container for $60 per month.

Besides these Shared Hosting plans, Media Temple also offers Managed WordPress, VPS Hosting, Managed Hosting and AWS Cloud Hosting, all of which you can pay monthly.

The following web hosting companies also accept monthly payments, but they charge an additional setup fee when you choose to pay month to month:

6. SiteGround

SiteGround

Price: $11.95 per month + $14.95 setup fee

SiteGround was started in 2004, and for the last 14 years has grown into one of the leading web hosting providers. It currently hosts over a million websites. It offers a full range of hosting services, from domain name registration and shared hosting, to dedicated hosting and enterprise services. It has monthly payment option on all 3 of its hosting plans.

All of the plans include a free website builder, very fast SSD storage, free SSLs and HTTP/2 Enabled Servers, cPanel & SSH, free app installs, free email accounts and unmetered traffic. You can choose between Chicago (USA), Amsterdam (NL), Singapore (SG) and London (UK) data centers for hosting your website.

The StartUp plan is great for a single website. It allows hosting of one domain, it has 10GB of disk space and is great for about 10,000 monthly visitors. The price when paying monthly is $11.95 per month. The first month is $3.95 but you have to pay the $14.95 setup fee, so the bill for the first month would be $18.90.

This doesn't include a domain name. The Domain name registration is $15.95 and there is an additional $12.00/year for Domain Privacy. The price drops to $3.95/month for long term plans, when you pay 1, 2 or 3 years upfront.

The GrowBig plan adds hosting of Unlimited websites and premium speed, to all the other features of the StartUp plan. It is great for a heavily trafficked website or multiple average trafficked websites.

The price when paying monthly is $19.95 per month. The first month is $5.95 but you have to pay the $24.95 setup fee, so the bill for the first month would be $30.90. The domain name is extra, just like all the other plans. The price drops to $5.95/ month when paid yearly.

The GoGeek plan is the best option for larger, resource intensive websites. The smaller number of domains is shared on instances, so fewer number of users share the server resources. This plan is recommended for E-Commerce websites.

The price when paying monthly is $34.95 per month. The first month is $11.95 but you have to pay the $24.95 setup fee, so the bill for the first month would be $36.90. The price drops to $5.95/ month when paid yearly.

7. GreenGeeks

Green Geeks

Price: $9.95 per month + $15.00 Setup Fee

GreenGeeks is a recognized EPA Green Power Partner, and a leader in green energy web hosting. This eco-friendly web hosting service works with environmental foundations to purchase wind energy credits to put back into the grid three times the amount of energy it consumes.

The company was founded in California 10 years ago, and has over 35,000 customers with over 300,000 hosted websites. It has a single EcoSite Starter plan which includes Unlimited SSD Web Space and Data Transfer, Unlimited Domains on 1 Account, $13.95/year Domain Name, FREE Website Builder and Templates, FREE SSL Certificate and 24/7/365 Expert Tech Support.

The price of the plan, when paying monthly, is $9.95 per month, plus there's a $15 Setup Fee, and if you buy a domain name (domain names are always sold per year) the total price for the first month is $38.90.

8. FastComet

FastComet

Price: $5.95/mo + $19.95 Setup Fee

FastComet offers month to month payment option on all 3 of its hosting plans.

StartSmart plan allows hosting of one website, it has 15 GB of fast SSD storage, Unlimited bandwidth, 2 CPU Cores Available, 2 GB of RAM and a Free Domain Name. The price when paying monthly is $5.95 per month + $19.95 setup fee.

ScaleRight plan allows hosting of Unlimited websites, it has 25 GB of fast SSD storage, Unlimited bandwidth, 4 CPU Cores Available, 3 GB of RAM and a Free Domain Name. The price when paying monthly is $8.95 per month + $19.95 setup fee.

SpeedUp plan allows hosting of Unlimited websites, it has 35 GB of fast SSD storage, Unlimited bandwidth, 6 CPU Cores Available, 6 GB of RAM and a Free Domain Name. The price when paying monthly is $12.95 per month + $19.95 setup fee.

All plans include Multiple Server Locations, CloudFlare CDN caching, Cache header optimization, aggressive GZIP, AutoMinify of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, Free SSL, latest cPanel version and 1-Click installation with auto updates of more than 300 open source website building tools like WordPress, Joomla and Magento.

SSD Only Servers - Storage is based on the latest SSD and set up in a redundant RAID 10 configuration, so you don't have to worry about failed hard drives and data loss.

Free Cloudflare CDN - your files are distributed around the world so they're closer to your visitors, and your website loads faster for them.

cPanel Powered Hosting - The most popular and powerful web hosting control panel for easy point-and-click management of your hosting account.

FastComet also offers VPS and Dedicated Hosting with month to month payments.

9. HostMetro

HostMetro

Price: $7.95 per month + $24.95 Setup Fee

HostMetro offers monthly payments option only on its Mega Max Hosting plan.

Mega Max Hosting plan allows hosting of Unlimited websites, Unlimited disk space, Unlimited bandwidth, Unlimited MySQL databases, Unlimited FTP accounts, Unlimited Email accounts, one click install of WordPress and other software. The price when paid monthly is $7.95 per month + $24.95 setup fee.

The Domain name registration is not free on monthly plans. It is $14.49 and there is an additional $5.00/year for Domain Privacy.

10. FastWebHost

FastWebHost

Price: $9.95 + $14.95 Setup Fee

FastWebHost is one of the fastest growing web hosting companies with over 200,000 domains. It offers monthly payment options on 2 of its shared hosting plans.

Business Plan allows hosting of 10 domains, it has 50GB of disk space and bandwidth. The price when paying monthly is $11.95 per month, and there's the $14.95 setup fee, so the bill for the first month would be $24.90. There are 50% discounts if you choose a longer billing cycle, like a year or more. Monthly payment plans don't include a free domain name. The Domain name registration is $12.99.

Enterprise Plan allows hosting of Unlimited domains, it has Unlimited disk space and Unlimited Bandwidth. The price when paying monthly is $14.95 per month, and there's also the $14.95 setup fee, so the bill for the first month would be $29.90. This plan also doesn't include a free domain name. It's an additional $12.99.

Both of these plans include Unlimited number of visitors your website can have, Unlimited Email accounts, the latest cPanel hosting control panel, fast secure servers, free DDoS protection, free website builder, free CloudFlare CDN, 1- Click App Installer which you can use to install WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other 300+ apps with a single click.

You can choose between Usa, India, Germany and Netherlands data centers to host your website. FastWebHost also offers Managed WordPress hosting, VPS Hosting and Dedicated Servers.