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Most web hosting companies require that you pay for at least one year of hosting upfront. It's harder to find those that allow you to pay month to month. These are the 10 best web hosting companies that accept monthly payments.

1. 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 two of its hosting plans.

Deluxe Hosting Plan includes unlimited websites, storage and bandwidth for $10.99 per month when paid monthly.

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.

New If all you need is the cheapest way to start a website, Godaddy currently has a special offer: 12 months of hosting (Economy hosting plan, regular price $58.88/year) which also includes a free domain name, for $1/month ($12/year).

2. HostGator

HostGator

Price: $10.95 per month

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

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

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

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 1cent at sign-up. How to get this discount: Choose a Hosting Plan (Package Type), Choose 1 month Billing Cycle, at step 5 enter the Coupon Code 1cent. The price will be updated to $0.01.

3. 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 Managed WordPress Hosting with prices starting from $20 per month, when paid monthly.

4. A2 Hosting

A2 Hosting

Price: $9.99 per month

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

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

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

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.

5. 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.

6. 1&1

1and1

Price: $8.95 per month + $8.99 domain name

1&1 offers monthly payment options on all three of its shared hosting plans.

Basic plan which supports 1 website, up to 2.5 GB of RAM, 100 GB Storage, 25 Databases (1 GB SSD), 500 Email accounts for $8.99 per month.

Unlimited Plus plan which supports Unlimited Websites, up to 6 GB of RAM, Unlimited Storage, Unlimited Databases (1 GB SSD) and Unlimited Email accounts for $11.99 per month.

Unlimited Pro plan which supports up to 9 GB of RAM, Unlimited Storage, Unlimited Databases (1 GB SSD), Unlimited Email accounts, SiteLock Basic and CDN with Railgun for $16.99 per month.

All plans include SSL Certificate and 24/7 Support Service. The Domain Name registration on all plans is not free, when hosting is paid monthly, and it is an additional $8.99.

7. JustHost

JustHost

Price: $7.99 per month + $11.99 domain name

JustHost offers monthly payment options on two of its shared hosting plans. The third, Prime plan, only supports yearly payment options.

Basic plan which supports 1 Website, 5 Email Accounts, 50 GB Disk Space and Unlimited Data Transfer for $7.99 per month.

Plus plan which supports 10 Websites, 100 Email Accounts, 150 GB Disk Space and Unlimited Data Transfer for $14.99 per month.

The Domain Name registration on all plans is not free, when paid monthly, and it is $11.99.

8. DigitalOcean

DigitalOcean

Price: $5.00 per month

DigitalOcean is one of the best VPS hosts. It has plans starting from $5/month for 1vCPU, 1 GB of RAM, 25GB of SSD storage and 1 TB of Transfer. A Virtual Private Server doesn't come with a control panel, web builder, Wordpress or any other software you get with shared hosting. It is a lot harder to setup than a standard shared hosting. You have to install your own Linux distribution, setup the web server and any other software you need. This is a great type of hosting, but only for advanced users.

New Get a $10 DigitalOcean credit when you sign up from here.

9. iPower

iPower

Price: $7.95 per month

iPower accepts monthly payments on only one of its shared hosting plans, the Pro Plan which includes Unlimited websites, Unlimited Disk Space and Unlimited Data Transfer for $7.95 per month.

The domain name registration is paid separately and it is $10.99 per year plus domain privacy protection which is an additional $9.99 per year.

iPower is now entirely wind powered. Its offices and data centers are all 100% powered by wind energy.

10. 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.

It offers Managed WordPress, Shared Hosting, VPS Hosting and AWS Cloud Hosting.

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). There are also Pro plan for $30 per month, and the Elite plan for $60 per month.