Domain & Hosting Options for your Website Project


When assisting students to sign-up for web hosting and domain services, we search for discount codes online through Google. But we often encounter the situation where a code has limited use not giving everyone an opportunity to avail of it. The platforms I am recommending here are:

  • MediaTemple – I am using this premium service for my sites. No need to upgrade subscription plan as your use increase. Although an additional fee may be charged. This spared me from receiving site errors when the traffic spikes up.
  • GoDaddy – I am using this for hosting MSME / student websites. You will need to upgrade as your resource demand increase. If you bought your domain from another service provider or different GoDaddy account (not same account as your hosting), you need to manually update your domain A settings when you upgrade (as this usually changes after a major plan upgrade).
  • Siteground – popular to folks into dropshipping (and using dropshipping paid plugins)

I hope the following options will help.


For MSMEs who would not like to handle the technical requirements of maintaining a site, you can opt to get a Shopify account.


P49 pesos per month hosting with free domain.
(Note that depending on website resource usage, GoDaddy may require you to upgrade. Get a one-year package for hosting at around P600 that includes a .com domain name. Don’t forget to choose your domain when you check out.)

US$3.95 hosting per month with SiteGround
Popular web hosting service among dropshippers. Domain needs to be purchased separately.

MediaTemple – Shared hosting starting at US$20 per month good for 100 sites. Domain needs to be purchased separately.
Although from experience, you are likely to upgrade once you are reach 50 website mark due to space constraints.

GoDaddy – 1 dollar domain
(Choose 1 year if you only want to pay P49 at this time. This is valid for new GoDaddy users only. Avail this option if you are getting a hosting service from another provider.)

30% off on any GoDaddy service (for those with GoDaddy accounts already)


Get SSL for 6 dollars.
This is a great deal from GoDaddy to get an SSL for your site at almost 92% off.

I hope the above will help.