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Free hosting for your web project in IONOS data centers
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Free website hosting from IONOS

  • All the webspace you need
  • Webspace & server provided on the same platform
  • DDoS protection, SSL cert & backups included

$0 1st monthNo risk, cancel anytime
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How to get free website hosting with IONOS?

If you opt for one of our MyWebsite packages, you receive free website hosting as part of the package.
The MyWebsite packages enable you to create a professional-looking website without any prior coding knowledge. All available packages grant you access to our beginner-friendly website building kit, which you can use to design and create your dream website or your own online store. Numerous responsive design templates ensure that the visual design is not neglected and that your web project is optimally displayed on all end devices. So, you get the amazing benefits associated with these website builders plus you also get free website hosting.
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Benefits of free website hosting with IONOS

Check out these great advantages.
01

Domain with email

If you choose one of the MyWebsite packages, you’ll get free website hosting, and you will also get the following domain extensions included in the package: .com, .us, .ca, .me, .biz, .info, .org, .net, .online.
02

All the webspace you need

If you want to create and run your own website, there are a lot of things to take care of. But there’s no need to worry about not having enough webspace since we will provide you with the appropriate amount of storage space.
03

Monthly usage possible

Many contracts require a yearly subscription, but if you don’t want to pay for 12 months in advance, it’s possible to book all our website builder packages monthly. You still get the same first-class and reliable hosting, but for a much shorter period.

Get free hosting with MyWebsite

You need a web server with sufficient web space, a hardware setup that can handle the incoming and outgoing traffic of your project, and a content management system or similar software to manage the project.
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Try the IONOS package of your choice risk-free for 30 days. If you're not completely satisfied, you can cancel your contract directly in the control panel for a full refund. Please note: Domains, MyWebsite Services, rankingCoach Plus and Premium Service orders are non-refundable.

Now

Build out-of-the-box websites. Ideal for those with limited time and experience.


1st month Free then $7/month No risk, cancel anytime
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New visual editor designed for easy editing. Anyone can get great results, fast. Create your own stunning website in minutes. Includes everything need to build a site for your business, portfolio, organization or passion.

Quickly build your website with easy-to-use sections. Add pre-set styles to sections for instant customization.

Create a professional-looking site, whatever your skill level.

Change the design of your site in a few clicks with ready-made color palettes, shapes and fonts.

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .us, . ca, . com, . net, . org, . info, . me, . biz, . online.

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite Now includes an SSL certificate that encrypts your website traffic. It signals to visitors that your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address with your domain name. For example: contact@mydomain.com.

Creator

Our most powerful editor. Ideal for experienced users and web designers.


1st month Free then $13/month No risk, cancel anytime
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Built for creative flexibility and advanced customization. Gives professionals full design freedom. Use pro-level features to fine-tune the design, edit code and customize your website's settings. Personalize the user experience based on location, time and special events.

Build your website with more control. Use powerful design features to adjust padding, spacing, layout and more.

Add social media and business widgets, and multiple languages.

Fully customize colors, fonts, shapes and other design elements with granular controls.

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .us, . ca, . com, . net, . org, . info, . me, . biz, . online.

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite Creator includes an SSL certificate that encrypts your website traffic. It signals to visitors that your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address with your domain name. For example: contact@mydomain.com.

Online Store

Everything you need to sell and grow online. Ideal for both experienced and new users.


1st month Free then $30/month No risk, cancel anytime
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A website builder and an online store. Get your products online and to your customers fast. Display your products, add PayPal, credit card and other payment options. Customize shipping to meet demand with a variety of options: same-day, in-store pickup and more. Improve your visitors' shopping experience with a Facebook Store, discounts, coupons, and abandoned cart recovery.

Use expertly designed templates with drag and drop sections, video and image widgets, automatic labels for sale items and more.

Promote your products with marketing tools.

Select and edit the product details you display and add categories to sell all kinds of items.

Free domain for 1 year First year domain offer only valid on initial purchase of a 12-month contract. Included free domain extensions: .us, . ca, . com, . net, . org, . info, . me, . biz, . online.

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite Online Store includes an SSL certificate that encrypts your website traffic. It signals to visitors that your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address with your domain name. For example: contact@mydomain.com.

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Free hosting with an affordable website

Send your imagination soaring with designer-made templates.
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Artist
Whatever your medium, spread the word about your work with your online portfolio. Perfect for tattoo artists, musicians, models and more.
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Designer
If you're a designer or architect, this template is ideal for presenting examples of your projects. Add testimonials for extra credibility.
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Photographer
Give your photographs a simple backdrop with this elegant template. Keep your texts short for maximum impact.

FAQ

Free website hosting means that IONOS will run your website on its servers and you don’t have to pay a cent for it. When you opt for one of our MyWebsite packages, we’ll throw in free website hosting, how does that sound? Hosting your website with IONOS has many benefits including 99.9% uptime, scalable performance management, fast page loading times, and protection against cyber attacks, to name but a few.

Yes, with IONOS. Some free hosts offer very basic security features, and you may have to pay to upgrade for more secure features such as an SSL/TLS certificate. This isn’t the case with IONOS as you have all the security you need right from the start. DDoS protection ensures your website is safe from any incoming cyber attacks. The advanced server-side security helps keep your site up and running no matter what happens. The free website hosting package also contains a Wildcard SSL Certificate, enabling you to secure your website with HTTPS.

For extra peace of mind, there are also regular backups, enabling you to recover files from restore points if anything is deleted or lost.

Yes. With IONOS, it’s possible to enjoy free website hosting without having to register a domain since all IONOS MyWebsite plans include a free domain with the website building kit. However, you can also link your project to any other web address as soon as you have added it to your contract.

Yes. Free website hosting is usually associated with an abundance of advertisements since the web provider needs to make their money back. Luckily with IONOS, you don’t have to worry about ads popping up that having nothing to do with your website. Our free website hosting is not just free regarding the cost, but also free of ads.

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