In 2021,the cost of hosting a website in Kenya ranges between Ksh 1,500 and Ksh 5,000 per year. There are companies which host new websites for free.
The cost of web hosting is dependent on resources it consumes—the more resources it consumes the more you pay for hosting. Cheapest web hosting services are available under shared hosting plans while the most expensive are in the Dedicated Servers.
Best free web hosting in Kenya
- Truehost(1 month free),click here to host your site
- Safaricom(1 year free hosting provided you buy a domain name of Ksh 999)
Best Shared and WordPress Hosting in Kenya
Since most people design their websites on WordPress, it’s important to choose web hosting which are excellent for hosting those sites. Below are the best WordPress Hosting in Kenya:
- HostPinnacle(Ksh 1,999 to Ksh 10,999 per year),click here to visit HostPinnacle website
- Kenya Website Experts(Ksh 2,100 to Ksh14,100 per year),click here to visit website
- SkyHost(Ksh 2,499 to Ksh 10,499 per year),click here to visit website
Best VPS and Dedicated Server Hosting
There is a point your website won’t be hosted by shared hosting plan,in that case,VPS and Dedicated Servers are ideal. The cost of hosting such websites is very high, usually above Ksh 5,000 per month.
Here are the best companies to host viral or high traffic websites:
- Bluehost(Ksh5,000 to Ksh20,000 per month),click here to visit website
- Kenya Website Experts(Ksh15,000 to Ksh26,000 per month),click here to visit website
Start by hosting your website for free at Truehost, then upgrade to premium plans within the company. If your site goes viral, you can move it to Bluehost.