Yahoo Web Hosting

Just wanted to give everyone a head’s up.  Starting today Yahoo is offering 50% off your first three months of hosting. This promotion will run through the month of July. So if you are considering Yahoo Web Hosting, the time to get it is now. If you read my post about Newbie Web Hosting, Yahoo Web Hosting normally costs an average of  $9.32/month -$7.46 1st 3 mths and $9.95 next 9 mths.


Here’s what’ is included in the Yahoo Web Hosting package:

Web Hosting Details

 

Site Building

 

Site design:

  • Online site design tool
  • Site building checklist
  • Customizable site designs
  • Flexible page layouts
  • Pages that may be tailored to your business (such as a clients page for law firms)
  • Simple ways to enter and format text and photos
  • JPG, GIF, and PNG support
  • Multilingual text support (i18n internationalization)
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    Interactive and multimedia features:

  • Fully customizable forms for feedback, surveys, and more
  • Map with preconfigured driving directions to your business
  • Photo gallery with slideshow tool
  • Photo comparison page, to showcase before and after images
  • Video showcase and gallery
  • Built-in audio player and download tool (original MP3s only)
  • Badges to link to your Twitter and Facebook pages New
  • Built-in tool for sharing site updates on Twitter and Facebook
  • PayPal Buy Now, Pay Now, and Donate buttons


  • Additional site features and languages:

  • FTP (1,000 accounts)
  • Support for third-party design tools like Dreamweaver and Publisher *
  • Unlimited data transfer and disk space
  • WordPress blogging
  • VeriSign Trust™ Seal **
  • HTML editor
  • PHP 5
  • Perl 5.8.7
  • MySQL 4.1
  • phpMyAdmin (free open-source add-on)
  • Virtually unlimited databases
  • Password protection (1,000 accounts)
  • Account access for colleagues or friends
  • Flash and Shockwave support
  • Site search
  • Reliability and Security

  • 99.9% web site uptime ***
  • Redundant, geographically distributed data centers
  • Snapshot backups
  • Unix operating system
  • Apache servers
  • Shared SSL certificates with 256k encryption
  • Asset caching and load balancing across multiple servers
  • Domain Features

  • Domain name registration (.com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .us)
  • Automatic domain renewal
  • Private domain registration ****
  • Domain locking
  • Domain transfer from other registrars
  • Full DNS management (MX, A, and CNAME records)
  • 500 subdomains
  • Business Email

  • 1,000 email addresses (like bsmith@papayadayspa.com)
  • Unlimited email storage
  • POP and SMTP support
  • Web and mobile mail access
  • Compatibility with email applications like Microsoft Outlook® *
  • SpamGuard Plus
  • Norton AntiVirus
  • Marketing and Promotion

  • Automatic site submission to Yahoo!, Google, Bing, and Ask
  • Grand-opening email to announce your site
  • $75 Microsoft Advertising adCenter credit
  • $50 Google AdWords credit
  • 30% off Yahoo! Local Enhanced Listings
  • Detailed guides to search engine optimization, advertising online, and converting visitors into customers
  • Tracking and Reporting

  • Site traffic statistics
  • Search engine ranking tracker (Yahoo!, Google, Bing)
  • Referrer reports
  • Keyword reports
  • Raw access logs with free reader
  • Linkbacks tracking
  • Support for Yahoo! Web Analytics and Google Analytics tracking***** New
  • Help and Customer Support

  • 24-hour toll-free phone support
  • 24-hour email support
  • Online getting started guides
  • Video tutorials
  • Comprehensive online help center