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Free web hosting from IONOS

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

£0 1st month
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How do I get free web hosting with IONOS?

Choose a MyWebsite package and get free web hosting as part of the deal.
The MyWebsite packages enable you to create a professional-looking website without any coding knowledge. All packages give you access to our beginner-friendly website builder, which you can use to design and create your dream website or your own online store. A wide range of responsive design templates ensure that your site looks great and is optimally displayed on all end devices. And as well all these advantages, you'll 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, .co.uk, .uk, .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.

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All the webspace you need
Responsive design
Personal consultant
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Try the IONOS product of your choice risk-free for 30 days. If you’re not satisfied, simply cancel your contract by signing in to your customer account for a full refund of all costs incurred. Please note: Domain, MyWebsite Services, Search Engine Marketing, rankingCoach Pro and Premium Service orders are non-refundable.

Now

Awesome out-of-the-box websites – suitable for everybody


1st month Free then £5/monthexcl. VAT
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New visual editor designed for easy editing. Everyone can achieve great results, fast. Create your own stunning website in minutes. Includes all the tools you need to build a site that showcases your business, portfolio, club or hobby.

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

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

Change the design of your site in a few clicks with ready-made colour palettes, shapes and font styles.

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

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite Now includes an SSL certificate that automatically encrypts traffic to and from your website, so your visitors know your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address based on your domain. For example: contact@my-domain.co.uk.

Creator

Our most powerful editor – suitable for experienced users and web designers


1st month Free then £10/monthexcl. VAT
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Sophisticated editor built for creative flexibility and advanced customisation. Gives professionals full design freedom. Use pro-level features to fine-tune the design, edit code and customise your website's settings. Personalise 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 customise colours, 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: .co.uk, . uk, . com, . net, . org, . info, . me, . biz, . online.

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite Creator includes an SSL certificate that automatically encrypts traffic to and from your website, so your visitors know your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address based on your domain. For example: contact@my-domain.co.uk.

eCommerce

Everything you need to sell and expand your business online – suitable for all skill levels


1st month Free then £25/monthexcl. VAT
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Website builder with shop functionality. Get your products online and delivered to your customers fast. Display your products, add PayPal, credit card and other payment options. Customise your delivery methods to meet your customers' demands: same day delivery, click and collect, flat rate and more. Improve your visitors' experience with powerful features like Facebook store, discounts and coupons, and abandoned cart recovery.

Use expertly designed templates with drag and drop modules, 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: .co.uk, . uk, . com, . net, . org, . info, . me, . biz, . online.

Free SSL certificate MyWebsite eCommerce includes an SSL certificate that automatically encrypts traffic to and from your website, so your visitors know your site is secure.

Email included Create a professional email address based on your domain. For example: contact@my-domain.co.uk.

Prices excl. VAT may be subject to change dependent upon your country of residence. Terms and conditions apply.

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.

Free website hosting

FAQ – Frequently asked questions

Free website hosting means that IONOS will run your website on its servers and you don’t have to pay a penny for it. When you opt for one of our MyWebsite packages, we’ll throw in free website hosting. 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 builder. 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.

Your personal consultant

Tailored advice. Tips for online success. Technical support. Available via a direct phone number, chat and email. Free of charge for all IONOS customers.

Award-winning support

Our personal consultant service won gold for Best Customer Engagement Initiative at the European Contact Center & Customer Service Awards, the largest awards programme in the customer contact industry.

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