Many online businesses are going to require certain types of features that will need to be customized for their web pages. Aside from the basic web site template designs that are offered for free from HostGator, there are also many different types of add ons which are available for their customers. One upgrade in particular that they are able to make use of is being able to register for a individual domain name.
Some of the add ons which are able to be accessed by online businesses which are working with HostGator in the shared account area deal with adding SSL security to their page. While many outside SSL certificates may cost upwards of $100.00 or more, and additional fees to install, HostGator is able to provide this service to their clients for only $75.00, without any extra charges to actually install this feature to the page. This is instrumental when it comes to customers feeling that their online transactions are being securely made. Without being able to see some sort of SSL certificate verification, a customer may choose to go with a different online business. It is easy to see that for such a small investment, it really means the difference when it comes to profits.
Another great add on feature that HostGator is able to provide is being able to make an account transfer without charge, including being able to transfer the domain name. It is mentioned that this is done once, but it can save a considerable amount of money for the online business when comparing the price of this add on to other web hosting sites costs for that feature, and that is only if it is actually offered.
Reseller accounts is an award winning area of service for HostGator, so it would make sense that they offer a great list of add on features. They are able to instigate a billing system for no extra charge that is completely automated. That saves time, manpower, and accounting for the online business. This is also true of the billing manager which is run on autopilot. Being able to automatically run billing programs makes verification of orders and customer service easier, as well as automated billing for the online business for it's web hosting contract.
The last couple of important add ons that an online business may need from a web hosting company such as HostGator is the availability of additional RAM, which the company charges $300 dollars for each GB. Another that is important for sites which are working within a network is the online company being able to get a block set of additional IP's for $16 every month.
The best way to tell if HostGator's add on features are going to work best for the online business company is by really analyzing what that particular online business is going to be doing with it's website. Making sure that information is being presented correctly, and that transactions are accounted for and secure mean for better business.
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