Which is the best Hosting Company for Online Shops in Kenya


When you are starting an online shop in Kenya, you have to figure out the best hosting company. Online shops have many photos which consume resources, which means that the hosting company must have powerful servers. But if those uploading the photos for the website know how to optimize them, hosting costs will be highly reduced.

We shall provide a list of hosting companies for Kenyan e-commerce sites which will not give you problems in future, you simply join ones and forget about hacking, hidden costs and frequent downtime.

  • Bluehost

Bluehost has specific packages for online shop business. The hosting company, which is regarded as the best in the world, hosts over 50,000 e-commerce websites.

The advantage of Bluehost is that it’s cheap and reliable. It also provides all the essential features of hosting an e-commerce website. WooCommerce is the main platform for hosting clients for all the e-commerce websites.

Below are plans, features and pricing for Bluehost e-commerce hosting environment:

$6.95/mo* $8.95/mo* $12.95/mo*
    1 Online Store     Unlimited Online Stores     Unlimited Online Stores
    100 GB SSD Storage     Unmetered SSD Storage     Unmetered SSD Storage
    Storefront Theme Installed     Storefront Theme Installed     Storefront Theme Installed
    Free SSL     Free SSL     Free SSL
    Domain Privacy + Protection     Domain Privacy + Protection     Domain Privacy + Protection
    Free Setup Call     Free Setup Call     Free Setup Call
    1 Office 365 Mailbox – Free 30 Days     CodeGuard Backup Basic     CodeGuard Backup Basic
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Some of the best features are, 30-day money back guarantee and SSL certificate. The certificate will prevent your site from being hacked—e-commerce sites are vulnerable to hackers. The 30-day money back guarantee is an important feature; it allows you to requires for a refund even after using their service for 30 days.

  • HostPinnacle

If your site is relatively new, HostPinnacle is the best hosting company for you. It has hosting features for small, medium and big websites. For just Ksh 1,500, you’ll get a nice hosting plan for your e-commerce website.

The company’s plans include:

  • Starter—Ksh 1,500 per year
  • Standard—Ksh3,500 per year
  • Executive—Ksh 10,000 per year

Starter plan is ideal for new websites while Executive plan is for medium websites. You can check all the features of HostPinnacle here

  • Kenya Website Experts

Kenya Website Experts is ranked among top 5 best hosting companies in Kenya. Most upcoming bloggers are hosting their websites at Kenya Website Experts. The company stands out because it’s cheap, reliable and has efficient customer service. There are several e-commerce sites hosted by the Kenya Website Experts. Hosting services range between Ksh 2,100 per year and Ksh 30,000 per month depending on resources consumed by a website.

Kenya Website Experts have excellent customer services; they also provide free SSL certificate.

  • Kinsta

Kinsta is for medium and big e-commerce websites. If your website has been facing hosting issues, the final destination should be Kinsta.I am hosting all my websites with Kinsta and I can confidently approve it.One thing you should not worry about is the cost of migration,Kinsta migrates all the sites for free.

Loading speed is important for a website and any slow site will see potential clients being discouraged and moving to the rival company. Kinsta guarantee fastest loading speed.

To host your website at Kinsta,you need from Ksh3,000 per month.

One you pay, there will be 30-day money back guarantee which allows you to ask for refund in case you’re not satisfied by the company’s services.To learn about Kinsta hosting services,visit the website via this link