Yahoo Web Hosting FAQs
The following are frequently asked questions about Yahoo's upgrade to their web hosting plans... and will hopefully answer most of your concerns...
Q. What is the new 'unlimited' service from Yahoo Web Hosting?
A. Yahoo Web Hosting has launched a new service that allows small businesses and individuals unlimited room to grow online for one low price. It is truly the first "unlimited" offer of its kind in the shared web hosting space, and it creates a simple, easy path for small business owners and self-starters to launch and grow their businesses and websites online.
Q. How will the new "unlimited" service benefit small businesses and individuals?
A. The new Yahoo Web Hosting plan eliminates an important worry for small businesses owners and individuals, and answers one of their most pressing questions: How can I most easily take my business online? With the new Yahoo Web Hosting, small business owners and individuals no longer need to be concerned with the amounts of disk space, data transfer, or email storage included with their web sites.
No more concerns about the size of their site or how many visitors it can support, small business owners and webmasters can turn their attention to what really matters: creating a professional-looking web site, attracting new customers, and growing their business. Combined with unmatched award-winning design authoring tools, which guide business owners and web developers through an easy, step-by-step site building process, and features that help attract new customers, the new unlimited offer is simply of great value.
Q. Specifically, what are the new changes to Yahoo! Web Hosting?
A. Yahoo will no longer offer three web hosting plans, and instead will offer one plan, called Yahoo Web Hosting, to all new customers. The new plan includes:
- Unlimited disk space, which allows you to build as many web pages as you want
- Unlimited data transfer, which allows you to support as many visitors as you want
- Unlimited email storage, never hit your email capacity again
- 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee, which allows customers to cancel their service within 30 days of sign-up.
Q. When will the new web hosting be available?
A. The new and improved yahoo web hosting has been upgraded and is available now.
You can sign up here.
Q.How much does the new Yahoo Web Hosting cost?
A. Yahoo Web Hosting is priced at $2.50 per month, at a 5-year subscription term, which is paid in full upfront and which is automatically renewed each period. The plans for yahoo ecommerce are a little more if you want to implement a yahoo store on your site.
Q.Why is Yahoo! making this change?
A. Yahoo! is committed to helping small businesses and website owners succeed online. The new hosting service helps meet that objective by eliminating a key worry for many, and giving owners unlimited capacity to grow their businesses online. With no limits on the size of their web sites, our customers are free to focus on what’s really important: building and marketing their web sites to attract customers. With more than 1.5 million customers, and an award-winning portfolio of solutions created specifically for small businesses, Yahoo! is a recognized leader in helping entrepreneurs tap into the power of the Internet to generate business success.
Q.How does this new upgrade compare with other web hosting providers and services to small businesses?
A. The new Yahoo! Web Hosting unlimited service offering is the first of its kind among the major web hosting providers of shared hosting services for small businesses. Other web hosting providers offer tiers of service, with varying prices and limitations on disk space, data transfer, and email storage. We believe the new and improved Yahoo Web Hosting model is unique and compelling, greatly simplifying one of the most important and confusing aspects of choosing a partner to get a business online.
What is the new 30-day guarantee?
A. The 30-Day Satisfaction Guarantee allows customers to cancel their orders within 30 days without any penalty fees. Customers who cancel within this time will receive a refund of the first three months' hosting fee, less the $7 fee that Yahoo! paid to its domain partner to register the domain name. The refund will also include any setup.