The GoDaddy Deluxe Plan is the second level plan offered under the Godaddy Hosting packages. As with all other hosting plans; the Deluxe plan too comes with 99.9% uptime guarantee, 24/7 support, Google Webmaster tools and many powerful features. The plan is fully compatible for both Windows and Linux users.
The Deluxe plan is priced at $6.99 per month. Other payment options range from 12 months, 24 months to 36 months to cater for wide variety of budgets and preferences. The 12 month deluxe plan is priced at $6.29 per month, for 24 months the charges are $5.59 per month and for 36 months the user needs to pay $4.89 per month. If this happens to be the user’s first experience withGoDaddy it is recommended to go with either the 1 month or 12 month package in order to get an initial feel and experience of their hosting services and products. Under the Deluxe plan, the customer is entitled to 100GB of space, 1,000GB of monthly file transfer and up to 1,000 email accounts.
The best part of this plan is that it allows the user to host multiple websites with a single account, sharing the same disk space and bandwidth quotas. Up to 1 FTP user and 25 MySQL databases is allowed. Other essential features include unlimited email forwards, forums, blogging and photo galleries. GoDaddy offers its unique hosting connection under all plans which comes equipped with one of the most sophisticated hosting applications and utilities with quick and easy installations. The applications include content management tools, administration tools, advertising applications, blogs, E-Commerce solutions (osCommerce, Zen Cart), content providers, forums, image galleries, website add-ons, wikis and many others. Besides this, deluxe customers also get access to $25 Google AdWords credit and $50 Microsoft AdCenter credit. With the Google Webmaster tools, customers are able to see how their site is performing, diagnose problems Google may have accessing your site, share information to help Google crawl your site better and much more. This further enables the website to become more and more Google friendly.
Other essential features include webmail, 290 greeting cards+ designs, mail forwarding, auto responders, catch-all email address, spam and virus protection tools, email privacy and protection with 256 bit encryption. Under the domains category, users get DNS management services, unlimited external domains, subdomains and multiple websites. Alias domains are also offered. The SSL certificate is provide at $19.99 per year coupled with site statistics, firewall protection, 24/7 phone and email support and file manager tool. The advanced language support features include Frontpage server Extensions, ASP, ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX. ColdFusion is also provided at $1.99 per month.
The pre installed applications include MS IE Web Controls, WSE 2.0, ASPUpload 3.0, ASPJPEG 1.4, GUIDMaker and ASPCrypt. All these are offered free of cost. Besides these, free add-on applications are also provided. These comprise of Community Server 2.0, Community Server 2.0, YetAnotherForum, Mochila, Simply Hired, ASP.NET 2.0 personal website starter kit, ASP.NET 2.0 club site starter kit and ASP.NET time tracker starter kit.