Green Web Hosting

At Inch Hosting we take environmental considerations very seriously. We have implemented a number of initiatives to make our service greener and more sustainable without compromising on performance or price. We approach this by avoiding unnecessary use of resources, and minimising the environmental impact of the activities which are necessary to operate our business.

Carbon Offsetting

Carbon Offsetting

Lowering the carbon footprint of our services is extremely important to us. By working to offset the carbon output of our operations, we enable our customers to use and provide environmentally sensitive hosting.



Inch Hosting makes efforts to avoid waste across the organisation. All hardware is disposed of in accordance with WEEE regulations. We recycle paper, cans, cardboard and plastic.

We operate a paperless office. All customer communication and billing is carried out electronically, all faxes are received digitally. This is also true of internal communications, emails and memos are never printed unless absolutely necessary.



We make use of a cold aisle containment system at our datacentre. By completely separating hot and cold air flows, cooling efficiency is improved by up to 40%, reducing the environmental footprint of our services. We make use of a managed power system to ensure that idle hardware does not consume resources unnecessarily.

WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.

wordpress hosting from inchWordPress is an Open Source project, which means there are hundreds of people all over the world working on it. (More than most commercial platforms.) It also means you are free to use it for anything from your cat’s home page to a Fortune 500 web site without paying anyone a license fee and a number of other important freedoms.


With any of our packages you can install Worpress at the click of a button.  WordPress is completely customizable and can be used for almost anything.

What You Can Use WordPress For

WordPress started as just a blogging systems, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes, WordPress is limited only by your imagination. (And tech chops.)

Trade online safely & securely

Keep your website information protected with an SSL security certificate from Inch Hosting. Providing essential peace of mind for both website owners and visitors, SSL certificates signify world-class data protection and increase browsing confidence for your visitors.

As a website owner, you can be safe in the knowledge that the SSL secure connection will benefit both you and your visitors by ensuring important information is kept concealed. Having an SSL certificate will keep your visitors coming back safe in the knowledge you have a trustworthy online presence.

Choose your SSL Certificate

We have three SSL certificates to choose from, depending on your requirements and budget:

Option 1

Perfect for small websites & businesses

  • Secure https:// browsing
  • SHA-2 and 2048-bit encryption
  • Browser padlock
  • No warranty included
£60 per year plus £20 set up

Option 2

Created for online traders & growing businesses

  • Secure https:// browsing
  • SHA-2 and 2048-bit encryption
  • Browser padlock
  • $100,000 warranty
£200 per year plus £20 set up

Option 3

Comprehensive security, warranties & the green bar

  • Secure https:// browsing
  • SHA-2 and 2048-bit encryption
  • Browser padlock and green bar
  • $1,000,000 warranty
£320 per year plus £20 set up


The benefits of using an SSL certificate

Increase conversions

Improve your ecommerce website

A highly encrypted SSL certificate will help you to take online payments securely without a third-party merchant, reducing your costs and increasing payment options for customers.

Studies have shown that consumers often abandon online checkouts if the site doesn't appear secure. Having an SSL certificate gives your website visible, world-standard security credentials.

Enhanced reputation

Enhanced reputation

A visibly secured website helps you enhance your reputation and guard against possible attacks and fraud.

Store information securely

Safeguard visitor data

If you ask visitors for personal details, protect them with an SSL certificate; the data is scrambled to prevent any other parties getting access. Having an SSL certificate on your page provides peace of mind for visitors whilst encouraging them to submit data safely.

Business Validation

Business Validation

The SSL certificate verifies you are who you claim to be and that customers can complete a transaction with confidence.

Buy your SSL certificate now

Our SSL certificates are great value for money and offer complete security for both you and your customers. With more and more people buying online, can you afford not to have one?


Google has a special tool called Google Sitemaps which generates a list of all the files on your website and sends them to Google. This allows Google to ensure it finds all of your web pages and files.

The software to generate a Sitemap is quite complicated but we have made it really easy by integrating the software into our eXtend Control Panel. We would recommend everyone generates a Google sitemap and then re-generates it every time their site is updated.

To get started visit the "Website Reporting" section of your eXtend Control Panel.

Providing the flexibility and great features you would expect with inch hosting, such as unlimited bandwidth and unlimited web space on some packages, you can now choose either Windows or Linux hosting.

Fully supporting ASP, ASP.NET, PHP 5, Perl & Ruby, you can also support your customer's websites with MySQL databases coupled with a wide range of ready built ASP scripts including Form to email, blogs, CMS, website search and image galleries.

Windows hosting accounts including log files, graphical web statistics, ASP,, .NET Framework, access database support, secure server (SSL), full email, FTP, sub domains and more.