1. Website Planet
  2. >
  3. Blog
  4. >
  5. How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net
Our independent research work and honest reviews are supported partially by commissions received when you buy through our website

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net

Gwen Rodgers

Gandi.net, a mid-range hosting company, is based in France and serves nearly 2.5 million domains. For more information about it, you can read my in-depth review.

Have you decided to purchase website hosting with Gandi? Great! Grab a coffee and give me ten minutes of your time—this blog is going to take you through the exact process of creating an account with Gandi.

Step One: Choose Your Plan

The first step is to decide which hosting plan to purchase. There’s a good range of hosting options, from 5 domains up to 300 domains. But oddly, all of the plans come with only 20 GB of storage. For testing purposes, I opted for the cheapest plan, Small, but I swapped that for the free trial (Medium) when the pricing page came up.

Step Two: Choose Your Configuration

Next, you need to create your instance. If you’re new to website hosting, don’t be intimidated by the jargon—you’re just configuring your preferences. I selected the WordPress configuration and France for the location of the servers.

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net-image1

Step Three: Select Your Plan and Pricing

Gandi offers a 10-day free trial of the Medium plan, or you can choose to purchase one of the other plans outright. It’s nice to see all of the features of the Medium plan are included in the trial, and you can upgrade or downgrade for free at any point during the ten days.

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net-image2

Step Four: Purchase Your Instance

Next, you need to create a name and password for the instance and add it to the cart. The following page will prompt you to check out. However, since I’d selected the 10-day free trial, I didn’t need to enter a credit card or pay for anything.

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net-image3

Step Five: Create Your Account

The final step is to create your account by entering your email address, username, and password. Then enter a bit of personal information, e.g., name, address, and phone number, and agree to the terms and conditions. Finish by clicking Continue twice.

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net-image4

Step Six: Checkout

Once you’ve accepted the second set of terms, you can check out. At this point, your order is complete and you can head over to your inbox to retrieve the welcome email and your login information.

How to Create a New Account with Gandi.net-image5

No Credit Card Required

It’s quite rare to be able to sign up for hosting without entering payment information, but, Gandi let you trial its mid-range plan for free for 10 days. If you’re quick, it’s just about enough to test the services and cancel if it doesn’t meet your needs. However, domains aren’t free and cost a bit more than other, similar companies.

If you’d like to learn more about Gandi, head over to my full review. If you need more advanced features and you don’t mind a longer signup process, read about Heficed.

Rate this Article
5.0 Voted by 2 users

Any comments?

Required Field Maximal length of comment is equal 80000 chars Minimal length of comment is equal 100 chars
0 out of minimum 100 characters

Related posts

Show more related posts

We check all user comments within 48 hours to make sure they are from real people like you. We're glad you found this article useful - we would appreciate it if you let more people know about it.

Share this blog post with friends and co-workers right now:

We check all comments within 48 hours to make sure they're from real users like you.

Once a month you will receive interesting, insightful tips, tricks, and advice to improve your website performance and reach your digital marketing goals!

So happy you liked it!

Share it with your friends!