All websites require web hosting and a domain. Don’t let it confuse you. Consider web hosting the house that holds all of your web files. And if your web host houses your files, your domain is your home address. Both are very necessary.
There are many places on the web to purchase either, but not all are created equal. I have found it’s best to stay with a reputable company such as Go Daddy or Site 5, as clients in the past have had trouble moving their files or domains from less savory companies. Web hosting is often bought by the year, but can be purchased monthly. Domains are renewed for a year or more at a time.
I offer web hosting and domains through Site 5. All web sites I design come with one year free hosting through Site 5. My rates are as follows: