Host Gator review

This review cover a general impression of hostgator.com product features like reliability, support, data center, price & more. Brand #1102, listed since .

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Sean (taztoys@a...)
Time Hosted: 2 to 3 years
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Cost
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Control Panel
Avoid at all costs
Avoid if you can if your website is any part of generating your income. This companies' tech support is lacking in basic web hosting knowledge, is under-trained and incapable.
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Time Hosted: over 3 years
Global rating
Hostgator is over
Hostgator has been sold out to another owner. Now they are not able to provide any level of service any more. It is over.
Helen (wsc1028@f...)
Time Hosted: 3 to 6 months
Global rating
Features
Cost
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Excellent, in my experience
While being hosted not or long, I really like the service they provide: clear straightforward registration with not problems afterwards, full featured c-Panel control over website, excellent tech support (had questions, not covered in support knowledge base, not problems), nice people to deal with.

Prices are average, discount with first order.

But: these prices are including features that some other popular providers offer each at separate fee. Such as domain privacy, domain lock, shared SSL even at cheapest plan. You could even have e-commerce cart installed on cheapest plan, which is reasonable if you do not accept credit cards payments directly.

For a small monthly fee additional website protection is available. I don't have it yet, but this is a good feature to have.

Possibly downside: each file uploading/downloading creates nodes on server that are stored, as I understand, forever for your hosting account. This number is recommended to keep within (quite big) [read more...]
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About Host Gator

HostGator is a leading provider of shared, reseller, VPS, and dedicated hosting solutions on both Linux and Windows platforms – most importantly HostGator, an Endurance International brand, is proud to provide around-the-clock customer care and technical support from offices in both Houston and Austin, Texas.

Standing proud behind ‘Snappy’, Gators are part geek – part everyday dude, serving customers ranging from individual freelancers, to professional designer/developers and major corporations in an atmosphere that both educates and entertains.

Source: http://www.hostgator.com/about

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Linux - Shared Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedFree Domain /
Allowed
Hatchling featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : 1
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

50% Off Site Backup
Single Domain
One Click Installs
Unmetered Bandwidth
Shared SSL Certificate

HostGator is one of the world's top 10 largest web hosting companies with more than 8,000,000 hosted domains. We have over 850 employees to provide you [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/shared
$2.78/mo.
($ 6.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 0 / 1
Baby featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

50% Off Site Backup
One Click Installs
Shared SSL Certificate

Every web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and is fully guaranteed by the CEO himself. If you ever have a problem with the regular support, [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/shared
$3.98/mo.
($ 9.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 0 / unlimited
Business featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 1

50% Off Site Backup
One Click Installs
FREE Private SSL
FREE Toll Free Number

Every web hosting plan comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and is fully guaranteed by the CEO himself. If you ever have a problem with the [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/shared
$5.98/mo.
($ 14.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 0 / unlimited
Linux - Reseller Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedFree Domain /
Allowed
Aluminium featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Online via Skype, YM, ICQ..., Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

A HostGator reseller plan provides you with everything necessary to start your own web hosting company. WHM allows you to create cPanels for each of your clients, and your choice of WHMCS or WHM Autopilot facilitates the billing aspect.

With these [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/resellers
$19.95/mo.
($ 24.95 after first term)
50 GB500 GB 0 / unlimited
Copper featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

A HostGator reseller plan provides you with everything necessary to start your own web hosting company. WHM allows you to create cPanels for each of your clients, and your choice of WHMCS or WHM Autopilot facilitates the billing aspect.

With these [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/resellers
$24.95/mo.
($ 34.95 after first term)
80 GB700 GB 0 / unlimited
Gold featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

A HostGator reseller plan provides you with everything necessary to start your own web hosting company. WHM allows you to create cPanels for each of your clients, and your choice of WHMCS or WHM Autopilot facilitates the billing aspect.

With these [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/resellers
$34.95/mo.
($ 74.95 after first term)
160 GB1200 GB 0 / unlimited
Silver featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

A HostGator reseller plan provides you with everything necessary to start your own web hosting company. WHM allows you to create cPanels for each of your clients, and your choice of WHMCS or WHM Autopilot facilitates the billing aspect.

With these [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/resellers
$34.95/mo.
($ 49.95 after first term)
120 GB1 TB 0 / unlimited
Diamond featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

A HostGator reseller plan provides you with everything necessary to start your own web hosting company. WHM allows you to create cPanels for each of your clients, and your choice of WHMCS or WHM Autopilot facilitates the billing aspect.

With these [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/resellers
$54.95/mo.
($ 99.95 after first term)
200 GB1400 GB 0 / unlimited
Linux - Dedicated Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedRAM /
Dedicated IPs
Basic featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Dual Core 2.3GHz (4 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

100 Mbps Uplink
500 GB RAID-1 Drives

A HostGator Dedicated Server is more than just a server, it is a fully managed solution designed to take your business to the next level. As an added bonus, we include cPanel for free with every dedicated [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/dedicated
$76.56/mo.
($ 174 after first term)
500 GB10 TB 4 GB / 2
Standard featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 3

250 Mbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives

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Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/dedicated
$91.98/mo.
($ 219 after first term)
1000 GB15 TB 4 GB / 3
Elite featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 8000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 4

500 Mbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives

A HostGator Dedicated Server is more than just a server, it is a fully managed solution designed to take your business to the next level. As an added bonus, we include cPanel for free with every dedicated [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/dedicated
$103.23/mo.
($ 219 after first term)
100 GB20 TB 8 GB / 4
Pro featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel, WHM
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 16000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.3GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 5

1 Gbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/dedicated
$115.94/mo.
($ 374 after first term)
100 GB25 TB 16 GB / 5
Linux - VPS Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedRAM /
Dedicated IPs
Snappy 500 featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Category : Semi Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 500 MB
CPU : 0.5 Core
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

The New HostGator VPS Is Stronger Than Ever!

With full root access, you are able to install and customize any software that you need to optimize your hosting experience.

Cutting Edge Hardware
All HostGator VPS servers utilize 32-Core AMD Opteron [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting/
$9.98/mo.
($ 19.95 after first term)
25 GB500 GB 500 MB / 2
Snappy 1000 featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Category : Semi Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 1000 MB
CPU : 1 Core
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

Fully-Managed Server (Optional)
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting/
$19.98/mo.
($ 49.95 after first term)
60 GB1 TB 1 GB / 2
Snappy 2000 featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Category : Semi Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 2000 MB
CPU : 2 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

Fully-Managed Server (Optional)

Tomcat Java

Apache Tomcat, or simply Tomcat (formerly known as Jakarta Tomcat), is an open source web server and servlet container developed by the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Tomcat implements the Java [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting/
$31.98/mo.
($ 89.95 after first term)
120 GB1500 GB 2 GB / 2
Snappy 4000 featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Category : Semi Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : 2 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

Fully-Managed Server (Optional)
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting/
$47.98/mo.
($ 129.95 after first term)
165 GB2 TB 4 GB / 2
Snappy 8000 featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Category : Semi Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 8000 MB
CPU : 4 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

Fully-Managed Server (Optional)
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/vps-hosting/
$74.98/mo.
($ 159.95 after first term)
240 GB3 TB 8 GB / 2
Linux - Cloud Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedRAM /
Dedicated IPs
Hatchling Cloud featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 2000 MB
CPU : 2 Cores
Hosted domains : 1
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

Local Caching YES
SSL Shared
Sub Domains Unlimited
Parked Domains NO
Bandwidth Unmetered
Storage Unmetered

2X Faster
Experience up to 2X faster load times due to low-density servers, premium hardware, and multiple caching layers
Your [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/cloud
$4.95/mo.
($ 8.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 2 GB
Wordpress Starter featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Category : CDN, Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : 1
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

Monthly Visitors 25,000
Power 1x
100% FREE Migration Up to 1 site
WPPro Developer Help NO
WPBeginner Walkthrough NO
Global CDN Included YES
Automatic Malware Removal YES
Email Accounts Unlimited
Google Adwords Credit* $100
SSL Certificate [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/managed-wordpress-hosting#compare-table
$4.95/mo.
($ 12.95 after first term)
50 GBunmetered
Baby Cloud featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : 4 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

Local Caching YES
SSL Shared
Sub Domains Unlimited
Parked Domains Unmetered
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/cloud
$5.95/mo.
($ 13.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 4 GB
Business Cloud featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 6000 MB
CPU : 6 Cores
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 1

Local Caching YES
SSL Private
Sub Domains Unlimited
Parked Domains Unmetered
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/cloud
$6.95/mo.
($ 19.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered 6 GB / 1
Wordpress Standard featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Category : CDN, Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : 2
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

Monthly Visitors 200,000
Power 2x
100% FREE Migration Up to 2 site
WPPro Developer Help NO
WPBeginner Walkthrough YES
Global CDN Included YES
Automatic Malware Removal YES
Email Accounts Unlimited
Google Adwords Credit* $100
SSL Certificate Shared
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/managed-wordpress-hosting#compare-table
$7.95/mo.
($ 15.95 after first term)
150 GBunmetered
Wordpress Business featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : CPanel
Category : CDN, Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
Hosted domains : 5
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 0

Monthly Visitors 500,000
Power 5x
100% FREE Migration Up to 5 site
WPPro Developer Help YES
WPBeginner Walkthrough YES
Global CDN Included YES
Automatic Malware Removal YES
Email Accounts Unlimited
Google Adwords Credit* $100
SSL Certificate Shared
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/managed-wordpress-hosting#compare-table
$11.95/mo.
($ 27.95 after first term)
unlimitedunmetered
Windows - Dedicated Keep mouse
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PriceDisk Space Transfer UpdatedRAM /
Dedicated IPs
Basic featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : Plesk
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Dual Core 2.3GHz (4 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 2

100 Mbps Uplink
500 GB RAID-1 Drives
WebMatrix Ready!

Welcome to the next generation of HostGator servers under the Windows Operating System. All of our Windows Servers come with full management service valued at over $100, included with [...]
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/windows-dedicated-servers
$76.56/mo.
($ 174 after first term)
500 GB10 TB 4 GB / 2
Standard featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : Plesk
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 4000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 3

250 Mbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives
WebMatrix Ready!
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/windows-dedicated-servers
$91.98/mo.
($ 219 after first term)
1000 GB15 TB 4 GB / 3
Elite featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : Plesk
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 8000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 2.5GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 4

500 Mbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives
WebMatrix Ready!
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/windows-dedicated-servers
$103.23/mo.
($ 279 after first term)
1000 GB20 TB 8 GB / 4
Pro featuresPayment Methods : Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards, PayPal
Control Panel : Plesk
Category : Fully Managed
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7
RAM : 16000 MB
CPU : Intel Xeon Quad Core 3.3GHz (8 threads)
Hosted domains : Unlimited
Free domains : 0
Dedicated IP's : 5

1 Gbps Uplink
1,000 GB RAID-1 Drives
WebMatrix Ready!
Plan URL : http://www.hostgator.com/windows-dedicated-servers
$115.94/mo.
($ 374 after first term)
1000 GB25 TB 16 GB / 5
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Control Panel : [In-house]
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Control Panel : [In-house]
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$12.95/yr.
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Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7

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Control Panel : [In-house]
Support Options : Email, Help Desk, Phone / Toll-Free, Forum, Live Chat, Available 24/7

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"We have used hostgator VPS to run our various web sites for marketing french properties. Notably, sites like http://www.frenchpropertyclassifieds.com/ which require performance to process xml feeds of agents french properties. I have to say Hostgator are superb and truly understand the meaning of customer support and satisfaction. Keep up the good work Hostgator."
David ( david.seymour@w... ) / http://www.frenchpropertyclassifieds.com/
I am a new hostgator customer, I like their customer support because i can contact them very easly if i have problem. i know they have 24/7 good customer support team.
I found hostgator on Google while searching for reseller hosting and reseller hosting programs. They are both affordable and reliable. The uptime I have had on my reseller web hosting is simply amazing!

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HostGator Launches Optimized WP; A New Easy-To-Manage WordPress Solution to Power Your Small Business - HostGator, part of Endurance International Group’s family of brands, today announced the launch of Optimized WP, a new easy-to-manage WordPress solution for small businesses and content creators. Optimized WP for HostGator is designed to provide small business owners with the power of WordPress in a high performance, reliable, and secure platform that is easy-to-use and makes building a compelling WordPress powered website simple and frictionless.
“WordPress is a dynamic and elegant tool for website design and creation. Coupled with the power of the HostGator platform, Optimized WP for HostGator will leverage the best of both technologies to provide consumers with a superior experience for managing their WordPress sites,” said Joel Rosen, Endurance International Group’s Executive Vice President for Product and Marketing. “We’re thrilled to work with WordPress to bring this powerful tool to HostGator.”
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Twista (chitowntwista@g...)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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HostGator treating me good!
I feel hostgator is doing very well at providing services on the internet. I have been able to use all the tools they provide and they work very well!

Also the chat technicians do their job very good. I feel customer service is good with the company and so far have not let me down.
max21 (max21@u...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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Horrible
They stink. They actuall y hosted another clients website on my dedicated server. My sites went down at least once per day for about two weeks.
arpeggio (-no email-)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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My sites are always down
Im so disappointed with the service I received from hostgator. My websites are always experiencing downtime! I'm loosing my search engine ranking and income. As soon I finished my contract with hostgator I will surely transfer my websites to other more reliable web hosting service.
Deborah (funquiznight@g...)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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I wanted to set up a blog on Forex trading using WordPress.
A friend of mine recommended HostGator because it's supposed to be real easy to upload WordPress to them.
I would not have used HostGator ordinarily because I believe they are expensive.
I chose my domain name and picked the Baby plan and paid them with my Paypal account, set up the cPanel, set up the email and left to go install my blog using WordPress.
Got an email from HostGator "We are happy to inform you that your Shared Hosting Account has been configured and is ready for use!"
When I tried to upload my blog it wouldn't work so I typed in the website address into my browser and Goggle said it doesn't exist.
Checked my email and got this message from H.G. "Your web site may be in violation of our Terms of Service", WHAT? I've not even uploaded my website yet, how can it be in violation of anything?
Then they want me to send them a copy of my passport, drivers license etc. NO WAY am I sending documents like that [read more...]
copyrlik (copyrlik@s...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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DONT EVEN TRY HOST GATOR

We used them for several months but ran into financial trouble with should be understandable with how the economy is. Tho we did expect them to cut off our service we did not know they would steal our files and hold them hostage as well as continue to charge to our tab the same amount as if we were getting service.

This is INSANE, so in order to get out files back we would have to pay for all the months we did NOT get service that super shady business practice right there.

Price if it was good service would have been great but paying to have our files stolen it would have been better to have had no hosting at all for those few months rather then with them since all our hard work was for nothing but extra data held hostage on their servers.
Sam Phares (-no email-)
Time Hosted: over 3 years
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I have been hosting few corporate web sites with hostgator and really happy with their service. Those guys are great and always willing to help.
I would recommend them to all peoples who need high uptime and stable service. Thanks. Sam
Andrew Piereder (piereder@x...)
Time Hosted: 2 to 3 years
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I hesitate reviewing Hostgator because my experience with a lot of other hosts is that it all goes well just before it goes to hell. Nevertheless, after nearly three years, I can say that I've been completely pleased with the experience.

While I do host some fairly static sites there (blog, company 'brochure' site), I started actually using the account for development of some pretty ambitious sites using mySQL, progessive video serving, TLS, cron and a lot of minor but still important functions. I've never been disappointed, in fact I've been outright surprised at what I've been able to do on a virtual host.

I've not had to use support very much, but in the couple of cases where I did, they were quick and effective, which is all I ask from support personnel.

The more I've done with the account, the more impressed I've been and the better value its been.

So far, its been the best hosting experience I had in a dozen years.
Brian Brigg (bbrigg@y...)
Time Hosted: over 3 years
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They helped me by moving multiple Wordpress sites hosted on a single account back to their servers after I tried a VPS for a couple of months and everything worked fine even on a Wordpress site bridged to Gallery 2 after simply updating the paths in the bridging plugin's setup.

I have never had a problem with any of my sites that was not caused by me or a poorly written plugin but the support staff are unfailingly polite and helpful offering advice on things that are beyond what any other hosting company that I have tried will do.

Host Gator's prices may be a little higher than some others but they have very reliable servers are definitely worth the extra.
mziegler (mjz5488@y...)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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Chat ID is 2184102
I wasted so much time explaining on thier chat line what I was trying to do...and this tech support gut just kept leading me on to other things I did not even ask or need at the moment. he kept telling me site builder is not good for beginners...so what?? I just wanted to know how to get in and log in to sitebuilder so I can get started creating my web pages..but he kept going on and on..it is only for beginners...and did not really my question how to log in.. oh crap!!!!!!!! I cancelled this service immediately. I hope I get my refund in no time...
Steven Cronson (info@b...)
Time Hosted: 6 mo. to 1 year
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I have been developing for years an advanced cart and needed to see the site working most of the time to get it done. I found a military grade host near Washington DC AIT however my level of knowledge they were not the best fit but for a Reseller with experience it must be great. Tried also HostRocket that grew and grew. They were nice and claimed great learning areas on their site. The site got hacked or a worm on it one time which they did correct it after realizing it and a few times bringing it up. I stayed with them for about 3 years! But I felt their individual servers plans if and when needed were too pricey for me so I had to look elsewhere. I was going to go with a good company who did allow a private IP address for a shared hosting account somehow. It was Bluehost. But a developer company I told I was considering them and they even used it too recommended HostGator! So I did take that advice and now have been with HostGator for about 9 months and so far and [read more...]
jim stone (propestcontrol@c...)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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not for the novice internet user. changed passwords, user names, could not login on templates usage, could not build a website to save my life. my sons can figure this stuff out put people with little nohow does not have a chance. what was bad is I talked to sales staff an said it would be simple to do. (WRONG) Price is good if you can figure it out. Support told me after i sign up it would be hard to figure it out with no experience building a web site.
Alex (volisy@g...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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While customer service may be good and willing to take your money, wait for your site to start getting hacked and then be wiped off completely.
My site has been hacked 4 times in 1 month and each time they tried to put a blame on me. I spent hundreds of $$ to update and secure everything.
2 weeks later my site is totally gone, data base cpanel, admin everything.
The most ridiculous responses from the live chat which makes no sense at all and yet no one there seems to know what went wrong.
Consulted with a number of designers and coders and all agreed that hostgator server is far from being secure. In the mean time i am losing customers, reputation, money while whoever tries to sort out what is going on
Darren (daz@d...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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Support is great couldn't ask for anymore, a wide range of features, Uptime is excellent. All at a competitive price. I feel safe with HostGator. Couldn't be any happier with them.

Keep up the good work!
Pascal H (pascalholscher@g...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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Hostgator offers excellent support and features they even throw in free whmcs.
I also got a good pdf of the webhosting book.
Eben Asare Boafo (ebenasare@y...)
Time Hosted: 3 to 6 months
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i am impressed by their uptime and their customer care. My websites are always up and that is very good, after getting disappointed by another company
Michael (info@m...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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I think it is great. I am a customer for about a month and I have no complain. I hope all these negative comments to be just isolated events because I have nothing more than a good experience working with them.

The service is good. Even when the servers are overload the downtime lasts for about a few seconds while in other hosts your page would be off for hours.

The customer service is great, It could be faster but once I called them cause I messed up the php code, theretofore my site broke. They fixed it, while this was not their job. It was my fault and I had to do it. They know what to do, but it would be better if they improve.

Price: I think it is ok, for me 7 dollars per month is about 5 euro, a really insignificant price.

Nothing is perfect anyway and I believe this is a reliable host.
Jorge Torres (-no email-)
Time Hosted: 2 to 3 years
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I described this way because this provider
accused one of my clients a reseller plan to make spam. You cancel the account without proving
that my client has sent mass mails.
This caused serious economic problems.
Support technical disaster.
Security problems that had made a change
significant number of sites by adding code scripts dangerous. This time neither
take responsibility.
I have a copy of the claims made by ticket to certify what I say.
Navid (junk@n...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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Wonderful Host. Fair Customer Service. Great Reseller Hosting Options Available. Price is very reasonable, customer support 24/7 via phone, chat and email. Uptime about 99.5%
cliff jordan (macrec1@h...)
Time Hosted: 2 to 3 years
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Hostgator offers ecellent customer service but the reseller plan is really lacking behind the needs of todays website.... there inability to support common things like ffmeg or mplayer has me looking for a new hosting provider to facilitate my needs
Mike Gereb (bokonon@g...)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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The baby price is claimed to be 7.95. Indeed it is tricky to find the small print that it is 9.95 unless you pay three year in advance. Now if your site is moderately successful they cancel your service without refund, it is not very attractive and strongly misleading.

I have not signed up after that so no experience in their hosting just about their misleading sales tactics.
Deshi Host Solutions (info@d...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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Host gator is the best one i ever used.
Ron (chuckyporn@g...)
Time Hosted: 2 to 3 years
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I had no problems with HostGator until recently. I had a dedicated elite server for my sites and they offered me a deal for more bandwidth. They gave me an extra TB of bandwidth for $100/mo. My total was $379/mo.

Recently, my sites have grown and HostGator tells me they can't honor their deal anymore as their bandwidth bill has gone up. Not only did they take the extra bandwidth away, they charged me $0.50/GB over 2.5 TB! I was under the planned 3.5 TB THEY AGREED UPON and they took back the deal. Keep in mind, I've had that deal for over a year.

They ended up stealing $250 from me. I cancelled immediately and found a host that won't screw me over. Don't trust these guys, they steal from loyal customers. I was with them for a couple years and they pulled this crap? TERRIBLE CUSTOMER SERVICE!

They're thieves......
rao (rao.naveed@g...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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Hi!
i tried them as a reseller but i think i choosed a wrong service the best is you get free WHMCS as a reseller but as a reseller you can't sell and earn much as they don't allow to resell as well as they answer tickets very late. They do overselling but not allow thier resellers to do. so they are very costly in that sense i closed account after oaying 2-3 months. now days i am using www.vebnest.com paying less and getting better than what i was getting from host gator and i am happy as i can oversell as well as i am paying less so i am now growing and earning.... but hostgator really waste of monies...
Fernando Garza (fernando@g...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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I have a reseller account with hostgator, and i can say that i have had problems (about 2 or 3 in 1 and a half year), but the support they provided was excellent, las time it took about 24 hours to fix something that a client of mine did, but it was all for security reasons.

When ever i need support (1 or twice every 3 months), i get it, and fast.

I've never had my account or my client's account down in the time i have been with them, web pages display fast, e-mails are fast, the only complain i would have is the high costs of dedicated servers, i want to upgrade to that, but my budget doesn't allow it right now.
Elizabeth Martinez (info@l...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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I have had a reseller hosting account with them - and have been mostly happy. Then there was an issue with the account that I initially caused and then corrected -but then they caused another problem and they will not work with me and come to agreement - they only want me to move from a $24.95 account to a $174.99/month account - which I cannot afford and is more than I need.
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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-Too Good to be true services...
-Your payment is the only thing important to them.
-They have locked me out of my own account for some Extra verification process!!!
-Don't host with these con-artists!!!

BUYER BEWARE!!!
Tanuj Damani (-no email-)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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These Guys are the BEST!!
I had been through MANY MANY MANY hosting companies including Hostmonster, Anhosting, BlueHosting and a few other local hosting services etc but these guys were always causing me some problem of the other.
When i signed up with HostGator my life became a pathway to heaven, iv had almost no problems with my hosting since, i used to have a few issued with the email service but since i put up complaints they worked hard on making sure the problem would get corrected.
When i needed help of advice i could go to their online chat and just ask the support person directly and get a lightening fast response. But if the problem required more assistance then the person would get me a support ticket and with a few hours my problem would be solved. At most i have had to wait for 24 Hours.
They really take care of their customers.
Pricing wise they may not be the best but they do certainly have great service, worth the extra i pay.
daniel (dljone9@n...)
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wow, these guys must have had a bad day or two. i tried getting set up with them - their "instant access" assurance was anything but instant. when i tried to get in touch with them to find out about the delay their 24/7 online support must have been taking a nap. when i did finally get someone - more delays in terminating my account, at one point they even tried to blame me for the delay (even though the cancellation request showed up as an open ticket in their ticketing system). maybe these guys are better than what i saw, but if this is how they treat a brand new customer - i don't want to trust them with my online presence.
Derrick (djl@h...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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Host Gator is a fine company and there up-time is good. There email services seems to go down a lot and I could never find out a reason for this. Their email support really stinks. I may not get a responce for many hours or days and the answer is definitely not helpful the first time around. So many emails have to bounce back and forth before the issue is resolved. Host Gator really needs to look carefully at there support services.
aybars badur (iris@g...)
Time Hosted: 3 to 6 months
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i am working with them for nearly 6 months, in this period i saw my site down for 2 times, which were for short times.

I met hostgator after using many terrible hosting companys, and i like the service and support of hostgator. I didnt had much technical issues, everything works well.

I had several sites to host in one account and didnt need a reseller account, and it just fit well.
John G. (-no email-)
Time Hosted: under 1 month.
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Very popular hoster with solid offers. Support is quick and available via e-mail, phone, and live chat. Hosting packages are not too special but offer good features for a decent price. Overall seems like a pretty reliable hoster.
saschart (contact@s...)
Time Hosted: 3 to 6 months
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This Company DON'T PAY affiliates!!! We DON'T RECEIVE OUR MONEY from 10 months ago.

If this is not the TRUE we want to see PROOF from their payment!

Also the clients send here are unsatisfied by Gator services.
Don Dalrymple (imhiskid@v...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 2 years
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I have been with Host Gator approximately 18 months. I have noticed no interruption in service. I have a reseller account (Aluminum). The only thing I might change is, as a programmer, I'd like to have access to PHP 5 for it's improved OOP capabilities. My "customers" are all various ministies that I have donated space to. I haven't had a single complaint from them either. cpanel and whm are great. Everything has worked when, and the way, it's supposed to.
Alexandro Simioni (asimioni@a...)
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Support exists, but doesn't work properly. The reply time is very slow. Server is too unstable, I could not send or receive e-mails.
cookie (ebiz4u@s...)
Time Hosted: 1 to 3 months
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Very disappointed in comtomer service, even when service charges apply. I can't imagine when they have to do some thing free.
seldon (hseldon_99@y...)
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HostGator is really hosted at ThePlanet. ThePlanet is a serious hosting company, but they are not cheap. As a result, HostGator's revenue margins are razor thin. If you're just serving simple HTML pages with nothing fancy - they are pretty good. However, if you have a web application that starts using resources, your account will be terminated. Instantly. Then they will force you to upgrade to their $80 plan or they wil not talk to you.
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