Blue Host vs. midPhase - Mar 2019

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Blue Host (bluehost.com) has been added on Jul 03, 2005 and last updated on Feb 21, 2019.
midPhase (midphase.com) has been added on Jul 03, 2005 and last updated on Mar 13, 2018.

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bluehost.com logo!
Total Reviews: 56
Average Rating: 4 of 10
Good Reviews: 21
Bad Reviews: 35
Official Responses: 17
4 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
56 user reviews
midphase.com logo!
Total Reviews: 19
Average Rating: 2 of 10
Good Reviews: 3
Bad Reviews: 16
Official Responses: 0
2 / 10VISIT WEBSITE
19 user reviews
 
10 Corporate Drive, Suite #300
Burlington, MA 01803
US
Part of Endurance International Group
517 W. 100 N. Suite #225
Providence, UT 84332
US
Part of UK2 Group
Emailsales@b...sales@m...
Phone(888) 401-4678, 844-303-1810, +1 801-765-94001-866-midphase, Fax: 435-755-3449
RanksAlexa Rating1,221▼-73 (lower is better)
Domains2,230,550▲1958 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in US 640
Alexa Rating204,042▼-10025 (lower is better)
Domains30,333▼-45 (higher is better)
Alexa Rank in US 131,446
Coupons-1 active coupons codesSpecial promotions listed at https://www.midphase.com/terms/#promotions
Languages en-US en-US
InfoBlue Host provides probably the most robust budget hosting packages. Having great features and very good customer service, BlueHost has grown to the top webhosting companies worldwide, hosting more than 1,500,000 websites. Read full review.Started in 2003, Midphase has grown to over 150,000 customers. They began working from a couple home offices and have grown on their current Utah facility having by now over 75 employees.

Building a team of talented people revolves around the place they’re found. We’ve hand selected a few communities throughout the world to set up shop and form the team who delivers the service you want. Our teams are located in Providence and Salt Lake City, Utah, London, UK; Lviv, Ukraine; plus an office [...]
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Established2003January, 2003
Site speedVery slow, load 4.1 sec. 14% sites are slower
SEO Links count 53,316
Average, load 2.1 sec. 44% sites are slower
SEO Links count 441
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bluehost.com Iconbluehost
Started from: April, 2012
  • Tweets: 20,420
  • Followers: 49,009
  • Friends: 22,810
  • Last activity: Mar 12, 2019
midphase.com Iconmidphase
Started from: July, 2008
  • Tweets: 4,869
  • Followers: 3,304
  • Friends: 2,495
  • Last activity: Mar 12, 2019
bluehost.com IconBluehost
  • Likes:1
  • Talking peoples about them: 3,776
  • Last activity: Feb 20, 2019
midphase.com IconMidphase
  • Likes:1,403
  • Talking peoples about them: 3
  • Last activity: Mar 12, 2019
Bluehost
  • Followers:1,702
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 2003
  • Employee Count: 501-1000
  • Industry: Internet
Midphase
  • Followers:37
  • Entity type: Privately Held
  • Founded: 1998
  • Employee Count: 11-50
  • Industry: Internet
bluehost.com IconBluehost
  • Circled accounts:8,103
  • Last activity: Feb 13, 2019
https://plus.google.com/+Midphase (Inactive)
Blue Host Blog
  • Blog Posts:366
  • Software Wordpress version 4.9.10
  • Blog added on: 2013 Apr
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Mar 14, 2019
midPhase Blog
  • Blog Posts:514
  • Software Wordpress version 4.9.8
  • Blog added on: 2014 Mar
  • Language: en-US
  • Last written post: Mar 19, 2019
Shared Hosting - 4/3
Plan NameBasic [Linux]Personal [Linux]
Price$ 3.95/mo.
($ 7.99 after first term)
$ 3.95/mo.
($ 6.95 after first term)
Disk Space50 GBunlimited
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domains11
Free Domain11
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Shared Web Hosting Done Right.
When building a website, start here. Our shared service delivers a powerful, proven platform that's perfect for hosting your websites.

Free SSL: Included
Performance: Standard
Parked domains: 5
Sub domains: 25
Email accounts: 5
Email storage: 100 MB per [...]
INFO (mouse over)Unlimited Web Space & Bandwidth
Free Domain
1 Website
1 Database Included
1 Subdomain Included
Unlimited Emails***
Dedicated IP Address (+ $2/mo)
Dedicated SSL (+ $34.99/yr)♮
Stats2 Web Analytics (+ $2/mo)

Customer Support

Toll-free 24/7 Human Support Yes
Instant Account Activation [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NamePlus [Linux]Professional [Linux]
Price$ 5.95/mo.
($ 10.99 after first term)
$ 4.95/mo.
($ 8.95 after first term)
Disk Spaceunlimitedunlimited
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimited3
Free Domain11
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Shared Web Hosting Done Right.
When building a website, start here. Our shared service delivers a powerful, proven platform that's perfect for hosting your websites.

Parked domains: Unlimited
Sub domains: Unlimited
Email accounts: Unlimited
Email storage: Unlimited
Marketing Offers: $200
Spam [...]
INFO (mouse over)Core Features

Unlimited Web Space Yes
Unlimited Bandwidth Yes
Free Domain Yes
Free Setup ($10 Value) Yes
Midphase cPanel Control Panel Yes
Softaculous Instant Application Installer Yes
Ad-Free Hosting Yes
3 Databases Included
5 Subdomains Included
[...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameChoice Plus [Linux]Business [Linux]
Price$ 5.95/mo.
($ 14.99 after first term)
$ 5.95/mo.
($ 10.95 after first term)
Disk Spaceunlimitedunlimited
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain11
Dedicated IPs01
Control PanelCPanel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Shared Web Hosting Done Right.
When building a website, start here. Our shared service delivers a powerful, proven platform that's perfect for hosting your websites.

Domain Privacy: 1
Site Backup: CodeGuard Basic
Parked domains: Unlimited
Sub domains: Unlimited
Email accounts: Unlimited
Email [...]
INFO (mouse over)Unlimited Web Space Yes
Unlimited Bandwidth Yes
Free Domain Yes
Unlimited Websites Yes
Unlimited MySQL Databases Yes
Unlimited Sub-domains Yes
Free Dedicated Secure Certificate (SSL) Yes
Free Setup ($49 Value) Yes
Dedicated IP Address Yes
Midphase cPanel Control [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NamePro [Linux]-
Price$ 13.95/mo.
($ 23.99 after first term)
-
Disk Spaceunlimited-
Data Transferunmetered-
Hosted domainsunlimited-
Free Domain1-
Dedicated IPs1-
Control PanelCPanel-
Server LocationUnited States-
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Everything in our "Choice Plus" package, plus a high performance server and more!
Dedicated IP

Shared Web Hosting Done Right.
When building a website, start here. Our shared service delivers a powerful, proven platform that's perfect for hosting your websites.

Dedicated IP
SSL Certificate
Domain [...]
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Date PlanFeb 2019-
Dedicated Hosting - 3/3
Plan NameStandard [Linux]D2 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 79.99/mo.
($ 119.99 after first term)
$ 117.60/mo.
($ 147 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space500 GB2000 GB
Data Transfer5 TB10 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU4 CPU Cores, 8 ThreadsCPU E3-1230v5, CORES (Threads) 4 (8)
Dedicated IPs31
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel, [In-house], WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Dedicated Hosting: When you want the ultimate in website performance, security, and control, this is it.

Mirrored Storage
Free SSL: Included
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Extreme Speed: Each server is custom built in-house by our engineers using only the latest technology. And our use of open [...]
INFO (mouse over)2TB of storage and 8GB RAM fully supported by a new Xeon CPU makes web hosting the least of your concerns.

cpu E3-1231v3
Speed 3.4 GHz
Cores (Threads) 4 (8)
RAM 8GB DDR3
HDD 2 x 1TB SATA
Connectivity 1Gbps
Bandwidth 10TB limit

NETWORK:
Premium Cisco
Port Speed 1Gb
N+1 [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameEnhanced [Linux]D3 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 99.99/mo.
($ 159.99 after first term)
$ 130.90/mo.
($ 187 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space1000 GB6000 GB
Data Transfer10 TB10 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU4 CPU Cores, 8 ThreadsCPU E3-1270v5, CORES (Threads) 4 (8)
Dedicated IPs41
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel, [In-house], WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)Perfect for hosting infrastructure and business applications. Complete with D3's super speed Intel Xeon processor.

cpu E3-1271v3
Speed 3.6 GHz
Cores (Threads) 4 (8)
RAM 16GB DDR3
HDD 2 x 3TB SATA
Connectivity 1Gbps
Bandwidth 10TB limit

NETWORK:
Premium Cisco
Port [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NamePremium [Linux]D6 [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 119.99/mo.
($ 209.99 after first term)
$ 182.00/mo.
($ 455 after 1 mo.)
Disk Space1000 GB15625 GB
Data Transfer15 TB100 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU4 CPU Cores, 8 ThreadsCPU 2 x E5-2650v3, CORES (Threads) 2 x 10 (20)
Dedicated IPs51
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel, [In-house], WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!INFO (mouse over)More power and storage than you can imagine with 100TB bandwidth, dual CPUs, extreme RAM and intense storage capabilities.

cpu 2 x E5-2650v3
Speed 2 x 2.3 GHz
Cores (Threads) 2 x 10 (20)
RAM 64GB DDR4
HDD 4 x 4TB SATA
Connectivity 1Gbps
Bandwidth 100TB [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
VPS - 6/7
Plan NameBuild [Linux]Wordpress Primary [Linux]
Price$ 19.95/mo.
($ 29.99 after first term)
$ 4.00/mo.
($ 9.99 after first term)
Disk Spaceunlimited SSD10 GB SSD
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain 1
RAMN/AN/A
Control PanelCPanel[In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)All the basics for starting a professional WordPress website
Jetpack Site Analytics (Basic)
Marketing Center
100 Free Premium Themes
Daily Scheduled Backups
Malware Detection and Removal
Domain Privacy Protection


Built for WordPress speed & excellence.
Manage [...]
INFO (mouse over)1 Domain Name ( Free domain included with all annual packages)
10GB SSD Disk Space
up to 25,000 Monthly Visits
25x 10GB Pro IMAP Emails
FTP Access
Backups Included
CloudFlare CDN
Automatic Malware Removal
50 Premium Themes
30 Day Money Back Guarantee
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameStandard [Linux]Wordpress Pro [Linux]
Price$ 19.99/mo.
($ 29.99 after first term)
$ 5.20/mo.
($ 12.99 after first term)
Disk Space30 GB SSD20 GB SSD
Data Transferunmeteredunmetered
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain11
Dedicated IPs10
Control Panel[In-house][In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Next-Gen VPS Hosting:
Our virtual private servers are built from the ground using all SSD storage. Enjoy increased power, flexibility, and control for your websites.

Free SSL: Included

Extreme Performance: Using open source technology like OpenStack and KVM, we offer VPS that is both powerful [...]
INFO (mouse over)1 Domain Name ( Free domain included with all annual packages)
10GB SSD Disk Space
up to 50,000 Monthly Visits
50x 10GB Pro IMAP Emails
FTP Access
Backups Included
CloudFlare CDN
Automatic Malware Removal
50 Premium Themes
30 Day Money Back Guarantee
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameGrow [Linux]VPS1GB [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 29.95/mo.
($ 39.99 after first term)
$ 8.00/mo.
($ 12 after first term)
Disk Spaceunlimited SSD25 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered3 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain 0
RAM1 GB1 GB
Control PanelCPanelCPanel, [In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Everything you need to build an audience for your WordPress website
Jetpack Premium Included
Business Review Tools
Bluehost SEO Tools
Jetpack Ads Integration
10GB Video Compression
WordPress Live Ticket Support
Marketing Center
100 Free Premium Themes
Daily Scheduled Backups
[...]
INFO (mouse over)Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 STD - $7.50/month extra
cPanel only $10.00/month extra

Extra IPv4 addresses
You can add up to 7 extra IPv4 addresses for $2.50 each (per month).
Use the extra IPs to separate services on your new SSD VPS.

SSD SERVERS
Specs:
Redundant power supplies
ECC Registered [...]
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameEnhanced [Linux]VPS2GB [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 29.99/mo.
($ 59.99 after first term)
$ 16.00/mo.
($ 24 after first term)
Disk Space60 GB SSD50 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered4 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU2 Cores4 Cores
Dedicated IPs20
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel, [In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!Same as previous plans!
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameScale [Linux]VPS4GB [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 49.95/mo.
($ 59.99 after first term)
$ 32.00/mo.
($ 48 after first term)
Disk Spaceunlimited SSD100 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered5 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain 0
RAM4 GB4 GB
Control PanelCPanelCPanel, [In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Everything you need to build an audience for your WordPress website
JetPack Pro Included
Unlimited Backups and Restore
PayPal Integration
Unlimited Video Compression
Elastic Search
WordPress Live Chat Support
Business Review Tools
Bluehost SEO Tools
Jetpack Ads Integration
10GB Video [...]
Same as previous plans!
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan NameUltimate [Linux]VPS8GB [Linux/Windows]
Price$ 59.99/mo.
($ 119.99 after first term)
$ 64.00/mo.
($ 96 after first term)
Disk Space120 GB SSD200 GB SSD
Data Transfer3 TB6 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU4 Cores4 Cores
Dedicated IPs20
Control Panel[In-house]CPanel, [In-house]
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionSame as previous plans!Same as previous plans!
Date PlanFeb 2019Mar 2019
Plan Name-VPS16GB [Linux/Windows]
Price-$ 128.00/mo.
($ 192 after first term)
Disk Space-400 GB SSD
Data Transfer-7 TB
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-4 Cores
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, [In-house]
Server Location-United States
Description-Same as previous plans!
Date Plan-Mar 2019
Cloud - 3/4
Plan NameStarter [Linux]Starter [Linux]
Price$ 6.95/mo.
($ 9.99 after first term)
$ 45.82/mo.
Disk Space100 GB20 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered1500 GB
Hosted domains1unlimited
Free Domain10
CPU2 CPU Cores1.4GHz
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel, CentOS Web Panel, WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Cloud Hosting: Our new Cloud hosting solution is powerful, affordable, and easier than ever.

Marketing Offers: $50
Email Accounts: 100
Email Storage: 500 MB
Local Caching: Yes
1-Click Resource Scaling: Yes
Free SSL: Included

Making Cloud Effortless With Our Cloud Hosting Services: The cloud can [...]
INFO (mouse over)$45.82 /mo with one year contract!

Get your website into the cloud to benefit from dedicated resources, better uptime and scalability (so your site can grow with your business!)

Managed cloud servers from Midphase offer the power you need with the peace of mind you want. Each cloud server is [...]
Date PlanJul 2018Mar 2019
Plan NamePerformance [Linux]Standard [Linux]
Price$ 8.95/mo.
($ 13.99 after first term)
$ 59.57/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimited40 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered3 TB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU4 Cores2.8GHz
Dedicated IPs00
Control PanelCPanelCPanel, CentOS Web Panel, WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Cloud Hosting: Our new Cloud hosting solution is powerful, affordable, and easier than ever.

Marketing Offers: $200
Email Accounts: Unlimited
Email Storage: Unlimited
Spam Experts: 1
Local Caching: Yes
1-Click Resource Scaling: Yes
Free SSL: Included

Making Cloud Effortless With Our Cloud [...]
INFO (mouse over)$59.57 /mo with one year contract!

Perfect for growing businesses, requiring databases, ecommerce or other applications. Backed by resilient hardware and an 99.9% uptime SLA, this is the ideal choice for companies wanting the most from their website

Managed cloud servers from Midphase offer the [...]
Date PlanJul 2018Mar 2019
Plan NameBusiness Pro [Linux]Advanced [Linux]
Price$ 15.95/mo.
($ 25.99 after first term)
$ 73.32/mo.
Disk Spaceunlimited60 GB SSD
Data Transferunmetered4500 GB
Hosted domainsunlimitedunlimited
Free Domain10
CPU6 Cores4.2GHz
Dedicated IPs10
Control PanelCPanelCPanel, CentOS Web Panel, WHM
Server LocationUnited StatesUnited States
DescriptionINFO (mouse over)Cloud Hosting: Our new Cloud hosting solution is powerful, affordable, and easier than ever.

Spam Experts: 2
Dedicated IP: Yes
SSL Certificate: Yes
Domain Privacy: Yes
Site Backup + Restore: CodeGuard Basic
Marketing Offers: $200
Email Accounts: Unlimited
Email Storage: Unlimited
Spam Experts: [...]
INFO (mouse over)$73.32 /mo with one year contract!

Designed for businesses running multiple websites with applications, or developers looking to test their programs, this reliable cloud server provides a powerful, reliable platform for working from.

Managed cloud servers from Midphase offer the power you need [...]
Date PlanJul 2018Mar 2019
Plan Name-Professional [Linux]
Price-$ 91.66/mo.
Disk Space-90 GB SSD
Data Transfer-6750 GB
Hosted domains-unlimited
Free Domain-0
CPU-6.3GHz
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-CPanel, CentOS Web Panel, WHM
Server Location-United States
Description-INFO (mouse over)$91.66 /mo with one year contract!

Ideal for companies running multiple applications or databases, or for resellers looking for a stable, resilient and powerful server to host multiple websites and services.

Managed cloud servers from Midphase offer the power you need with the peace of mind you [...]
Date Plan-Mar 2019
Website Builder - 0/3
Plan Name-Essential
Price-$ 4.46/mo.
($ 5.95 after first term)
Disk Space-250 MB
Data Transfer-100 GB
Hosted domains- 
Free Domain-1
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-[In-house]
Server Location-United States
Description-INFO (mouse over)Includes domain name§ + Web Hosting
1 x 10GB email address
NEW Responsive Editor
NEW 165 Professional Design Templates
NEW Developer Mode
Build up to a 10 page website
250MB Storage
30-day money-back guarantee‡
Date Plan-Mar 2019
Plan Name-Business
Price-$ 8.21/mo.
($ 10.95 after first term)
Disk Space-unlimited
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains- 
Free Domain-1
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-[In-house]
Server Location-United States
Description-INFO (mouse over)Includes domain name§ + Web Hosting
1000 x 10GB email address
NEW Responsive Editor
NEW 165 Professional Design Templates
NEW Developer Mode
Build up to a 100 page website
Unmetered storage
NEW SSL Certificate for security
Sell items with PayPal Buy Now button
30-day money-back guarantee‡
Date Plan-Mar 2019
Plan Name-Business Unlimited
Price-$ 11.21/mo.
($ 14.95 after first term)
Disk Space-unlimited
Data Transfer-unmetered
Hosted domains- 
Free Domain-1
Dedicated IPs-0
Control Panel-[In-house]
Server Location-United States
Description-INFO (mouse over)Includes domain name§ + Web Hosting
1000 x 10GB email address
NEW Responsive Editor
NEW 165 Professional Design Templates
NEW Developer Mode
Build up to a 1000 page website
Unmetered storage
NEW SSL Certificate for security
Integrated eCommece features
Accept credit / debit card / PayPal [...]
Date Plan-Mar 2019
Supported Operating Systems
  • Linux
  • Linux
  • Linux/Windows
List of products
  • Shared Hosting
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • VPS
  • Cloud
  • Domains
  • Shared Hosting
  • Dedicated Hosting
  • VPS
  • Cloud
  • Domains
  • Website Builder
Support Options
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Available 24/7
  • Live Chat
  • 17 support responses
  • Email
  • Help Desk
  • Phone / Toll-Free
  • Live Chat
  • Available 24/7
  • 17 support responses
Payment Options
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
  • Credit / Debit / Prepaid Cards
  • PayPal
Last positive / negative customer reviews
 
-anonymous- (sarfraj@i...)
on Apr 17, 2017
Bluehost should be your No 1. choice
I have used Bluehost as web hosting in many of my other projects and have figured out them to be quite good.Their servers are quite fast & their customer support is very responsive.Bluehost should be your No 1. choice if you are looking for a [...]

-anonymous- (-hidden-)
on Jul 4, 2018
I used this company to host a small business. I wanted to cancel the service after about 4 months due to my wife/business partner passing away and the business closing. When I contacted their customer service to close the account I was told I could [...]
Tim Daily (timdaily@r...)
on Nov 30, 2011
Best deal is to order by phone for instant answers
The best way to get the MOST out of MindPhase is to call them directly. It gives you the one on one needed when you're setting up a web hosting account. You will receive the answers immediately along with knowing all current promotions. This is the [...]

-anonymous- (chibiakujin@g...)
on Jul 2, 2018
I have been with Midphase since at least 2012, but have mostly used it for storage of a long neglected website. They are adequate so long as you require nothing of them. Recently I needed to access the EPP code for my primary domain but could [...]
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