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About

  • Unlimited Web Hosting Space & Web Traffic
  • Unlimited Domains on 1 Account
  • Unlimited POP3/IMAP, MySQL, FTP
  • Professional 24/7 Phone & E-Mail Support
  • 45-Day Money Back & 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed

HostGator is a world leading provider of web hosting. Since 2002, company is privately owned and based in Houston, Texas. Since then, HostGator has grown from a small hosting company with just three servers into a world leading and industry recognized hosting provider with more than 12,000 servers under management. The over five million domains hosted by HostGator make up approximately 1% of the world's Internet traffic. As a technology and product innovator, HostGator is able to provide its more than 400,000 customers with innovative products and services designed to complement their existing businesses. HostGator serves customers ranging from individual freelancers to Fortune 500 companies in more than 200 countries. The company is constantly working to improve and refine their service and support.

Shared

  • Unlimited Disk Space, Bandwidth, and Email
  • FREE Site Building Tools and 4,500 Website Templates
  • FREE Shopping Cart Software
  • FREE Forums, Photo Galleries, Membership Scripts
  • 24/7/365 Award Winning Technical Support

Every web hosting plan at HostGator comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and protected with enhanced security features. Their Unlimited plan is an easy and very straight forward way to get your company or just a blog online with Website Builder included in the package.

Reseller

  • UNLIMITED Domains, Bandwith, Space
  • UNLIMITED cPanel accounts
  • FREE Site Builder Software
  • PRIVATE Name Servers
  • FREE Billing Systems

It is easy, inexpensive and profitable to start your very own web hosting company. HostGator provides the full suite of tools and support needed to have your business up and running in only a few minutes. All of the reseller hosting plans let you create unlimited web sites under your own brand name, with their own prices, packages and features. As a HostGator reseller you will keep 100% of the money you collect. Control panels available in 22 languages.

Windows

  • Single Domain
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Plesk control panel
  • Shared SSL Certificate

HostGator Windows hosting includes the flexible and easy-to-use Parallels Plesk control panel, as well as unlimited subdomains, FTP accounts, and email addresses. Additional unlimited features include MySQL, Microsoft SQL, and Access Databases. All Windows hosting plans also include free website building tools, over 4,000 free website templates, one-click installs of many popular scripts, and many additional features!

Historical Rating
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Overall Reviews & Ratings
User-friendliness
Price
Reliability & Uptime
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Tech support
Average Rating

5 Stars (28)

4 Stars (26)

3 Stars (65)

2 Stars (146)

1 Stars (170)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 439
The best experience I had with them was when I first signed up. From then on, it's been an absolute nightmare.
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Historical Rating
Years Months
Overall Reviews & Ratings
User-friendliness
Price
Reliability & Uptime
Software
Tech support
Average Rating

5 Stars (28)

4 Stars (26)

3 Stars (65)

2 Stars (146)

1 Stars (170)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 439
The best experience I had with them was when I first signed up. From then on, it's been an absolute nightmare.
GET EMBEDDED CODE
Easy to customize and add to your site

About

  • Unlimited Web Hosting Space & Web Traffic
  • Unlimited Domains on 1 Account
  • Unlimited POP3/IMAP, MySQL, FTP
  • Professional 24/7 Phone & E-Mail Support
  • 45-Day Money Back & 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed

HostGator is a world leading provider of web hosting. Since 2002, company is privately owned and based in Houston, Texas. Since then, HostGator has grown from a small hosting company with just three servers into a world leading and industry recognized hosting provider with more than 12,000 servers under management. The over five million domains hosted by HostGator make up approximately 1% of the world's Internet traffic. As a technology and product innovator, HostGator is able to provide its more than 400,000 customers with innovative products and services designed to complement their existing businesses. HostGator serves customers ranging from individual freelancers to Fortune 500 companies in more than 200 countries. The company is constantly working to improve and refine their service and support.

Shared

  • Unlimited Disk Space, Bandwidth, and Email
  • FREE Site Building Tools and 4,500 Website Templates
  • FREE Shopping Cart Software
  • FREE Forums, Photo Galleries, Membership Scripts
  • 24/7/365 Award Winning Technical Support

Every web hosting plan at HostGator comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and protected with enhanced security features. Their Unlimited plan is an easy and very straight forward way to get your company or just a blog online with Website Builder included in the package.

Reseller

  • UNLIMITED Domains, Bandwith, Space
  • UNLIMITED cPanel accounts
  • FREE Site Builder Software
  • PRIVATE Name Servers
  • FREE Billing Systems

It is easy, inexpensive and profitable to start your very own web hosting company. HostGator provides the full suite of tools and support needed to have your business up and running in only a few minutes. All of the reseller hosting plans let you create unlimited web sites under your own brand name, with their own prices, packages and features. As a HostGator reseller you will keep 100% of the money you collect. Control panels available in 22 languages.

Windows

  • Single Domain
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Plesk control panel
  • Shared SSL Certificate

HostGator Windows hosting includes the flexible and easy-to-use Parallels Plesk control panel, as well as unlimited subdomains, FTP accounts, and email addresses. Additional unlimited features include MySQL, Microsoft SQL, and Access Databases. All Windows hosting plans also include free website building tools, over 4,000 free website templates, one-click installs of many popular scripts, and many additional features!

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  • Unlimited Web Hosting Space & Web Traffic
  • Unlimited Domains on 1 Account
  • Unlimited POP3/IMAP, MySQL, FTP
  • Professional 24/7 Phone & E-Mail Support
  • 45-Day Money Back & 99.9% Uptime Guaranteed

HostGator is a world leading provider of web hosting. Since 2002, company is privately owned and based in Houston, Texas. Since then, HostGator has grown from a small hosting company with just three servers into a world leading and industry recognized hosting provider with more than 12,000 servers under management. The over five million domains hosted by HostGator make up approximately 1% of the world's Internet traffic. As a technology and product innovator, HostGator is able to provide its more than 400,000 customers with innovative products and services designed to complement their existing businesses. HostGator serves customers ranging from individual freelancers to Fortune 500 companies in more than 200 countries. The company is constantly working to improve and refine their service and support.

  • Unlimited Disk Space, Bandwidth, and Email
  • FREE Site Building Tools and 4,500 Website Templates
  • FREE Shopping Cart Software
  • FREE Forums, Photo Galleries, Membership Scripts
  • 24/7/365 Award Winning Technical Support

Every web hosting plan at HostGator comes with a 45 day money back guarantee, 99.9% uptime guarantee, and protected with enhanced security features. Their Unlimited plan is an easy and very straight forward way to get your company or just a blog online with Website Builder included in the package.

  • UNLIMITED Domains, Bandwith, Space
  • UNLIMITED cPanel accounts
  • FREE Site Builder Software
  • PRIVATE Name Servers
  • FREE Billing Systems

It is easy, inexpensive and profitable to start your very own web hosting company. HostGator provides the full suite of tools and support needed to have your business up and running in only a few minutes. All of the reseller hosting plans let you create unlimited web sites under your own brand name, with their own prices, packages and features. As a HostGator reseller you will keep 100% of the money you collect. Control panels available in 22 languages.

  • Single Domain
  • Unlimited Disk Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Plesk control panel
  • Shared SSL Certificate

HostGator Windows hosting includes the flexible and easy-to-use Parallels Plesk control panel, as well as unlimited subdomains, FTP accounts, and email addresses. Additional unlimited features include MySQL, Microsoft SQL, and Access Databases. All Windows hosting plans also include free website building tools, over 4,000 free website templates, one-click installs of many popular scripts, and many additional features!

Historical Rating
Years Months
Overall Reviews & Ratings
User-friendliness
Price
Reliability & Uptime
Software
Tech support
Average Rating

5 Stars (28)

4 Stars (26)

3 Stars (65)

2 Stars (146)

1 Stars (170)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 439
The best experience I had with them was when I first signed up. From then on, it's been an absolute nightmare.
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Customers' Reviews

439
Be careful

Their technical support is the most terrible. It took me more than 2 days for them to renew my SSL certificate -- something that other hosts do within 10 minutes. They never respond to tickets on time. Be careful. Host with them at your own peril!

Rating : 2.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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Be careful

Their technical support is the most terrible. It took me more than 2 days for them to renew my SSL certificate -- something that other hosts do within 10 minutes. They never respond to tickets on time. Be careful. Host with them at your own peril!

Rating : 2.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

Pricey free trial

I had to check it out for the 100% guaranteed free trial. Cost me the exchange rate from Canadian dollars to US. Then again for the refund from US to Canadian. All was supposed to be free, like no money exchanged unless I purchase something. So it cost me about 50 dollars for a bogus free trial. It was like dealing with a bad monkey not a gator at all.

Rating : 1.6 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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1 of 1 people found this helpful
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1 of 1 people found this helpful
Pricey free trial

I had to check it out for the 100% guaranteed free trial. Cost me the exchange rate from Canadian dollars to US. Then again for the refund from US to Canadian. All was supposed to be free, like no money exchanged unless I purchase something. So it cost me about 50 dollars for a bogus free trial. It was like dealing with a bad monkey not a gator at all.

Rating : 1.6 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

HostGator - the Gator has Self Destroyed

HostGator has decided to do away with the ability to open a ticket other than by phone or live chat. Live chat has an hour on hold before being attended. Once you have reached somebody they open a ticket, and it takes five days to get any response. The response, in my experience, is always incomplete, requiring a further question, and another five day wait. On their reseller package they offer free WHMCS, but don't have the required PHP version or ionCube Loader installed for it to work. With a total of five questions it took 25 days for WHMCS to install properly, but cronjobs won't work because of a mismatch between PHP and ionCube Loader versions. This will involve, at the very least, another five day wait for an incomplete answer and another five days at least to be resolved. Before my 45 days is up, I'm going to get a refund, because their service is pathetic.

Rating : 2.2 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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1 of 1 people found this helpful
  • Price
  • Software
  • User-friendliness
  • Reliability & Uptime
  • Tech support
1 of 1 people found this helpful
HostGator - the Gator has Self Destroyed

HostGator has decided to do away with the ability to open a ticket other than by phone or live chat. Live chat has an hour on hold before being attended. Once you have reached somebody they open a ticket, and it takes five days to get any response. The response, in my experience, is always incomplete, requiring a further question, and another five day wait. On their reseller package they offer free WHMCS, but don't have the required PHP version or ionCube Loader installed for it to work. With a total of five questions it took 25 days for WHMCS to install properly, but cronjobs won't work because of a mismatch between PHP and ionCube Loader versions. This will involve, at the very least, another five day wait for an incomplete answer and another five days at least to be resolved. Before my 45 days is up, I'm going to get a refund, because their service is pathetic.

Rating : 2.2 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

Really, really bad

Performance is almost as bad as the support. I switched from Bluehost to Hostgator only two months ago and came to find they are pretty much the same experience being that they're both owned by EIG. I would never recommend Hostgator to a friend, colleague, nor client. With no leadership nor concern for their customers, EIG's purchase of this company has this ship sinking fast. I can only vouch for Hostgator and Bluehost, but my suggestion would be to avoid any of EIG's brands when possible.

Rating : 1.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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1 of 1 people found this helpful
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1 of 1 people found this helpful
Really, really bad

Performance is almost as bad as the support. I switched from Bluehost to Hostgator only two months ago and came to find they are pretty much the same experience being that they're both owned by EIG. I would never recommend Hostgator to a friend, colleague, nor client. With no leadership nor concern for their customers, EIG's purchase of this company has this ship sinking fast. I can only vouch for Hostgator and Bluehost, but my suggestion would be to avoid any of EIG's brands when possible.

Rating : 1.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

Do not use this service

They shared my phone number and I received calls non-stop for two days. Horrible service

Rating : 1.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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1 of 1 people found this helpful
  • User-friendliness
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  • Reliability & Uptime
  • Software
  • Tech support
1 of 1 people found this helpful
Do not use this service

They shared my phone number and I received calls non-stop for two days. Horrible service

Rating : 1.0 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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