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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
Software
Tech support
Average Rating

5 Stars (28)

4 Stars (26)

3 Stars (65)

2 Stars (147)

1 Stars (171)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 441
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 (147)

1 Stars (171)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 441
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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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 (147)

1 Stars (171)

N/A (4)

Total reviews : 441
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

441
cheating by hostgator

i have taken a domain & hatchling plan from hostgator and i have been given discount of 14 dollars and 6.55 was the monthly payment and when i made the payment i have been billed 10.95 every month, that means about 5 dollars extra every month for taking a discount of 14 dollars....wow.....and when i made the request to cancel my hosting from next month then immediately after making the canceltion request they charged my credit card 11 dollars for next month in hurry in a weak advance. and when i am mailing n trying to get my refund they dont even reply. so, i request everyone dont fall in hostgato's trap. other hosting companies are more reliable than hostgator......at least they dont cheat you in price trap or charge you in hurry before date.....so all in all my experience with hostgator is very bad and i have been cheated by price and charged in advance to make money.....so go somewher else guys....hostgator is actually a cheating company...please dont waste you time and money.

Rating : 1.4 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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cheating by hostgator

i have taken a domain & hatchling plan from hostgator and i have been given discount of 14 dollars and 6.55 was the monthly payment and when i made the payment i have been billed 10.95 every month, that means about 5 dollars extra every month for taking a discount of 14 dollars....wow.....and when i made the request to cancel my hosting from next month then immediately after making the canceltion request they charged my credit card 11 dollars for next month in hurry in a weak advance. and when i am mailing n trying to get my refund they dont even reply. so, i request everyone dont fall in hostgato's trap. other hosting companies are more reliable than hostgator......at least they dont cheat you in price trap or charge you in hurry before date.....so all in all my experience with hostgator is very bad and i have been cheated by price and charged in advance to make money.....so go somewher else guys....hostgator is actually a cheating company...please dont waste you time and money.

Rating : 1.4 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

DO NOT USE: 7 Years we've been with Hostgator & they have turned Terrible

Hostgator is very possible the worst in the business. You never get the same tech support AND they don't track who spoke to you last or worked on your server last. Absolutely cannot speak to anyone with authority that fix any issue you are having. BUT BIGGEST ISSUE: They have resulted to extortion. Type in Hostgator Site lock extortion and you will find hundreds of customers have been extorted by these 2 and now they are trying to extort us. My servers are supposed to be manage servers with scanning included. They quit scanning, didn't tell us, didn't lower the price and "partnered" with Sitelock to perform scanning. We are leaving as fast as we can and we have joined the class action lawsuit against them and their parent company.

Rating : 1.6 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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DO NOT USE: 7 Years we've been with Hostgator & they have turned Terrible

Hostgator is very possible the worst in the business. You never get the same tech support AND they don't track who spoke to you last or worked on your server last. Absolutely cannot speak to anyone with authority that fix any issue you are having. BUT BIGGEST ISSUE: They have resulted to extortion. Type in Hostgator Site lock extortion and you will find hundreds of customers have been extorted by these 2 and now they are trying to extort us. My servers are supposed to be manage servers with scanning included. They quit scanning, didn't tell us, didn't lower the price and "partnered" with Sitelock to perform scanning. We are leaving as fast as we can and we have joined the class action lawsuit against them and their parent company.

Rating : 1.6 ⋅ Date : ⋅ Recommend : No

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
  • Price
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  • User-friendliness
  • Reliability & Uptime
  • Tech support
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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  • Reliability & Uptime
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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

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