Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Web hosting Review - Hostgator Review

Hostgator is a privately held company based in Houston, Texas. It was founded in 2002 by the current chairman Brent Oxley. Hostgator has now turned into a world leading Hosting Provider of Shared, Reseller, VPS and dedicated web hosting. This web hosting company started with 3 servers in 2002 and now has more than 12000 dedicated servers which have more than 5 million hosted domains consisting of around 1% of the worlds internet traffic. This background information was needed to give a short introduction before writing a full hostgator review.

Some of the features of hostgator :-

  • Unlimited disk space
  • Unlimited monthly bandwith
  • Free site builder
  • One click Fantastico script installer.
  • Unlimited email accounts with autoresponders, forwarders and web based emails.
  • Reliable server with guaranteed 99.9% uptime.
  • Host unlimited Domains
  • Unlimited MySQL and POP3 accounts.
  • Shopping carts, private SSL.
  • Room to Grow
  • Environment friendly
  • 45 days money back guarantee.
Hostgator Plans :-
  • Hatchling plan --> 4.95$ per month where you can host only one domain.
  • Baby Plan       --> 7.95$ per month with unlimited domains.
  • Business plan  --> 12.95$ per month suitable for people with lots of websites to host.
I have been reading a lot of hostgator feedbacks on many forums and 99% of them have been positive and great. When you ask for a web hosting provider advice. 90% people on these forums would refer to hostgator as they are satisfied customers. This web hosting platform is so far considered the most reliable platform to date by many people. I have not yet hosted any website with them and this information here is based on the review of thousands of people in the forum where I interact on daily basis. I hope that this hostgator review proves to be helpful to all the readers. Your comments regarding this hostgator review would be appreciated.