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HostGator Review : Our Expert Opinion { Pros & Cons }

HostGator is a best web hosting for the businesses among their recommended wordpress hosting providers. It is a global provider of web hosting and its related services. HostGator is an excellent web hosting provider. It managed the hosting features that are particularly suited for word press. The product is highly recommended by experts and bloggers. It is offering the high quality and well-crafted hosting solutions.

This company specializes in cloud hosting for developers. It provides you with everything that is necessary to start your web hosting company. WHM allows you to create control panel for each of reseller plans. It managed the hosting features that are particularly suited for word press, joomla and drupal websites.

HostGator Company Overview

HostGator-Review

Hostgator was founded by Brent Oxley in October 2002 year and its first international office was located Canada. The product had 112 active customers and in very next year it was rise upto 1031 active customer. Currently the product has 100000 customers. The company have employs more than 500 people. In year 2012, it was announced that hostgator was being acquired by Endurance International Group. It has become a true host in India brand. In 2016, It achieves the best hosting advice with rating of 5 stars. The tool provides cloud firewalls, pre-built open source apps and available over world wide.

HostGator Review: Features & Plans

Features of Hostgator hosting

The product has various profitable features that as follows:

  • Powerful tools: The product has powerful features that reseller plans include everything you need to succeed, from WHM to billing software.
  • Flexibility: The tool is flexible one. you can control the overall resource allocation to best fit customers needs.
  • Scalability: The product is always free and easy to upgrade your hosting grows as your business grows.
  • Unlimited features: The product provides the unlimited domains, sub domains, email accounts, Mysql databases and FTP accounts.
  • SSH, SFTP, Git, SSL: The product contains all the tools that you will need. You can also protect your websites on same server with help of muti-SSL friendly support and securities features.
  • Auto backups with easy recovery: The cloud ways platform creates backup as per your requirements. you can recover it easily from data storage facility.
  • Green web hosting: The tool invested in wind energy to help offset server emission. it also purchases certified renewable energy credits.
  • Award winning support: The product has provided the online support portal with over 500 plus videos tutorials and 680 plus help articles.
  • Programming and databases: It has unlimited MySQL databases with phpmyadmin access and provide programming languages.

 Hostgator Hosting Plans

  1. Shared Hosting: It includes linux shared hosting, windows shared hosting, word press hosting and open source web hosting.
  2. Reseller Plans: It includes Linux reseller hosting and windows reseller hosting.
  3. Dedicated servers: It includes linux dedicated server, windows dedicated server and managed dedicated servers.
  4. Domain: It includes register domain, Transfer domain and IDN domain.

Plans of Hostgator 

Features Hatchling Cloud Baby Cloud Business Cloud
Price Rs. 475 monthly Rs. 645 monthly Rs. 875 monthly
Domains Single domain Unlimited domains
Available CPU 2 crores 4 crores 6 crores
Available Memory 2 GB Ram 4 GB Ram 6 GB Ram
Local Caching Yes Yes Yes
Dedicated IP 1
SSL No No Yes
Bandwidth Unmetered Unmetered Unmetered
Storage Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Tenure 3 years 3 years 3 years

Pros & cons 

 Pros:

  • It provides the customer support towards its customers by 24/7/365.
  • The tool provides the unlimited domain, unlimited storage and restore facility.
  • The product uses only highly performance solid state disks.
  • The product has control panel interface.
  • It provides the 45- day guarantee plans that attracts the more customers.
  • They have unlimited storage, data transfer, websites and data base.
  • It is the cheaper and fast-responsive support.
  • The product has email features such as unlimited Pop3 email accounts with SMtp, unlimited autoresponders, mail forwards, email aliases and mailing lists.
  • The product also provides the safety and security (SSL certificates) features.

Cons:

  • The product is not easy to use as like other products Godaddy etc. The tool features are limited to the extent.
  • You will need to be careful or mindful of security updates and configuring your own security.
  • The biggest con of this product has various rumors.
  • The tool has only one domain with basic plan.

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Customer Support

Hostgator Hosting offers a real support free charge of services to its customers in 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week and 365 days in a year. If any query or troubleshoot in this platform and have any query regarding its policies, features or terms & conditions, then customer support team provides the service to its customers. It provides the global support in the world. It always looking for ways to improve on its day to day operations.

You can contact to support assistance by followings ways:

  • Support ticket.
  • Call and live chat.

Customers can call for support on toll free number and via email. The product provides the tutorials and detailed knowledge base are among the most popular self hosting materials online. It creates the set-up wizard for every user or customers and provide the support through the first steps of the hosting account setup.

Refund Policy

Hostgator hosting has no money back guarantee plans. You can cancel your account at any time through customer control panel but it did not provide any refunds for the payments already made. If you paid the fees in advance for longer than month you may with exception of fees for the first month of services and any start up costs, obtains a refund on a pro rata basis for period remaining after you cancel.

Conclusion

Hostgator is an excellent web hosting service provider with its modern and innovative features. It is offering the high quality and well-crafted hosting solutions. It managed the hosting features that are particularly suited for word press, joomla and drupal websites. Currently the product has 100000 customers. The company have employs more than 500 people. It has become a true host in India brand. In 2016, It achieves the best hosting advice with rating of 5 stars

In despite pros of this product there are some cons of product also such The biggest con of this product has various rumors. The tool has only one domain with basic plan. The product is not easy to use as like other products Godaddy etc. The tool features are limited to the extent.

In end of our product review, as per my opinion Hostgator hosting tool is an excellent tool for online marketers who are already making a decent income. As per our recommendations you can have opted this product but keeping in mind, cons of this product also. It is expensive for purchase of small business, large business entrepreneur to operate this. You must choose this tool according to your business needs and products. I suggest that once you better understand the use of notification bars and features, Invest the money in paid plans that work best for you.

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