What’s so special about Hostgator?

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Review Features

Hostgator plans are flexible and convenient. Most of the features are complete . They offers unlimited email account, ftp account unlimited disk space, bandwidth, etc. It is using latest cPanel control panel with very useful features such as website statistics , web based file manager, free website builder, 1-Click scripts installs for those who want to use the open source platform of wordpress, joomla, drupal, magento, wiki ,etc. Hostgator is good to use no matter for beginners or expert web developer.

Performance Review

Every review is showing different result about the web hosting performance. It is because the performance is mainly due to different website and different target visitor. Every website has different contents. I have done studies on the web performance. The website performance is basically based on:

  1. where is the datacenter and who is your main target audience?
  2. The size of the contents especially graphic images.
  3. Type of Internet Service Provider that visitor is using.

Uptime Review

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Control Panel

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All the account details can be managed through Hostgator Cpanel. Frequent used features are Email, Webalizer, Bandwidth Monitoring. FTP Account, Weebly Site Builder, File Manager, Mysql Database,helpdesk ,knowldegebase, etc. The features used one in a while are such as Account Profile, Domain,Security, Marketing Credits, Marketplace ,etc.


Customer Support

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Before signing up a webhosting, do ask your question at Hostgator live chat system. Ask more about before signing up the package. Besides asking the technical question, you are testing their response and support level. Hostgator is rated 24/7/365 award winning technical support . And if you are not satisfy with the support , you can always ask for full refund within 45 days. Hostgator is the top 10 web hosting company and they hold million of domain. Their supports are having a lot positive feedback from the clients.


Price

12 months Hostgator subscription is at around $96
24 months Hostgator subscription is at around $172.
For Shared hosting, price does not seem too big different compare to other hosting company. That’s why I never bother much about the price. To start a web business, Investment on the webhosting is considered nothing compare to the ROI. What you need is a stable server and a good support .

You will regret if you get a poor support and unstable but cheap server. For example, your webhosting is $50 per year. If your website is making $30 per day, your unstable server may cause you lost $60  for 2 days server down.


Which Website is using Hostgator?

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  • Creation Date: 2012-08-22
  • Name Server: NS1003.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • Name Server: NS1004.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • IP Address: 192.185.46.44 – 345 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Ohio – Greenville
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  • Creation Date:2013-01-21
  • Name Server: NS3759.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • Name Server: NS3760.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • IP Address: 192.232.216.145 – 1,000 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Salt Lake City
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  • Date: 2011-09-27
  • Name Server: NS3155.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • Name Server: NS3156.HOSTGATOR.COM (has 2,124,945 domains)
  • IP Address 192.254.236.177 – 407 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Salt Lake City
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  • Creation Date: 1995-07-29
  • Name Server: NS1.OM-RECORDS.COM (has 5 domains)
  • Name Server: NS2.OM-RECORDS.COM (has 5 domains)
  • IP Address 192.163.218.139 is hosted on a dedicated server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Provo
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  • Creation Date: 2012-03-15
  • Name Server: NS1.NASCOMEDIA.COM (has 31 domains)
  • Name Server: NS2.NASCOMEDIA.COM (has 31 domains)
  • IP Address 192.163.229.6 – 40 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Provo
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  • Creation Date: 2006-11-27
  • Name Server: DNS1.NAME-SERVICES.COM (has 2,915,766 domains)
  • Name Server: DNS2.NAME-SERVICES.COM (has 2,915,766 domains)
  • Name Server: DNS3.NAME-SERVICES.COM (has 2,915,766 domains)
  • Name Server: DNS4.NAME-SERVICES.COM (has 2,915,766 domains)
  • Name Server: DNS5.NAME-SERVICES.COM (has 2,915,766 domains)
  • IP Address 142.4.7.33 – 2 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Provo
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  • Creation Date: 2011-11-11
  • Name Server: NS1.TRIGHTON.COM (has 2 domains)
  • Name Server: NS2.TRIGHTON.COM (has 2 domains)
  • IP Address 192.163.229.208 – 10 other sites hosted on this server
  • IP Location United States – Utah – Provo