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Lin W

Rated eHost.com 3.6
Dec. 10, 2016

Rox J

Rated Squardlayer 10
Dec. 10, 2016

Lucas Cowgar

Rated M5 Hosting 9.6
Dec. 10, 2016

Michael Jordan

Rated A2 Hosting 9.6
Dec. 10, 2016

Joe Hall

Rated FastComet 10
Dec. 10, 2016

Ryan Mills

Rated Freenom 2.0
Dec. 10, 2016

Benford Wilson

Rated ZhuJi91.com.hk 2.0
Dec. 10, 2016

Jeroen Huigen

Rated MonsterMegs 9.6
Dec. 10, 2016

Adrian Schlund

Rated SiteGround 10
Dec. 10, 2016

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Dec. 10, 2016

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Lin W

They waste your time and money.

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Lin W about eHost.com
3.6
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

It takes weeks to solve your problem. Chat service and email support are useless.(Chat service=poor knowledge, email support=slow responding) If you really want to solve your problem, then you have to call them. That is the only choice. But be careful, if you want to cancel your account, then you have to email them. You can't cancel on the phone. T...

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Rox J

Decent Service

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Rox J about Squardlayer
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

After reading squardlayer reviews I decided to host my wordpress project with them. I select business layer plan for it. Its cPanel interface is easy to oprate. Wordpress and others cms auto installation is very easy in few steps. Site loading speed is impressive. Face no downtime yet. Thier email support is also fast and helpful. I recommend busin...

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Lucas Cowgar

We love them!

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Lucas Cowgar about M5 Hosting
9.6
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 8
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

I have used M5 for both corporate and personal servers for a little over 8 years now. Compared to the variety of other hosting options I have used in the past (other dedicated hosts, VPS solutions, single domain shared hosts), M5 beats them hands down, every time. I rarely have to contact support, but when I do it's usually because I screwed someth...

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Michael Jordan

Speed. Reliability. Service. Value. There is none better than A2 Hosting

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Michael Jordan about A2 Hosting
9.6
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 8
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

I want to give a big thank you to Bill in the support department. I have been using the A2 Hosting Reseller account incorrectly all this time. Bill walked me through the steps of how to properly set up a CPanel for each of my clients instead using just one CPanel for all of my clients. This will save me countless hours and headache in the future, a...

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Joe Hall

Excellent support

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Joe Hall about FastComet
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Super-transparent with their pricing and services, admin areas all really easy to manage too. But the thing that keeps me a customer is the excellent customer support I receive. Truly the best. Also Mike Myler rocks

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Ryan Mills

Worse service ever - stay away

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Ryan Mills about Freenom
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

Support do not respond. They suspend your free domains when they like without informing you and without telling you why. It is easy for Freenom to assume that they suspend the free domains because we breach the T&C, however if it is so, why didn't I receive an email and why did they not specify what I did wrong? Or perhaps is their strategy to ...

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Benford Wilson

There seem to be a lot of fake reviews on this site

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Benford Wilson about ZhuJi91.com.hk
2.0
  • Reliability 2
  • Pricing 2
  • User Friendly 2
  • Support 2
  • Features 2

The reason I assume a lot of the positive reviews here are fake is not only because they are the exact opposite of the truth, but also because they are written in broken English despite claiming to be from people with English first and last names from English speaking countries. This is something you will have to get used to with this service - not...

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Jeroen Huigen

Enterprise Business Hosting

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Jeroen Huigen about MonsterMegs
9.6
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 8
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

Normally I don't write reviews, but i saw they didn't had a very good score, so i decided to do one. We have a excellent experience with MonsterMegs. We have 2 high visited webshops hosted on their Enterprice 3 hosting. They are both very fast and very stable. We also experienced 403 errors, but the errors happend because of a error on our ...

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Md Rafiqul Islam

Overall Best in service and quality.

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Md Rafiqul Islam about SiteGround
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

I am a web developer and have been working for four years. In my little IT career, I have used lots of hosting services as I worked for 100+ clients. I personally check four server uploading same website and found siteground is best. There is no any server response time problem and there support is excellent.

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Adrian Schlund

Worldclass service at Siteground

Dec. 10, 2016 | by Adrian Schlund about SiteGround
10
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 10
  • Features 10

We use Siteground for our WP / Woocommerce site and their service is just outstanding! Fixed a stupid mistake I've made bringing down the site in only a few minutes. Thank you very much, Siteground Support team... you rock!

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No matter how superbly built your website is, something will eventually go wrong. That’s when support really comes in handy.

We test out all the support options a host provides—by phone, live chat, tickets, etc. We then present our findings to you clearly and concisely. Does the service tend to frustrate customers with long waits? We’ll let you know. Are they U.S. based or not? Again, we’ll have the answer. And most importantly, we’ll let you know if they can actually fix your problem!

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Features

We will detail the features each hosting company offers, tell you if they are good or not, and if the company actually provides what they offer.

No feature is left unturned: from bandwidth capabilities, email accounts, website builders, even shopping carts—we research all the features of each web host. Drop by Host Tracer whenever you need a quick glance over all the best known hosts and which features each one offers.

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The sticker price doesn’t tell the full story. We do the homework so you don’t have to—then give you the straight story.

We help you understand all the factors that go into pricing: things like startup costs, renewal fees, add-on prices, hidden fees, discount possibilities, and whether or not the host company truly offers a money-back guarantee.

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Reliability

Your web host must be reliable. If it’s not, your business could lose thousands of dollars.

Error pages cause frustration in your visitors and chase them away. That’s why we look beyond the uptime percentages a host claims by running tests to look into user feedback so that you’ll get a well-rounded, dependable idea of how reliable a host actually is. You can count on us to do the dirty work

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Practically every web host claims to have fast speeds for their customers. But are they telling you the truth?

We test the speed of every web host we review. Nobody has time to check host speeds so we do it for you. You will get the results in each review so you can include speed in your web host decision process.

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User Friendliness

We check how easy (or difficult) it is to set up your hosting account with each web host. Because going live fast & easy is the most important thing.

For starters, do they offer the typical cPanel you are mostly familiar with? Or does the web host offer something less familiar? How easily can you implement the common tools? We will include a user friendly focus with every single review. That’s our way of being user friendly…we cover all the bases for you.

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