Certified Hosting Reviews and Expert Opinion

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4.7
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Customer score for Certified Hosting

  • Reliability
    4.3 / 10
  • Pricing
    4.8 / 10
  • User Friendly
    4.8 / 10
  • Support
    5.3 / 10
  • Features
    4.5 / 10

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Marvin KS
Hong Kong
  • Reliability4
  • Pricing4
  • User Friendly6
  • Support4
  • Features4
4.4

Very very slow Server speed

Service used: Shared - Dork
Totally unacceptable speed even it is the beginner plan, just like useless if the loading time is such slow...
Certified Hosting
Certified Hosting
Hi Marvin,

We are sorry to hear you're not happy. If you have not yet done so, please open a support ticket so we can review your account and help further trouble shoot the issue with you. Our technical support team is availa...Read More
Jordan Smith
United States
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly2
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.0

On your own

Service used: Shared
I was consistently having issues with server response time that they were unable to solve. If you're ok with staring at a blank screen for 8-10 seconds before your site starts to load this is the host for you.
 
 
 
Certified Hosting
Certified Hosting
Hi Jordan,

Based on the information you have provided, we were able to locate your account so we could take a deeper look into this for you.

I am sorry that you are unhappy and to tell you the truth, we don't like those loa...Read More
Gary Chesnut
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Highly recommended!

Service used: Shared
I've been using them for a couple of years now and can honestly say that they have been the absolute best hosting that I have ever used. Each and every time that I have contacted support, they have been quick to reply, gone above ...Read More
Erik Svensson
Sweden
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing6
  • User Friendly4
  • Support2
  • Features4
3.6

Stay far away from Certified Hosting

Service used: Shared
I used to host about 40 sites at Certified Hosting. And one day all sites just said "Index of /" when visiting them.

The server had deleted all my files. The worst part is that their backups they were supposed to have didn't work! I lost everything! We're talking about years of work.
 
Renee Bryan
United States
  • Reliability10
  • Pricing10
  • User Friendly10
  • Support10
  • Features10
10

Super Impressed!

Service used: Dedicated Server
Our IT person of 10 years up and quit on horrible terms. The staff at CERTIFIED HOSTING was right there for us going above and beyond to assist us in extra security measures as well as setting things up for a development environme...Read More
Neel kherwed
India
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly2
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.0

Poor security

Service used: Shared
Yestreday my certified hosting account was hacked. They didnt help me i send all invoice and proof wich is enough for recover account but still didnt help me
Please dont go with certified hosting.. poor security .
Poor suport
Still my site redirected .. they didnt reply me back
Certified Hosting
We take any claim of hacking very seriously and it is thoroughly investigated. As you know, we were not able to find any evidence that this was the case and have attempted to assist you in getting access to the account by verifyi...Read More
Ray  Munoz
United States
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly2
  • Support2
  • Features2
2.0

Stop don't do it.!!

Service used: Dedicated Server
I used this host for a three week period and it was horrible,, the tech team manly jeff was slow and not very good at what he does. my site was down to much due to the host not having the right settings on my site for space and th...Read More
Certified Hosting
We are sorry to hear that your experience was not as expected.
Unfortunately dedicated server do not come with unlimited space.
The space available is predicated on the size of the hard drive you select.
Regarding the errors y...Read More
stan z
Canada
  • Reliability2
  • Pricing2
  • User Friendly2
  • Support10
  • Features2
3.6

Certified Web Hosting barbarian action against its long time customer

Service used: Shared
We used the service for 4+ years until now. After one year hosting with SSL certificate one tech person named Jeff with unprofessional behavior removed our SSL certificate without giving us a chance to discuss anything. This perso...Read More
Certified Hosting
First, let me thank you for being a long time valued Certified Hosting client. We do appreciate your business and loyalty.

Let me apologize for any misunderstanding or miscommunications that have taken place. It is not our intent...Read More
Gusetme
Gusetme
Thank you so much for this review, after reading all this review i pull of my shoes and am running from this host with that guy Jeff in there lol LOL LOOOOOL

Typical Certified Hosting Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting $3.95 - $11.95 3 plans
Dedicated Server $109.00 - $676.00 6 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from certifiedhosting.com

Certified Hosting Expert Review 2018

Written by: Michael Lavnduski

Certified Hosting Rating

  • Reliability
    9 / 10
  • Pricing
    8 / 10
  • User Friendly
    9 / 10
  • Support
    9 / 10
  • Features
    9 / 10
8.8
Rated by Michael Lavnduski

Good quality hosting with multiple US locations

CertifiedHosting.com is a California web-based hosting company offering a variety of professional hosting and reseller programs. Their highly attentive team specializes in web and domain management services using a high quality network for your website. CertifiedHosting.com has two centralized data centers in Atlanta, GA and Phoenix, AZ. Their company has won the award for Best Unlimited Host and 100 Best INC.'s Top Hosting Providers.

Uptime & Reliability

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Good, reliable hosting

CertifiedHosting.com  runs on a safe encrypted server and guarantees 99%  24/7 uptime and security for your domain. Their network runs on two separate power connections and back up generators. They provide multiple connections to a Tier 1 carrier for accelerated speed and data transferring.

Features

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Three basic plans with some add on options

CertifiedHosting.com offers three different types of hosting plans to choose from. You have the option of choosing between their Dork plan, Geek plan or Nerd plan. All three plans include unlimited disk space and bandwidth, unlimited sub domains as well as unlimited email accounts. The difference between their three plans is based on the amount of domains on the account. Dork plan offers single domain registry. Geek and Nerd offer unlimited domains. With the Nerd plan you are also given a free dedicated IP and Private SSL. You may also pay for addons to either account but you would be paying more than what the Nerd plan offers if you were to just sign up for that plan originally. CertifiedHosting.com web hosting plans are very straight forward and all share the same amount of features. If you are interested in reselling or in need of dedicated servers for your company, CertifiedHosting.com also offers 100% managed servers with full support and installation of either server you choose from. There is three different levels of dedicated servers. They have entry level, mid ranged managed servers and pro series. The difference between the three plans is based on the amount of ram, bandwidth and series of intel processors. Their customer support is unmatched. When it comes to committing to a hosting provider, customer support is very important. It is important to have a live dedicated team that will help you troubleshoot if you ever run into an issue. I really admire companies that use live support as a means of communication. You can quickly have a question answered right off the website by simply clicking the live chat button located on their webpage. They also have chat support by phone, email, support ticket and also through social media.

Support

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Easy to contact support teams

This company offers several options to get in touch with them for technical support.  You can use their toll-free phone number, email or even submit a tech support ticket, which they get back to you on quickly. They also offer support through their Twitter account, which is quite nice.  Overall, their tech support is very good.

Pricing

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Easy to understand pricing options

CertifiedHosting.com has a very transparent price structure. Their costs per service is very competitive compared to other larger name hosting companies. There is a small set up of $5.00 if you pay monthly for the dork plan. Their Dork plan starts at $3.95/mo. Geek plan is $3.48/mo and their Nerd plan is $11.95/mo. If you need upgrades or additional add ons to your hosting plan you can do so at anytime. Additional fees will apply. The greatest feature is their anytime money back guarantee. Many companies only offer a 30 day or 45 day money back guarantee. CertifiedHosting.com also offers a price match guarantee on their website. You can simply toggle between well known hosting providers and compare prices. If your business operates multiple websites then CertifiedHosting.com  Reseller plan is the right choice for you. They are perfect for people who want to resell web hosting accounts commercially with their own web design or web hosting  company. There is 3 different type of plans to choose from all varying in storage and bandwidth. Prices range from $19.95 to $49.95 a month.

Summary

Very nice hosting option

I recommend CertifiedHosting.com for their web hosting and reseller services based on their price structure and amount of unlimited hosting features they make available to you at an affordable price. They have a dedicated technical support and sales team that will help navigate you through any issue or concern. Pros:
  • Fair prices
  • Great live support
  • Many great resources
Cons:
  • Additional set up fee on the 'Dork' plan
  • Long term commitment required for the 'Geek' plan
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Certified Hosting Prices, Plans & Features - 2018

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Number of Sites Price Score
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $3.95 4.4
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $6.95 4.7
Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited $11.95 4.7

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price Score
250 GB 2 x 3.00GHz 4 GB $109.00 4.7
500 GB 4 x 3.00GHz 8 GB $140.00 4.7
500 GB 4 x 4.00GHz 16 GB $296.00 4.7
500 GB 8 x 2.00GHz 24 GB $396.00 4.7
500 GB 8 x 3.00GHz 32 GB $476.00 4.7
500 GB 12 x 2.00GHz 64 GB $676.00 4.7
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from Certified Hosting
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Server Locations

Atlanta Phoenix

A few words from Certified Hosting

Certified Hosting is an independent, non EIG hosting brand, that been in business for over 15 years. We care about clients and pride ourselves on our first class service and support.
We don't have 20 minute wait times. We do not out source our support. We have an owner that is present and accessible to all clients, no matter the size and that over sees our day to day operations.

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