FirstHost vs A2 Hosting

Comparison
Compared options Visit FirstHost Visit A2 Hosting
Pricing
16 hosting plans 61 hosting plans
Starting price $2.23 / month $2.99 / month
Free domain No No
Coupons No 1 coupon
User Ratings
4.3
4.7
Reliability 4.5
4.5
Pricing 4.5
4.5
User Friendly 4.0
4.5
Support 4.0
4.5
Features 4.5
4.5
User Reviews
3 reviews 1831 reviews
Latest positive review
Fast and friendly support
Mike Sling,
10
Ordered 3 dedicated servers. Everything good - ping, speed, hardware etc . Fast and friendly support. Got special price after first order. Recommend to use firsthost.lv
Outstanding support from A2 Hosting
Paul Eveleigh,
9.2
OUTSTANDING SUPPORT! As a complete novice I struggled to understand what was required and my frustration was getting the better of me. Evanjaline, worked her 'magic' and got everything sorted for me. Very few companies provid... More e this level of support.
It is so refreshing to see this level of customer focus from A2 support . My renewal with A2 is not in question ! Many thanks A2 support team
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Latest negative review No reviews yet
They're terrified of DMCA complaints and will ban you without warning!
Larry Wall,
2.0
HostAdvice note: A2 Hosting never claimed to be a one that doesn't respect DMCA notices, and they acted appropriately.
One DMCA complaint and they'll ban your entire account no matter how many domains are hosted on it.
They c... More laimed one of my websites offers illegal services, but they didn't mention which one, which was absolutely a false claim. It was a DMCA notification from Corsearch that made them ban my entire account of 30+ domains without any notification and a "Thanks!" at the end of the email! Less
Shared Hosting
5 plans from $2.23 to $292.35 10 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4

ALPHA

$2.06 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 2
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Startup

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Startup plan
Under $8

BETA

$3.70 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 10
View BETA plan

Drive

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Drive plan
Over $10

GAMMA

$7.82 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 100
View GAMMA plan

Turbo Max

$14.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Turbo Max plan
VPS
5 plans from $2.23 to $292.35 13 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No

Start for free

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Start for free plan
Under $8

ALPHA

$5.21 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View ALPHA plan

Runway 1 - Unmanaged

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 150 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Runway 1 - Unmanaged plan
Over $10

BETA

$10.41 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View BETA plan

Runway 4 - Unmanaged

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 450 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Runway 4 - Unmanaged plan
Dedicated Server
3 plans from $2.23 to $292.35 12 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

HP DL360

$86.85 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View HP DL360 plan

Unmanaged Hyper 1

$105.99 / MO
  • Space: 2 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Unmanaged Hyper 1 plan
Cloud Hosting
No
6 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Runway 1

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 150 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
View Runway 1 plan
Over $10 No

Runway 4

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 450 GB
  • Bandwidth: 4 TB
View Runway 4 plan
Website Builder
No
4 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No

1-PAGE

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: 100.04 MB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View 1-PAGE plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

BASIC

$8.99 / MO
  • Space: 249.96 MB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View BASIC plan
CDN
No
4 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No

STARTUP

$2.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Number of Sites: 1
View STARTUP plan
Under $8 No

DRIVE

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DRIVE plan
Over $10 No

TURBO MAX

$14.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View TURBO MAX plan
Resellers
No
8 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Kickstart

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: 599.96 GB
  • Panel: whm
View Kickstart plan
SSL
3 plans from $2.23 to $292.35 4 plans from $2.99 to $505.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Comodo Positive SSL Certificate

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Comodo Positive SSL Certificate plan

Basic SSL DV

$49.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Basic SSL DV plan
Data Centers
1 of 6 3 of 6
North America No Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia No Yes
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
4 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides No Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
6 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous Yes No
PrestaShop Yes Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
8 of 8 7 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java Yes Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js Yes Yes
Django Yes Yes
Perl Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails Yes Yes
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
3 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB Yes Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL Yes Yes
Payment Types Support
5 of 6 4 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No Yes
Wire Transfer Yes Yes
Webmoney Yes No
Bitcoin Yes No
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