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Site5 vs CanSpace Solutions

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Pricing
13 hosting plans 12 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $3.94 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
4.1
Reliability 1.6
4.0
Pricing 1.8
4.1
User Friendly 1.6
4.2
Support 1.4
4.0
Features 1.7
4.1
User Reviews
153 reviews 21 reviews
Latest positive review
Works great for me
Rodrigo Campos,
9.2
I have 4 years of using it and works perfect, support works, uptime works, they give me whm, etc...
Amazing Wordpress Host
Guanyin (Jimmy) Zhao,
10
I moved my Wordpress site to CanSpace from GoDaddy a few weeks ago and it has been FLYING ever since. I actually just assumed Wordpress was a slow platform but the support guys at CanSpace helped me optimize my site and it's ... More performing at least 2-3x faster than before which is amazing. I literally just reached out to their support for tips and they offered to log in and do it for me. They also did an imap-to-imap transfer to move all my email over which was greatly appreciated and a bottleneck with migrating to any other provider I was considering. Email is also working better than before. I'm a happy customer! Less
Latest negative review
Site5 had become a Joke
Daniel B.,
2.8
We have been with Site5 for 7years. And we started to move project by project to an other hoster.
The following start happening with our projects:
- Login stopped working
- You could not even reset the password (email not re... More ceived)
I had the most frustrating time with the support.
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Three Words: Host From Hell
Johanna Anderson,
2.0
Have been doing business using the same domains for more than 15 years and upon transferring them to CanSpace almost half of my contact list says my emails are going to their spam filter - only Gmail accounts were reliably re... More ceiving messages from our domains. Of course CanSpace had no idea what I was talking about but this is the same host that repeatedly cited 'propagation time' and 'client email configuration' as the reason for almost 48 hours downtime with the transfer of these domains. In the end it turned out that their 'senior' tech discovered that our MX records had been incorrectly entered -- but no apologies offered for the lies told by their incompetent support staff. I should further add that this was only discovered after raising almost a dozen tickets because guess what? Despite claiming to offer 24/7 telephone support, their phone lines were mysteriously down when we called as they were "in the middle of moving offices" - of course. When I escalated the situation to owner Sunil and explained how messages from our domains were being blocked by half our address book since transferring them to Canspace, I was told to sign up for Amazon SES (Simple Email Service) - at an added cost - to better ensure that our messages were whitelisted. Fifteen years using the same domains with various hosts, no problem. Day one and every day after with Canspace, half the messages being sent from our domain are blocked. It was such a disruption to our business during our busiest time of year that we had to switch to using a Gmail account to ensure reliable email communication. The eventual solution? Transferring the domains the hell away from CanSpace to Namespro based in Vancouver. Total downtime? 3 hours but more importantly once again all of our emails are reaching our clients and the nightmare that is CanSpace is thankfully over. Deal with CanSpace at your own risk. Less
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $11.95 3 plans from $3.94 to $18.13
Under $4 No

Starter

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 15.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 5
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Under $8

hostBasic

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Medium

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10

hostPro

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Professional

$22.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
7 plans from $55.00 to $325.00 3 plans from $39.42 to $157.72
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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VPS-Erie

$49.99 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
No
3 plans from $118.29 to $236.58
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Dedi-32

$149.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $20.00 to $36.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
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No
Resellers
No
3 plans from $15.76 to $39.42
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Bronze Reseller

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 85 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
  • Panel: whm
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Data Centers
4 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes No
Asia Yes No
Oceania No No
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 9 7 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 7 3 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
Database Support
1 of 3 1 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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