Site5 vs CloudFlare

Comparison
Compared options Visit Site5 Visit CloudFlare
Pricing
13 hosting plans 6 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $20.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
2.0
Reliability 1.5
2.0
Pricing 1.5
2.0
User Friendly 1.5
2.0
Support 1.5
2.0
Features 1.5
2.0
User Reviews
168 reviews 47 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...
Best Free DDOS protection service in the world
karan jot,
10
I have 11 websites using their protection and most are on the free plan. Cloud flare is the best to protect against ddos attacks if you know how to add custom rules yourself, you can rate limit and add page rules so spammers ... More cannot ddos your website plus the bot fight mode tool they have is awesome!. Many people say they had bad support/late but you guys need to understand that they protect millions of websites for FREE and they take longer to reply for those reasons. The times I sent them a message they replied within 24 hours and they were helpful and professional at all times. I always recommend people cloud flare because its free to use and even the free plan will protect and stop DDOS attacks no matter how big they are. Less
Latest negative review
No support
Chick Newman,
2.0
I have had an email problem on Site5 for nearly a year. It no longer provides telephone support and writing a "ticket" about an issue is summarily ignored. A few days later, after submitting a ticket, an email from site5 is ... More received after each ticket that says. "since we have not heard from you the issue will be closed". I have sent several tickets complaining of he same issue numerous times and each time the issue is ignored and followed by the same email to me. There isn't even a statement that the issue was read.
I have therefore moved my website and hosting to another hosting company but Site5 relentlessly bombards me with email about the issue it refuses to resolve. I lost a lot of business because emails I sent to customers from it's server were consistently bounced from gmail, aol and yahoo email accounts because the Site5 server was insecure by gmail, aol and yahoo.
At this time, nearly a year after submitting the first ticket, and several months after moving my website to another host, Site5 refuses so acknowledge that I am no longer a customer. They keep sending those useless emails about the ticket being closed. I need to make sure that any future charges to my credit card that are attempted by Site5 are blocked since customer service has not deleted my account, even though I specifically sent a request to customer service insisting that my account be closed (and even though I have removed my website and email to another host).
Site5's support is Horrible ...the worst...it is non-existent!! I suspect there are no live support technicians working for this company, hence the spitting out the same canned email month after month to me "closing" my ticket without ever addressing my problem , and giving no pretext that there was even an effort to address the problem.
Go somewhere else when looking for a webhost.
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Valhalla for illegal stuff
J Wick,
2.0
Want to host all your illegal sh*t, do it here they dont care, like they realy realy dont care !
Try to report it with support 5 min ago, they dont care. Scammers/ child molesters / human traffic... etc are more then welcome... More here...
How f are you that when somebody try to report that one of your costumers is doing bad stuff that you just dont care... Reported it with the police, they are taking over.
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Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

hostBasic

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View hostBasic plan
No
Over $10

hostPro

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View hostPro plan
No
VPS
7 plans from $4.95 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View VPS2 plan
No
Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
View Plus plan
No
CDN
No
4 plans from $20.00 to $5,000.00
Under $4 No

Free

$0.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Free plan
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Pro

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Pro plan
DDoS Protection Services
No
2 plans from $20.00 to $5,000.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Pro

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Pro plan
Data Centers
4 of 6 6 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceânia No Yes
South America Yes Yes
Africa & Middle East No Yes
Support Services
5 of 6 0 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes No
Forum Support No No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes No
CMS support
4 of 6 0 of 6
WordPress Yes No
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes No
Magento Yes No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
1 of 2 0 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes No
Language Support
2 of 8 0 of 8
PHP Yes No
Java No No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
1 of 3 0 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes No
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 0 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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