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GoDaddy vs Cloudways

Comparison
Compared options Visit GoDaddy Visit Cloudways
Pricing
21 hosting plans 13 hosting plans
Starting price $4.99 / month $10.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No 1 coupon
User Ratings
1.5
4.6
Reliability 1.5
4.7
Pricing 1.7
4.6
User Friendly 1.6
4.6
Support 1.4
4.7
Features 1.5
4.6
User Reviews
557 reviews 502 reviews
Latest positive review
Nice Hosting
Muzaffer Bhat,
8.8
I host a blog site http://digitalbhat.com with GoDaddy and found it satisfactory. I recommend this host to all on merit basis and overall experience I had with the service provider.
A few issues
Francoise Bencke,
8.0
The platform is great. However, there is an issue with my cdn and my website and after 48 hours it still has not been resolved. I am aware that I have a standard support package but this should be part of the package as it is... More from their end. One other issue which I was not aware when I decided to go with them is that they are using a late version of PHP. Not great for speed. You have to be on the next suppôt level, to be upgraded at a cost of £100 support for at least 6 months. Not happy right now. Less
Latest negative review
Worst possible experience during Transition
Sunny G,
2.0
These guys call them web hosting experts, really,
a) They don't know how to transfer mail out, the content when it transitioned during builder upgrade lost.
b) They can't hold a screen share for technical support since they... More are two afraid of looking and actually at the trash they create including when I am starting zoom where they are not sharing anything on their end.
c) Their phone and Email integration is worst ever - never syncs up
Stay away and try something else
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Sideways !
Genny Woods,
2.0
I could not describe a more useless understanding that this company members have of Western customers and practises.
If you want our bucks give us the service we require.
Tired of this nomadic tax havean located and low cos... More t labors greedy business model.
Technically they are just a reseller.
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Shared Hosting
6 plans from $5.99 to $39.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Economy

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy plan
No
Over $10

Ultimate

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Ultimate plan
No
VPS
4 plans from $4.99 to $69.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Enhance

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Enhance plan
No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan
No
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $129.99 to $399.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

DS-32

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DS-32 plan
No
Cloud Hosting
No
13 plans from $10.00 to $87.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

DigitalOcean Starter Plan

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
View DigitalOcean Starter Plan plan
SSL
3 plans from $63.99 to $135.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard SSL DV

$63.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard SSL DV plan
No
Server Locations
2 of 6 5 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceania No Yes
South America No Yes
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 5 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 9 7 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
0 of 7 1 of 7
PHP No Yes
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
0 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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