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Digital Ocean vs Hostinger

Comparison
Compared options Visit Digital Ocean Visit Hostinger
Pricing
13 hosting plans 17 hosting plans
Starting price $5.00 / month $1.39 / month
Free domain No Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.8
4.7
Reliability 2.7
4.7
Pricing 3.2
4.7
User Friendly 2.8
4.7
Support 2.4
4.7
Features 2.8
4.6
User Reviews
96 reviews 2390 reviews
Latest positive review
Great Service
John Howard,
8.8
Digital Ocean is a highly customisable cloud hosting service with reasonable rates. The only drawback for non-technical customers is you will need to configure your server VIA the command-line – the good thing is Digital Ocea... More n has easy to follow documentation that shows you how to do this among many other things. Less
I love hostinger
Suaib Najmul,
10
Wordpress Hosting
hostinger is a awesome hosting provider company there customer sopport is very responsive i using hostinger Wordpress hosting its very fast recommended
Latest negative review
Worst company!!!!
Alex Dave,
2.0
They deleted my server, my data base, my business without telling me because there was a balance of 24 usd!!! After 5 years being with them!
By the way no need to send your reply template. Check at other bad reviews something... More is obviously not right with you guys and I am currently reviewing my case with my lawyer for the damage your company created by just destroying my 5 years business for a miss payment of 24 usd!!! Shame on you! Less
Terrible TOS or offshore management
jose hernandez,
2.0
Terrible TOS or offshore management
August 24th, 2021
Service was OK for a few months, most of the tech support requests were answered with "Here is a page how to do it, do it yourself". Lucky I was able to make my own chang... More es.
We host reviews to businesses and people who work for government and the courts.
A dishonest party did not like that we listed their work info (which we copied from their work website)
Thus the dishonest party claimed we posted "private info of a person" to our pages (untrue, in fact this info is all over Google with Google reviews.
We sent screenshots and links to where this info was copied from
However Hostinger ignored us, did not respond, they just suspended our account, this happened several times for 2 domains, all the same complaint and issues. They claimed we violated their TOS and pointed to "terror" as what we did to this person.
We had no choice but to move our sites and domains, where "the next host had no problem". I think part of the problem is Hostinger staff have poor English ability so they did not understand what they were told and instead of trying to understand they just agreed with the dishonest party and suspended their own customers account.
We have written several emails and messages to ask for a refund for the unused services but they ignore us and come back with silly, "you are right" but we did what he had to do BS.
While they get most of their clients from low balling low prices, the custom Cpanel set up is a nightmare and used to stop you from migration away from them. Things are not in normal places and it's over complicated not better than Cpanel.
Once they know you're not happy they ignore you
Tip for consumers:
They will bill extra for each SSL, Not offer Tech support, instead send you to their document pages to figure it out on your own.
Premium Shared Hosting
.com
Auto renewal enabled
Active
12 months
2021-11-24
-13%
$107.88
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Domain
Auto renewal enabled
Active
12 months
2021-12-12
$12.99
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Domain Privacy Protection
Auto renewal enabled
Active
12 months
2021-12-12
-28%
$5.00
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SSL Instal
Products used:
Premium shared hosting
SSL certs
Cloudflare Protection
Domain registration
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Shared Hosting
No
3 plans from $1.39 to $3.99
Under $4 No

Starter

$1.39 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: 100.04 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8 No No
Over $10 No No
VPS
No
8 plans from $3.95 to $77.99
Under $4 No

plan 1

$3.95 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

plan 2

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
13 plans from $5.00 to $960.00 3 plans from $9.99 to $69.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8

$5

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
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No
Over $10

$10

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Startup

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: 200 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Website Builder
No
3 plans from $3.90 to $14.90
Under $4 No

Unleashed

$3.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

eCommerce

$9.90 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Data Centers
3 of 6 4 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceania No No
South America No Yes
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 9 5 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 7 1 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js Yes No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
Database Support
1 of 3 3 of 3
MongoDB No Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 3 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No Yes
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