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Pricing
20 hosting plans 12 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $2.33 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.9
4.7
Reliability 1.7
4.8
Pricing 2.3
4.7
User Friendly 1.8
4.7
Support 1.3
4.8
Features 2.1
4.6
User Reviews
28 reviews 152 reviews
Latest positive review
Very good experience. No downtime in last 3 months.
Ridwan Choudhury,
9.6
I signed up with A Small Orange despite seeing many bitter reviews on the internet. I've been using ASO shared (small) plan for 3 months. Never experienced any issue with their service. I've monitored my website uptime with J... More etpack plugin of wordpress and tested speed, server response time regularly. Never experienced any downtime in last 3 months. Pingdom shows my website is faster than the 98% website. Actually, so far I'm very happy with their service.
It is true that their support ticket is very slow and they took almost two weeks to reply my ticket about registering a new domain. But I never had to wait more than 3 minutes to get live chat support. My ticket was solved instantly via live chat.
Another good thing about ASO is their server name and user area interface is very unique and user friendly.
Hope ASO will remain consistent with their good service. Best wishes for ASO team!
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Bester Support
Jonas Rau,
9.6
Bin bereits seit Jahren Kunde und der Support war immer sehr professionell und schnell. Man kommt nicht in ein Callcenter sondern zu kompetenten Mitarbeitern, die verstehen, was sie machen, oder zumindest wissen, an wen sie e... More inen weiterleiten können.
Auch die Preise sind in Ordnung.
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Latest negative review
Truly a sub 1/5 company
Tom Herbert,
2.0
I would give them less than 1/5 if it was possible.
Avoid this host at all costs. Mind numbingly dumb people working customer service and the tech guy destroyed my company website. Right now they can't figure out how to send ... More me a backup to transfer to another hosting company or they think they're playing me to get more of my money. Forget ASO. Less
Hidden limitations on KVM VPS
Robert Sabro,
3.6
Product: KVM VPS with 4vcpu, 12GB RAM and 500GB HDD.
I have been using their services for over 1 year and for all that time I was fighting strange error: ERR_CONNECTION_RESET (Chrome) when loading more than ~30 photos per pag... More e. I lost on this error over 90 hours!! Nothing in app logs, nginx logs, anywhere...
Seems like browser reset the connection, but after moving to a new server the error is gone and there is no problem with loading 200+ photos per page.
Simply unreliable VPS provider seems to block too many file request (even in reasonable range).
Also quite normal are some stalls. Page may not load for a couple of seconds. Or SSH connection may stall for random time - htop shows 90% free resource so again problem is with service provider.
They offer very much but most of it is FAKE.
Hmm also beware of testing with benchmarks. At first benchmark's results looked very promising but after about 1 month server tremendously slowed down.
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00 4 plans from $4.67 to $23.42
Under $4

Tiny

$2.92 / MO
  • Space: 512 MB
  • Bandwidth: 5.12 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small plan

WEB S 2.0

$3.99 / MO
  • Space: 75 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 3
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Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
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WEB M 2.0

$6.99 / MO
  • Space: 150 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 5
View WEB M 2.0 plan
VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00 5 plans from $6.91 to $64.32
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

CLOUD SERVER S 2.0

$5.90 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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CLOUD SERVER M 2.0

$14.90 / MO
  • Space: 500 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
8 plans from $99.00 to $275.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Xeon E3-1220 V2

$99.00 / MO
  • Space: 128 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
SSL
No
3 plans from $2.33 to $32.79
Under $4 No

LOGIN SSL

$1.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

WILDCARD SSL

$20.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe No Yes
Asia No No
Oceania No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 3 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
3 of 9 1 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No No
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes No
Magento No No
Fantastico No No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
Zen Cart No No
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 7 3 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python Yes No
Node.js Yes Yes
Django No No
Perl No Yes
Ruby on Rails No No
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 Yes
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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