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Compared options Visit GoDaddy Visit InMotion Hosting
Pricing
22 hosting plans 27 hosting plans
Starting price $4.99 / month $2.29 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.5
4.0
Reliability 1.5
4.0
Pricing 1.5
4.0
User Friendly 1.5
4.0
Support 1.5
4.0
Features 1.5
4.0
User Reviews
601 reviews 247 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.
I found In Motion to be very reliable and the support in my book was excellant
Gaylen G Beardsley,
9.6
I have been using In Motion Hosting for many years and I have not ever had a problem either of my creation (normally the case) or otherwise that I did not get immediate help with. The support was willing to look into any are... More of problem I have had, and then help me to perform the proper procedure to get everything working properly again. I am very satisfied with their complete service Less
Latest negative review
Teuer, schwach, schlechter Support, keine Vertragstreue
Andreas Maresch,
2.4
Oberstes Gebot bei Godaddy scheint zu sein: Der Kunde muss zahlen! Für alles, ständig, und zwar viel!
Automatische langjährige Vertragsverlängerungen (ohne auch nur den Hauch eines Rabattes!) sind automatisch voreingestellt
... More Dafür erlaubt sich Godaddy, die Leistung nach eigenem Gutdünken zu verändern und einzuschränken. Auf Rückfrage "lernt" man dann (sofern man eine Antwort erhält), dass das ja alles nur zum Besten für die Kunden sei (woher man das weiß? Keine Ahnung - ich jedenfalls wurde noch nie gefragt).
Es gibt sogar einen eigenen Wikipedia-Eintrag zu den Klagen, die gegen Godaddy geführt wurden und werden - das sagt ja wohl alles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_controversies_involving_GoDaddy
Ich kann nur raten: Finger weg von diesem "Service"! Es gibt bessere, für weniger Geld.
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bad support
Mustafa Youssif,
2.0
Actually we got one server from InMotion Hosting and we stayed down for 1 day without reasons and finally the system admins told us we have played in the DNS and its fully managed by them! and setup by them! and its a 3rd par... More ty support as long they spent 2 days to reach the system admin at all to check what's wrong with server..
hereby, im not recommending this company for bad experience and even the refund has an issue with them they didn't refund the payment until now since 4 days.. and email not revived for cancelation and refund and they are saying they have sent it 3 times to my Gmail email but maybe Gmail has a problem :)
Finally, its a bad services, servers, support, even the billing team not taking action at all! without proof or Billing history showing the refund on their panel how can we trust a service provider who caused a lot of issues to our business in down time without any reason!!!
and its fully managed Server!
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Shared Hosting
6 plans from $5.99 to $39.99 4 plans from $2.29 to $12.99
Under $4 No

Lite

$2.29 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 2
View Lite plan
Under $8

Economy

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Economy plan

Launch

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Launch plan
Over $10

Ultimate

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Ultimate plan

Pro

$12.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro plan
VPS
4 plans from $4.99 to $69.99 12 plans from $5.00 to $160.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Enhance

$4.99 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Enhance plan

cVPS-1 Unmanaged

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View cVPS-1 Unmanaged plan
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan

VPS 2GB

$17.99 / MO
  • Space: 45 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View VPS 2GB plan
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $129.99 to $399.99 5 plans from $139.99 to $539.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

DS-32

$129.99 / MO
  • Space: 4 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View DS-32 plan

Essential

$139.99 / MO
  • Space: 1 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Essential plan
Website Builder
1 plan from $19.99 to $19.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Launch

$19.99 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Launch plan
No
Resellers
No
6 plans from $15.39 to $67.99
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

R-1000S

$15.39 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: 800.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View R-1000S 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
Data Centers
0 of 6 0 of 6
North America No No
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 2 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes Yes
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
1 of 8 2 of 8
PHP No Yes
Java No No
Python No No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No Yes
ASP.NET Yes No
Database Support
0 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL No Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card No Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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Winner

Winner

Winner: InMotion Hosting

Bruno Mirchevski Hosting Expert

While InMotion Hosting and GoDaddy offer many of the same types of hosting solutions, they really aren’t in the same league. InMotion consistently out ranks GoDaddy in every measurable category by both the team of HostAdvice experts, and actual customers who have reviewed the companies. While GoDaddy is a very well-known company, they seem to have forgotten that they need to put the quality of their hosting above the quality of their marketing campaign. For all of these reasons, and many others, declaring InMotion the winner in this comparison is a very easy decision.