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GreenGeeks vs Knownhost

Comparison
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Pricing
13 hosting plans 34 hosting plans
Starting price $2.49 / month $3.47 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No 2 coupons
User Ratings
4.0
4.9
Reliability 4.0
5.0
Pricing 4.0
4.8
User Friendly 3.9
4.9
Support 4.0
5.0
Features 3.9
4.9
User Reviews
164 reviews 338 reviews
Latest positive review
Love them
Jeanne Wilmot,
9.2
The 24/7 live chat has saved me many times and is always very helpful. I wish the domain hosting were included in the reseller so I could set up the domains for clients more easily. Would be nice to be able to invoice client... More s directly from the reseller account or at least have multiple credit cards for payments from clients. The free SSL is great considering how much others charge. But it is a nuisance to constantly have to regenerate the certifications. This is the 4th hosting provider I have used in 5 years. So far have stayed the longest with them. After the big name ones, this customer service is a dream come true. Less
Excellent service
Emiliano Carrillo,
10
I'm a Knownhost customer, since April 2008.
The best service, safe, stable, always online. Excellent quality.
Technical support is the best.
Good price, but I would like a lower price on VPS, however, quality, security, speed... More , and stability are the most important and knownhost.com has it. Less
Latest negative review
Fraudulent Billing and Renewal Billing Practices
Jonathan Howard,
2.0
This company (which provides very average and normal service) engages in dishonest and deceptive billing tactics. Two years in a row I was billed incorrectly. This year - I cancelled - using their very complicated method an... More d they still charged me. I am disputing and filing complaints with the State.
Everyone should know they are a terrible company with terrible customer service. I recommend staying away.
Less
Dreadful support - site down for 3 days
Tony Featherstone,
2.8
Worst mistake of my life was signing up with these guys. One of my accounts was hacked and their abuse team sent me an email alerting me to the files that were malicious. I deleted all of them except one (which I missed by mi... More stake). Because of this, on a Friday night, they shut my site down - took it off line. Then they give me the spin that their 'abuse team' is different from their "support team" and they only work 9-5 monday to friday - no after hours support. So my site is now offline until Monday at the earliest. Dreadful service, in no way fit for a professional business to rely on. Please learn from my mistake, avoid these guys at all costs. Less
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $2.49 to $8.95 3 plans from $3.47 to $9.97
Under $4

Lite

$2.49 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Lite plan

Basic Shared Hosting

$3.47 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Basic Shared Hosting plan
Under $8

Pro

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro plan

Standard Shared Hosting

$6.47 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 5
View Standard Shared Hosting plan
Over $10

Everything Unlimited

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Everything Unlimited plan

Professional Shared Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Professional Shared Hosting plan
VPS
3 plans from $39.95 to $109.95 10 plans from $5.00 to $100.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Unmanaged VPS

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 20 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Entry Unmanaged VPS plan
Over $10

2GB

$39.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View 2GB plan

Entry Plus Unmanaged

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Dedicated Server
4 plans from $169.00 to $439.00 11 plans from $49.00 to $373.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

ENTRY SERVER

$169.00 / MO
  • Space: 500 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View ENTRY SERVER plan

Dual Intel Xeon E5620

$49.00 / MO
  • Space: 240 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Dual Intel Xeon E5620 plan
Cloud Hosting
No
4 plans from $50.00 to $120.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Basic Cloud

$50.00 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Website Builder
No
2 plans from $5.98 to $9.98
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Entry Level WordPress

$5.98 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Entry Level WordPress plan
Over $10 No

Business Level WordPress

$9.98 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Business Level WordPress plan
Resellers
3 plans from $19.95 to $34.95 4 plans from $6.97 to $27.47
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Basic Reseller Hosting

$6.97 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 800.05 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Basic Reseller Hosting plan
Over $10

RH-25

$19.95 / MO
  • Space: 60 GB
  • Bandwidth: 599.96 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View RH-25 plan

Standard Reseller Hosting

$9.97 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1.17 TB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Standard Reseller Hosting plan
Data Centers
2 of 6 2 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia No No
Oceania No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
7 of 9 8 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Fantastico Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes Yes
Zen Cart Yes Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
5 of 7 5 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java Yes Yes
Python Yes Yes
Node.js No No
Django Yes No
Perl Yes Yes
Ruby on Rails No Yes
Database Support
1 of 3 2 of 3
MongoDB No No
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL No Yes
Payment Types Support
3 of 6 2 of 6
PayPal Yes Yes
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer Yes No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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