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Site5 vs HostDash

Comparison
Compared options Visit Site5 Visit HostDash
Pricing
13 hosting plans 12 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $3.95 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No 2 coupons
User Ratings
1.6
5.0
Reliability 1.5
5.0
Pricing 1.5
5.0
User Friendly 1.5
5.0
Support 1.5
5.0
Features 1.5
5.0
User Reviews
156 reviews 15 reviews
Latest positive review
Works great for me
Rodrigo Campos,
9.2
I have 4 years of using it and works perfect, support works, uptime works, they give me whm, etc...
John Irwin Web Business
John Irwin,
10
The Best hosting site with great support and the backup I would recommend to anyone who is looking to host their online business to use this platform and has all the features that you need.
The support desk is quick to retur... More n to you and help you with any issues that you have.
Great work Alex and team
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Latest negative review
Absolute Trash Fire (Avoid At All Costs!!)
Myles Brock,
2.0
So I assume by the general consensus of the reviews hear you've got the gist already, but I thought I'd add my 2 cents to the pile anyway.
Site5 was OK a few years ago when it had (limited) phone support but still had some i... More ssues (it's native Wordpress Installer didn't work for example). Since it sold out to EIG a while back however it's been in a state of steady decline. There's been too many issues to list of late but here's a small sample:
- Not updating PHP on my server leading to one of my websites getting hacked
- the "WHM" area where all websites are accessed being housed on a domain with an outdated SSL again leaving it vulnerable
- Charging me for things I didn't order
- The Live Chat box glitches out if there's more than one tab open
- Continuous price hikes with no warning
As such the service has become something I wouldn't wish upon my enemies. There are some aspects that I like such as (limited) access to Cpanel and Max Upload Filesize of 1000mb on websites however generally speaking I'd suggest people avoid this platform like the plague. I can only imagine that inertia is what's allowing them to retain whatever is left of their customer base but it seems like it's only a matter of the time before the sink ships altogether. Anyway, glad to be done with them!!
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Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $11.95 6 plans from $3.95 to $86.95
Under $4 No

Startup

$3.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 1
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Under $8

hostBasic

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Growth

$5.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Over $10

hostPro

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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B100

$26.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
7 plans from $55.00 to $325.00 3 plans from $47.96 to $71.96
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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2GB

$47.96 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $20.00 to $36.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
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No
Resellers
No
3 plans from $8.78 to $16.78
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

R1

$8.78 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: whm
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Data Centers
4 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes No
Asia Yes No
Oceania No No
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 3 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
5 of 9 7 of 9
WordPress Yes Yes
Managed Wordpress No Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes No
Fantastico Yes No
Softaculous No Yes
PrestaShop No Yes
Zen Cart No Yes
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 7 2 of 7
PHP Yes Yes
Java No Yes
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
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 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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