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Pricing
13 hosting plans 28 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $5.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
3.5
Reliability 1.5
3.5
Pricing 1.5
3.5
User Friendly 1.5
3.5
Support 1.5
3.5
Features 1.5
3.5
User Reviews
158 reviews 32 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...
Best I've used
Robert Evinger,
10
I've been running a personal and business website for myself and wife for over 20 years. Tried a number of providers and switched to Linode about 3 years ago. Best price and stability than prior providers I've used.
I'm using... More a Nanode as all my sites are low volume. If you are comfortable with Linux administration its a good deal. Less
Latest negative review
Lots of restrictions. Payment method fraudulent. Charge when automatic payment is disabled. Very slow support.
Mario Latendresse,
2.0
I asked to have an upgrade of Python so that I could installed Django and it was denied. Their shared server has Python 2.7, and Python 3 was denied to be installed, which has been the standard version for many years (you are... More give a jail shell that restricts most installation). Their basic plan is way too restrictive. You have to get a non-shared server to get any serious work done there and pay lots of money. There is also no way to stop a payment once the invoice is done six weeks in advance. Turning off automatic payment does nothing once the invoice is done and there is no way to remove a credit card once added to do payments. Less
Bad reputation and blocked on many providers
Zulfiqar Hussain,
4.4
Took out hosting with this company as recommended by developers from India. Any emails generated by the server are either blocked or end up in spam with international email providers. Tried this with Microsoft exchange acc... More ounts and btinternet. User registration emails are blocked. Tried for several weeks to resolve, seems to be OK if you are in India but UK providers block or treat all emails as spam. Paid for hosting, not likely to get my money back. Now changed to Go daddy and hoping that will be better. Less
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $11.95
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

hostBasic

$4.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Over $10

hostPro

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
VPS
7 plans from $55.00 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Dedicated Server
No
13 plans from $20.00 to $4,000.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10 No

Dedicated CPU 4GB

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 80 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $20.00 to $36.00 15 plans from $5.00 to $960.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Shared Linode 1GB

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 25 GB
  • Bandwidth: 1 TB
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Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
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Shared Linode 2GB

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: 2 TB
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Data Centers
4 of 6 0 of 6
North America Yes No
Europe Yes No
Asia Yes No
Oceânia No No
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 4 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 2 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento Yes No
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No No
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
2 of 8 4 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python Yes Yes
Node.js No Yes
Django No Yes
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET 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 0 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes No
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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