Site5 vs uPress

Comparison
Compared options Visit Site5 Visit uPress
Pricing
13 hosting plans 7 hosting plans
Starting price $4.95 / month $15.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.6
4.4
Reliability 1.5
4.5
Pricing 1.5
4.0
User Friendly 1.5
4.5
Support 1.5
4.5
Features 1.5
4.5
User Reviews
168 reviews 36 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 Wordpress host in Israel 100%
Damien R,
10
I have used many host like A2 Hosting then Cloudways using Digital Ocean and then Pressidium. But now I have found Upress my site is fast and what took a long time to load like Ajax now is super quick. Customer Services is ve... More ry good as well. I totally recommend them! Less
Latest negative review
No support
Chick Newman,
2.0
I have had an email problem on Site5 for nearly a year. It no longer provides telephone support and writing a "ticket" about an issue is summarily ignored. A few days later, after submitting a ticket, an email from site5 is ... More received after each ticket that says. "since we have not heard from you the issue will be closed". I have sent several tickets complaining of he same issue numerous times and each time the issue is ignored and followed by the same email to me. There isn't even a statement that the issue was read.
I have therefore moved my website and hosting to another hosting company but Site5 relentlessly bombards me with email about the issue it refuses to resolve. I lost a lot of business because emails I sent to customers from it's server were consistently bounced from gmail, aol and yahoo email accounts because the Site5 server was insecure by gmail, aol and yahoo.
At this time, nearly a year after submitting the first ticket, and several months after moving my website to another host, Site5 refuses so acknowledge that I am no longer a customer. They keep sending those useless emails about the ticket being closed. I need to make sure that any future charges to my credit card that are attempted by Site5 are blocked since customer service has not deleted my account, even though I specifically sent a request to customer service insisting that my account be closed (and even though I have removed my website and email to another host).
Site5's support is Horrible ...the worst...it is non-existent!! I suspect there are no live support technicians working for this company, hence the spitting out the same canned email month after month to me "closing" my ticket without ever addressing my problem , and giving no pretext that there was even an effort to address the problem.
Go somewhere else when looking for a webhost.
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חשבתי שמחיר גבוהה ישיג לי גם יתרונות, טעיתי
לירן שביט,
2.0
החליטו על דעת עצמם להתקין פיירוול ולאחר מכן התפריטים באתר הפסיקו לעבוד, אני מנסה להשיג אותם כדי שיפסיקו את השטות הזאת שהם עשו כאילו כמתנה אבל הורסת לי את העסק והם לא זמינים, התמיכה לא פעילה כרגע. עשו נזק בשעה 17:00 והלכו הביתה, איזה יופי.
Shared Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $325.00 3 plans from $15.00 to $260.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8

hostBasic

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

hostPro

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

Personal

$15.00 / MO
  • Space: 1 GB
  • Bandwidth: 49.97 GB
  • Panel: other
  • Number of Sites: 1
View Personal plan
VPS
7 plans from $4.95 to $325.00 4 plans from $15.00 to $260.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

VPS2

$55.00 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View VPS2 plan

Standard

$90.00 / MO
  • Space: 40 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $4.95 to $325.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Plus

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 10 GB
  • Bandwidth: 102.4 GB
View Plus plan
No
Data Centers
4 of 6 3 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe Yes Yes
Asia Yes Yes
Oceânia No No
South America Yes No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 6 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support No Yes
Video guides Yes Yes
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 1 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes No
Drupal Yes No
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 1 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl No No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET 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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