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A Small Orange vs Web Hosting Hub

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Compared options Visit A Small Orange Visit Web Hosting Hub
Pricing
20 hosting plans 3 hosting plans
Starting price $2.92 / month $5.99 / month
Free domain Yes Yes
Coupons No No
User Ratings
1.9
4.5
Reliability 1.5
4.5
Pricing 2.5
4.5
User Friendly 2.0
4.5
Support 1.5
4.5
Features 2.0
4.5
User Reviews
29 reviews 29 reviews
Latest positive review
Very good experience. No downtime in last 3 months.
Ridwan Choudhury,
9.6
I signed up with A Small Orange despite seeing many bitter reviews on the internet. I've been using ASO shared (small) plan for 3 months. Never experienced any issue with their service. I've monitored my website uptime with J... More etpack plugin of wordpress and tested speed, server response time regularly. Never experienced any downtime in last 3 months. Pingdom shows my website is faster than the 98% website. Actually, so far I'm very happy with their service.
It is true that their support ticket is very slow and they took almost two weeks to reply my ticket about registering a new domain. But I never had to wait more than 3 minutes to get live chat support. My ticket was solved instantly via live chat.
Another good thing about ASO is their server name and user area interface is very unique and user friendly.
Hope ASO will remain consistent with their good service. Best wishes for ASO team!
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Great Support
Missy Zane,
9.6
I love this company. It's affordable, reliable, and the customer service is nothing short of amazing.
Latest negative review
They used to be excellent but are now dreadful
AnneMarie Brody,
2.8
They used to be excellent but now they are terrible. For over a month their servers have gone down every two days. The chat staff are as helpful as they can be but they do not seem to be allowed to refer matters up the chain ... More to the senior managers. I cannot find out who the current CEO is and it is not there person you get when you Google the subject. If you press them on this they just say they will upgrade the support ticket. Every two days I have to get on the chat line to ask them to fix it. It am going mad with it. Less
I had to cancel my credit card because this company kept making unauthorized charges.
Terri Lange,
2.0
I had to cancel my credit card because WebHostingHub.com (I've been their customer for 4 or 5 years) kept making unauthorized charges to my credit card. They would pay for domain renewals that I didn't want and charge it to m... More y credit card, and then say, "Oh sorry, our policy is no refunds."
The only way to stop this theft was to cancel my credit card, because they kept doing it! This company seems to be fine to host your site with, just don't give them your credit card, because they will make random charges to your card and tell you that's okay because it's in their fine print.
Personally, I think it's stealing when someone charges something you don't want, and haven't authorized, to your credit card, and then they refuse to return your money.
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.92 to $20.00 3 plans from $5.99 to $9.99
Under $4

Tiny

$2.92 / MO
  • Space: 512 MB
  • Bandwidth: 5.12 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Tiny plan
No
Under $8

Small

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: 5 GB
  • Bandwidth: 51.2 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Small plan

Spark

$5.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
  • Number of Sites: 2
View Spark plan
Over $10

Medium

$10.00 / MO
  • Space: 15 GB
  • Bandwidth: 153.6 GB
  • Panel: cpanel
View Medium plan

Dynamo

$9.99 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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VPS
8 plans from $20.00 to $150.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

1

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View 1 plan
No
Dedicated Server
8 plans from $99.00 to $275.00
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Xeon E3-1220 V2

$99.00 / MO
  • Space: 128 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Xeon E3-1220 V2 plan
No
Data Centers
1 of 6 1 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No No
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
5 of 6 5 of 6
Live Chat Yes Yes
Phone Support No Yes
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes Yes
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
3 of 6 5 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal Yes Yes
Magento No Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop No Yes
OS Support
2 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET Yes No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
3 of 8 3 of 8
PHP Yes Yes
Java No No
Python Yes Yes
Node.js Yes No
Django No No
Perl No Yes
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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