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HostGator Review: A great choice for bloggers & SMEs in 2019

HostGator possesses the coveted position in the web hosting industry and is considered as the best choice for bloggers. However, Start-ups and SMEs are also joining its list of clientele. While Hostgator allows you to sign up for the monthly hosting plans, you would clearly notice an emphasis on selling more lengthy plans like semi-annual, annual or higher term plans. In fact, during the sign up process the default plan that appears is that of 3-year term plan.

Shared Hosting Plans

There are different plans to choose from. Depending upon the plan you will buy can expect get unlimited databases, emails, and premium support. It also supports third-party e-commerce and CMS apps. Business Plan offers purpose-specific premium features for a business enterprise like toll-free number and private SSL certificates that are a must or any e-commerce site that intend to acquire a good reputation and build loyal clientele.

Salient Features

  • Availability of Unlimited Disk Space/Bandwidth
  • Simple Control Panel
  • No limit on Sub Domains, FTP Accounts, and Email Accounts
  • Guaranteed 99.9% Uptime
  • 45 Day Money Back Guarantee with zero obligation
  • Free WordPress, Joomla, Drupal etc. One-click installation
  • 300+ instantly installable Free scripts
  • Availability of Website Statistics like Webalizer, AWStats, Error Logs and Referrer Raw Log Manager
  • VAialbili of Shopping Carts/Portals/Forums/Blogs etc.

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VPS Hosting Plans

Basic Plans comes with a convenient amount of disk space to store your files and folders. The sufficient Ram promises a decent speed while of monthly data transfer is also an appreciable feature. You can also go for the higher grade plans for better resources. Infrastructure is reliable and premium grade hardware is used to manage your VPS hosting services confidently.

Salient Features

  • cPanel comes Pre-installed
  • Root Access
  • Choice for Additional Storage
  • Simple Server Management Panel
  • DDoS protection
  • Quick Resource allotment
  • CentOS Linux
  • Full Root Access
  • Apache Web Server
  • Supports major languages: PHP, Perl, MySQL, Python (Django), FFMpeg, Ruby (on Rails),
  • Applications Installation/Customization facility available
  • Premium Server Hardware with huge power supply
  • RAID Disk Arrays capable of fault toleration
  • DDR3/DDR4 ECC RAM

Dedicated Servers

Hostgator offer dedicated server packs that boast of premium features along with flexible customizing options. You can use personalize your server with a maximum of 32GB Ta. And 1 TB SS storage. However, the USP of the plan is its unlimited monthly data transfer a feature that is not so common in dedicated servers you can choose from either Linux or Windows while opting for a dedicated server.

Salient Features

  • Linux Dedicated Server Features
  • CentOS Linux comes with Full Root Access
  • cPanel with simple interface available with WHM Control Panel
  • Supports MySQL, PHP, Apache Web Server, Ruby (on Rails), Perl, Python, FFMpeg
  • Availability of Secured Server with IPTables Firewall
  • Most current version of cPanel Control Panel
  • Directories (Password protected) and Custom Error Pages
  • Web Based File Manager, Hotlink Protection, IP Deny Manager, Redirect URL
  • WHM Control Panel
  • Multi-layered Network Security

Active Setup support

To ease the setting up process Hostgator sends you a starter mail that contains all the required inks. The interface is quite intuitive. For example, you can easily locate the billing loin at the top panel of the site and click here to check the plan details and payments along with making additional purchases for add-ons.

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Tools for website Building

Apart from is providing website builder Hostgator also offers you several other options o build your own website using drag and drop features. The professional layout, commercial finishing and availability of additional feature like contact forms; slideshows, commercial kinks etc. allow you to add more attractions to your site.

Dependable uptime

The well-managed monitoring system and extensive use of technology to rectify hiccups helps the HostGator to promise reliable uptime. Even during eh fluctuations or intense traffic the step would still enjoy a reliable uptime that clearly adds o eh performance, reputation and user experience of your website.

Round the clock quality support

While both of them are quite efficient you would notice that chat support fares surprisingly better than phone support.

Money back Guarantee

You are offered a 45 days money guarantee that is a tad better than eh industry standard of 1 month money back period. However the prompt response to money back requests and genuine processes does need a special mention here.

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Great for bloggers, start-ups and SMEs

If you are looking for a reliable hosting for your popular log ten Hostgator is the best choice no wonder why a huge number for popular blogs use stators hosting. You would also love Hostgator if you are start-ups who is expecting an immediate business expansion due to eh scalability and tools it offers.


Anuradha Agarwal
A creative blogger and founder of Falcon Web Solutions. Graduate in commerce (landed in Blogging.)

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