HostGator

(60)
3.4 out of 5 stars

HostGator has all the tools you need to create a beautiful website, portfolio, or online store. Our drag-and-drop website builder and mobile-friendly templates make it easy to create a great-looking website fast. With 24/7/365 live expert support, there's always someone to help you when you need a hand. Take your website from dream to reality with affordable shared, reseller, VPS and dedicated web hosting from HostGator.

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HostGator Features

Hosting Plans
Shared Hosting

Host a website on a server shared by other websites. Server resources, such as CPU time, memory, and disk space, are shared by all accounts hosted on the server.

75%
(Based on 41 reviews)
Reseller Hosting

Rent server space from a hosting provider and subsequently sublet server space and hosting services to other websites using a specific type of website hosting service.

74%
(Based on 16 reviews)
VPS Hosting

Host an account on virtual servers where overall server resources are shared across all accounts, while some portions of those resources are reserved for each account.

61%
(Based on 18 reviews)
Dedicated Hosting

Lease and use a private server that is either managed or unmanaged. Users are have access to all resources available on the machine, and resources are not shared with any other accounts.

71%
(Based on 18 reviews)
Colocation Services

Own and manage a private server housed by the hosting provider. Maintain all aspects of owned server(s), with the exception of infrastructure such as electricity, internet access, and storage facilities.

n/a
Hosting Management
Storage Limits

Clear and pre-determined storage limits are associated with a hosting plan, and storage limits can be expanded if normal site usage is exceeded.

81%
(Based on 48 reviews)
Bandwidth Allowance

Hosting providers outline the amount of data that you and your visitors are able to cumulatively upload and download over a given period of time. Pay for additional bandwidth as needed to accomodate web traffic.

81%
(Based on 48 reviews)
Email Hosting

Manage email accounts associated with web domains through a built-in or third-party email interface. Support is provided for POP3 and IMAP email systems.

78%
(Based on 44 reviews)
Control Panel Integration

Integrate hosting plans with either open-source or proprietary web hosting control panels in order to use a graphical user interface (GUI) that facilitates access to additional web hosting management features.

83%
(Based on 48 reviews)
CMS Support

Providers allow for a variety of content management systems to be used when managing websites. Support is offered for "one-click" or rapid installations of CMS tools.

74%
(Based on 37 reviews)
Web Framework Support

The website hosting provider offers support for a variety of server-side coding languages, as well as multiple versions of the web frameworks.

75%
(Based on 33 reviews)
E-Commerce Integration

Install e-commerce tools, such as shopping carts, into your website. Certain e-commerce integrations may incur an additional fee.

80%
(Based on 25 reviews)
File Management

Access and management of files through FTP, .htaccess, and shell access is provided to users.

80%
(Based on 45 reviews)
Database Support

Support is provided for a variety of database types, including MySQL, PostsgreSQL, SQL Server, and more. Choose from these and manage your database within the control panel associated with your hosting plan.

73%
(Based on 46 reviews)
Security Tools

Site backup, spam detection, firewalls, malware detection tools, and other security features are offered within the hosting plan.

75%
(Based on 39 reviews)