Hostwinds

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Overview

Hostwinds started its journey in 2010 with an ambitious goal of changing the hosting industry by setting new standards. Their ultimate goal is to offer exceptional service and customer support at an affordable pricing suitable for anyone.

Who is it for?

Hostwinds offers a few shared plans having the same features with the only difference in the number of domains per account. Therefore, it makes sense to go for the Ultimate plan that offers unlimited access to the necessary hosting features at an attractive price.

Features/Benefits

  • All hosting plans come with unlimited disk space so that you can create any type of website.
  • The unmetered bandwidth will ensure that your website is capable of serving any amount of visitors.
  • Instant free setup will let you get started with the account within a short period.
  • You will get unlimited email accounts with all the necessary features.
  • The web-based file manager will help you to upload, delete, and manage the website files.
  • All plans come with a free dedicated IP address for the site.
  • Thanks to the nightly backups, you will always have an up-to-date backup of your valuable data.
  • One-click apps and tools installation powered by Softaculous will help you to use different CMS, blogging, customer support, forum software.
  • Integrated hotlink protection will protect your copyrighted materials.
  • You can use the IP deny manager to prevent the spammers, bots, and automated scripts from entering your website.
  • Protected directories is another handy feature to protect your sensitive business data.
  • You can use the log manager to check out the detailed access records of your site.

Pricing & Support

Similar to most hosting companies, Hostwinds also offers several hosting plans. Among these, all the shared plans have almost the same features except the number of websites you can host.

Choose any of the shared plans, and you will enjoy unlimited disk space, bandwidth, email addresses, FTP accounts, databases, subdomains, one-click software installation, instant free setup, file manager, error log, hotlink protection, and so on.

Here are the pricing and website details for the shared plans –

Basic: For $4.5 per month, this plan is limited to a single site.

Advanced: Priced at $5.5 per month, the advanced plan enables you to host up to four websites.

Ultimate: At $6.5 per month, the Ultimate plan allows you to host an unlimited number of websites.

There is a 60-day money back guarantee in case you want to cancel your hosting account for any reason.

You will find lots of information in the detailed knowledge base. It is also possible to get personalized help by submitting a support ticket, by using the live chat, or calling the dedicated support hotline.

Pros

  • All plans offer unlimited storage, bandwidth, databases, FTP accounts, and email addresses.
  • You will get a dedicated IP address with all plans.
  • Free website transfer will help you to migrate existing websites.
  • 9% uptime guarantee with a deduction offer.

Cons

 

  • No free domain is offered with any plan.
  • All plans offer the same benefits except the number of domains per account.

 

Pricing

  • Subscription

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