From a modest three servers a decade ago, started by a college student form his dorm room, it has now expanded to more than twelve thousand servers and manages as many as 5 million domains. Listed as one of the fastest growing firms in the U.S, it continues the growth through a satisfied base of following customers.
With its inclusive hosting strategies, Hostgator is the best hosting provider. There are offerings in the form of Hatching Plan, Baby plan and Business plan to cater to different usage; with all three plans coming with unlimited disk space and bandwidth. The differentiation in the plans is on the basis of number of domains that can be hosted, free dedicated IP and anonymous FTP accounts. There is definitely a plan to serve every user. The hatching plan, baby plan and business plan come at $3.96, $6.36 and 410.36 a month respectively.
Having offered services in shared hosting, VPS and dedicated server hosting; it’s had become the first choice of users with some of them proclaiming that they will never use anything besides Hosttgator . It primarily uses Linux as its OS but some other operating systems are also used for hosting. The ordering and billing process is very simple, with no kind of market maneuvering. On the Support Middle section you can find the upgrades clearly, and offerings of additional services like SSL certificates, vendor solutions, registration of sites, setting up of scripts and of course web designing.
Unlimited domains are provided with a single web hosting account. PHP services let you have vdeck, cpanel and h-sphere control panels which will allow you to add new domains into your account and host it using the same web space. Hence by addition of new domain name into your existent account, you will have a new website using the same hosting plan. After addition of the fresh domain from cpanel, a new sub directory is offered where the new website can be hosted.
Hostgator plans come with option of making instant backups of the complete cPanel account, which lets the extracting of the account and a link is provided to download the backup. Later this file can be used to restore the account on the servers of Hosgator. The backups have everything inclusive of your emails, add-on domains, FTP accounts, databases, mail list, and parked domains. the backup wizard feature lets the novice users do the above mentioned process with ease.