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Expert Review Of Hostpapa Web Hosting Provider

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Hostpapa web hosting

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Company Overview:

Editor's Rating
Performance
Customer Support
Software
Reliability & Uptime
Pricing
Quality
Overall Rating

Unlimited web hosting, data transfer and domains will bring customers flooding to HostPapa’s UK hosting package principally when it’s linked with their world class customer support.

HostPapa’s initiative’s to go green by buying 100% renewable energy to power the data centers and offices brings them in line with modern society’s requirements.

The claim of one simple and easy hosting plan makes this a good option for consideration if you are looking for a new hosting package.

Plans

There are no long lists of features to compare several choices of plans before making a decision about which features you will require. HostPapa have tried the make hosting and managing a website easy for its customers. One easy plan at a 50%-off discounted price gives you access to all the available facilities. A thirty day money back guarantee is offered for those who need to change their mind later.

Hostpapa

 

MAIN FEATURES:

  • Unlimited Disk space

  • Unlimited Data Transfer

  • Free Domain

  • POP3/SMTP – Unlimited mailboxes

  • Free WebSite builder

  • 100% green energy Webhosting

  • E-commerce

  • 24/7 chat, email & phone Customer support

BONUS FEATURES:

  • $50 Facebook Ads credit

  • $25 Google Adwords credit

  • B2evolution Blog support

PLAN PRICE:

£1.95

 

Customer Support

Video tutorials are available for you to see what actions you want to take to operate your website business. They show you though operating the cPanel, the website builder software and WordPress installation. A full knowledge database is available 24/7 for those tough testing questions that require immediate answers. Alternatively you can try the website’s live support or call direct, also available at all times.

 

Pricing

At just £1.95 a month if you sign up for a three year plan, this hosting supplier offers some of the best pricing available. The regular pricing is £3.95 which is still good value when you consider the numerous fully packed features included.

It is good to see an e-merchant account included without an extra charge. The availability of a choice of shopping carts and payment methods will entice many website builders with stock to sell.

A reseller plan is available if you would like your website to offer similar services to your clients. The 100% solar and wind energy driven servers might help make easy sales.

The simple package is closely tied to using Google’s Apps to run your business. Easy access to Google Apps like Google Connect and Google Docs makes offering an online experience to a team of professionals within your business, much easier.

Not charging a setting up fee is a much warranted request from end users who feel that this charge from competitors is unnecessary.

Performance and Reliability

Offering a 99.9% always on guarantee is difficult to go against. Who wouldn’t want their service to be up almost 100% of the time?

24/7 monitoring of the network is expected by the customer, but not always supplied by some hosts. Here, it is guaranteed. Early detection of website sever trouble is great for customer contentment, but the triple-redundant firewall will also bring good consumer protection.

Control Panel

  • CPanel

Uptime

  • 99.9%

Platform

  • Linux

Databases

  • MySQL5

One click installations

  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • WordPress
  • Mambo
  • B2evolution
  • Moodle
  • Gallery2
  • Coppermine

Email

  • POP3
  • IMAP
  • Webmail
  • Email forwarding
  • Auto responders
  • SMTP
  • Spam filtering
  • Virus scanning

E-commerce

  • SSL secure server
  • OS commerce
  • ZenCart
  • CubeCart
  • Paypal Merchant compatible

Server Side Scripts

  • Fantastico
  • PHP 5
  • Perl
  • FrontPage extensions
  • Custom Cron jobs
  • Custom error page

 

Conclusion

The all in one price without making features difficult to manage or operate is one of HostPapa’s main advantages.

The addition of simple to operate online website building software ensures the package remains easy for beginners without alienating advance users who will find the cPanel and monitoring figures easy to exploit.

The possibility of offering to host other people’s website on the HostPapa servers and making further profit from this operation via the reseller plan should attract many users.

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