Tuesday 11th December 2018

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We compare 18 web hosts against 56 metrics, including monthly and annual pricing and bandwidth, CPU, read/write, storage and database restrictions.

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We compare 18 web hosts against 56 metrics, including monthly and annual pricing and bandwidth, CPU, read/write, storage and database restrictions.

Performance

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Uptime GreenGeeks
Average uptime 99.93% 0% 0% 0%
Jan 18 uptime 99.83%
Feb 18 uptime 99.92%
March 18 uptime 99.93%
April 18 uptime 100%
May 18 uptime 99.82%
June 18 uptime 100%
July 18 uptime 100%
Response time GreenGeeks
Average response time 684ms 0ms 0ms 0ms
Jan 18 response time 719ms
Feb 18 response time 711ms
March 18 response time 609ms
April 18 response time 576ms
May 18 response time 1011ms
June 18 response time 584ms
July 18 response time 576ms

Pricing

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Features GreenGeeks
Can you actually pay monthly? Yes
Automatic renewal Yes
Pay monthly setup fee $15.00
Pay monthly cost $9.95
Pay monthly first month trial cost N/A
Pay monthly second month onward cost N/A
Pay annually cost $71.40
Pay annually renewal cost $119.40
Website migration Yes
Website migration cost Free
Free domain? Yes
Free domain privacy? No
Free domain refund cost $13.95
Money back guarantee (days) 30 days
1 year .com registration cost $13.95
1 year .com renewal cost $13.95
1 year domain privacy cost $9.95
Website restriction Unlimited

Technical: Hardware

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Features GreenGeeks
CPU usage restriction RBNS
CPU usage restriction (%) 20%
CPU usage restriction (seconds per day) NS
Script executions limit (per day) NS
I/O restriction 4MB/s
Number of CPU cores 2
Entry point restriction NS
Entry processes restriction 100
HTTP connection restriction NS
Bandwidth/data transfer Unlimited
Storage type (HDD or SSD) SSD
Storage restriction (inodes) 75,000 inodes
Storage restriction (GB) Unlimited
Database size restriction (MB) NS
Database tables restriction NS
Database table size restriction NS
RAM restriction 384MB

Technical: Admin

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Features GreenGeeks
Control panel cPanel
Total databases Unlimited
DNS management Yes
IP blocking (bypass htaccess) Yes
Hot link protection (bypass htaccess) Yes
HTTP/2 support Yes
Subdomains NS
SSH Yes
Free automated backup? Yes
Free automated backup frequency Daily
Daily backup? Yes
Daily backup cost ($ per month) Free
Content delivery network Yes
Unique IP address No
Staging area (Wordpress) No
1-click installations (inc. Wordpress) Yes
Free SSL certificate No

Service

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Features GreenGeeks
Uptime guarantee 99.90%
DTA uptime guarantee Yes
Uptime guarantee compensation days Yes, custom (see review)
Uptime guarantee compensation (%) Yes, custom (see review)
Live chat support Yes
Ticket/email support Yes
Phone support Yes