HostGator is one of the most popular web hosting services around and has a reputation for delivering reliable and secure hosting services. HostGator’s dedicated hosting solutions offer the same quality and value available through the company’s shared and VPS hosting options.
All HostGator plans include full root access, free content transfers, unlimited MySQL, three dedicated IPv4 IPs, unlimited outgoing emails and unmetered bandwidth. HostGator lets you select the control panel that works best for you: cPanel/WHM, Softaculous, Plesk or Plesk Application Vault. You can create manual backups and schedule backups, so you never have to worry about losing valuable resources or data.
Who should use it:
HostGator offers simple dedicated hosting plans that are perfect for websites with moderate performance requirements.
Pricing & Plans
Choose from HostGator’s Value, Power or Enterprise plans, which start at $US89.98 ($141 AUD) to $US139.99 ($220 AUD) per month, respectively. Each plan offers a different level of CPU cores, RAM and storage. For example, with the Value plan, you get four core CPUs, 8 GB RAM and 1 TB HDD, while the Power plan offers eight core CPUs, 16 GB RAM and 2 TB HDD or 512 GB SSD. Enterprise is HostGator’s top-tier plan, which includes eight core CPUs, 30 GB RAM and 1 TB SSD.
HostGator offers monthly, three-month, six-month, annual and two-year plans, but to get the lowest price, you’ll need to go with a three-year plan. Come renewal time, expect your plan to renew at 15% to 52% higher, depending on which level of commitment you choose with your initial purchase.