Hostgator’s WordPress Plan is Surprisingly Good

I was recently asked a question on Twitter about which web host has decent WordPress plans. This guy had been disappointed by web hosts like GoDaddy, that promise "optimized" WordPress hosting, which ultimately turns out to be nothing by regular shared hosting with WordPress pre-installed. I told … [Read more...]

Hostgator SiteLock Worth it? Free Alternatives

Hostgator SiteLock security is an option on each of the shared hosting packages. You can already get extremely cheap hosting with this Hostgator coupon list, and their SiteLock add-ons are extremely affordable as shown here (at least the starter plans!). Hostgator SiteLock Plans & … [Read more...]

The In-Built Hostgator CDN is Good Enough

Hostgator is known for its affordable hosting plans. At the starting levels, they're pretty basic, but solid - nothing fancy. So it's reasonable to ask whether or not it includes a Hostgator CDN, and if not, should you pay for a separate CDN service? After all, if it's vanilla web hosting, you might … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Why Hostgator Doesn’t Use SSD Drives

If you've been shopping around for web hosting, you'll see a curious anomaly. Out of all the major web hosts, only Hostgator hasn't switched to SSD drives for basic hosting. All the other biggies - including- SiteGround and Bluehost - made the switch to SSD a while back. So what gives? Strange as … [Read more...]

Hostgator vs SiteGround: 4 Important Differences

Hostgator and SiteGround are two behemoths in the industry. And according to Google's search trends, the difference in the popularity of the two web hosts has been slowly disappearing as shown in this Hostgator vs SiteGround comparison chart: Hostgator vs SiteGround trends So, while Hostgator … [Read more...]

Hostgator Global or Indian Branch for India Web Hosting?

Hostgator has multiple branches all over the world. But even though they share the same brand name, these are separate companies altogether. Not just subsidiaries, but entirely different corporations. I'm not sure about the contracts they have with each other, but I suspect that each branch … [Read more...]

Hostgator Web Hosting in Egypt – Is it a Good Idea?

If you're looking for web hosting in Egypt, should you go with an International brand like Hostgator, or find a local hosting service? In this article, I'll look at several factors to help you decide. Such as reliability, availability of data centers, CDNs, and pricing. Egyptian businesses are … [Read more...]

Is Hostgator Still Relevant Today?

The past few years has seen a lot of changes in the web hosting industry. In a space once dominated by large web hosts like Hostgator and Bluehost, many smaller hosting companies have come up to challenge the large behemoths. These nimbler web hosts are able to tailor their offerings to include a … [Read more...]

The Hostgator 60% Off Coupon Code Soon Won’t Work!

I got confirmation recently that the Hostgator 60% off coupon code is being retired. But don't worry! You can still get the old deal using the link below. Table of Contents: Old Hostgator 60% Off Coupon Code The 60% off discount code has been a staple on the Hostgator front page for … [Read more...]

Hostgator Website Builder – Review and Coupons

The Hostgator Website Builder is Hostgator's latest focus on providing an end-to-end solution for customers starting out on their website. Normally, building a site consists of a bunch of intermediate steps: Choosing a domainSearching for hostingChoosing the software to create the siteWriting the … [Read more...]