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Hostgator Review:

Hostgator has affordable hosting without many features, and it still uses HDD drives. But it’s reliable, unlike other web hosts like NameCheap or Hostinger. Here’s a more in-depth Hostgator Review.

Table of Contents

Save with Hostgator

Find different ways of saving with Hostgator coupons, discounts, and special deals.

Hostgator Coupons

The complete list of all Hostgator coupons for shared, VPS, and Dedicated hosting.

Hostgator Pricing

How does Hostgator compare to other web hosts, and what are the alternatives?

Hostgator Flash Sales

Check out all the special and seasonal sales that Hostgator organizes each year.

Hostgator Birthday Sales

Once a year, Hostgator organizes a birthday sale in October

Hostgator 60% off Coupon

The new 65% off coupon replaces the older one. Here’s how to get it.

Hostgator 75% off Coupon

Hostgator’s 75% off coupon only applies to a few select plans. Find out which ones!

Hostgator Black Friday Sale

Every year, Hostgator has special deals for Black Friday. Find out what’s in store!

Hostgator Shared: $2.57/m

Get 78% off on Hostgator Hatchling plans.

Hostgator Product Reviews

Personalized, expert review for the various Hostgator plans and bundles.

Hostgator Review

An overview of Hostgator, what it offers, and where does it stand as a value proposition?

Hostgator Packages Explained

An overview of all the Hostgator packages

Hostgator WordPress Review

Hostgator’s managed WordPress package is very different from its shared hosting one. Is it worth it?

Hostgator Website Builder Review

A review of the free website builder that comes with all Hostgator plans.

Hostgator Cloud Hosting Review

Hostgator’s Cloud hosting package is a souped-up version of shared hosting. Here’s what makes it different. And is it worth it?

Hostgator VPS Review

The Hostgator VPS is a very bad choice. Expensive, no features, and no bandwidth commitment.

Hostgator Baby Plan Review

Hostgator’s Baby plan is the upgrade to “Hatchling” with multiple domains allowed.

Hostgator Business Plan Review

The Hostgator Business plan is their

Hostgator Customer Support Review

While Hostgator customer service is nothing special, it’s not as bad as some say it is.

Hostgator Hatchling Plan Review

A review of Hostgator’s basic Hatchling plan.

Hostgator Features

Hostgator CDN

Hostgator has three CDN options, and two of them come free with your hosting.

HostGator Security

Unfortunately, HostGator doesn’t good security. You need to purchase the SiteLock add-on instead.

Hostgator Backup

Hostgator backups are terrible. But at this low price, you shouldn’t expect anything better.

Hostgator SiteLock

Hostgator SiteLock is the security add-on. Even though it’s useful, there are better alternatives.

Hostgator SEO

The Hostgator SEO tools aren’t worth it. There are plenty of better, free alternatives.

CodeGuard Basic

Hostgator’s CodeGuard basic add-on lets you take backups. But it’s not worth it. Here are better options.

Hostgator SSD

Hostgator doesn’t use SSDs. Instead, it has HDD drives. Here are three reasons why.

Hostgator Storage Limit

Hostgator has unlimited storage. Here’s what that means.

Hostgator SSL

Hostgator has free SSL with Let’s Encrypt and cPanel, so you never have to pay again.

HostGator Guides and How Tos

HostGator Provisioning Takes Time

Unfortunately, HostGator takes a long time to provision your shared, VPS, and dedicated servers.

HostGator cPanel Login

A comprehensive list of ways to login to the HostGator cPanel area, including direct and indirect methods. Includes techniques for accessing webmail as well.

How to Upload your Website to Hostgator

A step by step tutorial on how to upload a website to HostGator.

How to Access HostGator via SSH

Find out how to login to HostGator SSH so that you can execute commands directly without going through cPanel.

Hostgator Shared: $2.57/m

Get 78% off on Hostgator Hatchling plans.

Hostgator vs Other Web Hosts

Here’s how Hostgator compares to other hosts.

Hostgator vs Bluehost

Hostgator is slightly cheaper than Bluehost, but the latter has more features.

Hostgator vs SiteGround

SiteGround is extremely expensive but has free backups and more.

Hostgator vs Liquid Web

The Liquid Web VPS is a far superior product compared to the Hostgator VPS.

Hostgator vs KnownHost

KnownHost has more features and uses a better web server than Hostgator.

Hostgator vs GoDaddy

GoDaddy doesn’t provide free SSL and is more expensive to boot! Hard pass.

Hostgator vs AWS

AWS is not at all appropriate for beginners. You even pay extra for customer support!

Hostgator vs NameHero

NameHero uses LiteSpeed, and Hostgator uses Apache. NameHero also has more features.

Best Hostgator Alternatives

Looking for something other than Hostgator? Here are the best alternatives.

Hostgator Hatchling vs Baby

You can host multiple websites on the “Baby” plan, and there are fewer resource restrictions.

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