A2 Hosting


A2 Hosting is a reputable web host whose entry level offering has a low price tag ($2.97/month) and a competitive feature set – minus a free domain, which is offered by many hosts in this price range. If you already have a domain in mind, or want to register your domain elsewhere with a dedicated registrar, A2 Hosting is worth a good look.

Editor’s Rating: 2.9 out of 5

Reliability4/599.9% uptime guarantee, CloudLinux
Support3.5/5Phone, email, live chat, and online knowledge base
User friendliness3.5/5cPanel admin panel; Softaculous 1-click script installers for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and more, at an additional charge
Green rating0/5We weren't able to find any specific energy saving or green measures
Backups2.5/5Free Server Rewind data backup, but based on backups which are made on a "best effort" basis
Software2/5Free site builder, up to 5 MySQL databases, SSH access, Ruby, Perl, and Python
Disk space5/5Unlimited
Statistics/logging4/5Raw log files, Webalizer, Website stats, AWStats
Email5/5Unlimited email accounts
Domains1/5Support for 1 domain max; dedicated IP address for an additional 3/month; domain privacy for an additional 9.95/year
Website transfer5/5Free site transfer
Guarantee/cancellation policy2/530-day satisfaction policy - money back, minus domain registration, and domain transfer
Bonus features2/5$50 Google AdWords and Yahoo! ad credits
Average rating2.9/5