GlowHost Hosting


The GlowHost entry package ($3.95/month) offers the popular cPanel control panel, WordPress, Joomla, and 150 other scripts, as well as PHP4 and MySQL5 hosting, along with the option to host as many domains as you’d like. Free domain, nightly and weekly backup services, and complimentary virus and spam scanning round out the offering.

Editor’s rating: 3.36 out of 5

Reliability4/5In business since 2002; 99.9% uptime guarantee, real time server monitoring
Support3.5/5Phone and online ticket support, online forum
User friendliness3.5/5cPanel admin panel, Fantastico script installers, Softaculous script installers
Green rating4/5Solar power at corporate facility, paperless billing; Datacenter is undergoing LEED certification; well water for cooling
Backups3.5/5Nightly & weekly backup services
Software4/5PHP 4 & 5, MySQL, Ruby on Rails, WordPress, Joomla, 150 others
Disk space5/5Unlimited
Statistics/logging2/5AWStats, web site traffic stats
Email3/520 POP email accounts, email anti-virus, email spam filtering
Domains3.5/51 free domain; host unlimited domains
Website transfer0/5No website transfer features found
Guarantee/cancellation policy3/560-day money-back guarantee
Bonus features3/5FFmpeg web hosting (video sharing sites), virus and spam scanning services
Average rating3.36/5