SiteGround Web Hosting



An experienced and diversified web hosting provider, SiteGround ($3.95/mo) is tough to beat in the cheap web hosting category. Even at this price point, they offer free file and database transfer for those switching hosts. On top of this, they emphasize uptime, responsive customer service, and the latest hosing hardware and software.

Editor’s Rating: 3.07 out of 5

Reliability4.5/599.9% uptime guarantee; four data center locations,24/7 live server monitoring
Affordability4.5/53.95/month for 1 year minimum signup
Support4.5/515 minutes average ticket response time
User friendliness4.5/5cPanel admin panel for account and domain management, 150+ software scripts; e-commerce hosting, free templates, tutorials, and SEO guides
Green rating0/5No specific energy-saving features noted
Backups1/5Subscribers are expected to rely upon their own backups via cPanel admin panel
Software3.5/5PHP5, Perl, Python, Joomla, Drupal, WordPress, IPB forum, Magneto e-commerce
Disk space5/5Unlimited
Statistics/logging4/5Awstats, Webalizer, Analog, subdomain stats, view latest visitors, view bandwidth usage, view error log, download raw log file
Email5/5Unlimited email addresses
Domains3.5/5Free domain included; extra fee for addon domains
Website transfer3/5Free file and database transfer
Guarantee/cancellation policy0/5No guarantee or refund policy found
Bonus features0/5We weren't able to identify any bonus features that help set SiteGround apart
Average rating3.07/5