Hostgator was founded by Brent Oxley in 2002 and in 2012 was acquired by Endurance International Group. It has its headquarters in Houston, Texas, USA. It offers Shared, Reseller, VPS & Dedicated web hosting services.
Features & Specifications
- Hostgator offers a wide range of services – web hosting, reseller hosting, WordPress hosting, VPS hosting & dedicated hosting.
- Disk space is unlimited for web hosting, 50 – 200 GB for reseller hosting & 10 – 30 GB for VPS hosting.
- Bandwidth is unlimited for web hosting, 500 – 1400GB for reseller hosting & 250 – 500 GB for VPS hosting.
- The database used here is My SQL databases & phpMyAdmin access.
- The programming language used is Python, PHP5, Fast CGI, CGI, Perl, SSI & Ruby on nails.
- Email hosting is allowed with unlimited email accounts, webmail support, email forwarder, autoresponders & spam-free protection.
- For online selling websites, it offers Cube Shopping Cart, Zen Shopping Cart, OS Commerce Google Check Out.
- Customer support is available 24*7*365 days a year.
Pricing offered is a different type and sub-options within each type.
Web hosting plan has a hatching plan starting at $4.86/month, a Baby plan at $6.96/month, business plan at $10.46/month.
WordPress hosting plan has a starter plan at $5.97/month, a standard plan at $9.57/month & a business plan at $16.77/month.
Reseller hosting plan has an Aluminum plan at $19.96/month, copper plan at $27.96/month, silver plan at $39.96/month, gold plan at $59.96/month, and diamond plan at $79.96/month.
VPS hosting plan has snappy 500 at $11.97/month, snappy 1000 at $33.97/month, snappy 2000 at $57.97/month, snappy 4000 at $81.97/month, and snappy 8000 at $99.97/month.
Dedicated hosting plan has Linux basic server at $105/month, Linux standard dedicated server at $132/month, an elite dedicated server at $168/month & Linux pro dedicated server at $225/month, windows basic dedicated server at $105/month, windows standard dedicated server at $132/month, windows elite dedicated server at $168/month & windows pro dedicated server at $225/month.
The control panel offered by Hostgator hosting is Cpanel.