For the purpose of my personal use for a research and with the intention of this post also being useful to others. I request your help in sharing your experience and impression about various web hosts in the market today. You are able to list as many as web hosts in a numeric manner which either fall into the best or worst category according to your wish. Your also welcomed to give the reasons for your choice. The ultimate result would be processed by comparing and analyzing the post and replies of other users.
Things to consider about the host:
*Quality of service
*Room to grow (various plans and hosting services)
*Eco friendliness (green)
*Industrial background and history
Please refrain from affliating or publicizing web host comapnies. Thank you in advance for your kind support
Not the best idea for a thread. Almost every hosting company that has been in business for a while has both positive and negative reviews.
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They offered to get a new domain and setup a web server in 24 hours, what is reasonable as many hosting companies can do it. After three days and nothing happening I cancelled my request and acquired the domain myself which is now hosted at Bluehost, a favorite of mine.
Vision Web hosting has a "support" page which is nothing but a mail form which you can write in and nobody cares, nobody reads the mails and of course nobody answers them. After tens of tries I could get someone on the phone and asked for a $73 refund and they said they would do it. 10 days later and many attempts of email, phone and the perpetual offline chat system, I sent a complaint to Delawares BBB and they have not responded to it.
Two days ago they again charged my CC with $40. I could as a miracle get a hold of one of their support people through the online chat. He said they had already refunded the first charge (which is not true) and that they would refund the second charge today (which I doubt).
Stay away from Vision Web Hosting from Delaware. It is a SCAM!!!
Agreed.. No hosting company is marks up to 100% to their customers expections.. some are good in cutomer support but fails in server performance... some customers complaints with speed.... some with conflicts...
It's up to the customer who tries to get a stable host and believes in the host to serve for max time..... "
I don't like making yearly lists when the year isn't even half over. But anyways, I agree with all of the above. There are just too many people with too many different expectations. My most reliable host could be your most hated host. We all have different experiences.
I have worked wit bluehost for years and they are great. I thought I would give a chance to Vision Web Hosting as they seemed to offer some things bluehost could not offer, but that was my mistake, they are a bunch of scamers.
Weird post. What is "best host"? As for me - it is a host that suites me the best, but what is good for me, may be of zero use to others. One may praise overselling, another one - bash it; one may praise lack of support (there was some host with zero support, but they did state it), another would praise full support (phine-email-chat-ticket). One would praise servers in the US and the other - servers in "grey zone" where you can host anything from Wikileaks to porn. And which one would be the best? Same with worst. I do recall my experience with Site5. Other people were almost screaming about problems and downtime...and I managed to live in safety.
Top hosts can be found easily while searching WHT, in my opinion...
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