Cheap Web Hosting Comparison, a Quick Compare of Hosting Plans and Features

Last update: Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Here you have the best 10 hosting companies and their offered packages explained. However, those 10 pages are chosen considering the reviews of previous users and the analyses made by our specialists. Maybe the company on the 9th place is the best for what you need. Don’t worry, as BBcWebHosting has something for you in this case also. With the smart engine provided here, you can compare two or three of those services. Instead of losing precious time reading the features of 10 hosting companies and their different packages, you just need to use this service and to compare only the packages you think they are suited for you. It is helpful for clients that don’t have the time or patience to read the reviews posted or other users.

Some webmasters need a larger bandwidth because they want to send daily newsletters to hundreds of subscribers. Some others might need a package with an increased storage capacity, as they need to host a video sharing website. A major website that wants to keep a constant connection with the visitors will need a large number of email addresses based on the Web 2.0 technology. In this case, the webmaster needs supporting@bbcwebhosting.com, technical@bbcwebhosting.com, contact, sales, and an address for each webmaster. Some hosting companies offer a limited number of such email addresses, while others have packages with unlimited number of options. The number of domains offered in the package is another important aspect for some webmasters. While some of you might only need a single domain for a personal blog, the advanced websites such as virtual stores or sharing communities need a large number of sub-domains to sustain the main page. On this page, you will have the possibility to compare the different packages offered by two or three companies, and to determine which one is the best for you. Consider it as a good facility offered by BBcWebHosting, a facility that will save not only precious time, but it also allow you to find only want you need, eliminating the packages that are too expensive, or the offers that don’t contain the needed features. This is another unique feature developed by our smart designers, a facility that you can’t find on any other hosting comparison site.

Rank 1
HostGator Web Hosting Review
2
DreamHost Web Hosting Review
3
BlueHost Web Hosting Review
4
InMotion Web Hosting Review
5
GoDaddy Web Hosting Review
6
GreenGeeks Web Hosting Review
7
JustHost Web Hosting Review
8
FatCow Web Hosting Review
9
iPage Web Hosting Review
10
IXWebHosting Web Hosting Review
Rank 1
HostGator Web Hosting Review
2
DreamHost Web Hosting Review
3
BlueHost Web Hosting Review
4
InMotion Web Hosting Review
5
GoDaddy Web Hosting Review
6
GreenGeeks Web Hosting Review
7
JustHost Web Hosting Review
8
FatCow Web Hosting Review
9
iPage Web Hosting Review
10
IXWebHosting Web Hosting Review
Prices
Monthly Fees$7.95/mo$8.95$6.95$7.95/moN/A$4.95/mo$5.95N/A$4.50/mo$7.95/mo
1 Year Contract (prepaid)$9.95/mo$9.95/mo$6.95/mo$8.95/moN/A$7.95/mo$5.95N/A$4.50/mo$8.95/mo
2 Year Contract (prepaid)$8.95/mo$8.95/mo$6.95/mo$7.95/moN/A$6.95/mo$4.95N/A$4.25/mo$7.95/mo
3 Year Contract (prepaid)$7.95/moN/A$6.95/moN/AN/A$4.95N/AN/A$4.25/mo$7.95/mo
4 Year Contract (prepaid)N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
1 Domain Registration/TransferNoFreeFreeFreeN/AFree for lifeFreeYesFree3 Domain!
Money Back Guarantee45 Day97-dayAnytime90 dayN/A30 DayAnytime!30 DaysAny Time30 Day
Setup FeesFreeFreeFreeFreeN/AFreeFreeFreeFreeFree
Hosting Package
Disk Space (GB)UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited150 GBUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Monthly Bandwidth (GB)UnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
BackupsInstantSnapshotYesYesN/ANightlyYesDailyDailytwice a week
Server Operating System (OS)UnixDebian LinuxLinuxLinuxLinux or WindowsLinuxLinuxLinuxUnixLinux or Windows
Apache/IISApacheApacheApacheApacheApache or IISApacheApacheApacheApacheApache/IIS
Password Protected DirectoriesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Up time guarantee99.9%100%99.9%99.9%N/A99.7%99.9%N/A99.9%99.9%
Control Panel
Software BrandCpanelDebian LinuxcPanelcPanelN/ACpanelcPanelvdeckiPageH-sphere
Domains
Free Domain RegistrationYes11YesN/AFree for lifeYesN/AYes3 Domain!
Domain TransferUnlimitedUnlimitedYesYesN/AUnlimitedYesN/AUnlimitedUnlimited
Parked DomainsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedYesUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AUnlimitedUnlimited
SubdomainsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedYesUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Add-on DomainsUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedYesUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
Private Domain RegistrationYesYesYes$9/yrN/AYesYesN/AYesNo
Additional Domain Name/TransferN/A$9.95/yrN/AYesN/AN/AYesN/AN/AN/A
Dedicated IP Address$2/mo$3.95 / month$30/yr$2/moN/A$30/yr$19.95/yrN/ANo15 IP/free!
Database Support
Microsoft SQLNoNoNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoUnlimited
MS AccessNoNoNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoYes
MySQLUnlimitedUnlimitedYesYes25 x 1 GBUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
PostgreSQLNoNoYesYesN/ANoNoN/ANoUnlimited
Programming Languages / Scripts
Hypertext Preprocessor (PHP)YesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
Active Server Pages (ASP)NoNoNoNoN/ANoNoNoNoYes
Ruby on Rails (RoR)YesYesYesNoN/AYesYesN/ANoYes
JavaServer Pages (JSP)YesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/ANoYes
htaccess SupportYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Common Gateway Interface (CGI)YesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
Server Side Includes (SSI)YesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
PerlYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
PythonYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
FrontPage Server ExtensionsYesNoYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesNo
Flash / ShockwaveYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
Real Audio/VideoYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
SSL SupportYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
InfoZend OptimizerYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
CronjobsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/ANoYes
Email Tools
POP3 AddressesUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedYesN/AUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited
IMAP AddressesYesUnlimitedUnlimitedYesN/AUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AUnlimitedUnlimited
SMTP EmailYesUnlimitedUnlimitedYesN/AYesUnlimitedN/AYesYes
WebMailYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYes
Email StorageUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited500 MBUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AUnlimited10 GB
Email ForwardingYesUnlimited50 AcYesYesUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AYesYes
Email StorageUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimitedUnlimited500 MBUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AUnlimited10 GB
Catch-all EmailYesYesNoYesYesYesNoN/AYesYes
Form Mail ScriptsYesYesYesNoN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
AutorespondersUnlimitedUnlimitedYesYesYesUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AYesUnlimited
Spam ProtectionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Access
SSHYesYesYesNoYesYesYesN/ANoNo
Number of FTP AccountsUnlimitedUnlimited10001000N/AUnlimitedUnlimitedN/AUnlimitedUnlimited
Anonymous FTPNoYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Ecommerce Hosting
SSL Secure CertificateYes$15/yrYesYes$59.99/yrYesYesYesYesYes
osCommerce CartYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
CRE LoadedYesYesNoNoN/ANoYesN/AN/AYes
CubeCartYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
ShopSiteNoNoYesNoN/ANoYesYesYesYes
Zen CartYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Marketing Tools
SEO ServiceFreeNoYesYesN/ANo$99.95N/A$79/moNo
Mailing ListsYesYesYesPhplistN/APHPlistYesN/ANoYes
Free Advertisement
Google AdWords$100$75$50NoN/ANo$50$50$50$75
MIVA NetworkNoNoNoNoN/ANo$25No$12.95/yr$50
BidvertiserNoNoNoNoN/ANo$20NoNoNo
FaceBook AdsNoNo$25NoN/ANo$50$50$50No
Yahoo! AdsNoNoNoNoN/ANo$25$25$25$25
Reporting and Statistics
Site Traffic StatisticsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYes
Log FilesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Datacenter
SERVER BACKUPSInstantSnapshotYesYesN/ANightlyYesDailyDailytwice a week
Site Creation Tools
Site BuilderYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Photo GalleryYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
WordpressYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
JoomlaYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
DrupalYesYesYesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYes
phpBBYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
B2EvolutionNoYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Custom TemplatesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesNoYes
Custom Error PagesYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
IP Deny ManagerYesNoYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Hotlink ProtectionYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
Customer Support
24/7 Phone SupportYesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Email SupportYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Live Chat SupportYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
Video TutorialsYesNoYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
ForumsYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesN/AYesYes
FAQ / KnowledgebaseYesYesYesYesN/AYesYesYesYesYes
Rank 1
HostGator Web Hosting Review
2
DreamHost Web Hosting Review
3
BlueHost Web Hosting Review
4
InMotion Web Hosting Review
5
GoDaddy Web Hosting Review
6
GreenGeeks Web Hosting Review
7
JustHost Web Hosting Review
8
FatCow Web Hosting Review
9
iPage Web Hosting Review
10
IXWebHosting Web Hosting Review