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Web.com Hosting Review #8 $7.95/Mo

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By: Andrew Freeman, On

Total Number of User Reviews: 15 Would Recommend: 100.00% of Users

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Overall Score: 4.9 Out Of 5

Web.com is one of the more popular providers that meets both hosting and site building needs. This host caters to a number of operating systems in order to generate better user access, with choices such as Unix, Windows, and Microsoft Exchange. Depending on the support system, clients can also benefit from open source for better data storage and speed, as well as security updates. While Web.com does support customer web site builders, they also offer packages that include professional design and publishing. The number of packages and monthly pricings can suit individuals and professionals.

Features And Benefits

All of Web.com’s hosting tiers include a free domain name and unlimited data transfer. Varying amounts of storage space and email accounts are also included based on the package level, but they are able to accommodate both personal and small business needs. A number of open source applications further heighten the abilities of websites hosted by Web.com, and some programs include:

  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Drubal
  • Xoops plug-ins
  • Tiki Wiki and PHP Wiki
  • Simple Machines forum for social reach
  • Magento for ecommerce
  • XRMS CRM and PHProject for managing business operations

The open source applications can be utilized through Unix hosting, and give customers a variety of efficiency and productivity tools for running a business or gauging the promotional reach of their website. FTP access and automatic back-up also keep files safe and ensure that security standards are high.

Reliability

Web.com has a 99.9% uptime average, and provides some of the most consistent web hosting support for a number of operating systems. They give strong customer support through service and technical solutions, but also offer customers marketing help such as promotions and SEO optimization. With nearly three million customers accrued over the past ten years, Web.com is considered a solid hosting choice with good accommodations.

Website Builder

Web.com gives clients several choices for facilitating the design and publishing of their website. One option is to self build with the aid of templates and a website builder application. This lets customers use drag and drop and one click features to personalize pages with text, images, and even video. It is an easy to use feature that walks an individual through the steps and also through modifying saved work.

Web.com also gives clients the choice to have their website professionally programmed. One of the hosting options includes working with customer support to explain the site layout and vision, and allow a software operator to generate these pages for publishing. This can be done as part of a full package, or as an add-on to a basic hosting services.

Editor’s Conclusion

Web.com gives clients hosting options with powerful open source application access, and also provides a stable platform for individuals who need business promotion without the effort of design. This provider can be very good for businesses that have a strong real world foundation and are looking for an extra reach with clients. The site building tools along with the site building services facilitate quick publication. Solid customer service can guide people in managing their pages once they are published.

15 User Reviews

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    Average Rating: (4.8 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    I loved all the different online store options that came along with the ecommerce site building formats. I was able to choose different payment methods and carts to suit our customers’ needs.

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    Patrick Miranda
    Average Rating: (4.7 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    The Reputation Alert feature gave me an entirely new insight as to how our business is received by the public, and I love feeling so connected to our customers at any given time.

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    Average Rating: (4.4 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    Even though I’ve never built a company website before, the templates made the whole process really easy and fun. I was able to get my website built and running in no more than a day.

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    Alexander Jimenez
    Average Rating: (4 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    Building a website for my business was something I knew I needed to do, but I didn’t even know where to begin. Web.com built my site for me and I couldn’t be happier with the result.

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    Average Rating: (4.5 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    I love the gallery of stock images and ready to go content; I could build my website in a flash and get it up and running for my customers to see.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    The fact that I can pay for the services and features that I want lets me keep the price of maintaining my website down and provides me with a truly customized user experience.

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    Terrence Svensson
    Average Rating: (4.5 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    Although I have little marketing experience, I do have some knowledge of website building. I was happy that Web.com let me build my site how I wanted it, but was there to provide the marketing assistance I needed!

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    Average Rating: (4.7 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    The SSL security certificate Web.com let me put on my site gave my customers the peace of mind the needed to continue to shop with us in an online format.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4.5 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    I love the Take a Payment feature, and our company’s customers love that they can pay for any service easily from the comfort of their home.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4.6 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    Since opting in to the SEO services offered by this hosting site, my company website has been climbing the google ranks and the new flow of traffic has been incredible.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (5 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    I left it to Web.com to build our company’s Facebook page, as the old page was not generating enough excitement, and we’ve doubled in “likes” so far!

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    Rainier Kakihara
    Average Rating: (4 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    In the restaurant business, reputation is everything. The Reputation Alert features is very impressive in how it allows us to stay informed of just what customers are saying about our business.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4.9 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    The Facebook scorecard really helped me to track my business’ Facebook activity, and I was surprised by just how much traffic comes in from social networking!

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4.5 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    The specialized ecommerce website designs let me take my boutique to an online format with ease. Now our sales are doing better than ever with customers being able to shop from home or in store.

  • user avatar
    Average Rating: (4.9 Out Of 5)
    Recommended: Yes

    I like that I had 3 different affordable rates to choose from, and it made me feel more comfortable to know that I had the power to pick my own package.

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