HostGator Full Review
HostGator has an overall score of 3.0 out of 5 stars, giving it a ranking of 29 of 559 web hosting providers.
To calculate HostGator's score, we look at a range of factors and compare them with other brands in the website hosting space. We look at overall brand popularity, HostGator's price point compared to other web hosting service, as well as reviews they've received from customers. We look at performance in key product criteria such as price point, speed and uptime. We also look at e-commerce features such as payment options accepted, discount policies, shipping and returns policies, and other customer service features.
Out of 1 review
, HostGator was rated 4.0 out of 5 stars for price competitiveness.
HostGator has competitive pricing, and is priced a bit lower than its competitors. We looked at HostGator's pricing for one or more popular products within its industry, then compared HostGator's prices vs. other similar website hosting providers. Based on this analysis, HostGator turned out to be slightly less expensive than other brands in the website hosting industry.
Here's how HostGator's prices compare with its competitors:
Please refer to HostGator's website for more details on their products and pricing, or review our updated price comparison grid to compare HostGator's prices with competitor brands in more detail.
— Knoji Staff reviewed HostGator on November 15, 2018, Read 1 price point review.
Out of 1 review
, HostGator was rated 5.0 out of 5 stars for load times.
Based on HostingFact.com's web hosting speed test. HostGator's average load time for websites was 419ms, ranking 4th overall in web hosting speed out of 34 web hosting providers they tested.
Bitcatcha also did a test of HostGator's load times, and they tested across 8 countries, and found that HostGator's average load time was 171ms, earning HostGator a top-tier A+ rating.
— Michael Quoc reviewed HostGator on November 2, 2018, Read 1 speed review.
Out of 1 review
, HostGator was rated 3.0 out of 5 stars for hosting uptime.
HostingFacts.com ran a test of 34 web hosting services, and found that HostGator 99.97% uptime, which earned them a 12th spot on the list.
Likewise, Bitcatcha.com ran a review of HostGator's website uptimes, and found that the service had 100% uptime.
PC Mag also ran a test on HostGator's uptime, and pinged a website hosted by them once every 15 minutes, and the website did not go down at all during a 14 day test.
— Michael Quoc reviewed HostGator on November 2, 2018, Read 1 uptime review.
HostGator eCommerce Store Ratings & Features
High-level summary of HostGator store features, discount policies, availability of promo codes, payment methods accepted, and shipping and returns policies.
HostGator Online Ratings & Feedback
Based on reviews posted at online review sites such as TrustPilot, Better Business Bureau, and Glassdoor, HostGator has neutral to positive customer feedback. See more details of HostGator's online reviews here
HostGator Discounts for Veterans, Seniors & Students
HostGator Shipping & Returns Policies
HostGator offers good service and support when it comes to shipping, returns and exchanges. Specifically, HostGator offers the following shipping and returns policies: money-back guarantee
HostGator Payment Methods Accepted
HostGator Pricing Matching & Special Couponing Policies
HostGator does not currently offer any specific price matching or special couponing features for customers. HostGator does not offer the following pricing and couponing features at the time of our last research: price matching
, coupon stacking
and competitor coupons
. Check for any updates on hostgator.com