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Payment Options

Does HostGator accept Apple Pay?
You might be able to find information about HostGator's Apple Pay policies here. You can also look on their homepage for additional information on payment methods. read more...
HostGator's Apple Pay support is rated: 1 response
Does HostGator accept PayPal?
Yes, HostGator does currently take PayPal on their site. You can use your PayPal account or PayPal credit account to pay on HostGator's website. See more details on their PayPal policies here. Good luck with your shopping! If you can't find the information in the link above, you might be able to find more information on HostGator's homepage here. read more...
HostGator's PayPal support is rated: 1 response
Does HostGator accept Google Pay?
We couldn't find a definitive answer to whether HostGator accepts Google Pay on their website. You may check out this page for any updated information on their Google Pay policies. Also, check their homepage for any updates to their payment policies. read more...
HostGator's Google Pay support is rated: 1 response
Can I use my debit card, prepaid card, or a Visa gift card at HostGator?
Yes, you can pay at hostgator.com using a debit card, Visa prepaid card, or other prepaid debit cards. HostGator does accept most debit cards and prepaid gift cards. See their customer service page for additional details on their payment policies. Hope you're able to checkout with your debit card. Let us know in the comments here if you find any additional information about HostGator's debit card ... read more...
HostGator's debit & prepaid card support is rated: 1 response

Discount Policies

Does HostGator price match?
It does not look like HostGator offers price matching. You can check HostGator's customer service page here to see if they have posted any information about price matching. Alternatively, you can check HostGator's homepage to check for information regarding price matching. read more...
HostGator's price matching policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator maintain its own coupon page?
Yes, HostGator does offer it's own coupons page! You can find their latest deals and promotions on their promotions and deals page ere. Hope you find the coupon that best suits your shopping needs! You might also find more information on HostGator's discount policy on their homepage here. read more...
HostGator's official coupons support is rated: 1 response
How often does HostGator have sales events?
Yes, HostGator does run regular sales events. More information can be found by visiting their promotions and deals page. read more...
HostGator's availability of sales and promotions are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer student discounts?
It does not appear that HostGator offers a specific student discount. You can check this page for more information about HostGator's student discounts and offers. You might also check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about student discounts. You can also subscribe to their email newsletter, as some stores will send special offers not available on their website through their email newsletter. read more...
HostGator's student discount policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer discounts to veterans or military families?
You can check this page for more information about HostGator's veteran discounts and offers. You might also check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about their military discounts. You can also subscribe to their email newsletter, as some stores will send special offers not available on their website through their email newsletter. read more...
HostGator's military discount policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer discounts for senior citizens?
Based on our research, it appears unlikely that HostGator offers any special discounts for seniors. Check this page for more information about HostGator's senior discounts and offers. read more...
HostGator's senior discount policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator give birthday discounts?
It seems that HostGator does not offer any birthday discounts. You can check this page for more information about HostGator's birthday discounts and offers. It's always a good idea to check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about different kinds of discounts. Some stores may not offer birthday discounts, but do offer special deals throughout the year. read more...
HostGator's birthday discount policies are rated: 1 response
Can I use competitor coupons at HostGator?
You can check HostGator's customer service page here to see if they have posted any information about competitor coupons. read more...
HostGator's competitor coupon policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator allow coupon stacking?
It's not clear whether HostGator allows coupon stacking. Please check out this page to see if HostGator currently allows you to stack coupons. HostGator does change its couponing policies from time to time so you can always check their homepage to see if there's any info on coupon stacking. read more...
HostGator's coupon stacking policies are rated: 1 response

Customer Service Features

Does HostGator offer free shipping?
Unfortunately, HostGator does not offer free shipping as a matter of store policy. They may offer discounted shipping promotions from time to time, but they do not have an ongoing free delivery policy. Check out more information on HostGator's shipping policies on their customer service page. If you cannot find the answer you need on that page, you can always try to find more information on the homepage here. read more...
HostGator's free shipping policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer free returns? What's their exchange policy?
Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if we've found the answer. read more...
HostGator's returns & exchanges policies are rated: 2 responses
Does HostGator ship internationally?
We could not find any indication from HostGator that they offer international shipping options. You can find information about HostGator's international shipping policies here. Visit their homepage to see if they have additional information posted about their international shipping policies. They may occasionally post free shipping coupons and deals there too: link. read more...
HostGator's international shipping policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator have a loyalty program? How good is it?
Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if we've found the answer. read more...
HostGator's loyalty programs are rated: 0 responses
Does HostGator have a money-back guarantee?
Yes, you can get a refund if you're not satisfied with your HostGator purchase. They have a money-back guarantee. Learn more about it on their site here. You can learn more about HostGator on their homepage. read more...
HostGator's money-back guarantee policy is rated: 1 response
List of HostGator's social media pages?
Yes, HostGator does have social media pages. We've aggregated the links to all their social pages here:Twitter feedFacebook pageYouTube channelPinterest pageLinkedin profileInstagram profileSnapchatGood luck finding HostGator's social media pages. You can also check out their homepage for additional information on their social media sites. If we left any out, or any of these URLs need to be update... read more...
HostGator's social media presence is rated: 1 response

Website Features

Does HostGator have a valid privacy policy? Is their website secure?
It's not clear if HostGator is a legitimate service. To learn more, see their page here. You can also see their homepage for more information. read more...
HostGator's website security & privacy policies are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator have an iPhone app or Android app? Do they have an iPad app?
Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if we've found the answer. read more...
HostGator's mobile app availability is rated: 1 response

Marketing Programs

Does HostGator have an affiliate program? Has anyone used it?
Yes HostGator does have an affiliate program. You can find more information on how to sign up to become an affiliate for HostGator by visiting their affiliate program page. You can also find additional information on HostGator's special events on their homepage here. read more...
HostGator's affiliate programs are rated: 1 response

Other Features

Does HostGator support Wordpress?
Yes, HostGator does support Wordpress hosting. You can host any Wordpress site with HostGator's hosting packages. You can find pricing and more details here. Good luck with your website! read more...
HostGator's Wordpress support features are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator do automatic backups?
Yes, HostGator does offer automated backup services along with their hosting services. Your files are automatically backed up each night and available on HostGator's servers in case you need to retrieve them. You can see more details on HostGator's auto-backup features on this page. You can find more information on automatic backups on HostGator's homepage. read more...
HostGator's automated backup features are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer SSL certificates?
Yes, HostGator does offer SSL certificates. You can purchase an SSL certificate from HostGator along with other hosting and domain registration services. HostGator offers domain validated, company validated, extended validation, wildcard and multi-domain SSL certificates. If you need more information on SSL support from HostGator, you can also check their homepage. read more...
HostGator's SSL certificate support is rated: 1 response
How good is HostGator's phone support?
Hold tight, our team is searching for an answer to this question now. We're scouring HostGator's website and customer service pages, other websites, and contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back soon to find the answer. read more...
HostGator's phone support is rated: 0 responses
Can I try HostGator for free?
HostGator may or may not offer a free trial. See more about it here. There may also be more information on their homepage. read more...
HostGator's free trial availability is rated: 1 response
Does HostGator offer email accounts?
Yes, HostGator does offer email accounts with their hosting. You can run your email server on HostGator's hosting, for more information check this page. You can also check HostGator's homepage for any updated information or promotions on their email hosting packages. read more...
HostGator's email hosting features are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator use cPanel?
Hostgator offers the latest cpanel version 11.28, and cpanel is auto updated to latest version.  read more...
HostGator's cPanel support are rated: 2 responses
Does HostGator support PHP?
Yes, HostGator does offer PHP support. You can develop PHP sites using HostGator web hosting. See their PHP support information page for additional info. You can also see HostGator's homepage for updated information on their PHP support read more...
HostGator's PHP support are rated: 1 response
Does HostGator support Python?
Yes, HostGator does offer Python support. You can develop Python sites using HostGator web hosting. See their Python support information page for additional info. You can also see HostGator's homepage for updated information on their Python support read more...
HostGator's Python support are rated: 1 response

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Can I use my debit card, prepaid card, or a Visa gift card at HostGator?

Yes, you can pay at hostgator.com using a debit card, Visa prepaid card, or other prepaid debit cards. HostGator does accept most debit cards and prepaid gift cards. See their customer service page for additional details on their payment policies. Hope you're able to checkout with your debit card. L...
Answered on Jun 15, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 3 days ago

Does HostGator use cPanel?

Hostgator offers the latest cpanel version 11.28, and cpanel is auto updated to latest version. 
Sumana k answered this on May 24, 2018 Posted in HostGator3 answers — Last reply 3 weeks ago

List of HostGator's social media pages?

Yes, HostGator does have social media pages. We've aggregated the links to all their social pages here:Twitter feedFacebook pageYouTube channelPinterest pageLinkedin profileInstagram profileSnapchatGood luck finding HostGator's social media pages. You can also check out their homepage for additional...
Answered on Apr 22, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

How often does HostGator have sales events?

Yes, HostGator does run regular sales events. More information can be found by visiting their promotions and deals page.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator have a money-back guarantee?

Yes, you can get a refund if you're not satisfied with your HostGator purchase. They have a money-back guarantee. Learn more about it on their site here. You can learn more about HostGator on their homepage.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator maintain its own coupon page?

Yes, HostGator does offer it's own coupons page! You can find their latest deals and promotions on their promotions and deals page ere. Hope you find the coupon that best suits your shopping needs! You might also find more information on HostGator's discount policy on their homepage here.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Can I use competitor coupons at HostGator?

You can check HostGator's customer service page here to see if they have posted any information about competitor coupons.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator ship internationally?

We could not find any indication from HostGator that they offer international shipping options. You can find information about HostGator's international shipping policies here. Visit their homepage to see if they have additional information posted about their international shipping policies. They ma...
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator have an affiliate program? Has anyone used it?

Yes HostGator does have an affiliate program. You can find more information on how to sign up to become an affiliate for HostGator by visiting their affiliate program page. You can also find additional information on HostGator's special events on their homepage here.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator give birthday discounts?

It seems that HostGator does not offer any birthday discounts. You can check this page for more information about HostGator's birthday discounts and offers. It's always a good idea to check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about different kinds of discounts. Som...
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator accept Google Pay?

We couldn't find a definitive answer to whether HostGator accepts Google Pay on their website. You may check out this page for any updated information on their Google Pay policies. Also, check their homepage for any updates to their payment policies.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator support Python?

Yes, HostGator does offer Python support. You can develop Python sites using HostGator web hosting. See their Python support information page for additional info. You can also see HostGator's homepage for updated information on their Python support
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator offer email accounts?

Yes, HostGator does offer email accounts with their hosting. You can run your email server on HostGator's hosting, for more information check this page. You can also check HostGator's homepage for any updated information or promotions on their email hosting packages.
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator support PHP?

Yes, HostGator does offer PHP support. You can develop PHP sites using HostGator web hosting. See their PHP support information page for additional info. You can also see HostGator's homepage for updated information on their PHP support
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator have an iPhone app or Android app? Do they have an iPad app?

Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if...
Answered on Apr 18, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 2 months ago

Is HostGator worth it?

We're researching this question now. Our team is checking HostGator's customer service pages and FAQs and other online sources for an answer. We may also contact HostGator directly to get more information about this question.
Answered on Apr 17, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator have a loyalty program? How good is it?

Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if...
Answered on Apr 17, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator offer free returns? What's their exchange policy?

Hang tight, our team of researchers is out looking for the answer to this question now. We're currently researching HostGator's website and FAQ pages as well as other online sources. We'll also try contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back in a bit to see if...
Answered on Apr 17, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 2 months ago

Do I have to pay to use HostGator?

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Answered on Apr 17, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator offer SSL certificates?

Yes, HostGator does offer SSL certificates. You can purchase an SSL certificate from HostGator along with other hosting and domain registration services. HostGator offers domain validated, company validated, extended validation, wildcard and multi-domain SSL certificates. If you need more informatio...
Answered on Apr 11, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

Does HostGator accept PayPal?

Yes, HostGator does currently take PayPal on their site. You can use your PayPal account or PayPal credit account to pay on HostGator's website. See more details on their PayPal policies here. Good luck with your shopping! If you can't find the information in the link above, you might be able to fin...
Answered on Apr 11, 2018 Posted in HostGator2 answers — Last reply 2 months ago

How good is HostGator's phone support?

Hold tight, our team is searching for an answer to this question now. We're scouring HostGator's website and customer service pages, other websites, and contacting HostGator directly to try to find an answer to this question. Check back soon to find the answer.
Answered on Mar 28, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 3 months ago

Can I try HostGator for free?

HostGator may or may not offer a free trial. See more about it here. There may also be more information on their homepage.
Answered on Feb 7, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 5 months ago

Does HostGator have a valid privacy policy? Is their website secure?

It's not clear if HostGator is a legitimate service. To learn more, see their page here. You can also see their homepage for more information.
Answered on Feb 5, 2018 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 5 months ago

Does HostGator allow coupon stacking?

It's not clear whether HostGator allows coupon stacking. Please check out this page to see if HostGator currently allows you to stack coupons. HostGator does change its couponing policies from time to time so you can always check their homepage to see if there's any info on coupon stacking.
Answered on Jun 20, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

Does HostGator offer discounts for senior citizens?

Based on our research, it appears unlikely that HostGator offers any special discounts for seniors. Check this page for more information about HostGator's senior discounts and offers.
Answered on Jun 19, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

Does HostGator offer student discounts?

It does not appear that HostGator offers a specific student discount. You can check this page for more information about HostGator's student discounts and offers. You might also check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about student discounts. You can also subscri...
Answered on Jun 19, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

Does HostGator do automatic backups?

Yes, HostGator does offer automated backup services along with their hosting services. Your files are automatically backed up each night and available on HostGator's servers in case you need to retrieve them. You can see more details on HostGator's auto-backup features on this page. You can find mor...
Answered on Jun 14, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

Does HostGator support Wordpress?

Yes, HostGator does support Wordpress hosting. You can host any Wordpress site with HostGator's hosting packages. You can find pricing and more details here. Good luck with your website!
Answered on Jun 10, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

Does HostGator offer discounts to veterans or military families?

You can check this page for more information about HostGator's veteran discounts and offers. You might also check out their homepage to see if they've posted any additional information about their military discounts. You can also subscribe to their email newsletter, as some stores will send special ...
Answered on Jun 7, 2017 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 13 months ago

What are the main advantages / key differentiators of HostGator?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 42 months ago

I got my HostGator WordPress hosting package but unable to install WordPress myself. I am not a developer. Please help me.

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Now I need help in installing WordPress and building my publishing site. I am not a developer. Can someone help me and huide me how to build a website?

Jia asked this on Sep 24, 2014 Posted in HostGator0 answers

Where geographically are HostGator's data centers located?

Hostgator's datacenters (four servers) are hosted in The Planet's Dallas, Texas datacenters. The Planet is a networking was chosen by Hostgator to be its data center and network provider. The data center of Hostgator is kept cool, secure and up at all times through top-of-the-line technology. Server...
BlogWriter answered this on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 49 months ago

Does HostGator accept debit cards or personal checks?

No, Hostgator does not currently accepts personal checks and debit cards. Hostgator only accepts credit cards adn Paypal for online purchases. Accepted credit cards are Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. Hostgator makes use of Comodo SSL encryption to ensure that all transactions condu...
BlogWriter answered this on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 71 months ago

Does HostGator ship internationally? Which countries do they ship to?

No, Hank, Hostgator does not ship internationally. Hostgator does not have any shipping services, actually. Hostgator is a webhosting company. It provides services electronically (online). Because its services are offered electronically, you can access or purchase its services anywhere you are in th...
BlogWriter answered this on Dec 30, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 71 months ago

Does HostGator offer VPS Hosting? What are the prices?

Yes HostGator offers VPS Hosting for a monthly price of $15.96 on the first month for Level 1. The highest VPS Hosting level at Level 9 costs $167.96 on the first month.  
BlogWriter answered this on Aug 3, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 77 months ago

Does HostGator provide unlimited disk space for Reseller Hosting?

No. HostGator Reseller Packages do not provide unlimited space. It provides a minimum of 50GB for its Aluminum Reseller Package and 200GB for its Diamond Reseller Package.
BlogWriter answered this on Aug 3, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 77 months ago

Does HostGator offer 24/7 Customer Support?

Yes! HostGator offers 24/7 customer support. Their live representatives are always available to assist you with any and all kind of questions you may have. To start a live chat, just go to their “contact us” page and click on the link named “Click Here to Chat with a Representative...
roytanay answered this on Aug 3, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 77 months ago

What are HostGator's return and exchange policies? Do they honor their refund policies?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 78 months ago

How trustworthy is HostGator? Do they have a BBB rating? Have major media outlets covered them?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 78 months ago

Where is HostGator located? Who is the management team? How can I contact them?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 78 months ago

What products and services does HostGator sell / offer?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 78 months ago

Where geographically are HostGator's data centers located?

HostGator's data centers are located in Texas, US. For example, there is a data center in Houston, Texas. According to PR Checker, the data centers are as small as 22,000 square feet and as large as 78,000 square feet. The centers have redundant power, HVAC and fire detection units. HostGator....
Christy Birmingham answered this on Sep 29, 2012 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 80 months ago

What are sites / companies similar to HostGator? How do they compare?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 80 months ago

What are the main disadvantages of / common complaints with HostGator?

answered this on Dec 31, 1969 Posted in HostGator1 answer — Last reply 80 months ago