HostMonster is a web hosting company that is a subsidiary of Bluehost but offers lower costs than its big brother. The company has the same CEO Matt Heaton and was founded in 2005 in Utah and promotes its services through its website

It has won several awards for its web hosting. For example, it won the 2009 Top Overall Host Award from Host Insight, the 2009 Best Drupal Hosting from Webhostingclue.com, and the Best Rated Host in 2008 by web-hosting-top.com.

Features

It boasts that its systems are highly redundant, which means that the system will always be up allowing the customers to buy or even visit the website around the clock without the fear of it being down. The actual service features include unlimited hosting space, site bandwidth, email accounts, and domains. It also has SSH Access, SSL, FTP, Stats, CGI, Perl, PHP, MySQL, Ruby, FrontPage Extensions, a free domain, a free site builder, and instant setup. There is also the presence of a free 1 click installer for more than 50 scripts.

 Reliability

A fantastic web hosting company with plenty of offers at a time. It has solid awards and great customer service. This company will continue to rise as people become aware of its existence as a web hosting company. In addition, many people will like it as it offers a cheaper alternative to Bluehost, but therein has many of the same benefits.

It is known to be very reliable and is tied up with top brands like BlueHost. Therefore, it provides exceptional web hosting reliability at a fair cost. With very few issues over the years, it earns its 4/5 reliability rating.

Support

Exceptional quality customer support is the advantage of using Hostmonster. Pairing this with the exclusive promotion and choosing it is a no-brainer! Its price value is the highest in the industry, at 5/5. Several customer support options are available. It offers toll-free telephone sales and customer support 24/7.

 

It also has an excellent knowledge base that offers over 400 articles of help and information for its web hosting customers. cPanel video tutorials, cPanel documentation, and server status information are offered publicly on their help center page. Most hosts do not offer server status information so this is a huge plus in this book. It also offers live chat, email ticket help, and an active community forum when one needs help that is not covered in their documentation.

Value

HostMonster has been providing reliable, trustworthy, and safe web hosting. Currently one of the topmost respected web hosting companies available, it hosts over 1,700,000 websites and also specializes in high-powered business web hosting at a fraction of the cost.

It offers one simple web hosting plan that offers unlimited file transfer, unlimited web hosting space, and unlimited domain hosting. With each web hosting account purchased, one will have access to a free domain, a free website builder, and even SSH secure hosting access. They even offer free Google Adwords advertising credits for $75!