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HostMonster has been fulfilling people’s website needs whether it be a personal site, a blog or a business site since 1996. Its affordable and feature filled plans attract website builders from all over.

Hosting Features

Web Hosting is a competitive business which comes down to what features will attract the users. Here are some of the features HostMonster provides.

Technical Features

  • Unlimited Storage Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Domains
  • Unlimited FTP
  • MySQL Databases
  • C-Panel Control Panel
  • Unlimited Email Accounts
  • 99.9% Guaranteed Uptime

Marketing and Bonus Features

  • $100 Google Adwords
  • $50 Bing/Yahoo
  • $50 Facebook
  • $50 Twitter Credits
  • Drag and Drop Website Builder
  • WordPress
  • Site Statistics
  • Search Engine Submission
  • Multimedia Features
  • Site Backups
  • e-Commerce Features

Hosting Technology

Automatic backups and many different applications including WordPress and surveys are just some of the useful technologies used by HostMonster. There is also the option to add a range of e-Commerce and multimedia features including shopping carts and video files.


The basic hosting plan comes in at $7.99 per month which is average for the market. VPS Plans start at $29.99 per month. The dedicated plans are naturally the most expensive and start at $149.99 per month. HostMonster generally offers a promotional price for new users for the start of their agreement.

Building on HostMonster

The drag and drop website builder allows its users to start out with a template and build up from there. Including the ability to add photos, text, videos and much more.

HostMonster uses state of the art dual quad processor performance servers to supply users with their 99.9% guaranteed uptime. The power backup and backup generators are used to supply power in the rare event of an outage. The network is monitored 24/7 so that all issues are resolved quickly. With such powerful servers, plans in action to prevent downtime as much as possible and backups to ensure data can easily be restored a site is safe on HostMonster.

The customer support team can be contacted 24/7 via phone, live chat or email. All representatives are highly trained to ensure they can answer any question about the company’s services. To expand users knowledge there are video tutorials and a user forum to allow users to learn the skills they desire.


The plans at HostMonster cover a lot of the features users need at a price that is par for the market. However, with so much protection in place to keep those servers running, users can feel secure knowing their site will be well cared for.

Average: 3.3

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HostMonster on Nov 23, 2015 rated 3.2 of 5
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