iPage review

Our Score
4.9ipage

iPage is an industry leader and it’s easy to see why. The company offers a large selection of services that are available through a range of different packages. The clients of this web host have access to more than just their site. iPage allows users to view their analytics which is a priceless tool in the online world. Advertising credits and many other services that simply cannot be found with other hosts are found here along with an outstanding customer service team.

Who Can Use iPage?

iPage offers professionally designed templates as well as a drag and drop web building program. Allowing even the most inexperienced user to build the website of their dreams. Looking for royalty free photos is a stress website builders really don’t need. iPage completely removes this stress by providing users with access to the web hosts photo gallery. The blog set up wizard makes getting started and future editing a breeze. Anyone can use iPage with great success.

Hosting Features

The number of hosting features available from this company are astounding. There are so many we’ve broken them into two categories, technical features are up first.

Technical features:

  • Unlimited Storage Space
  • Unlimited Bandwidth
  • Unlimited Domains
  • Secure FTP
  • Unlimited MySQL
  • Customised Control Panel
  • Unlimited Emails
  • 99.9% Guaranteed Uptime

Marketing and Bonus Features:

  • $100 Google Adwords
  • $50 Yahoo/Bing
  • $50 Facebook Credits
  • Drag and Drop Website Builder
  • WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and other plugins
  • Website Analytics
  • Multimedia Features
  • Free Online Store
  • Multiple Shopping Carts
  • Enhanced Security Suite

Hosting Technology

All features of iPage are created to run smoothly, some even run without user intervention to help keep the building process as smooth and simple as possible. The biggest downfall in the hosting technology used by this company is their complete lack of SEO tools. Outside of this the technology does exactly what it says on the box and will serves its users well.

Plans

Being an industry leader, iPage is also leading the market with some of the cheapest plans available. Users start out with the Basic Plan which comes to $8.95 a month and offers a wide range of features to give its users great value for money. Of course there are other plans that offer much more, but as a starting rate the basic plan will have you covered.

Building On iPage

As mentioned before, the site offers a drag and drop builder which is great for beginners or for those quick touch ups. A huge selection of plugins is available to users who are at that level. There’s even a wizard to help get the ball rolling. Their customer service team is based in North America and are willing to help in any way. However, there is also an extensive list of frequently asked questions available as well as video tutorials on any topic you can dream of. Meaning help will always be there for those who need it.

iPage boasts 99.9% uptime which ensures your website will be up all the time unless there is some disaster, even then the issue will be solved quickly. The servers and network are continually monitored so in the event of even the slightest glitch there are people ready and waiting to solve it.

Conclusion

iPage has pretty much everything a potential website builder could desire. In many cases it has even more features than could ever be needed. The biggest downfall is the lack of SEO tools which are vital in getting a website noticed. However it is an extremely reliable service and offers such a wide range of features it is hard to hold against them their one fault.

Average: 4.8

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iPage review on Nov 23, 2015 rated 4.9 of 5
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