WebHostingHub VS GoDaddy – Shared Hosting Comparison

WebHostingHub VS GoDaddy – Shared Hosting Comparison

WebHostingHub started its business in 2010 in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Shortly within 5 years, the company has grown into a team with more than 200 staffs and over 40,000 users. Although the company is a newcomer in the industry, it has gained many awards from customers and industry authorities.

GoDaddy, the largest domain registrar in the world, is a well-experienced company in the market. The company not only provides domain registration service, but also offers multiple other services such as web hosting, online marketing tools and website building.

This comparison mainly focuses on their shared hosting services. In the following part, the comparison is about to analyze the price, feature, performance and technical support.

Price

WebHostingHub has three packages which are named Spark, Nitro and Dynamo, pricing at $6.99/mo, $8.99/mo and $10.99/mo normally. But those plans are on sale recently. Taking the primary plan Spark as an example, through the promotional link below, you can purchase it at $1.95/mo for the first 3 months and then $3.99/mo.

WebHostingHub Promotional Link Activation

GoDaddy also provides three options for shared hosting service namely Economy, Deluxe and Ultimate with regular price at $6.99/mo, $8.99/mo and $14.99/mo. Users can also enjoy discounted price at $4.99/mo, $5.99/mo and $7.99/mo.

As for the refund policy, WebHostingHub enables users to apply for refund within 90 days while GoDaddy is ok with 45 days money back for annual purchase and 48 hours for monthly purchase.

Feature

Both companies have invested a lot on research and development so as to catch up with the latest technologies. But there are still many differences between the two companies. Hence, we’d like to conduct a comparison between their primary plans to find out where these differences lie.

Feature WebHostingHub GoDaddy
Plan In Comparison Spark Economy
Storage Unlimited 100 GB
Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited
Websites 2 1
cPanel cPanel/WHM cPanel
FTP Users Unlimited 50
MySQL Databases 10 10
Email Addresses Unlimited 100
1-Click Installer Softaculous Yes
Price $1.95/mo $4.99/mo
Conclusion Recommended Not Recommended

From the table, you can see it clear that WebHostingHub is more powerful in features. First of all, with WebHostingHub, you pay nearly $3/mo less than GoDaddy, which is quite economical-friendly. Besides, with such an affordable price, you can enjoy better resources with WebHostingHub. After comparison, you may draw a conclusion that WebHostingHub is really doing better in the part.

Performance

In term of speed, both companies claim that they are able to ensure you fast network connection and quick server response. But in fact, GoDaddy is not as good as it hypes. Although the company has a fine data center in Phoenix which is under well protection, the company has weaknesses in network monitoring, which causes slow speed from time to time. WebHostingHub, on the contrary, has paid a lot of attention to network issues and normal maintenance.

As for uptime, both companies perform over 99.9% uptime overall. Supported by reliable network and 100% Dell servers, WebHostingHub turns out to have less outage than GoDaddy. In addition, based on customer feedbacks, WebHostingHub has gained more credits than GoDaddy.

Technical Support

There are rich resources available in the two companies’ help centers. Besides, you are welcome to contact them via regular channels such as phone and email. But, GoDaddy doesn’t support live chat, which would be a problem for people who need some general consultation.

In addition to that, you really need to hear what their real users say about WebHostingHub and GoDaddy in technical support. After study and review, we find that WebHostingHub is more customer-oriented while GoDaddy is quite slow in response.

Conclusion

After comparison in those aspects, you can come to the conclusion that WebHostingHub is more recommendable with cheaper price, richer feature and more outstanding performance.