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Price Value
8.5/10
Performance
9/10
Reliability
9/10
Control Panel
8/10
Customer Support
8.5/10
User Feedback
9/10
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Best Domain Hosting '05/'06

1&1 Hosting is the easy choice for Best Domain Hosting - for 2 years running!


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After launching their full product line in the United States in January of 2004, 1&1 Hosting quickly became one of the top five web hosts in America. Known as a one-stop Internet shop, 1&1 Hosting offers a wide variety of Internet products including domains, web hosting, email solutions and high-end servers around the world. 1&1 Hosting offers affordable products for businesses of all sizes including web hosting, WordPress hosting, Linux hosting, cloud hosting, and web servers.

Founded 28 years ago, 1&1 Hosting now employs over 7,000 people and is established around the world, offering products in the United States, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, France, Poland, Austria, Italy, Spain and Mexico.

Price Value

Anyone starting with 1&1 Hosting will find that their products affordable and jam packed with features. For the first 12 months 1&1 Hosting offers web hosting for as low as $0.99 per month. 1&1 Hosting offers three packages for Linux and Windows hosting:

  • Linux Basic: $0.99 a month (for the first 12 months)
  • Unlimited Plus: $4.99 a month (for the first 12 months)
  • Unlimited Pro: $8.99 a month (for the first 12 months)

All of these packages except the Linux Basic package come with unlimited webspace and websites, along with a free domain name.

1&1 Hosting offers many analytical features to help your website get noticed on search engines and by potential customers. These features include 1&1 SEO Spotlight, 1&1 Mailing Lists, $50-$75 in Bing Ads Credits, 1&1 SiteAnalytics, and Google Sitemaps.

Reliability

1&1 Hosting offers fast and reliable hosting across the world. Back in 2008, 1&1 Hosting opened a 55,000 square foot data center located in Lenexa, Kansas to help create a more reliable service in the United States. Along with their state of the art data centers, 1&1 Hosting offers a range of services to help maintain and secure your website.

To protect your website all 1&1 Hosting web packages come equipped with password-protected directories, redundant network connectivity, geo redundancy, and Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Pro packages come with SiteLock Basic to scan for hackers and fix any problems that might occur. If your website does experience problems you can revert to one of the daily backups that are made with all 1&1 Hosting web hosting packages.

Control Panel

All 1&1 web hosting packages come equipped with the 1&1 Control Panel. This control panel offers account management and can control about 260,000 files and all of the features of your websites. The 1&1 Control Panel also offers the ability set up domains, move existing domains, or order additional domains. Other features include messaging, package upgrades, downloads, and account information.

Customer Support

Customers can always find support at 1&1 Hosting as they offer customer support 24/7 via email and phone. 1&1 Hosting also offers an extensive help center with many articles that can help customers with any number of questions or concerns. As an added bonus, if you purchase the Unlimited Pro plan 1&1 Hosting offers you 1&1 expert app support.