GoDaddy vs Web.com

There are plenty of web hosts out there, which can make choosing one a difficult task. These head-to-head hosting comparisons can help ease your decision. Below, we’ll compare GoDaddy with Web.com hosting, and at the end, we’ll give you our best hosting advice.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 support
  • Uptime guarantee
  • Linux and Windows-based hosting

Major Differences:

  • GoDaddy’s refund policies vary depending on the plan, while Web.com offers the standard 30 day money-back guarantee on all of their plans
  • GoDaddy has a much wider-range of plans to choose from. Web.com has 3 plans available total, all shared.
  • Web.com’s web designs have a poor reputation
  • Web.com does not automatically have WordPress, but they have many one-click installers available

Plans:

Web.com hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress available for installation
GoDaddy hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress

Prices:

GoDaddy has the advantage in terms of pricing. Their shared plans are cheaper, starting around $3,50/month, while Web.com’s shared plans start at $5.95/month.

Conclusion:

Although Web.com has solid shared hosting¬†with excellent uptime reliability, it’s tough to call them a better host than GoDaddy. You could argue that their shared hosting plans are superior, but in the big picture, we¬†prefer GoDaddy. They have far more hosting options, their shared hosting is cheaper, and Web.com’s shared hosting isn’t good enough to give them a convincing advantage over GoDaddy.

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