InMotion vs NameCheap

NameCheap and InMotion are both popular web hosts with solid reputations. Below, we’ll break down their similarities and differences, and at the end, we’ll let you know which host we’d recommend.

Similarities:

  • 24/7 customer support
  • Reliable uptime
  • Wide-range of hosting options

Major Differences:

  • InMotion’s site builder, BoldGrid, is highly praised
  • Some complain about InMotion’s excessive uspelling
  • InMotion has significantly faster page-loading speeds, and better customer support
  • NameCheap has a 30 day money-back guarantee, while InMotion has a 90 day money-back guarantee
  • NameCheap has pricey renewal fees
  • NameCheap’s main service is domain registration
  • NameCheap has both Linux and Windows-based servers
  • NameCheap does not offer phone support
  • NameCheap has many plan limitations, including caps across domains, disk space, databases and email addresses

Plans:

NameCheap hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Reseller
  • Private Email hosting
  • WordPress available for installation
InMotion hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • Reseller
  • WordPress

Prices:

NameCheap has some of the cheapest hosting available. Their shared hosting can cost as low as $9.88/year, which comes out to about $0.82/month! Meanwhile, the cheapest shared hosting plan you can get with InMotion costs $3.49/month. However, it should be noted that NameCheap has expensive renewal prices, which evens the score a bit.

Conclusion:

NameCheap is a solid hosting option that is best known for their incredibly affordable hosting plans. They have a wide-range of plans to choose from, reliable uptime, and offer both Linux and Windows-based hosting. However, we have to give the advantage to InMotion in this matchup. Their plans come with better features (less limitations), they have a much longer money-back guarantee, and they outperform NameCheap (such as significantly faster page-loading speeds and superior technical support).

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