With so many web hosts out there, settling on one can be tough. Reading up on head-to-head hosting comparisons is a great way to help you make your decision. The following will compare two very similar web hosts: FatCow and iPage. At the end, we’ll let you know which host we would recommend.


  • 24/7 support
  • Linux-based plans
  • Unlimited disk space and bandwidth
  • Uptime guarantee
  • Free domain
  • 30 day money-back guarantee
  • Beginner-friendly
  • Wide-range of hosting plans

Major Differences:

  • FatCow offers a unique “MiniMoo” plan is only $5.00 a year and can be used for domain parking
  • iPage has faster page-loading speeds and more reliable uptime
  • iPage does not offer month-to-month payment plans


iPage hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress
FatCow hosting:
  • “MiniMoo” plan
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • Dedicated
  • WordPress


As mentioned above, FatCow offers a unique $5/year “Mini Moo” plan, perfect for domain parking. Their shared plans start at $49/year, or about $4.00/month. iPage is the cheaper option, with shared plans starting at just $1.99/month.


We’d recommend choosing iPage over FatCow. Not only is iPage cheaper than FatCow, but iPage also outperformed FatCow in all of the major hosting tests, including faster page-loading speeds and better uptime percentage.

For more information on iPage and FatCow, check out the videos below: