Network Solutions and are two very different web hosts. Below, we’ll compare features, performance, plans, and prices. At the end, we’ll let you know which web host we believe to be superior.


  • 24/7 customer support
  • Linux
  • Free domain

Major Differences:

  • Network Solutions is primarily a domain registrar
  • Network Solutions has a complex interface, unlike, which uses the industry-standard cPanel
  • Network Solutions has custom and advanced options available
  • Network Solutions has a 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • is significantly cheaper
  • does not offer phone support
  • has a short 15 day money-back guarantee, whereas Network Solutions has the industry-standard 30 day money-back guarantee

Plans: hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress
Network Solutions hosting:
  • Shared
  • VPS
  • WordPress

Prices: has cheaper hosting, though they have a limited selection. They have a starter plan that starts at just $.25/month that comes with basic features, perfect for small blogs or email hosting. Their next cheapest plan, the Professional plan, starts at $2.50/month. Network Solutions, on the other hand, has shared hosting plans starting at $9.96/month.


Although there are pros and cons with each, we prefer in this matchup. is one of the cheapest hosts out there, and their practically free Starter plan can be useful for basic hosting endeavors. Meanwhile, Network Solutions is significantly more expensive than, and much harder to use. To Network Solutions’ credit, they have a longer money-back guarantee and are backed by a 99.9% uptime guarantee. However, overall, we prefer

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