Below, we’ll list off the major similarities and differences that we found when comparing and hosting. It’s a pretty close matchup. At the end, we’ll give our best hosting advice.


  • 24/7 customer support
  • Uptime guarantee
  • Only shared hosting

Major Differences:

  • is notorious for very unreliable web chat support
  • has both Linux and Windows-based hosting
  •’s web designs have a poor reputation
  • has a short 15 day money-back guarantee, while has the standard 30 day money-back guarantee
  • offers a Starter plan that starts at just $.25/month that comes with basic features, perfect for small blogs or email hosting
  • does not offer phone support

Plans: hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress available for installation hosting:
  • Shared
  • WordPress

Prices: is the cheaper option. Aside from their very cheap Starter plan (mentioned above), their next cheapest plan, the Professional plan, starts at $2.50/month., on the other hand, has shared plans starting at $5.95/month.


We’d definitely recommend over’s Starter plan is practically free, and it’s a great option for basic hosting needs. has superior technical support and extremely cheap hosting plans. Although has a longer money-back guarantee, and gives you the option for either Linux or Windows-based plans, their higher prices and poor web designs hold them back.

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