1 and 1 Hosting Review
1&1 is one of the largest hosting companies, hosting hundreds of thousands of websites.
They have a good reputation but users have had mixed results with WordPress Blog Hosting.
One and One:
- Offers many levels of hosting plans
- Has a custom control panel
- Has helpful tech support
Read more to see and learn if 1&1 is a good fit for your next WP Blog.
Started in 1998, 1&1 now has almost 4,000 employees and 40,000 servers, 1and1 hosts numerous high-profile websites and is reported to have registered millions of domains in the past. Their stated mission is “total customer satisfaction which is proven by [their] 1 in 2500 refund rate.”
Their innovative approach and strong infrastructure has made the 1&1 an international leader in the web hosting market. The company operates in Germany, UK, France, Austria, Spain and US.
1 &1 Plans
For professionals and individuals alike, 1&1 provides Windows and Linux web hosting plans, including:
1&1 Beginner Plan: This plan includes 10 GB disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 600 email accounts, 1 general domain, 25 sub domains, 20 external domains and unlimited 1&1 domains. The price is $ 3.99 per month.
1&1 Home: Suited for families, this plan includes 150 GB disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 2 general domains, 100 sub domains, 50 external domains, 1200 email accounts and unlimited 1&1 domains. The price is $6.99 per month.
1&1 Business: Small and medium sized businesses can get 250 GB disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 3 general domains, 200 sub domains, 100 external domains and 2500 email accounts. The price is $ 9.99 per month.
1&1 Developer: Under this plan, web developers can get 300 GB disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 5general domains, 600 sub domains, 200 external domains and 4000 email accounts in just $19.99 per month.
All packages have the following features:
- 1&1 Webspace Explorer
- Spam Filter
- 1&1 Website Builder
- 1&1 Photo Gallery
- Marketing Center
- Communication Tools
- Firewall and SSL certificate
- 24 hour Support
There is a 90-day money-back guarantee with all hosting packages.
1&1 Wordpress & Technical Features
For WordPress blogs, these plans include a simple control panel and single click WordPress installation. The site building and communication tools enable quick creation and editing of blogs and websites.
Every 1&1 web hosting plan includes features like support for advanced scripts, 90 day Money Back Guarantee, Click-n-Build applications, Search Engine marketing tools and Spreadsheet Merchandising.
Account management at 1and1 is done through their proprietary “1&1 Control Panel.” It is a solid user interface with plenty of industry-standard features and great extras. From this Control Panel, your databases, email, FTP accounts, subdomains etc can be configured. There is also an advanced file manager, called the ‘1&1 web space explorer’ included. If you wish to use MySQL, phpMyAdmin will need to be installed manually.
1&1 Tech Support
- Phone Support: Yes (24hrs/day)
- Email Support: Yes (24hr/day)
- Support Ticket System: No
- Live Support Chat: No
- Support Forums: Yes
- FAQ & Knowledge base: Yes