HostRocket Review

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HostRocket Review

Hosting Plans

Disk Space
Unlimited
Data Transfer:
Unlimited
Domains in Plan:
10
Price:
6.99

MySQL Features

MySQL Databases:
Unlimited
phpMyAdmin:
Yes

Pros and Cons

Pros

They are still in business and have sever levels of hosting plans

Cons

Not that innovative or ground breaking.

Customer Support

Email Support: Yes
Phone Support: Yes
Support Forums: Yes
Live Chat: No
Knowledge Base: Yes
Video Tutorials: Not Sure

Company Details

Company Headquarters: Clifton Park, New York
First Year In Business: 1999

Data Center Details

Data Center Locations: United States

Refund Policy

Refund Policy: 30 Day

HostRocket is a famous hosting provider based in New York, USA.

Although the company was founded as a very small enterprise, it now runs over two hundred servers and hosts nearly a hundred thousand domains.

They also have many full-time engineers employed in their datacenters to make sure their infrastructure is always running at it's highest efficiency.

About HostRocket

HostRocket is a famous hosting provider based in New York, USA. Although the company was founded as a very small enterprise, it now runs over two hundred servers and hosts nearly a hundred thousand domains. They also have many full-time engineers employed in their datacenters to make sure their infrastructure is always running at optimum level.

HostRocket is unique in that it has always been a self-sufficient company, running entirely on profits since the day it began. Folks at the company have accredited their fame to their excellent service and customer care over the years.

Plans and Features

HostRocket’s basic shared hosting comes at $4.99 per month paid two years in advance. You can also pay a monthly fee of $12.99 if you don’t require a long-term contract. Note that there is a one-time $29.95 set-up fee involved with any purchase.

The hosting package brings 1000 GB of storage space with completely unmetered monthly bandwidth. Subdomains and email accounts are unlimited as well, along with 10 add-ons, subdomains and MySQL databases. The ’10 add-ons’ limit is automatically incremented by one extra slot every month.

A great array of free scripts is also provided to you, including Wordpress, b2evolution, Drupal, Joomla, phpBB 2 and OSCommerce among others. Popular programming platforms like PHP, Perl, Python, CGI-BIN etc are supported by HostRocket. If you require the use of PERL modules, you can have them installed at no extra fee.

A 30-day money back guarantee is offered with every purchase.

Hosting Environment

Account management at HostRocket is done through standard cPanel. A demo login is also provided on the website for you to evaluate its features: http://www.hostrocket.com/cpdemo.html. The control panel lets you change account settings, manage files, email, FTP account, databases etc. For MySQL databases, there is the standard phpMyAdmin found within your account.

Wordpress Features

Wordpress is included as part of the ‘free-scripts’ pack and can be installed on your domain at the click of a button.

Tech Support

Technical support at HostRocket can be availed through email, toll-free telephone and their helpdesk where support tickets can be opened. RocketSupport.com is a dedicated knowledgebase, designed exclusively for HostRocket members. This site features hundreds of excellent articles with answers to the most common technical issues.

Forums are also available from the HostRocket website where you can meet with other members and get help with any issues.

Visit HostRocket http://www.hostrocket.com

Summary

Steven Johnson
WordPress Hosting Expert

What you need to know about HostRocket:

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Huge lack of support
(Updated: March 30, 2017)
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HostRocket’s basic shared hosting comes at $4.99 per month paid two years in advance. You can also pay a monthly fee of $12.99 if you don’t require a long-term contract. Note that there is a one-time $29.95 set-up fee involved with any purchase.

Reviewer Info

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WordPress Professional
How long have you used this host:
1 to 3 months
SJ
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