Reviews and expert opinion DomainRacer

Ranked 563rd from 3234 Web Hosting
4.3
Features
4.3
Ease of Use
4.3
Support
4.1
Pricing
4.3
Server locations
USA
Great Britain
Germany
Canada
India
Singapore
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
Indian web hosting company DomainRacer offers super-fast hosting solutions with user-friendly features at low prices. The only downside for me is the lack of a pre-sales support response.

Overview

DomainRacer

According to its Twitter profile, Indian hosting provider DomainRacer is based in Maharashtra. I can’t say precisely when the company was established, but it’s been on Twitter since 2013 and on Facebook since 2014, so it must be at least this old. To date, it has hosted over 17,000 websites.

DomainRacer’s website is in English.

Features and Ease of Use

DomainRacer offers ten shared hosting plans (comprising Linux cPanel and Windows Plesk plans), seven cPanel reseller plans, and three VPS plans. The four Linux shared hosting plans are optimized for WordPress and Magento, and they provide you with:

  • cPanel control panel
  • One to unlimited hosted domains
  • 500 MB to unlimited SSD storage
  • 5 GB to unlimited bandwidth
  • 10 to unlimited email accounts
  • Free SSL certificate

So that you can build your web presence without specialist technical knowledge, you get the SitePad website builder and the Softaculous installer (for more than 400 popular applications). Once your website is set up, you can protect it with Imunify360+, promote it with the free SEO tools, and safeguard it with free JetBackup.

LiteSpeed Web Server improves performance (compared with Apache), and SSD storage enhances both performance and reliability (compared with HDD storage). RAID 5 redundancy helps protect you against disk data disasters. The upshot is that you get a 99.99% uptime guarantee backed by monthly uptime credits.

As an alternative to shared hosting, VPS plans provide you with dedicated resources and full root access, so you can install any software you want.

Pricing and Support

DomainRacer’s shared hosting plans start dirt cheap. You can pay for them in U.S. dollars, Indian rupees, British pounds, or euros via PayPal, Payza, or credit card on annual, biennial, and triennial billing cycles (with discounts for longer terms). If you’re unsure about signing up for at least a year, you might take comfort from the 30-day money-back guarantee that gives you an opportunity to get out within the first month.

24/7 customer support is available via email, telephone (during office hours), and support tickets. Unfortunately, my exploratory email received no reply. While the client area requires customer credentials to log in, the publicly available self-support resources consist of a company blog and a set of YouTube videos:

DomainRacer

Pricing

4.3

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
500 MB SSD
5GB
+
1
$0.99
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
1
$1.69
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
3
$2.9
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
Unlimited
$4.29
500 MB SSD
5GB
+
1
$1.01
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
1
$2.64
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
3
$3.58
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Free SSL
Number of Sites
Price
500 MB SSD
5GB
+
1
$0.99
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
1
$1.69
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
3
$2.9
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
Unlimited
$4.29
500 MB SSD
5GB
+
1
$1.01
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
1
$2.64
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
+
3
$3.58
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Reseller Plan

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Panel
Number of Sites
Price
12GB SSD
Unlimited
20 cPanel Accounts
$7.29
50GB SSD
Unlimited
35 cPanel Account
$8.49
120GB SSD
Unlimited
63 cPanel Account
$14.49
160GB SSD
Unlimited
97 cPanel Account
$19.29
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
30
$14.16
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
60
$19.43
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
80
$29.11
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Panel
Number of Sites
Price
12GB SSD
Unlimited
20 cPanel Accounts
$7.29
50GB SSD
Unlimited
35 cPanel Account
$8.49
120GB SSD
Unlimited
63 cPanel Account
$14.49
160GB SSD
Unlimited
97 cPanel Account
$19.29
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
30
$14.16
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
60
$19.43
Unlimited SSD
Unlimited
Plesk or cPanel/WHM
80
$29.11
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VPS Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
CPU
RAM
Price
20GB SSD
2TB
1 CPU Core
2048 MB
$8.22
40GB SSD
4TB
1 CPU Core
4096 MB
$12.39
80GB SSD
8TB
2 CPU Core
8192 MB
$22.39
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
CPU
RAM
Price
20GB SSD
2TB
1 CPU Core
2048 MB
$8.22
40GB SSD
4TB
1 CPU Core
4096 MB
$12.39
80GB SSD
8TB
2 CPU Core
8192 MB
$22.39
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Bottom line on DomainRacer

True to the “racer” part of its name, DomainRacer offers blazing-fast hosting at dirt-cheap prices. However, the unresponsive pre-sales support is of concern to me.

Pros

  • 300% faster hosting
  • Low prices
  • 99.99% guaranteed uptime
  • 30-day money-back guarantee

Cons

  • Few details about the company itself
  • No dedicated server solutions

For super-fast hosting with user-friendly features at surprisingly cheap rates, visit DomainRacer.

Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen is a web developer and software engineer who loves to get lost in JavaScript (and a good book). She spends her free time teaching girls how to be coders, and doing yoga on her balcony in the sunshine.

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