Forte Cheap Host provides hosting and other web-related services from data centers located in Australia, Finland, Bulgaria, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Its website is available in English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.
Features and Ease of Use
Forte Cheap Host’s hosting services include shared hosting, VPS hosting, semi-dedicated servers, and dedicated servers. Its shared hosting services come with these features:
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- Daily automatic backups
- Unlimited disk space
- Unlimited bandwidth
Hosting accounts can be managed via the Hespia control panel. Unlike the more popular cPanel that arranges everything in sections that you have to scroll through, Hespia has a more intuitive menu-based navigation system.
You don’t have to be a web designer or developer to build yo ur eb presence with this host. Not only do you get a free website template and an online website builder, but also an application installer for WordPress, Joomla, Magento, and many more popular apps.
If you want to code your own website, you’ll be pleased to see programming support for various PHP versions, plus Python, Perl, and SSI. Database support includes MySQL and PostgreSQL with phpMyAdmin and phpPgAdmin.
The third way to populate your website(s) is by uploading content via the unlimited FTP accounts.
All websites are hosted on the Apache webserver sitting on the Linux operating system, with the ZFS file system and SSD caching to improve performance.
SSH access allows you to access your account securely from any device anywhere in the world, and other security features include spam filters, antivirus protection, hotlink protection, and the ModSecurity firewall.
Pricing and Support
Forte Cheap Host’s four plans are priced low for the resources on offer. All subscriptions are annual, but you get a 30-day free trial period during which some features are restricted until you pay up using PayPal or your credit card. Subsequently, you get a 30-day money-back guarantee that affords you another opportunity to get out early if anything goes wrong.
Customer support comprises a ticketing system, video tutorials, telephone, email, and a self-support knowledgebase. My exploratory email was answered in less than an hour: