G-hosting was founded in 2005 to provide domain registration and web hosting services. It is an accredited registrar of more than 1000 top-level domains including .cz and .eu. Its website is available in Czech and English. Although its main servers are in the Czech Republic, it stores some parts of customers websites (on some plans) on other servers that are located in 33 countries spread across Europe, Australia, North America, Asia, Africa, South America.
Features and Ease of Use
G-hosting offers two main categories of hosting: web hosting and world hosting. Under web hosting, there are two categories: PHP hosting for a few websites and PHP Multi Hosting for more websites. Customers on any of these plans get to enjoy these features:
- 99.9% uptime
- Daily automatic backups
- Anywhere from one to 75 domains on one account
- Let’s Encrypt SSL
- Unlimited bandwidth
On the world hosting, emails are stored on servers in the Czech Republic while MySQL databases and website files are stored in any one of the other 32 countries that you choose. You get 1GB of storage space for website files and another 1GB for emails.
G-hosting offers MariaDB, a fork of MySQL that is said to have slightly better performance. The web hosting company provides multiple versions of PHP from 5.3 to 7.3, which you can choose and switch at any time.
As the name of is hosting plans entail, it supports PHP only. If your plan is to program with Python, start looking elsewhere because this company doesn’t support it.
G-hosting allows SSH access on it shared web hosting which you can use for secure access to your server over an unsecured network. With this, your data is safe from would-be attackers lurking and waiting to get sensitive information.
For beginners that are not willing to get developers to create their websites, setting up content management systems or using website builders is the “easy” way to go about designing their websites. Although this company doesn’t provide website builders, it offers one-click installation for WordPress.
Pricing and Support
G-hosting isn’t only based on the storage it offers on its plans, but also on how many domains you can host. The PHP plans are low-cost while the PHP Multi-hosting are slightly more expensive but they are still affordable.
Subscription periods include one month, three months, six months, nine months, 12 months, or 24 months. You can pay with PayPal, credit or debit card.
Customer support is available through email and phone from Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central European Summer Time. There’s no knowledge base.
I sent an email and received a response not long after.