Reviews and expert opinion Hosting For Sell

Ranked 1556th from 3623 Web Hosting
4.2
Features
4.2
Ease of Use
4.2
Support
4.0
Pricing
4.3
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
Indian hosting provider Hosting For Sell provides cheap hosting plans backed by supposedly 24/7 support, which I found to be somewhat lacking.

Overview

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Judging from the +91 country of its telephone number, I’d say that Hosting for Sell is an Indian hosting provider. This theory is backed up by the fact that the live chat pop-up is titled “DomainRacer Sales,” (with DomainRacer being a web hosting company that also has an Indian telephone number). The final piece of the provenance jigsaw is the fact that Hosting for Sell’s website display prices in Indian rupees by default.

Although I can’t say how long this provider has been operating, I can say that its website copyright notice dates back to 2012.

Features and Ease of Use

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Hosting for Sell sells Windows and Linux shared hosting plus reseller plans and domain registration. The plans come with the following features as standard:

  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • Free R1Soft daily backups
  • Domain registration available
  • Up to unlimited add-on domains
  • Free SSL certificate
  • Up to unlimited disk space and bandwidth

Along with the cPanel control panel, you get a free website builder and a one-click installer for programs such as WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal.

Developers get PHP plus MySQL databases with phpMyAdmin. You also get advanced coding languages such as Python and Ruby on Rails.

The CloudLinux operating system isolates you from the effects of other hosted users, and you get an industry average 99.9% uptime guarantee that is backed by a compensation plan.

Pricing and Support

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This provider’s prices are cheaper than competitor companies, but beware that you’ll only get the advertised prices if you commit to a three-year term. There is a minuscule four-day “grace period” to change your mind, which is nothing like the 30-day refund window you get with many other hosts.

You can pay by PayPal, NetBanking, or credit/debit card, and you’re not bombarded by add-ons at the checkout. Hosting accounts are activated instantly after payment, whereas virtual servers take two hours to become active.

At first glance, the 24/7 customer support options seem to be pretty comprehensive, but I encountered a few issues. Firstly, there is the most obtrusive live chat popup that appears in the middle of the screen almost all the time (except when you need it). Secondly, I received no reply to my test message. The social media links are all dead ends, and the knowledge base contains only a handful of documents.

Pricing

4.3

Bottom line on Hosting For Sell

Hosting For Sell appears to tick a lot of boxes in terms of features and resources. And its prices are very low. But if you’re looking for top-notch support, you might not find it here. 

Pros

  • Affordable plans
  • One, two, and three-year terms
  • Developer-friendly features
  • A website builder and one-click installer

Cons

  • No live chat response
  • Almost empty knowledge base

Find cheap hosting for sale at Hosting For Sell.

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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