Reviews and expert opinion Hosting Raja

Ranked 1100th from 3942 Web Hosting
4.3
Mark Holden
Mark Holden
Web Hosting Expert
Hosting Raja is an Indian full-service hosting provider. Its hosting plans run on SSDs and come packed with features for beginners and experts, but you need to sign up for five years to realize the most benefit.

Overview

Hosting-Raja-overview1Hosting Raja is a small hosting company that simply isn’t a match for big brands like Hostinger. The bigger hosting companies simply offer a better price for similar configuration.

Hosting Raja has been providing hosting services in India since 2012 and has accumulated more than 1.5 million customers. This company claims to provide the fastest servers in India, and its support is provided in English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, and Malayalam.

Features and Ease of Use

This company offers a comprehensive range of hosting services. Its shared hosting plans come with the following core features as standard:

  • 99% service availability backed by SLA
  • Manual backups can be configured in the control panel
  • One free domain registration
  • Unlimited add-on domains
  • Free SSL certificate (with the unlimited package)
  • Unlimited disk space and unlimited bandwidth plans

There is a wide variety of hosting plans including Windows hosting, unlimited hosting, Linux hosting, WordPress hosting, dedicated servers, and virtual private servers. One of the most notable plans is the Unlimited plan that (unsurprisingly) comes with unlimited bandwidth, domains, subdomains, email, MySQL databases, FTP, and add-on domains.

Hosting Raja’s SSD-based servers are based in India, they use the popular cPanel control panel, and they benefit from an SLA-backed 99% uptime guarantee.

New website owners can quickly and easily get started with Hosting Raja since the plans come with a drag-and-drop website building tool, a one-click installer (for an unspecified number of programs), and WordPress or other CMS setup.

At the other end of the expertise spectrum, advanced users will appreciate the support for FTP, SFTP, PHP (latest version), and phpMyAdmin. And unlike some hosting providers, this one supports additional advanced coding languages like Ruby on Rails, Python, CGI, Perl, and cURL. You also get Cron jobs to schedule regular scripts.

Pricing and Support

Hosting Raja’s prices are reasonable considering the high resource allocations, and they are certainly a lot cheaper than local and international competitors offering similar inclusions. Some of the plans come with free SSL certificates and a domain for life.

If something looks too good to be true, it probably is, and the catch here is that you need to sign up for five years to get the best prices. Since there is no money-back guarantee and no free trial, this commitment may well be too much for you, in which case you will find that the one-year price is reasonable (but not exceptional). You can also sign up on two, three, or four-year terms.

24/7/365 customer service can be accessed by phone (to sales, technical, and renewal departments), email or live chat. The Hosting Raja website contains a small FAQ section, but this is not sufficient for you to support yourself.

This company has positive reviews for its customer service, but my experience as a presales prospect was not so positive. Nobody picked up my live chat when it looked to be online, although – to be fair – it was the middle of the night in India. More worrying for me was the fact that my email approach went unanswered for four business days… and counting.

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How much does Hosting Raja cost?
Hosting Raja offers plans from $1 to $4. The price depends on which type of hosting plan you choose. You can see the updated pricing table (updated weekly) below.
Which Hosting Raja plan should I get?
My recommendation is to start with a cheaper plan. You can always upgrade later on. Hosting Raja can help you with the migration to a more expensive plan. The increase in visitors many times takes longer than expected and you shouldn’t pay a lot of money until the need arises. Of course, your needs may vary, and you can consult with a hosting expert from Hosting Raja here.
How good is VENDOR’s customer support?
Hosting Raja is not ranked as one of our top web hosts. But that can also be a result of Hosting Raja being a small, under the radar, hosting provider. There are advantages to a small hosting company – as a customer, you are more important to them. You can also check out our comparison of the most popular web hosting services here.

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1.9
Based on 12 reviews in 1 languages
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chitrahiremath
India
5
Good.

Customer satisfaction is generally considered the pillar of loyalty. And Hosting raja has provided me that! Because at the time of issues their support team stood up and helped our business a lot. Im really thank full to their team. I am satisfied with all the services and possibilities they offer me. I would also like to take this opportunity to recommend them to everyone.

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Mukut Gupta
India
bhartiyabazar.com
1
Hosting Raja - Fraud Company

Hosting Raja ( https://www.hostingraja.in ) - This company is totally Fraud & their OVIPanel has many issues. Never choose hosting raja. You can not use mails professionally on their panel. They charge a very low price, but I 100% sure you will quit your service with them after you use their panel. I have lost our payment even they told me the amount is 100% refundable. We gave money to them 100% amount for one year for dedicated server, but unfortunately, we quit their services after one month experience and lost full payment.They are experienced fraud people & involved in cybercrime

4
anonymus
USA
4
Good hosting services....

Well, my experience with hostingraja was excellent and i'm using their services from last 5 months. I used to face few issues but their support team are available when required, this is the point I love hostingraja. And some aspects they have to improve is there server.

1
Sayantan Sinha
USA
flavorsofnawab.com
1
Very very bad service

Really cheating with us. Not able to provide the environment after 2 months of purchasing. We purchase java hosting- tomcat 8 server. First, they provide java 7 and after a long discussion, they provided java 8 but plenty of issues was there and still, now they are not resolve this. The customer service is very bad. Not able to reach any support guy over the phone.

5
Arul
USA
5
Hostingraja rocks!

Best hosting service, very prompt customer support, highly professional staff, Always willing to help, Always working towards finding innovate to empower the customer to the max, smooth, easy and beautiful experience. Recently there I was having an email spam issue. So I contacted their support team and they resolved it quickly.

1
Reva Tech
Japan
revagst.com
1
Bad support and server down time continue

I am purchase vps server I am paid 8 month advance payment but hosting raja support team unprofessional service provide not receive my call I generate many time ticket many time requests to solve my issue but not resolve my issue... migration time my client data loss... hosting raja server I am use after renewing 4 or 5 days then I change the server, but now hosting raja not refund my remaining amount...any help for payment recovery

Bottom line on Hosting Raja

Hosting Raja is an impressive Indian hosting company that has been in business since 2012. With some big Indian names such as the Housing and Urban department as customers, and with more than two million likes on Facebook, this company certainly has a good reputation. My only slight concerns are the relatively low uptime guarantee and my less-than-positive experience as a prospective customer. However, the feature-packed plans do come at affordable prices.

Hosting Raja might offer a good service at a reasonable price, but does it match up with the top web hosting companies? We find it hard to say “yes.”

Pros

  • Some very affordable plans available
  • 24/7 customer service
  • Lots of expert features
  • A website building tool and one-click installer

Cons

  • Unresponsive to live chat and email approaches
  • 99% uptime is relatively low
Mark Holden
Mark Holden
Mark is a full stack web developer specializing in HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, MySQL, and PHP. When he's not busy building websites or geeking out over the latest addition to his ever-growing gadget collection, he enjoys playing drums for his progressive rock band. He can also make a mean Spanish omelet.

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