Founded in 1997, myhosting.com is a brand of Hostway Canada. Over the years, it has grown from its home-based customers to having over 50,000 customers from over 170 countries. It uses technologies and services from Microsoft, Cisco, Intel, MCI Canada, VSNL, Tucows, and Network Solutions.
Its servers are located in Canada and the United States. The website is in English only.
Features and Ease of Use
myhosting.com offers shared hosting and VPS. It has three shared hosting plans with unlimited storage space. These are some of the other features that you’ll get with the plans:
- 100% uptime
- Daily backups
- Free RapidSSL on the top plan
- One or two free domains
- Unlimited domains on each account
- Unlimited bandwidth
If you want to host an E-commerce store, you might find the online retail solutions interesting. It offers ZenCart and CubeCart free with all hosting plans, only requires a click of a button to begin installation and selling, and it comes with a free Vanity SSL. Also, myhosting.com offers a premium shopping cart separate from its hosting plans. That comes with hosting, sync with multiple shipping providers, localization options for currency and language, many payment gateways, bulk product import, and more.
For those looking to host websites without E-commerce features, you’ll still enjoy what it has to offer. To start with, it offers free dedicated IPs on the top two plans. Also, it provides a website builder with free templates so that you wouldn’t need to write a line of HTML if you don’t want to. Plus, hosting comes with one-click installers for WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, etc.
For security, myhosting.com offers HackerWise and StopTheHacker. Both tools scan against malware and viruses and keep an eye on your online reputation to avoid blacklists. It’s also leveraging Cloudflare security protection and its CDN.
Pricing and Support
myhosting.com offers hosting for slightly higher prices than what is popularly seen. Nevertheless, it promises high-quality due to the tools that it uses and offers to customers. You can also get up to two free domain names, and a free RapidSSL regardless of your plan. Those should make up for the price difference.
You can’t test the plans for free nor can you pay for a single month. Although it advertises monthly prices for shared hosting, I noticed that I couldn’t choose any duration other than one year when purchasing. Fortunately, it offers a 30-day money-back guarantee that leaves you assured of a refund if things don’t go well.
I like that it has a knowledge base with both video and text tutorials, but if you don’t want to use those, you can contact the 24/7 technical support team. You can get help through live chat, phone, and email. I used the live chat to discuss to get answers from an agent.