Hungarian web hosting company Tárhely.Eu was established in 2008, and it started offering services in 2009. It describes itself as a socially responsible company, and in February 2009, it launched its “1% Hosting” promotional plan to provide a web presence to one nonprofit organization per month. It also supports Bethesda Children’s Hospital, and it offers additional services to clients who donate to the cause.
From web hosting and reseller hosting to VPS and server rentals, you can get it all here, along with domain registration and SSL certificates. The Tárhely.Eu website is in Hungarian, but its cart area can be translated into twenty-six additional languages including English.
Features and Ease of Use
Tárhely.Eu offers five shared hosting plans plus several SSD VPS plans, including ones for each of Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal. You can also get dedicated server rental and server hosting services. The shared hosting plans provide you with:
- 99.9% guaranteed availability
- GDPR compatibility
- cPanel control panel
- 1 to 10 hosted domains
- 200 MB to 15,000 MB disk space
- 1 to 20 MySQL/PostgreSQL databases
- 10 to 200 email accounts
- Free SSL
- PHP versions 5.6, 7.0, and 7.3, plus Perl 8.21
- Daily, weekly, and monthly server-side backups
- Virus and spam filtering
- Custom error pages
These hosting plans include a CMS installer that helps you easily install WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, and 100 similar systems. Alternatively, you can use the website builder (at extra cost) to create your web presence.
Tárhely.Eu uses RAID technology to protect you against potential disk failure disasters. Its VPS and cloud VPS products come with additional redundancy features.
Pricing and Support
The shared hosting plans are competitively priced, but beware the additional costs for the website builder and additional hosted domains. You can pay in Hungarian forints via various methods (PayPal, credit cards, bank transfer, or local postal orders) on annual, biennial, or triennial billing cycles. You get 10% and 15% discounts (respectively) with the biennial and triennial billing cycles, and some plans come with a free domain. If you’re unsure about signing up for at least a year, the 30-day money-back guarantee might make you feel a little bit better.
This company offers customer support via telephone, support ticket, email, and old-fashioned fax and postal mail. System administration support is 24/7 whereas general support is up to midnight and technical support is 9-to-5. According to its July 2019 statistics, Tárhely answered 79.1% of incoming emails within an hour, but it didn’t answer my exploratory email.
Anyone seeking self-help can take advantage of Tárhely’s YouTube videos and its well-stocked knowledge base.