Features and Ease of Use
The Elector offers three shared plans called Basic, Premium, and Master. The features on them include the following:
- Free SSL certificate
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- From 10GB to 1TB storage
- Unlimited bandwidth
- Up to 10 add-on domains
It offers MySQL databases with phpMyAdmin access, along with a good number of FTP accounts and email accounts. The programming languages supported include CGI, Fast CGI, PHP, Ruby on Rails, Perl, and Python. It also supports Curl, CPAN, GD Library, and ImageMagick programming modules.
For shared plans, the vendor specifically offers cPanel, which is a Linux-based administrative tool that helps you effectively manage your website files, set up domains, monitor disk space, and carry out many other functions.
The Elector offers beginner-friendly features like a website builder and Softaculous. With the website builder tool, you can get any website of your choice without coding anything, just by choosing from different templates. The Softaculous auto-installer offers you different software packages that you can use to design your online platform with the click of a button.
It also offers advanced features like SSH access and Cron job scheduling. SSH access offers you a secure way to get into your account from a remote device. It encrypts commands and protects data from being accessed. On the other hand, Cron scheduling is perfect when you want to set up tasks at different times with regards to your account.
The Elector enhances its offerings with VPS and dedicated servers. In this regard, you have the option to select from various operating systems and three distinct control panels.
Pricing and Support
Prices are listed at a monthly rate in pounds and they’re good prices when compared with the market rate. It even offers a one-month free trial upon request.
All plans can be subscribed to for a monthly or yearly period. Its billing methods include PayPal, bank transfer, credit/debit cards, and Bitcoin.
The company offers a 30-day money-back guarantee and free monthly offline backup on an annual subscription. It offers no free domain registration.
The Elector’s support is available through ticketing system, frequently asked questions, and a knowledge base with tutorials. I submitted a ticket, but never got a reply.