Reviews and expert opinion WebAngel

Ranked 2150th from 3108 Web Hosting
4.1
Features
4.1
Ease of Use
4.1
Support
4.0
Pricing
4.2
Server locations
Ireland
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
Irish company Niemiem Limited (trading as WebAngel) started out in 2007. Its prices are low, but so is its level of support. And WebAngel's website looks dated.

Overview

WebAngel

Irish web hosting provider WebAngel was established in 2007 to provide high-quality services at low prices. Aside from shared web hosting, it offers an extensive range of turnkey applications that can be pre-installed on your virtual machine to save you a lot of time when deploying your I.T. solutions.

WebAngel’s website is in English, but its control panel supports eighteen additional languages.

Features and Ease of Use

WebAngel offers four shared web hosting and nine Xen-powered VPS hosting plans. With the shared plans, you get:

  • 300 GB to 4,500 GB bandwidth
  • 10 GB to 100 GB disc space
  • 3 to 99 databases
  • 50 to 500 email accounts

On the plus side, this host offers you free website migration, with WebAngel crediting you for the balance of time (up to six months) that you were set to stay with your old host. On the minus side, there is no website builder and no auto-installer as far as I can see, but servers are configured for many popular applications such as WordPress.

I couldn’t deduce how many websites you’re allowed to host, and I didn’t find any mention of SSL (which I’ve come to expect with most hosts these days).

Thanks to Xen virtualization, which is OS-neutral, WebAngel lets you choose your preferred operating system. The cloud solutions are extremely flexible and infinitely scalable, so you can quickly scale up or down your RAM, CPU, storage, and bandwidth resources.

Pricing and Support

WebAngel’s shared hosting plans are competitively priced in euros (excluding VAT), but I couldn’t determine the available payment methods without filling out an extensive application form. According to the vendor’s home page, you get 14 days to change your mind, which is half the time you get with many other hosts.

You can contact customer services by telephone or email (via an online contact form), but my exploratory email received no response. There are no self-support resources as far as I can see, and WebAngel’s social media posts are disappointing. It hasn’t posted on Twitter since 2017, and its more recent Facebook posts seem to be limited to wishing us well on national holidays:

WebAngel

Pricing

4.2

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Price
10GB
300GB
$2.31
30GB
900GB
$4.62
50GB
1500GB
$7.39
100GB
4500GB
$14.77
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Price
10GB
300GB
$2.31
30GB
900GB
$4.62
50GB
1500GB
$7.39
100GB
4500GB
$14.77
More Details

VPS Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
RAM
Price
2GB HDD
50GB
64MB
$1.66
20GB HDD
400GB
512MB
$12.19
40GB HDD
800GB
1024MB
$24.38
120GB HDD
2400GB
3072MB
$70.93
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
RAM
Price
2GB HDD
50GB
64MB
$1.66
20GB HDD
400GB
512MB
$12.19
40GB HDD
800GB
1024MB
$24.38
120GB HDD
2400GB
3072MB
$70.93
More Details

Bottom line on WebAngel

For competitively priced Irish hosting, you could give WebAngel a go. I’d feel better if I could summon some pre-sales support before making a commitment.

Pros

  • 12 years of industry experience
  • Competitively priced plans
  • Flexible and scalable cloud solutions
  • Free migration

Cons

  • No money-back guarantees
  • Poor support resources

For infinitely scalable Irish cloud hosting at competitive prices, visit WebAngel.

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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