Reviews and expert opinion WebLux

Ranked 2446th from 2567 Web Hosting
4.0
Ease of Use
4.0
Features
4.0
Pricing
4.1
Support
4.0
Gwen Rodgers
Gwen Rodgers
Web Hosting Expert
WebLux is typical of a web design consultancy that can create a website and host it for you. It’s not like the big players that provide standalone hosting packages backed by superior support.

Overview

WebLux

Moldovan-Russian company WebLux was established in 2009 to provide expert solutions for web design, web development, SEO, and e-commerce to small and large businesses. As something of a sideline, the company offers web hosting and domain registration services.

In addition to its local customers, WebLux serves customers in Germany, the U.K., the Netherlands, and the U.S. Its website is available in English, Russian, and Romanian.

Features and Ease of Use

WebLux prides itself on providing top-quality web design solutions, but (in my opinion) the company can’t be as proud of its web hosting services that are limited to shared hosting and domain registration.

The shared hosting service includes:

  • Unlimited bandwidth
  • 98% uptime guarantee
  • Plesk control panel
  • Linux or Windows
  • MySQL or Microsoft SQL
  • PHP support
  • Daily backups
  • SSD storage
  • Free website transfer

WebLux has a data center in Germany that allows you to host 1-3 websites depending on your subscription. You can also get from 500 MB to 1 GB disk storage for your website, and 750 MB to 1 GB email storage for 3-10 email accounts.

All hosting accounts use the Plesk control panel. Although I personally prefer the performance of cPanel over Plesk, the provided control panel’s user-friendly interface makes it still a good option for non-tech-savvy users.

Pricing and Support

WebLux offers three web hosting packages: WEB, Solution, and Lux. The Solution and Lux plans support both Linux/PHP/MySQL and Windows/Microsoft SQL whereas the WEB package only supports Linux/PHP/MySQL.

Although annual hosting prices are shown on the WebLux website, you are invited to “please email us or submit your request through our online quote form” to get a price quote. For website design/development, you pay an initial deposit followed by the balance once your website is up-and-running. And you get a one-year warranty on your website.

I wasn’t super-impressed with WebLux support. As live chat isn’t an option, I sent an email inquiring about the web hosting services. The response I received was somewhat uninformative:

WebLux

Since the FAQ section is quite limited, the fastest way to get accurate support responses seems to be by telephone.

Pricing

4.1

Web Hosting

Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Number of Sites
Price
512 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$5.00
768 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$8.00
1 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$11.00
Plan Name
Storage
Bandwidth
Number of Sites
Price
512 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$5.00
768 MB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$8.00
1 GB
Unlimited
Unlimited
$11.00
More Details

Dedicated Server

Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
1000 GB
2 x 2.40GHz
4 GB
$55.00
Plan Name
Storage
CPU
RAM
Price
1000 GB
2 x 2.40GHz
4 GB
$55.00
More Details

Bottom line on WebLux

WebLux is typical of a web design and development consultancy that incidentally offers web hosting services mainly (if not exclusively) for the websites it designs. If you’re looking for standalone shared hosting from a prominent provider with superior support, you should probably be looking somewhere else.

Pros

  • Reasonable prices
  • Professional web design services
  • 8% uptime SLA
  • 1-year warranty on website design/development

Cons

  • Hosting mainly (or exclusively) for website design/development customers
  • Low disk space
  • Limited web hosting features

Let WebLux! create and host your website.

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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