Features and Ease of Use
Webnames.ru offers four shared plans named Start, Optima, Expert, and Maximum. These plans have the following features:
- 99.9% uptime guarantee
- From 5GB to 40GB disk space
- Unlimited bandwidth
- Scheduled backups
The company uses the Linux operating system and supports PHP. It also offers unlimited MySQL databases allowing you to build dynamic websites. For beginners and those that plan on using a CMS, Webnames.ru supports the automatic installation of popular content management systems with one click. All of these plans are optimized to work with the most popular CMS.
It offers ISPManager control panel in the Russian language, which allows you to access files and set limits. You can also have access to files via FTP accounts.
The vendor provides an easy to use site builder with which you can create your website. It is as simple as selecting from among different drag-and-drop themes, and in just a short while, you can have your own website.
The service provides you with the flexibility for a seamless transition between plans. This means you can easily upgrade or downgrade whenever you’d like. Additionally, you have the option to shift from using its shared platform to its VPS or VDS plans whenever it suits your needs.
Pricing and Support
Webnames.ru is one of the hosting providers that promises affordable prices and keeps to its word. All of its shared plans are low priced and affordable. It offers a monthly, semi-annual, annual, biennial, and triennial billing cycles. The longer the duration you subscribe to, the higher the discount you’ll receive.
It offers numerous billing methods, which include electronic transfer (Bitcoin inclusive) using ten different payment gateways, cards, cash, and cashless bank transfer. It also provides an e-wallet, which you can top up at any time to make payments.
Webnames.ru offers a money-back guarantee for two weeks. However, a 0.8% commission will be deducted from the amount before your refund is issued. If you do request a refund after two weeks of subscribing, the refund will still be issued, but only for the number of unused months.
It also offers visitors an opportunity to win a discount and other gifts by taking a test on its homepage.
Webnames.ru provides support through two phone numbers, one of which is a toll-free line for clients residing in Russia. It also provides a help center/frequently asked questions page with tutorials, an email address, and a contact form. I sent an email and got a reply shortly after.