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WebHostingPad Review – App Sofa
WebHostingPad Review

WebHostingPad Review

Introduction about WebHostingPad

Visit the WebHostingPad website and you can find that it specializes in shared web hosting at low rates, although it also provides hosting for resellers / VPS. In 2005, the company was founded.

On their web, there seems to be no detail about who owns it. The corporate office of WebHostingPad is located in Rolling Meadows, IL in the US and its servers are in Chicago , IL.

Interestingly, there are several references to the movement of WebHostingPad into China’s web hosting industry.

Hosting Plans of WebHostingPad

At WebHostingPad, there are two joint web hosting options, the Power Plan and Power Plan Plus. Each has unrestricted hosting space and monthly bandwidth without calculation. Unlimited domains, email addresses, and MySQL databases will also be hosted by consumers.

An SSL certificate, SSH access, advanced spam filter and site stats, a company directory listing and an advanced security check are also included in the Power Plan Plus.

Based for how long you sign up for, the two joint hosting contracts are priced. You can enter into agreements that vary in duration from one year to five years.

In order to have three Reseller / VPS plans to select from, WebHostingPad has collaborated with another web hosting agency, VPSDepot.

The starter package offers 100 GB of disk space, 100 GB of bandwidth per month, 128 MB of guaranteed memory and one dedicated IP address.

50 Gb of storage space, unrestricted bandwidth, 256 MB of guaranteed memory and 512 MB of burstable memory, and two dedicated IPs are supported by the Skilled VPS package.

However, with 100 GB of storage space, 512 MB of guaranteed memory and 2 GB of burstable memory, the third Luxury package is close to the Technical package.

WebHostingPad also provides you with unrestricted email addresses and your own domain name with an ultra-low-cost email-only service. The service supports major smartphones (including BlackBerry) and consists of up to 1 GB per mailbox of storage capacity.

Uptime / Downtime on WebHostingPad

WebHostingPad boasts 99.9% uptime, but no figures are released to back up the assertion. It offers a warranty that would refund clients (pro-rata) for any downtime.

With 24/7 onsite monitoring and HVAC ventilation services, the WebHostingPad N+1 data center is based in Chicago. To ensure that it remains up in the event of a power cut, the site also holds 48 hours of generator fuel. This UPS is also backed up by arrangements with suppliers of local petrol.

In a weekly basis, the data center is backed up, but WebHostingPad also provides the server with free external storage software.

Supporting of WebHostingPad

WebHostingPad has a support team located in the United States 24/7, with live chat, email and mobile support all available. The support center page on the website also offers access to the assistance desk for Kayako where a support ticket can be sent.

A broad information base is also available that you can consult for guidance and user guides. There is a news tab for business updates, but at the time of publishing, it does not show any.

The Facebook page and Twitter pages of the WebHostingPad are reasonably successful, but most users with questions are diverted to other channels of support. To keep their fans up to date, staff share updates and other news-related posts.

WordPress on WebHostingPad

There is very little other news regarding the company, good or bad, other than some Chinese news articles concerning them joining the hosting industry. We can only presume that they are relatively powerful and efficient in their hosting operation.

Control Panel of WebHostingPad

The WebHostingPad control panel is operated by cPanel. This includes tools for backup and restore, the ability to run cron work, monitor site analytics, webmail scanning, and more.

Extras on WebHostingPad

WebHostingPlus supports Softaculous, which enables a number of software, including WordPress., Drupal and more, to be installed with a single click. A Message Board, Form-Mail Script, PHP Nuke, Mailing List, Image Galleries/ Coppermine, Mambo, Joomla, Perl , Python and others are among the bonus features.

Sign up for shared hosting and you’ll get a free domain name, credits from Google Adwords, Yahoo & Bing Credits, Facebook ads credits, and applications to secure the Access Guardian site.

A free website builder is offered by WebHostingPad, but you can also buy a custom site depending on your needs. You need to contact them for a quote in order to buy this extra feature.

An associate scheme is available that pays you money for each deal referred to.

Money Back Promise by WebHostingPad

WebHostingPad supports all shared hosting facilities and VPS facilities with a money-back guarantee.

Shared hosting comes with a 30-day money return policy, but this does not include renewals of accounts, extra products and facilities or registration of domain names.

The money-back guarantee from the VPS is limited to 5 days and covers hosting facilities only. Additional resources are not used, such as WHM / cPanel licences, IP addresses and site builders.

Overview for WebHostingPad

With a heavy focus on value for money, WebHostingPad provides a number of low-cost web hosting services. Although you do not get a website with all the ‘bells and whistles,’ decent solid hosting is an enticing proposition for individuals who want a low-cost, simple operation.