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Top 10 Cheapest Web Hosting Companies

Number 4 Web hosting company in TOP 10

April 25, 2016 By

DreamHost

is a Los Angeles-based web hosting provider and domain name registrar. It is owned by New Dream Network, LLC, founded in 1996 by Dallas Bethune, Josh Jones, Michael Rodriguez and Sage Weil, undergraduate students at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California, and registered in 1997 by Michael Rodriguez.

Website Performance: 5.0
Resources & Features: 4.5
Pricing: 4.3
Customer Service: 3.5
Current (lowest price): Starting at $2.59/month.

PROS

  • Users report excellent tech support assistance
  • Solid state drivers (SSDs) added to shared hosting plans to increase loading time
  • Offers users a well-documented wiki that provides detailed instructions on how to perform most functions
  • Comes with many pre-installed languages
  • Impressive 97-day money back guarantee

CONS

  • Doesn’t offer phone support, and live chat has limited hours
  • Many users feel that Dream Host is not a good fit for those running heavy scripts such as osCommerce
  • Does not utilize cPanel, which can make it confusing to navigate for newcomers to web hosting