HostGator India Reviews
What is HostGator India (Hostgator.in)?
HostGator is the global web hosting providers and is one of the largest among several web hosts in the industry. The company was founded in 2002. HostGator is headquartered in Houston and Austin, Texas, with several international offices throughout the globe.
This giant doesn’t need any introduction. HostGator India is localized India hosting from Hostgator.com.
HostGator is providing the best possible shared hosting products in India. They have the only Certified Tier 4 Datacenter server in India. The latency of a server hosted in India is more than 30X lower. Hosting locally means minimal lag and quicker load times.
In 2012, the company Hostgator was acquired by Endurance International Group. Hostgator has opened its offices in Mumbai and Bangalore to expand its reach in the Indian market.
The company offers a full range of services like web hosting, cloud hosting, VPS, reseller hosting, dedicated servers, and domain registration, etc.
Read this HostGator.in review till the end and decide whether you should choose Hostgator in India or not?
Uptime & Reliability
99.9% Uptime Promise
Like other providers, HostGator.in also promises 99.9% uptime with its all shared hosting packages. They also offer 45 days risk-free money-back guarantee. If you are not satisfied with services, you can ask for a refund within 45 days of your purchase.
The company provides full-featured packed hosting services from shared to dedicated servers for India. They offer web hosting services on both Linux and Windows OS platforms.
There are 4 shared hosting plans available to purchase. Starter Plan includes a single domain, 10 GB disk space, and 100 GB bandwidth, 5 email accounts that cost ₹99 per month with a 5-year billing term. Hatchling Plan includes single domains hosting, unlimited disk, and bandwidth that costs ₹199 INR per month. The Baby Plan includes three domains hosting with the unlimited disk, bandwidth and cost ₹249 INR per month.
Everything is unlimited in the Business Plan including advanced features like Positive SSL, 1 FREE dedicated IP that costs ₹249 INR per month with 5-year billing contract.
Free SSL, cPanel and latest PHP7.1 version are included in all packages. Users can choose a choice to select server locations whether you choose India or USA.
There are three clouds hosting packages available at the website. Hatchling Cloud is the basic cloud hosting package that includes unlimited disk space, bandwidth, 2GB RAM. The Hatchling cloud package costs ₹479.00 INR per month with 3-year billing term.
Baby and business cloud includes 4 GB and 6 GB of RAM that costs ₹599.00 INR to ₹839.00 INR per month.
If you are in search of reseller hosting start to own web hosting business then take a look at Hostgator. The pricing starts from ₹1,019 INR per month. There are 4 plans available in reseller section. Basic reseller package Aluminium include 50 Gb disk space, 500 GB bandwidth, and unlimited domains. You will get a discounted price if you book it for a longer period. Disc and bandwidth vary in each plan. cPanel/WHM, private nameservers, and SSL are included in all plans. You can choose any package according to your business size.
There are four VPS plans available on the website. Basic VPS package SNAPPY 2000 costs ₹1,495 INR including 2 cores CPUs, 2 GB ram, 30GB disc space and 1 TB of bandwidth. You will get full root access your VPS. You also will get a pre-integrated cPanel with your VPS server. There are two locations available for VPS, India, and USA.
You will also get a free default IP address with your VPS. If you need additional IP address may contact them to avail the extra IP addresses.
If you are not happy with the service, you can ask for a refund within 45 days.
There are 4 dedicated server plans available on the official website. The basic dedicated server package starts from ₹6,830 INR per month if you buy it for 1 year. This dedicated server includes Intel E3-1220LV2, 2.30 GHz Dual Core w/HT, 4 GB RAM, 1000 GB HDD in RAID 1, 5 TB Transfer, 2 Free IPs. All servers come with full root access and 64-bit with 32-bit available on request. You will get a free cPanel/WHM with every server.
If you are Blogger, they have WordPress optimized packages for you. There are 4 plans available for WordPress hosting. Basic Starter WordPress package starts from ₹249 INR per month that includes a single WordPress installation. 2GB ram and 5 GB storage included in it. Higher WordPress packages get vary in terms of RAM and disk storage. You will get an intuitive dashboard or control panel to operate your WordPress site. In WordPress hosting, you will get a WordPress rich features like catching, superior performance, etc.
Discounted Pricing for the first-time purchase
With this Indian hosting, you will get a discounted price for your first time purchase with longer billing term.
Renewal prices are higher than of initial prices. The renewal pricing details are clearly mentioned on the Hostgator India offer page.
The basic Starter plan renews at Rupees 199 per month for one-year billing contact term. Hatchling Cloud package renewal cost is ₹799 per month for 1 year. WordPress Starter package renews at the cost of ₹449 per month with a one-year billing duration.
For Indians, there is no need to check the price conversion from Dollar to Rupees (INR). All prices are written in Indian Rupees currency. You can buy an account easily with your PayTM wallet, local Indian banks ATM cards through PayU payment gateway.
Support in Local Indian Language
The support staff is well trained to assist in your language and as per your preference. It is clearly mentioned on the website that customer service is available round-the-clock to help you via phone, chat or email with any web hosting queries in your language. There is a dedicated forum section available for discussion or complaints or suggestions.
- Andheri East, Mumbai
The company has servers in India and USA.
Hostgator.in Pros & Cons
- Full-featured hosting plans
- Unlimited bandwidth and features
- Local payment gateway
- Local Indian language support
- 45 days money back
- Local Indian currency transactions
- Support related customers complaints
- Extra fees for complete website security
- No free domain
- High Renewal Rates