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Important: Only use budget option if you are not expecting a lot of visitors to your site. If you have a big site then I would suggest you to go with this hosting.

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Update – 17/10/2020 Detailed Comparison Table Added Below

 

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---------------Name---HostingerEasyWPSiteGroundGodaddy
Managed WP
Namecheap
Shared
Godaddy
Shared
BudgetCheap if bought annually. Monthly plans are expensive for the value offered.Monthly plans affordable. Value for money if bought annually.Premium pricing for 1st year. Renewal pricing is very expensive.Expensive. More expensive on renewalToo Slow - Disqualified.Too Slow - Disqualified.
Latest PriceClick to CheckClick to CheckClick to CheckClick to CheckClick to CheckClick to Check
FeaturesMonthly PlansYesYesNoYes
Trial AvailableNoFirst month at discount.NoNo
Refund PolicyYesYesYesYes
Testing Duration30 days60 days (twice 30 days each time)30 days60+ days
Sites AllowedOne - Unlimited (Depends on plan)Only One per plan.One - Unlimited (Depends on plan)Only One per plan.
Custom Domain Email ServiceFree, included with plans.No, Cheap paid option available starting from $9/yr.Free, inlcudedNo, Paid option available.
BackupYes, with some plans.Manual Backup Available.Yes, Auto Daily.Yes, Auto.
CDN (Cloudflare is not considered)NoYes, limited.NoYes, very limited.
Support out of 105595
PanelCustomCustomCustomCustomCpanelCpanel
LocationsMultiple Only United StatesMultipleMultiple
UptimeNo downtime noticed.No downtime noticed.No downtime noticed.No downtime noticed.
Speed (with caching)GreatGoodGoodSome laginess experienced.
Resources AllocatedDepends on plan.Good.GreatGood.
CachingYesYesYesYes
SSLYes for 1 domain only. Payment required for more.Yes with some plans.YesYes with some plans.
Is it worth it? My opinionYes. Don't expect much if you buy the cheapest starting plan. Hostinger kinda potrays themselves as cheapest hosting but their lower tier plans are only good for super basic site. Even using plugins like updraft, all in one migration will crash your site under normal usage.Yes, value for money.Yes, if you can afford it. Support is great, google cloud servers are used. Uptime is great.Yes, service is okayish but I would not use it. I don't see how it is better than other service. So, if you are getting a super sale deal like I got buy else upto you.
Recommended PlanFor Basic Site - Wordpress Starter Plan

For Site with Good Traffic - Business Wordpress

Free domain available with some plans.

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WP Supersonic Annual as it comes with all features and you get 50% discount. Wp Turbo comes with less features and costs only $5 less than supersonic.

For Basic Site - Wordpress Starter Plan

For Site with Good Traffic - Business Wordpress

Free domain available with some plans.

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Grow Big Annual.

If you are sure you need only one website then get the Startup plan.

For Basic Site - Wordpress Starter Plan

For Site with Good Traffic - Business Wordpress

Free domain available with some plans.

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Any Basic depending upon deal/offer available.
ConsI did not liked their policy of selling ssl for addon domains. Charging extra for cloudflare. Overall too much upselling.Cannot use cloudflare. (Only DNS use is allowed, proxied services do not work).

No free SSL with starter plan.

No File manager interface.

Some plugins are blacklisted.

Server location limited to United States only.
Price. It is a bit on the expensive side. Renewal fees is outrageous. But you get great service and peace of mind.No free ssl with all plans.

Slow speed at all location compared to other services.

Very aggressive upsell spam.

Audience Feedback (if any)Not Satisfied with Support.No free ssl with all plans.

Cloudflare all features not available.
None.Complain about SSL policy.
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