1&1 1&1 Review


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1&1 Hosting, founded in Germany by Ralph Dommermuth, provides affordable products for businesses of every size, including web hosting, WordPress hosting, Linux hosting, cloud hosting, and web servers. 1&1 Hosting offers Internet products that go from web hosting to web marketing, including everything in between and much more. If you're looking for a feature-rich, affordable web host, 1&1 offers a wide array of packages, including shared, cloud, virtual private server (VPS), WordPress, and dedicated hosting, with services in 10 different including the United States, Canada, Germany, Great Britain, France, Poland, Austria, Italy, Spain and Mexico and has a workforce of over 7,000 people.

Value - 8/10

1&1 has great value plans for first-time users and plenty of more powerful products for everyone else.1&1 offers a standard monthly web hosting charge, but it reduces the price if you're willing to sign up for multi month or annual packages. For the starting price they offer, 1&1 Hosting has a surprising amount of features, as every 1&1 Hosting plan comes with a free domain, unlimited web space and unlimited websites.1&1 Hosting offers many tools in its hosting packages to make your online life easier. Included in any web package of your choosing, you will have available a PHP 5.5 and 5.6, PHP 7.0, Zend Framework, Perl, Python, Ruby, CGI Output Monitor, and more.

Reliability - 9/10

1&1 Hosting’s goals include keeping your website up and running, while giving you the safety measures you need to keep your sites secure. All web hosting packages come equipped with password protected directories, an up-to-date firewall and redundant network connectivity. If you choose either Plus or Pro packages, you will also count with security benefits of SiteLock Basic, as well as daily backups that give you the possibility of restoring your website to previous versions, when and if needed. Every 1&1 Hosting’s services are powered by high performance data centers that located across Europe and North America.

Control Panel- 8.5/10

The 1&1 Control Panel gives you everything you need to keep your website and files in order; every hosting package has the ability to set up domains, order additional domains, move existing domains, perform package upgrades, downloads and more. This 1&1 tool can control up to 260,000 files and makes your website maintenance simple. Every 1&1 plan include cPanel feature, form the Basic Windows hosting, Unlimited Windows, WordPress Unlimited, to the WordPress Basic. The base install of cPanel is very intuitive and supported on its own custom backend setup, allowing its users to personalize their hosting.

Customer Support - 8/10

If you have any problems with your hosting plan you can rest easy knowing that 1&1 has 24/7 email and telephone support. How a company's customer service department responds to your complaint or query is vital; their tech support technicians have a great knowledge of their field.

1&1 hosting also has a very large help center where you can find articles that will walk you through step-by-step, to solve any problem or difficulty. Classified by categories and popular themes, you will find a forum full of information from general doubts to particular information and instructions regarding various 1&1 tools.