Inmotion Hosting Yay or Nay?
InMotion is one of those web hosting companies that always appear at the top end of searches.
They are based in the US and have been online since 2001 so are well established. Hosting over 500,000 websites on their platform they are very reliable with an average uptime of 99.99%
InMotion use the standard cPanel setup for all their hosting packages. With a simple UI, you can easily navigate phpMyAdmin databases, Softaculous and much more.
Some of the more commonly asked questions
Shared hosting starts from $7.99 per month
VPS hosting starts from $34.99 per month
Dedicated Servers start from $189.99 per month
Optimized WordPress hosting starts from $8.99 per month
Please note that the above are the standard cost prices. In my experience, they never actually charge these rates and always have offers on their plans, sometimes with as much as 50% off
Yes, there is a 90 day money back guarantee. If you cancel your plan within the first 90 days then you receive a full refund. Please note this does not include cloud or dedicated hosting with some restrictions on reseller plans.
CreditDebit or Paypal for customers.
You have the option to choose from 1 or 2-year plans. The longer you sign up for the better the deal you get.
The InMotion cPanel offers all the usuals such as email, domains, databases, metrics, security etc.
They also have
Softaculous installer - an easy way to install over 400 applications, including content management systems (CMSs) like WordPress, Joomla, and Magento.
Cron jobs - et's you create scripts that automatically perform some repetitive work
Multiple Database Options - giving you access to MySQL and PostgresQL
SSH access - lets you manage your site files through a command line
If you're on the pro plan or higher, and you have an uptime lower than 99.9%, you'll be credited with one month of free service.
It's in their terms of service and that's a pretty good guarantee to have!
Depending on the hosting account selected, it is 1 domain name for 1 year OR 1 free site transfer. These offers are for new customers/accounts.
If you need help they have an extensive Support Center to help walk you through the process.
What are the pros and cons of using InMotion?
InMotion are consistently one of the top rated hosting companies and for good reason.
Free SSD's (Solid State Drives) with every plan is a huge bonus.
Uptime is consistent and speed is never an issue.
Free Data backups.
All accounts get $150 free advertising credits for Bing and Yahoo.
90 day money back guarantee.
No Windows-based plans is a turnoff for some customers.