Expert HUB Review 2018

Overview

Hub remains one of the best hosting services around for creating anything from e-commerce outlets to personal blogs and websites. The company offers unlimited disk space and bandwidth, 24/7 email access, a support team based in the United States, guided website creation, and free website building tools.

Ease of Use

Hub offers a simple and user-friendly interface for customers who are new to website building while also providing the necessary tools for more tech-saWith Hub, bandwidth and disk space is unlimited for all hosting plans. This includes unlimited email address and FTP accounts as well. Unlimited domains, sub-domains, and MySQL Databases are available for all but the cheapest hosting package.vvy users. Hub provides all-in-one domain name, hosting, and website-building packages as “one-stop shop” options for those wishing to keep things simple and straightforward, as well as more advanced tools allowing for completely custom solutions.

When getting started, Hub offers assistance right off the bat with a one-on-one personal call with a company support member to guide users through the setup process. Thorough tutorials and FAQs are available as well, and customers have access to Hub's Learning Corner which features in-depth guides for email, e-commerce apps, and content management.

Bandwidth & Disk Space

With Hub, bandwidth and disk space is unlimited for all hosting plans. This includes unlimited email address and FTP accounts as well. Unlimited domains, sub-domains, and MySQL Databases are available for all but the cheapest hosting package.

Hosting Plans

Hub offers three hosting plans: Spark, Nitro, and Dynamo. Spark is the least expensive option at $6.99 USD per month. Dynamo is the most expensive at $10.99 per month, with Nitro in the middle at $8.99. The Nitro and Dynamo hosting plans include unlimited websites, domains/sub-domains, and MySQL databases. All three options included unlimited bandwidth and disk space, pre-installed WordPress and shopping cart apps, and Hub's own free website builder.

Website Creation

Hub offers a myriad of website creation solutions from pre-packaged template designs to a free site builder for those desiring a more custom, hands-on approach. The company also provides guided website creation via their in-house design specialists who are available to work closely with the customer from start to finish. Hub offers mobile-friendly website packages as well. These packages are useful for site owners who want to be sure that their websites will work well on all devices, from conventional computers to tablets and smartphones. Hub also allows smooth and seamless website integration with various social media platforms. These custom website design packages start at $119.

For customers who prefer to create and design their own websites, Hub offers a free site builder. This is compatible with over 300 tools and apps, including Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, OpenCart, PayPal, and many more. Customers can select from over 500 pre- designed templates, add their content, customize the website to their liking, and then instantly publish it once all is ready.

WordPress Hosting

First time users will enjoy HUB WordPress Hosting for its simplicity and easy navigation. Users receive a pre-installed WordPress cPanel along with applications for social networking, advertising, and learning management.

Technical Support

Hub features a U.S.-based support team that is available for its customers 24/7. This includes email, online chat, and phone support. If the customer is not satisfied with their service, Hub offers a 90-day money-back guarantee. If that is not enough, a community Q&A provides yet another option for users to turn to other tech-savvy Hub customers for tips, assistance, and feedback.

SparkNitroDynamo
Price $1.95 per month $6.99 per month $10.99 per month
Site builder
Blog setup
Free online store
PayPal integration
Free email
Free ad credits
WordPress hosting
Money back guarantee
Disk Space Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited

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Pros
  • Unlimited hosted websites
  • Offers free spam protection
  • User-friendly UI
Cons
  • Expensive renewal rate
  • Not suitable for big sites
Bottom Line
HUB is perfect for small businesses. It's user-friendly and offers unlimited domains, storage and bandwidth.
Server OS
Linux, Unix, Windows
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