I have transferred several of my domains and websites to A2 and am absolutely impressed! Great performance, tools and support. 5 stars!
Glowhost increased eve...
I am a freelance webmaster. I live in US. I have over 20 customers to whom I give web hosting. Glowhost web hosting service i...展開
s really professional. They are easy to set up, paypal payments means that from the US my payments are easily done, and any issues we've come up with have been solved through the online support chat by people who are always helpful and polite.
So I was once an ASO customer and when that began to fall apart I came over to A2, as they were recommended by a former ASO/A...展開
2 exec whom I know. I purchased a triannual plan sight unseen for my client hosting.
There's a LOT of stuff that could be better. For starters, the WHM/CPanel setup does not allow for me to connect to my GDrive to back up the /home folder as my old ASO did. Also, I cannot quickly access PHPMyAdmin from the WHM level to get into multiple databases at once (good for importing data between accounts if there's a need).
I have my own set of custom nameservers set up that I cannot use for new accounts created because something is not configured correctly and it takes a couple of trips to the support ticket system to get the domain to point to the host. It's a major PITA when you've got several sites to build and want to get the domains resolving for things that depend upon the domain name, such as a WP install. Yes, "a couple of trips" because the "guru" who initially helps me ends up being the "trainee" and I have to make at least two trips for it to resolve correctly.
Many times I'm in the support chat and see "You are No. 1 in the queue" and then I get bumped back to No.3, then 2, then 1, then 2 again, etc. Not sure if this is a bug or a feature or a ploy by marketing to make me feel like "shoulda bought the "priority service package"...
I kinda wish I'd done more research before I so blindly trusted the word...of someone I trusted!
Probably gonna be moving again soon and getting a refund on the term I've not used so far.
I chose Glowhost because they offered Shoutcast and web hosting in one package. Directly after ordering, I noted that my enti...展開
re control panel was in Chinese. I then had to work with support for hours before my site could be published, and was asked to scan and send copies of government issued identification. My Shoutcast server went down on the second day, requiring me to contact support a second time. My streaming specifications were also not as advertised, which I had to contact support to resolve. When it came to building my website, I would have liked to have seen more tools to create a professional looking site. Ultimately, I decided to find a more trustworthy host that could provide better tools to actually build my website. When I tried to invoke Glowhost's Money Back Satisfaction Guarantee, I was told that I'd be charged for my domain name that was originally offered for free, and that the charge would come out of my hosting refund. I was sent links to terms and conditions that differed from what I'd already read. After mentioning my intentions of sharing my experiences, I was then told that they could offer me the full refund as an "exception." I replied that I had no intention of withholding details of my experience, and the offer was revoked. In short, Glowhost was not for me. I felt misled by the Satisfaction Guarantee and was dissatisfied in the amount of issues that arose within my first week alone. For anyone looking for web hosting services, Glowhost has timely technical support but was far from pain free for me and abides by the same fine print any cheaper, more popular, professional, and easier to use host does as well.