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Factual reviews built on independent research & hard data

We sign up with and test web hosting services so that you can cut to the chase and choose the best solutions. Hosting companies are carefully evaluated based on six key aspects: Server Performance, Features, Support, User Friendliness, Reputation, and Price.









Web hosting guide - Find out what you need in a perfect hosting deal.

Need Help with Website Hosting?

Our hosting and website guide is like map - only useful if you know where to go.

You need to understand what you need from a web host before you pick one.

For newbies, the no-brainer rule is to always start small with an affordable plan such as shared hosting. For more advanced users, your site usability is crucial - this means you need a stable and flexible hosting solution.

How to choose the right hosting provider







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Can't decide which web host to go with?

Use our comparison tool to compare through a wide list of hosting companies. You can compare up to 3 hosting companies at once and it lists out all the details you need such as our rating, pricing, basic features, and also a quick pros & cons review.

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Market Study: How Much to Pay for a Web Host?

hosting prices based on our market study (2018)

Hosting prices have changed drastically over the last 10 to 15 years.

In early 2000, a $8.95/mo package with basic features was considered cheap. Then the price dropped to $7.95/mo, then $6.95/mo, $5.95/mo, and lower.

We studied recent market trends and found that, on average...

  • Entry level shared plan costs $3.40/mo at signup & $4.94/mo during renewal,
  • Entry level VPS plan costs $17.20/mo at signup & $20/mo during renewal, and
  • The highest shared and VPS hosting plans sould not cost more than $25/mo and $170.

In case you wonder how much you should pay for web hosting...

Read Our Study in Website Hosting Cost.



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  • Hosting Guides
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Best Hosting for Small Business Compared (2019)

  • Hosting Guides
  • By Jerry Low
One key lesson I learned from reviewing dozens of hosting services is that a good web host might not always be the right web host. Why? Because different kinds of websites will have different needs. S…

The Difference Between A Domain Name And Web Hosting

  • Hosting Guides
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How Green Web Hosting Works (and Which Hosting Companies Have Gone Green)

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Everything you need to start a new website online

Starting a New Venture Online?

Creating a website - regardless of whether it's a blog, online store, or business website, is super easy with today's user-friendly web technology tools.

You don’t have to be a tech geek nor a programmer.

Follow the right method. Select the right platforms. Use the right publishing tools. You will be 100% fine.

Three Easy Ways to Create a Website From Scratch



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ExpressVPN Review

  • Web Tools
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Sitejet: 6 Easy Steps to Building a Business Website

  • Online Business
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Website builders are awesome. That’s quite an introductory line but it is in fact true. For those of you who are from pre-historic times such as me, site builders are to websites what automatic gear i…

The Big List of Online Business Ideas To Get You Started

  • Online Business
  • By Azreen Azmi
It’s 2018 and the internet continues to be a growing market for anyone who wants to start an online business. The fact that it’s a low-risk investment and that you won’t have to spend money on a brick…





The People Behind WHSR

WHSR publishes articles and develops tools for users who help in hosting and building a website.

The hosting market is crowded with thousands of providers, each with different options. Our aim is to clear the smoke screens and get you to the core of the quality and value these companies offer.

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