GreenGeeks vs HostPapa



Plan in reviewEcosite ProBusiness
Price before discount$9.95/month$12.99/month
Price (12-mo)$9.95 / month$12.99 / month
Price (24-mo)$3.95 / month$4.95 / month
Special Discount70% discount on first bill$3.36/mo

GreenGeeks is Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) certified green hosting company. They are very affordable (signup at $3.95/mo) and performed well in our server speed test.

HostPapa started business in 2005/06 and is one of the earliest that goes green in its hosting operations. At time of writing, Hostpapa operates business from both Niagara Falls, United States and Oakville, Canada. Should you host your site at HostPapa? Check it out in this review.

Basic features

Data TransferUnlimitedUnlimited
Storage CapacityUnlimitedUnlimited
Control PanelCpanelCpanel
Extra Domain Reg.$13.95/year$10.99/year
Private Domain Reg.$9.95/year$9.99/year
Auto Script InstallerFantastico & SoftaculousSoftaculous
Custom Cron JobsYesYes
Site BackupsYes$19.95/year
Dedicated IP$48/yrYes
Free SSLLet's Encrypt$19.99/year
Built-in Site BuilderYesYes

Quick Review

Reliable - Hosting uptime 100% at most times
Reasonable price - Shared hosting starts at $4.95/mo
Reputable company with good business track record
Green hosting service - Energy usage offset by renewable energy certificates
Responsive live chat support
Exclusive signup discount - Promo code: WHSR
Expensive after first term - 120% price hike during renewal
Lack of server speed features
North America based data center only

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