Hostgator vs ScalaHosting



Our Rating
Plan in review Baby CloudStart Plan
Price before discount $13.95/month$8.95/month
Price (12-mo) $13.95 / month$8.95 / month
Price (24-mo) $8.95 / month$6.95 / month
Special Discount Save up to 55% for Gator site builderSave up to 33% on first sign-up
Website https://www.hostgator.com


Solid server performance - Hosting uptime > 99.99%
Fast server - TTFB below 50ms for United States users
Special discount – 45% cheaper for first time users
Free site migration for new users
Comprehensive support documentation
Most popular bloggers' hosting choice based on our 2014 and 2016 survey
Well established reputation
Excellent hosting performance
Self-developed SPanel is ultra-convenient
Powerful WordPress management
Increased protection with SShield
Lots of freebies
White label hosting
Expensive renewal fees - Price jump 40% after first term
Unlimited hosting service limited by various server usage constraints
Occasionally long wait time for live chat support
Server location in United States only
Price bumps on renewal
Limited server locations
Shared Hosting only partially uses SSD
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Essential Features

Data Transfer UnmeteredUnlimited
Storage Capacity UnlimitedUnlimited
Control Panel CpanelCustom
Extra Domain Reg. $12.95/yr for .com domain$10.65/yr for .com domain, price varies for other TLDs.
Private Domain Reg. $14.95-
Auto Script Installer Mojo MarketplaceYes
Custom Cron Jobs YesYes
Site Backups CodeGuard - $2/moYes
Dedicated IP $4/mo-
Free SSL YesRapidSSL - $30/yr
Built-in Site Builder YesYes
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