Hosting Comparison Chart

Here is a quick comparison chart between hosting types.

Key

Yes Included or available. No Not included or not available.
WIN Available on Windows Hosting. LINUX Available on Linux Hosting.
Compatible But not included.
Must be acquired from a 3rd party.
(May be free or at an additional charge.)
Ticket Required Can Be ordered or requested.
Contact us via phone or Live Chat.
(May be free or at an additional charge.)

Chart

Notes:
  • Optimized WordPress is abbreviated to OWP in the chart and its backups are managed via an included CodeGuard account.
  • Shared hosting includes Hatchling, Baby, and Business packages as well as Hatchling Cloud, Baby Cloud, and Business Cloud packages.
  • The VPS column assumes you have a VPS with a control panel. A VPS without a control panel will not have most of the features listed.
Comparison of Hosting Types
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Linux Hosting Order
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Windows Hosting No  Order
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HostGator Features
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
24/7 Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
No Contract! Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
FREE Setup Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Safe Harbor Certified Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Website Content Transfer* Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Free Domain Name Transfer* Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
45 Day Money Back Guarantee* Yes Yes Yes Yes No
99.9% Uptime Guarantee* Yes Yes Yes No No
Network Guarantee* No No No Yes Yes
Type of Hosting Environment & Access Levels
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Shared Environment Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Dedicated Environment No No No No Yes
Root Access / Administrator Access No No No Yes Yes
Reseller Access (WHM with Limited Features) No No Yes No No
Operating System(s) Available LINUX LINUXWIN LINUX LINUX LINUXWIN
Control Panels
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
cPanel No LINUX Yes Yes LINUX
WHM No No Yes Yes LINUX
Plesk for Windows No WIN No No WIN
Plesk for Linux No No No No
Other Control Panels No No No
Databases
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
MySQL Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
phpMyAdmin / WebAdmin for MySQL No Yes Yes Yes Yes
MS SQL (Microsoft SQL Server) No WIN No No WIN
WebAdmin for MS SQL No No No No Ticket Required
Remote Database Access No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Site Building Tools & Web Application Installers
Features OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
QuickInstall No LINUX Yes Ticket Required
cPanel Only
Ticket Required
cPanel Only
Plesk Application Vault No WIN No No Yes
Plesk Only
BaseKit No No Yes No No
Weebly No LINUX No No No
goMobi No LINUX No No No
Backups
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Create Manual Backups Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Create Scheduled Backups Yes No No Yes Yes
Weekly Backups by HostGator Yes Yes Yes Yes No
FREE Restore from Your Backups Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Restore from HostGator Backups $15 $15 $15 $15 No
Special Offers
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Google AdWords Offer* No Yes No No No
Bing Network Advertising Credit* No Yes No No No
Branding & White Label Hosting / Reseller Features
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Custom Error Pages No Yes Yes Yes Yes
White Label (Your Own Brand) No No Yes Yes Yes
Change cPanel Branding No No Yes Yes LINUX
Change WHM Branding No No No LINUX
Change Plesk Branding No No No No Yes
Reselling Allowed No No Yes Yes Yes
Private Name Servers
(e.g. ns1.yourdomain.com)
No No Yes Yes Yes
Generic Looking Name Servers
(e.g. ns1.websitewelcome.com)
No No Yes No No
HostGator Branded Name Servers
(e.g. ns1.hostgator.com)
Yes Yes No No No
Free WHMCS License* No No Yes No LINUX
WHMCS Compatible No Yes Ticket Required Yes
Server Resources
Feature OWP Shared Reseller VPS Dedicated
Server Resources Limit 25% 25% 25% Yesunlimited Yesunlimited
Maximum Outgoing Emails Per Hour per Domain 500 500 500 Yesunlimited Yesunlimited
Simultaneous Processes 25 25 25 Yesunlimited Yesunlimited
POP / IMAP checks per hour for your connecting IP 30 30 30 Yesunlimited Yesunlimited
HTTP Audio & Video Streaming Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Live video and audio streaming allowed (webcams, radio, television) No No No Yes Yes
Jailed Shell Access (SSH) No LINUX Yes Yes LINUX
Root Shell Access (SSH) No No No Yes LINUX
Remote Desktop Access (RDP) No No No No WIN
Dedicated IP Addresses No Ticket Required Ticket Required Ticket Required Ticket Required
Maximum Number of Dedicated or Shared IP Addresses* No 1 Yesunlimited Yesunlimited Yesunlimited
SSL Certificates Ticket Required Yes Ticket Required Ticket Required Ticket Required
Maximum Number of SSL Certificates 1 per Site 0 or 1
Depends on Plan
Yesunlimited Yesunlimited Yesunlimited

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