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Web Hosting World has a consumer rating of 1.95 stars from 37 reviews indicating that most customers are generally dissatisfied with their purchases. Web Hosting World ranks 453rd among Web Hosting sites.

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    7
  • Value
    7
  • Shipping
    5
  • Returns
    6
  • Quality
    7
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Top Positive Review

“Happy with service very much”

Habib N.
11/15/18

I am a happy client from last 2 years on shared server. With an impressive breadth of overall hosting services offered, webhostingworld.net is really doing great job. The service and support I got so far is just amazing. All my wishes to complete team of WHW.

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Top Critical Review

“Avoid at all Cost!”

Kashif A.
5/31/21

I started using their domain registration and hosting service from last year. They team is useless, mean and arrogant. They forgot to renew my domain despite making the annual payment on time. When I asked for compensation they arrogantly replied that its not refundable. Their money back guarantee is total fake. Eventually I have to open a PAYPAL case to get my Money back. I lost my domain name for almost 3 months. Whoever is readying this review! Please dont use their services and avoid it at all costs.

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3 years (5)
kashifa26
1 review
0 helpful votes
May 31st, 2021

I started using their domain registration and hosting service from last year. They team is useless, mean and arrogant. They forgot to renew my domain despite making the annual payment on time. When I asked for compensation they arrogantly replied that its not refundable. Their money back guarantee is total fake.

Eventually I have to open a PAYPAL case to get my Money back. I lost my domain name for almost 3 months. Whoever is readying this review! Please dont use their services and avoid it at all costs.

Tip for consumers:
Avoid at all cost

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Domain and Hosting Services

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mohamedr77
1 review
0 helpful votes
December 2nd, 2021

They say they would pay when affiliate earnings reach $50 but when I did, I sent them a payment request, all of a sudden the money in my affiliate balance became $30 and then they sent an email that the balance has not reach the payment level, and this happened again several times once the amount reaches $50 and payment is requested, now my account has $78 and when I sent a payment request they asked for a list of clients who registered through my affiliate link which I obviously do not have because they don't display clients except the last 4 so it's impossible to know who signed up for their service through my affiliate link. Keep away from their affiliate program because they are scammers and also their hosting service is not up to their prices.

Tip for consumers:
stay away from them

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hosting, and affiliate marketin

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josel707
1 review
1 helpful vote
August 14th, 2021

The service they offer is totally bad, they started well, but now they are changing many things, raising prices, changing plans, in order to cancel a service you have to do it 15 days in advance, if you do not do it, they generate the invoice with a surcharge, that to start.

Second, they cancel the contracted service, if you ask for it and do not let it expire until its end date, if a person pays for a service if you request cancellation or cancellation, they should cancel but never delete the account permanently. Then if you want to reactivate the service you have to pay $ 25

They are thieves and scammers, the server fails more than the technical service, many problems with the server, it stops working many times and puts the page blank with errors.

I had a bad experience and I had to go.

I do not recommend it to anyone, no matter how much they tell you that they are cheap and that they offer quality.

Everything is a lie and they just want to take advantage and rob people by selling very bad hosting services, they are the worst servers and of poor quality.

My advice is to invest a little more money and buy something of quality.

Tip for consumers:
not recommended for anyone, they just want money

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habibn
1 review
1 helpful vote
November 15th, 2018

I am a happy client from last 2 years on shared server. With an impressive breadth of overall hosting services offered, webhostingworld.net is really doing great job. The service and support I got so far is just amazing. All my wishes to complete team of WHW.

jhonp5
1 review
0 helpful votes
September 30th, 2016

Tive vários problemas de lentidão e quedas dos meus sites, no entanto o suporte deles é bem rápido!

Agora por exemplo meus sites estão on mas o deles OFF.

I had several problems of slowness and falls of my sites
However their support is very fast!

Now for example my sites are on but their OFF.

medoom
1 review
0 helpful votes
January 9th, 2020

I was hoping there would be half a star to put it to this company that steals people's money. I bought a plan for three years and after a year passed the plan was transferred from unlimited to ten GB and when you write technical support me Donna Tell me if the plan is changed to ten GB and if you don't stop writing to us we will close your account with us
He closed the conversation with me and when my request for support is returned, he told me that I should contact technical support and he does not know that I am in contact with their technical support and he is the technical support manager who wants to steal our money and steal our sites that they have and the remaining time for me to host a year and eight months and he wants to close My thief account
Thank you, such sites allow us to write our opinion comfortably and frankly
Thinks Donna

jesusm81
2 reviews
2 helpful votes
August 18th, 2018

So far, very impressive
We had a series of migration-related issues which took about a week to sort out. All in all, Webhostingworld.net tech support has been great, and this server is much faster than the reseller account I had with other host.

michaelg928
2 reviews
1 helpful vote
November 2nd, 2018

We have read the reviews and agree, this company has not proven to be reliable, so, the question is:

WHO HAVE YOU FOUND TO BE A DEPENDABLE WHM HOST?

We are ready to migrate!

Thanks to all...

pleasek
1 review
2 helpful votes
February 9th, 2014

I am with WebHostingWorld for 5 years now...
I was looking for a cheap hoster and found it with whw.
The start off was $#*!ty, having problems. They couldnt get my site up and register my domain. I paid with paypal, after claiming money back via paypal, they got rude and upsad. Telling me I should close the disput at paypal or I will loose all, money and hosting. Also they told me paypal will not give refunds on virtual goods.

So I thought $#*! it. Ill roll with it and see whats happened.
They set up my hosting and domain. After 6 month they had some issues and lost all my data without having a backup.

So from now on I am always backing it up myself. Support is over all quick, if you are polite. If you getting upsad and express it, they wont help!:-D

I have different accounts now as its really cheap and giving me all I need...
I wouldnt mind if they are more professional and friendlier. But as long as they are dirt cheap, it works for me.

Its a company you shouldnt invest to much into. And always back urself up:-DD

Ps: watch out. When you pay stuff in advance to get extra 3 month, they never been setted correctly! I always needed to inform them, that I paid in advance and want my extra month. They always adjusted it, but not without asking/telling!

sheetalj
1 review
2 helpful votes
February 5th, 2016

For my WordPress hosted sites I have gone with Webhostingworld.net. I have used HostGator in the past but I find Webhostingworld.net provides the best packages for my needs.

They have the easy install of WordPress we expect from all hosting services but also a great uptime record and costumer support.

fredericko4
1 review
1 helpful vote
November 20th, 2015

As the saying goes, "the demon you know is better than the angel...". I've had my ups and downs with Web Hosting World but I'm overall satisfied. Most problems are fixed via chat and if I'm honest, with them, you actually get more than what you pay for. I won't use it for top projects where reliability is key especially for zero-tolerance clients. I've however used it for projects that have gone ahead to shake the WWW including 247 Nigeria News Update which is recently migrated to blogger due to it's 50000 daily hits

stevep50
1 review
2 helpful votes
October 23rd, 2013

I recently made the switch Webhostingworld.net after hearing a lot of good things about them from my friends and colleagues, and I'm glad I listened. The service is great, I've never had issues with my site being down and the fact that they made it easy for me to set up a blog on WordPress has made me a fan. Also billing team is so prompt and sorted my double payment issues within 5 mints. I'd recommend their service to anyone who is looking to set up any kind of website.

robertc206
1 review
1 helpful vote
December 30th, 2015

I have setup an account for 1 year with Webhosting world company, I heard from my friend who is already customer of this company, this is very nice to customers and make sure care of users. From my experience I noticed that he was right. I have planned that I will extend my hosting time with this company

Thanks
Robert

tariquli5
1 review
0 helpful votes
January 30th, 2019

When I purchases the packages, in refund time they are very helpful and after that they shows the actual situation. Webhostingworld asks money for every support. They do not have any security expert. My site was down for more then 3 months. Hackers are attacking my customers sites. Sites are too much slow.
Never buy any service from Web Hosting world. Waste your money. My package was RESELLER SUPREME.

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madhanr1
1 review
1 helpful vote
March 3rd, 2019

I have registered for Linux Reseller Account. Once you request for money back they don't response for any of your tickets. Their service level decrease from 5* to 0*. They delete your product and make you wait. At last you will fed up creating tickets and you will not get any money from them and they don't even re-activate your product. Its all gone :(

luiso42
1 review
0 helpful votes
May 28th, 2019

Terrible. Scammers! Last year I signed for their Bronze Plan. At that moment it was offering UNLIMITED space so I payed for 3 years in advance. Its been only 10 months and suddenly my hosting space is full! I asked what was happening and representative Stephanie simply told me that the plan has changed. No refund, no previous notice, no nothing and if I need more space I just have to pay for a higher plan. I Told her that it was unfair, they must uphold their initial offer. She just said sorry, just pay if you need more space. They simply disrespect customers. So beware that if you sign up for a plan they may be changing conditions whenever they like...

donaldr155
1 review
0 helpful votes
May 30th, 2019

The company had been good for several years, but in the last two they have tried to manipulate and bill inappropriately. THEY held one of my domains hostage for non-payment even after it was paid. The company has been taken over by some nefarious people. Stay away and choose a better and reputable company

leatriceg
1 review
2 helpful votes
April 17th, 2013

I’m a customer of webhostingworld for more than 3 years now, with very positive experience. In this one year of hosting, I had only once an email problem, when their server was down. This at the very beginning of the subscription. Today I’m still a happy customer of them and I found this page with a nice review and wanted to leave a positive response. Congratulation for the great work and for keeping my business live.

hostu
1 review
1 helpful vote
October 19th, 2018

All my MySQL users got deleted by this Web Hosting World, and they don't want to admit it. Asking me to restore from backup? If only they smart enough to review their full backup, the full backup does not include MySQL users, but only MySQL db. Terrible!

yousufi
1 review
0 helpful votes
February 26th, 2018

Doesnt' get any worse than this. WebHostingWorld.net are not at all concerned if you site is down and you are losing business.

Tip for consumers:
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carolynw6
1 review
2 helpful votes
April 22nd, 2013

I'm very impressed by how genuine and personable the customer service is at webhostingworld and know that my future work will be in good hands!

lei492
1 review
5 helpful votes
January 27th, 2016

I had several accounts with them. The price was low and that was my mistake. They closed the access to the customer area and access to the control panel of several of my accounts without warning. I contacted support and repeatedly told me that they will enable the accounts but nothing has happened till today. Lost several customers because of them. Avoid them is loss of prestige and money

rameshwars
1 review
1 helpful vote
May 11th, 2017

Doesnt' get any worse than this. WebHostingWorld.net are not at all concerned if you site is down and you are losing business. They keep on changing servers and your site goes down, database gets disconnected, site goes down. They will disconnect service because you did not pay on due date even though due date not yet started. Very disgusting. Go find another host but never waste your time and money on WebHostingWorld.net.

davidb301
1 review
4 helpful votes
July 6th, 2015

Used the site for almost 3 years, was happy with the service UNTIL now, they said I used to much CPU and put me on the more expensive plan. Billed me $84 and held my domain ransom until it was paid. I have no website only email and get about 25-50 emails a day. If that overloads their servers, that ought to tell you something. Avoid at all cost..

kg84
1 review
1 helpful vote
September 8th, 2017

Cheap is cheap!

I signed up with them less than a week ago. My long-standing, reputable, and functional website was transferred to these scammers for a short period of time. The website, emails, and everything else stopped working as soon as they were transferred to webhostingworld.

I pulled out my embarrassing mistake from their claws very quickly because: 1. The site never saw the world through their eyes! 2. The emails stopped working and I lost business that week. 3. Now I have to correspond with my clients to re-establish my reputation. And it's not easy to do. My clients trust me on the quality of my work and my product. My products, my service, the quality of my communication with the client, and everything else is a part of my business integrity. When I mistakenly signed up with webhostingworld, I temporarily compromised my integrity. 4. Their 30-day money back guarantee promise is a bogus. I submitted a ticket with them. It's like throwing a bottle with a message into the ocean with some communication effort. And it's like being on an island in the ocean screaming for help. Wilson! My ticket was never addressed. Does this ring the bell? 5. They make their money by advertising very cheap plans and charging thousands of people for a promise they don't deliver. When people realize that they paid for nothing, it's too late. The fee is small, so people stop fighting in their efforts to get their money back. As a result, you have lost a small amount of money, your time on the Internet, your reputation with some of your clients (who are inherently patient for the most part, thank Goodness!), and your sanity. And they have collected their undeserved profit while you are trying to get back on your feet.

My advise to you, don't make the same mistake I did. You get what you pay for. And, in this case, it ain't worth it. Never sign up with this company!

P.S. I did allow more than 48 hours for the site to propagate on their so called "server." And I was very patient with their excuses.

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