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Web Hosting UK Review


Web Hosting UK was established in 2001 and their headquarters are located in Leeds, UK. The company seeks to provide affordable shared, cloud, and dedicated hosting services in Europe and UK. They have their own datacenters which are located in Maidenhead, UK.


The company has a 99.95% uptime guarantee for their clients.


Their Shared hosting plans include: 500 MB to 10 GB disk space, 5 GB to 100 GB monthly bandwidth, free domain name, cPanel, unlimited mailboxes, free site builder, unlimited domains, unlimited subdomains, MySQL 5.0, phpMyAdmin, and 24.7 support.

For Windows hosting, you can get: 100 MB to 5 GB disk space, 3 GB to 50 GB of monthly bandwidth, free domain name, Plesk, 5 to 30 hosted domains, unlimited subdomains, MSSQL, MSAccess, phpMyAdmin, ODBC, and an optional MSSQL 2008 Enterprise.

WordPress hosting includes: 2 GB to 10 GB SAS storage, unlimited bandwidth, cPanel control panel, an optional dedicated IP, free domain name, 5 to unlimited domains hosted, 25 to unlimited email accounts, Webmail access, weekly backups, monthly scanning, WordPress installation, and free site migration.

For Cloud hosting, the features are: 25 GB to 500 GB and 60 GB to 1 TB SATA disk space, 5 TB to 10 TB bandwidth, 1 GB to 64 GB RAM, 1 dedicated IP, Linux or Windows 2008 OS, optional cPanel or Plesk control panel, full root access, fully managed, redundant Hotswap servers, database support, and free setup.

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Linux VPS hosting includes: 1 to 4 vCPU cores, 2 GB to 6 GB RAM, 60 GB to 120 GB SAS disk space, unlimited bandwidth, CentOS 6.2/ Ubuntu, Softaculous, full root access, 2 dedicated IPs, fully managed, an optional control panel, 24/7 monitoring, and free setup.

Windows VPS hosting includes: 40 GB to 70 GB RAID 6 disk space, 2 GB to 6 GB RAM, 2 to 4 vCPU cores, 1 IP, 1 TB to 3 TB monthly bandwidth, Windows 2008 OS, remote desktop access, SmartBundle Pro, and Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012.

E-commerce web hosting features: 500 MB to 10 GB of web space, 5 GB to 100 GB of bandwidth, cPanel control panel, unlimited online stores, and Softaculous.

Reseller hosting is available in Linux and Windows platform. For Linux Reseller, the features include: 20 GB to 80 GB web space, 50 GB to 300 GB monthly bandwidth, cPanel/WHM, unlimited domains, unlimited subdomains, eNom reseller account, RVSkin, RVSiteBuilder, support for various scripts, daily backups, password-protected directories, virus scanner, SpamAssasin, unlimited databases, and Softaculous. For Windows Reseller hosting, you will get the following features: 20 GB to 80 GB of web space, 50 GB to 300 GB of monthly bandwidth, Plesk, 20 to 50 domains, eNom reseller accounts, MSSQL 2005 Enterprise, subdomains and add on domains.

For Dedicated hosting you can choose from an Intel Xeon X3430 to an Intel Dual Quad Xeon processor, 4 GB to 32 GB DDR3 memory, 2x250 GB to 4x300 GB SAS hard disk, 3 TB to 10 TB of bandwidth, 2.4 GHz to 3.3 GHz CPU speed, 8 MB CPU cache, 4 to 2x4 CPU cores, RAID 1 or RAID 10, 2 IPv4 addresses, 100 Mbps port speed, an optional Cisco firewall for some plans, Linux or Windows OS, and Dell, Lenovo, or Supermicro server hardware.


Prices for Shared web hosting are: £2.29 for Basic, £3.95 for Premium, £5.60 for Supreme, and £7.10 for Advance. Windows shared hosting costs £3.12 for Starter, £4.79 for Premium, £6.45 for Supreme, and £7.90 for Advance. WordPress hosting costs £3.99 for Starter, £5.99 for Professional, and £8.99 for Platinum.

The prices for Cloud hosting are: £33.00 for Linux VMWare, £38.00 for Windows VMWare, and £33.00 for Windows Hyper-V Cloud.

For Linux VPS hosting, the prices are: £21.00 for xLite Starter, £28.00 xLite Business, and £38 for xLite Enterprise. Windows VPS hosting costs £34 for Starter, £44 for Business, and £64 for Enterprise.

E-commerce hosting costs £2.29 a month for Basic, £3.95 for Premium, £5.60 for Supreme, and £7.10 for Advance.

Linux Reseller prices are £14.99 for Copper, £24.99 for Silver, £29.99 for Gold, and £39.99 for Platinum. Windows Reseller on the other hand costs £19.99 for Copper, £29.99 for Silver, £39.99 for Gold, and £49.99 for Platinum.

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The costs for Dedicated Servers are £55 for X3430, £59 for E3-1225, £140 for E3-1230, £144 for E3-1225, £160 for E3-1230V2, £195 for E3-1230V3, £180 for E5520, and £209 for L5520.


Tech support is available via Live Chat or by phone.


Security features include daily backups, password protected directories, hotlink protection, IP deny manager, shared SSL, and an optional private SSL.

Rating: 8/10

Web Hosting UK offers one of the most comprehensive web hosting plans in the market today. What is good about them is that they do not hesitate to provide advanced features even for basic plans. Aside from that, their prices are very affordable. For that, they deserve an 8 out of 10 rating.


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