GoDaddy Reviews and Expert Opinion

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Customer score for GoDaddy

  • Reliability
    6.0 / 10
  • Pricing
    6.4 / 10
  • User Friendly
    6.0 / 10
  • Support
    5.6 / 10
  • Features
    5.9 / 10

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Adam Awad
United States
  • Reliability 2.0
  • Pricing 2.0
  • User Friendly 2.0
  • Support 2.0
  • Features 2.0
2.0

I will not do business with them any more

Service used: Shared
After I realized my website is not working without any notice from Godaddy , I called them to find out what was the issue they put me on hold for about 20 minutes , and just because I couldn't remember my C. card number that I pai...Read More
Charles Viditor
Australia
  • Reliability 2.0
  • Pricing 2.0
  • User Friendly 2.0
  • Support 2.0
  • Features 2.0
2.0

Ripped off

Service used: Shared
They auto-renewed after I asked not to, then would not refund it because nobody could access the account. Strangely, a few days after the 30 day limit they were able to access the account but told me it was too late.
Ripped off...
Bright Joe
Bangladesh
  • Reliability 10
  • Pricing 10
  • User Friendly 10
  • Support 8.0
  • Features 10
9.6

Really Good

Service used: VPS
I'm using Godady to host more than 5 sites on my VPS Linux hosting. It's performing very well without slowing down any of the sites. In fact, I'm getting over 10k visitors on each blog, sometimes it may vary. Overall, it's very good. Really enjoying their service.
Gaurav Vats
India
  • Reliability 2.0
  • Pricing 6.0
  • User Friendly 2.0
  • Support 2.0
  • Features 4.0
3.2

Very Bad Support

Service used: VPS
They dont care, whether you are an Dedicated or VPS Customer......Support is too bad.... Really incompetent Team... Wont ever recommend anyone to host an eCommerce site on Godaddy. Several evidence for bad and obnoxious support. E...Read More

Typical GoDaddy Prices

Service Monthly Price Range
Shared Hosting CA$5.41 - CA$54.26 6 plans
VPS CA$27.12 - CA$67.83 8 plans
Dedicated Server CA$108.54 - CA$244.23 8 plans
Cloud Hosting CA$6.78 - CA$108.55 5 plans
The Services & Prices are taken from www.godaddy.com

GoDaddy Expert Review 2017

Written by: Marin Dujic

GoDaddy Rating

  • Reliability
    8.9 / 10
  • Pricing
    8 / 10
  • User Friendly
    5 / 10
  • Support
    3.5 / 10
  • Features
    3 / 10
5.7
Rated by Marin Dujic

Go Daddy: Everything You Need

Go Daddy is currently the most popular web host after making a name for itself by spending a fortune on annual Superbowl ads. The benefit of being such a hit is that Go Daddy has to cater to so many different needs that you have a huge variety of options immediately at hand. However, there are caps to many of those features, so you can get a taste of whatever you need, but you may have to pony up more dough if your appetite isn’t satiated. Not only is GoDaddy’s pricing is great, but the company.also delivers to experienced webmasters with a nice set of useful tools at hand. Its e-commerce options are especially robust and convenient, making growing your business with this host possible and simple

Uptime & Reliability

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8.9

Reliable, with Solid Uptime

GoDaddy prides itself on 99.9% uptime, and our tests and others confirm that they keep their promise. It’s a really solid web host, so you can rest assured knowing that your site is available 24/7 basically any day of the year. One reason for the reliability is that GoDaddy includes with its basic plan site scanner and virus protection, which keeps your site clean and bug-free. GoDaddy also boasts Website Accelerator, which aids you in getting your site on a Content Delivery Network, ultimately making your site run faster and cutting page loading times.

Features

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Feature Description
BandwidthUnlimited bandwidth is allowed, even on the basic plan.
Disk SpaceThe basic plan includes 10 GB, but there is an unlimited option in the highest-priced tier.
Website BuilderGoDaddy doesn’t use another company’s website builder; they created their own. You get a 5-page website created in less than a minute for free. If you want to tweak it and add extra pages, that’s perfectly fine, but it’ll cost you.
Email AccountsEmail is limited at all levels, and the basic package limits you to 100 email addresses with 100MB storage. At the top tier is the allowance of 1,000 email addresses with 1 GB of storage. Email accounts are limited at all levels: 100 addresses/100 MB storage for Economy, 500/500 for Deluxe, 1000/1 GB for Ultimate.
Shopping CartsMultiple e-commerce solutions are available, including osCommerce, ZenCart and Pinnacle Cart.
StatsFor statistics, Analog is available, and for interface, Report Magic is available.
MySQL DatabaseIn terms of MySQL Databases, an unlimited number are allowed, but there is a 1 GB cap on each.
FTP AccountsEach account is allowed 50 FTP users, and there may be a limitation of 1 account. If that will be an issue, talk to support to see if you would have that cap.
Multiple DomainsUnlimited external domains are allowed, but the basic plan limits a user to 25 subdomains and one website. At the top tier, a user is allowed unlimited websites, but is limited to 400 subdomains.

Support

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3.5

Superb Tutorials

GoDaddy has 24/7 support offered through email, phone, or the online ticket system; however, if you like live chat, you’re out of luck. On the bright side, self-taught customers can take advantage of the great tutorials on the site. To make new users especially comfortable, you get a free month of Concierge service, which is more speedy phone service. It appears that the Concierge service must be the way to go, though, since waiting times for calls are long.

Pricing

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Economical Pricing, Short Contracts Offered

GoDaddy has been such a hit because of its economically priced basic package. That being said, you can get even nicer discounts with one year, two year, or three year packages.--keep an eye on seasonal discounts, too. One unique feature is the chance to sign on for just one month. If commitment scares you, this is a good way to test the water, try out the support team, and see if this is the right web host for you.

User Friendly

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5

Organized and Easy

One benefit of being the biggest web host in America is that they figured out how to organize their offerings, resulting in an easy-to-use interface. Every part of the website – the control panel, support area, and even the site builder – has clear directions and are organized in a way that simply makes sense. The problem is that there are so many products to choose from that it’s overwhelming. The volume of add-ons available through GoDaddy is incredible;, the higher-priced packages come with some incredible tools to build your internet presence and business. While the options for add-ons are plentiful, you have limited room to work within the features themselves (fonts, templates, running scripts, etc.)

Summary

With GoDaddy, you have plenty of room to grow as a business. You can rely on great uptime and more features than you can shake a stick at, and a stellar price to boot.  Keep in mind, however, that the features that accompany low-priced packages are limited in their performance. Pros           

  • Clear Pricing
  • Great 24/7 Support
  • Unlimited Bandwidth

Cons

  • No Live Chat
  • Very Limited Features
  • First-time users may get confused
  • Poor customer service
  • Difficulty migrating from other hosts
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GoDaddy Prices, Plans & Features - 2017

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Price
Economy 100 GB Unlimited CA$5.41
Deluxe Unlimited Unlimited CA$6.77
Ultimate Unlimited Unlimited CA$10.84
Prime 60 GB Unlimited CA$27.12
Premium 120 GB Unlimited CA$40.69
Enterprise 240 GB Unlimited CA$54.26

VPS Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
Economy 40 GB - 1 GB CA$27.12
Value 60 GB - 2 GB CA$31.20
Deluxe 120 GB - 4 GB CA$40.69
Ultimate 240 GB - 8 GB CA$54.26
Economy 40 GB - 2 GB CA$40.69
Value 90 GB - 3 GB CA$47.48
Deluxe 120 GB - 4 GB CA$54.26
Ultimate 240 GB - 8 GB CA$67.83

Dedicated Server Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM OS Price
Economy 1000 GB 4 x 3.1GHz 4 GB CA$108.54
Value 1.5 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 8 GB CA$162.81
Deluxe 2 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 16 GB CA$189.95
Ultimate 2 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 32 GB CA$203.52
Economy 1000 GB 4 x 3.1GHz 4 GB CA$149.25
Value 1.5 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 8 GB CA$203.52
Deluxe 2 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 16 GB CA$230.66
Ultimate 2 TB 4 x 3.1GHz 32 GB CA$244.23

Cloud Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space CPU RAM Bandwidth Price
20 GB 20 GB 1 core 512 MB Unlimited CA$6.78
30 GB 30 GB 1 core 1 GB Unlimited CA$13.57
40 GB 40 GB 2 cores 2 GB Unlimited CA$27.14
60 GB 60 GB 2 cores 4 GB Unlimited CA$54.28
80 GB 80 GB 4 cores 8 GB Unlimited CA$108.55
A Free Domain is included when purchasing any hosting service from GoDaddy
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Refund & Cancellation Policy

  • You may request a refund within 45 days of purchase for annual plans.
  • You may request a refund within 48 hours of purchase for monthly plans.
  • After 45 days, you may request an in-store credit for any unused years remaining on your annual plan. Unused time will be prorated based on the date of purchase.

    • In no event will you be eligible for more than one refund for the same product

See the complete and updated policy by GoDaddy: http://support.godaddy.com/help/article/8849/refund-policy

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