Slow Wordpress on Godaddy. Is Hostgator any better?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting and Domain Names' started by Janja, Jan 28, 2012.

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  1. Janja

    Janja New Member

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    I have been using Godaddy for years and have been pretty happy with them. By now, I run tons of wordpress installs on my deluxe plan. Everything was ok until a few month ago when I started having problems.

    My pages load awefully slow and sometimes I can't even access them through the ftp. I have called customer service about this many times already and it seems that some of it might have to do with some of the updates to the servers they have been doing. None of the suggestions have actually helped and super cache only works after the inital loading.

    One of my customers sites is doing the same thing, so I wonder if Godaddy is just getting to big and running too many websites on one server...???

    I have read some threads that hostgator was loading wordpress much faster.
    Does anybody have any experience with that? Is there a rating of some sorts where I can see what the response/loading time should be?
     
  2. Brian Angel

    Brian Angel Member

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    I use and recomend hostmonster. Haven't had an issue and they are priced well.
     
  3. koddos

    koddos Banned

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    I have read many nice and bad reviews of host gator.
    Maybe they are worth to be tried.
     
  4. stach14

    stach14 New Member

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    There are more options then either of these two companies. If you want to provide some specs you are looking for people can offer some ideas. Keep in mind godaddy is a domain registrar and should be left to just that.
     
  5. b2netsolutions

    b2netsolutions New Member

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    Think there are many better and faster companies.
     
  6. Phreaddee

    Phreaddee Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Yeah, neither are preferred by me, although of the two id go hostgator.
    And even as a domain registrar, godaddy is bad!
     
  7. AmethystNetwork

    AmethystNetwork New Member

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    A quick google search will reveal tons of negative reviews of GoDaddy's hosting service. You are much better off with Host Gator
     
  8. MarkR

    MarkR New Member

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    Did a reverse DNS on a site a client of mine had on a Godaddy account, over 17 million websites being served by the same box!
     
  9. 1paket.com

    1paket.com New Member

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    Big companies are not always reliable.
     

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