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It is a great place to host your site. My website was hardly down anytime, and if I faced any issues it was resolved pretty efficiently, they have a good customer support. I in fact receive call backs from the support guys to check if my issue was resolved. And the reliability was the major reason to choose Yahoo! I never lost a single image with all the services they provide its a one spot solution since the account can also be linked with listing services they offer. You can bundle up your web hosting, domain and biz mail services together and don't have to pay separate bills. They have a good range of packages for you site ranging from a beginner business to online stores. The price is pretty decent. The tools are a bit outdated but still good enough to build a professional site. You can use third party tools of course. The follow a strict privacy policy and so there is hardly any chance of fraud. I would definitely encourage you to try out, we all know about Yahoo! and have been using this in out daily browsing. They have a good sales team in place to help you choose plans that would be best for your needs. So go ahead with confidence your business would be in the right hands.

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Yahoo! Web Hosting sucks! They have good uptime but it's no control panel, and very bad support.
I recommend you to don't buy it.

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Some of our business emails have been down for a week due to a severing of an intercontinental cable. Contacting support is very difficult and when finally reached, hold times are 30 minutes or longer. Support is unable to tell us when the problem will be corrected other than "it will be a long time before we can fix the problem". Needless to say, we are likely loosing business opportunities because of they lack the ability to fix the issue, either by rerouting the emails or fixing the cable.
So, we are moving our site to GoDaddy (by the way hold times for support at GoDaddy have been about two minutes). Now, however, Yahoo is taking the maximum time to approve the domain transfers (9 days) even though I have asked them to accelerate the process so we can get our business up and running again. If there was a rating that allowed for negative numbers I would certainly choose to do so. Stay away from Yahoo Small Business if you want to stay in business.

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I have used Yahoo! for nine years now, all with pretty good results considering that I have limited needs. Recently, they made a change to how emails from potential customers (who have filled out a form on my page) appear in my inbox: the engineers decided that these messages *could* be spam, so to warn me, they would all look the same under "sender." Yes, that is right: whereas I used to be able to differentiate Jane Doe's inquiry regarding my services from Jane Johnson's, now they all look the same. Like someone took all the labels off your canned goods.

At first I thought it might be a glitch, but after digging for an hour to even find a number to call (the "help" options are limited and end with suggestions, not a number or an email address), I waited on hold for EIGHTY MINUTES to talk to a representative. I explained the problem, which he said was a result of a recent effort to prevent spam to my account. Please note: their "solution" does not prevent spam so much as it makes all contacts through my page appear exactly the same. While he was not able to source who my concern should be forwarded to, he emailed me and said to send him a letter of my concerns and he would find the right party. So, I sent a nice little business letter.

The response was from someone else entirely, who said that she could not send my concerns to another department (!), but that I should post them on a public forum and "see if the engineers respond." Really!?! Yahoo!, a web hosting site, cannot structure the company efficiently enough that 1) the person who sends an email receives the response, 2) a representative can seek answers from another department, and 3) the customer can get a straightforward answer, much less resolution?

I found this review site while searching for a new web hosting provider, and thought people should know that Yahoo! is all fine and dandy if you never have a problem. If you have a problem, call your Mom - she'll at least care.

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Yahoo webhosting is a very interesting hosting they have amazing values and amazing webhosting with amazing uptimes but they are few cons that Yahoo! Web hosting has which are slightly effecting the hosting its self i myself did have a enjoying time with them and when they where hosting my personal site for me and it was just amazing.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Cons
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- Setup fee is huge.
- 1 Domain Only for basic plans
- Design Tool is bad
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Now i know you may be thinking, Why only three cons? well yahoo web hosting is a very amazing web host but in some issues its very big such as its setup fee which is 25$ and it does not inculde more than one domain for a basic plan and its design tools are just horrible but in the same time, Yahoo web hosting has many pros

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- Free Domain
- Cheap Host Price(Not fee)
- Advertisement Credit
- Huge Amount of Stuff
- Fast Support

If you are looking for an excellent host and willing to pay a fee then you should totally check out yahoo as its one of the best hosts other there in quality.

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I have been with Yahoo web hosting for about 6 months now and have a 5 year plan for my website. I can't complain about the up time, but it sometimes takes hours to be able to get an FTP connection to upload files to my website. I use FileZilla and it it fails with a "Critical Error. Could not connect to server" message. I just have to keep trying until it finally lets me in. This really sucks when you have a small, but important change to make. The price was right, but I guess I am getting what I paid for.

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Half these reviews have to be fake or from people that does not know how true hosting should be. Yahoo has the worst control management system I have ever seen; Im a web developer I worked with almost all platforms out there so I know. Site management is slow to work with, info is not easy to find, the user interface is horrible. The file manager is garbage, and I can go on but I won't. If you are going to host one site and manage it with ftp then its fine but any more then that yahoo pretty much sucks. Suggestion to Yahoo don't build your own panel next time, get Plesk, cPanel, InterWorx, ZPanel, ISPConfig, or any other panel out there would be better for your clients.

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Yahoo is a good overall hosting company, but too big to care about a personal problem. They have great speed/uptime, but do not answer you needs quickly.

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I don't like the way Yahoo! is going now days. I spent hours just this morning trying to find a phone number where I can speak to a live voice. Then after a bout 3 hours of heavy searching, I finally found a number that didn't say " I'm sorry, this number is no longer operational - we have restructured our service lines ... blah blah blah " or however they worded it exactly. The point is, it is next to impossible to contact anyone within the Yahoo! organization by phone. THEY SIMPLY DO NOT WANT TO TALK TO ANYONE OUTSIDE OF THEIR LITTLE OFFICE ... !

Their help page is too one sided and they don't allow for you to type in any of your own thoughts or questions. It's all a "select from our pre-formed answers" that are already typed in there for you to select from.

When I finally did get a good number, the first time I was on hold for 1 hour. Then, 5 minutes into our conversation, Amber said " incase we get disconnected, what is a good number to reach you at?". I gave her my cell, then she gives me her # which I thought might be a direct line. Nope. Just another OGM. She never even attempted to call me back so all I can say is that the disconnect was deliberate on her part. I didn't yell or even raise my voice in the slightest at any point during our short conversation.

I have done my part. I was going to try and work something out with Yahoo! hopefully, to try and maintain/save our business relationship. I've been with Yahoo! for more than 20 years now. With very few problems up to this point. But now, they just act like they don't care any more. They just didn't seem too interested in hearing what I had to say or what I needed to get fixed. Problems with their Sitebuilder program. Uploading issues now all of a sudden.

I am into my second phone call now ( on hold once again, 25 min this go around so far at the time of this posting ) and considering how long I have been on hold, I think I am just going to tell them, if they will even listen, is that I am going to move all of my sites to Google. Google will actually DO THE WORK and have been trying really hard to get our business anyway. I think I will go ahead and let them have it.

So my advice to anyone considering using Yahoo! Services - Beware my friends. You would be much better off using Google Services. They're the up and comers and they are doing a fantastic job!

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Earlier this week (today is 2-14-14), my nine-year-old web site simply no longer existed and was taken over by some generalized referral operation that cannot be contacted. Of course, Yahoo can't be contacted either ... I just spent 50 minutes on hold, and my emails have received "sorry we can't help without verification, please call ....." A great deal of information was included in the email storage area of that web site, and I suppose it's all gone now. I received no notice or warning of any sort via email, snail mail, or phone (both my primary Yahoo email account and a backup Gmail account are on file with them, along with my phone number and address).

So ... if you're thinking about a web site service, just pass this one up!!!!

Joe Zinobile

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Yahoo! Web hosting is cheap. And it does a basic serviceable job for static web pages.

When you get ready to step up to something dynamic or better, expect to pay more.
The problem is their "upgraded" plans price them out of the competition. Suddenly that cheap price is nothing more than a thorn in the side.

The basic or starter package doesn't offer some php features like ".htaccess" files, so no rewriting for SEO.

Whats worse is in the last 6 months, I have noticed twice that my web page was down, (verified by other methods) - and when it goes down, it's out for 24+ hours. Which for a business, is un-acceptable.

Oh and want tech support? E-mail has a 24hr response time (maybe) and by phone you are on hold for 20+ minutes.

That pretty little call-back feature they are always touting? Nope... hasn't worked in months.

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in short: it sucks. managing your domains takes forever, the online tools have issues with virtually all browsers (especially safari and chrome) and their technical support 24x7 hotline simply does not pick up the phone - I tried several times, even in the middle of the night, and gave up after alsmost two hours of waiting. their call scheduling tool has been u/s for at least more than two months now, and the email replies to submitted questions skirt the issues with general pre-coded answers. in short: useless. unfortunately, transfering a domain is equally painful: their slow website forces you to take multiple steps per domain (" are you really, really, really certain you wish to leave us?"), so leaving yahoo is very costly in terms of time.

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On hold now for 2 and a half hours. They closed down our marketing managers email for fear of someone hacking into it. We followed all directions and steps. He sent 15 emails to clients before being shut off. Not happy at all no work is getting done he is unable to work and I'm on hold. Will never use yahoo again.

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Customer service is only good if you can reach it and that is next to impossible at Yahoo. They have repeatedly keep me on hold for 10, 15, 20 minutes to only play me a message to get help online and then hang up. Their callback system is currently disabled. This is unlike Godaddy who has someone actually answer their phones. I have had to go though several techs at godaddy to get someone you can actually get something done but at least someone answers the phone

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I've been with Yahoo Small Business for web hosting and biz email for 5 years. Uptime is pretty good. We all know that the email interface is pretty terrible, but it gets you by.

Apparently my Yahoo account credit card expired, and they must have sent me an email about it (which I didn't notice), and so my account got killed due to non-payment. I noticed when a client couldn't email me, and then a colleague let me know my website was down. Ugh. My emails "may or may not be" recoverable, and then same for web content. Half an hour on the phone for email support and web support each (two separate departments of course), and first I have to wait 24 hours to "see if it comes back up, sometimes it does"...

Maybe if there was some kind of required acknowledgement or redirect message that popped up when I was logging in to my Yahoo email would prevent this? Rather than just sending me an email about it? The good thing is that it's motivating me to move away from Yahoo, which I've been meaning to do for some time, because of the clunky email interface.

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How do I loathe thee? Let me count the ways. Terrible, terrible, terrible. When they had some sort of corporate change they sidelined or parked our site. We re signed with a small business plan (the signing was the easy part) and our site was a skeleton of its former self. We tried uploading from site builder only to be informed, an screen warning, that Yahoo was "recovering" from a "serious error". Well, more than a week has gone by and I guess Yahoo is still recovering. In their site they invite the reader to call. Only thing is they put you on an interminable hold and then the line drops. I've tried it many times. If you send an e-mail to any of the targets they recommend you will receive an indecipherable reply which means, very likely, that you are trapped in an endless internet loop. The upshot is that our site is off line, we're paying for something we are not receiving, and I've given up on trying to contact any live person who might be able to resolve the problem. I cannot understand why a formerly great company performs in this way. I hoped that the new CEO would make things better. I don't see any signs 0f improvement. Right now I'm building an alternate site on Google Sites. It's fee, dependable, and no less clunky than Yahoo. May I end with another quote, "Lo, how the mighty have fallen." REALLY BAD PERFORMANCE.
RG

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Due to a dispute between Yahoo and AT&T I have not had email abilities and my website has been "Parked". This means anyone trying to contact us for business gets the impression we are out of business. It has been over a week! We are on the phone with them daily to be told they will contact us and they never have. We cannot change domain until they free things up. I feel hijacked. Please save yourself the aggravation and money that I am going through. They are not customer friendly, just greedy. Look elswhere.

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My experience of Yahoo! Hosting!

It were fairly good, one of the best web hosting, if you want friendly support however they are quite pricey. You must take in to account for the first twelve months you are paying near nothing. But after twelve months, you are paying premium for what another host can offer for a better price! The servers they operate are fairly good, quite slow, always going down for me. The features are very restricted if you ask me.
"Basic
$1.50/ mo1
For first 12 months
($4.99/mo. after)"
Now I am a employee at New Horizon Hosting, they have offered me a staff bonus, and got all the things Yahoo did but MORE!

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I wish that there is negative star for Yahoo Web hosting. What a nightmare. Email/control panel support is non-existing. No reply or whatever after we submitted support request and questions.

We tried to call the tech support by phones but we were on hold for more than hours without any luck. Requested call back does not happen either.

Yahoo hosting lacks serious features and support. We wish to get out of the contract and nightmare soon.

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I've worked with hosting companies for many years, and none have been as difficult to setup as Yahoo. Since Yahoo has some of its own rules and protocols, even scripting requirements, written by its own techs, I've found that attempting to work within their guidelines are frustrating. For novice I would never recommend Yahoo market place or for those that prefer, a specific eCommerce software. Another, thing to consider, unless, things have changed recently, is that they attempt to stir you to a third party when trying to upgrade or make changes or installs (And its not free through the third party).

For tech pro's and those that are well versed, Yahoo may be a great fit and easy to navigate, but the time it takes to input data, build a site and load content, seemed to take forever with Yahoo, if you have clients breathing down your neck asking "Where is my site". The best thing about it all was, gaining knowledge into how Yahoo's scripting works and once in their market place, getting a boost in the search engine was a great feature.

Their are several other host, that provide great service and features, including SEO assistance without the headaches. But again, there may be those that find the experience with Yahoo much more delightful then I did. I would not recommend to novice or those seeking to install a particular eCommerce platform.

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Well, Yahoo web hosing is just like putting your plane in auto-pilot. The quality and quantity they deliver is simply the best in class. I am mesmerized by their online support . Wow !!!

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Small price of a unlimited disk space, data transfer. First time when i saw this, i was wow, this web hosting rocks. Also i like fast support, which is important piece of web hosting too.
I love this web host!

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Ok, so I used to use Yahoo for my hosting, and I stayed with them for about a year or so. There are some very important limitations you should consider:

- You cannot use .htaccess with Yahoo hosting

- that means you're stuck with the default permalinks

- anything else you might want to use .htaccess for is out

- Yahoo hosting is terribly expensive for what you get in return

- i was paying 17.95/month for 10gb of space, and that is after a discount (i also used to be a SBC dial-up user back in the day, and i held onto that account for various reasons, so I received discounts on Yahoo hosting)

- If you call/email them for support with hosting, the only advice they will offer is that you restore a backup

- and if that doesn't solve your issue, they will only suggest that you start from scratch

- the support center they use for hosting is not outfitted with experts,only with bodies; they won't be able to offer meaningful advice or assistance

- When you decide to leave them, they will give you conflicted information on how to proceed (Yahoo isn't a registrar, they are a reseller for MelbourneIT)

- when i decided to cancel my hosting, they informed me that i had to cancel my account first, then do the transfer of my domain to the registrar of my choice. this conflicts with their online 'help' content, which warns that if you cancel the account before transferring, that all will be lost.

- Yahoo uses Windows servers

- limitations aplenty with win servers, just search around for examples

- Yahoo will not, under any circumstances, install software on their server at the request of a customer

- almost all hosting providers are willing to work with you on this; btw i'm not talking about WP or other user level apps, i'm talking about server level apps (eg. if you need a custom version of PHP compiled with options you require, Yahoo will never do this for you, whereas a 'good' host will work withyou on this)

All of the above was enough to makeme switch. I joined Yahoo hosting because at the time, I hadn't done enough research, and the price seemed good. Since then, I've researched it a lot more, and found Yahoo to be extremely lacking and expensive.

This is all just my opinion of course, based on my experiences with Yahoo. You may find that they work fine for your needs.

:) Good luck!!

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yahoo is the fastest webhost,easy to use,user friendly,mail upgradable,got everything from the homepage,single click everything u got,mails are fastet when sent or recivied,attachment so easy,no expertise required to use it

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Yahoo web hosting is not upto the mark but not that worth,since some features are missing like FTP access and recently i have faced slower website loading which was damn frustating since i update my site daily and to check my final results it takes huge time which inturn leads to time wastage and yahoo provides less features in comparison to others hence buying domain from other domain sellers and buying webspace from others would be a great idea.Overall Yahoo! web hosting is average.

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First of all Yahoo! Web hosting provides a range of features and tools of which include money back guarantees, 24/7 phone support and PHP. This is good but what Yahoo! doesn't provide it quite frustrating. Yahoo! does not include Dreamweaver, FTP or even Wordpress. This means that you cannot make your own changes to the website and so you are limited on visual effects on your site. Yahoo! Web host has plain templates for first time web builders. Yahoo! Is – however – more suited to users who want a relatively basic and easy website. I do not recommend this for users who want an advanced site. This is not a web host where business should use.
Yahoo! Is really good with your queries and FAQ’s and the online customer support is relatively fast, with a day my questions were answered. A negative is that the control panel was quite confusing. The price of Yahoo! Is cheap and I bought the web hosting basic. It was for a good price and included a domain, about two hundred email addresses and 100gb of space.
So overall Yahoo! Is good for first time builder but lacks the features and tools of advanced web hosting. 6/10

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I have been with yahoo from 2007 til now-2013, i have never had any down time, never had a
problem. They are the
BEST.

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I wish I had known that Yahoo hosting and its Wordpress features are full of holes that are prone to any hacker out there.
Also my support queries regarding the above problem has been responded to slowly with no effect. Therefore I think that we customers should need to have quite a fair technical expertise in order to overcome these difficulties without Yahoo's help because Yahoo does nothing to handle the problems that we face due to their poor quality. So I think this host will be suitable for a customer who has technical skills and a lot of external help with regards to managing, designing and protecting their website. I have no friends who would have the tolerance to comply with Yahoo's poor standards so I would not recommend it to them. But besides these small problems with a bit of external help Yahoo Hosting has enabled me to create a very professional looking website.

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I was a loyal Yahoo Web Hosting customer for over 5 years. During that time I experienced some problems with FTP access, low speed uploading, dropped connections, and complaints from customers about inability to access files. Yahoo Customer Service insisted it was my ISP or my computer. I spent literally hundreds of hours trying to solve the problem. Finally, after hours on the phone with Customer Service one day transferring from tech to tech, I finally got one tech to admit
1. They were throttling my FTP access and speed
2. "Unlimited" space doesn't really mean unlimited, it means the amount of space allotted on a given server.
Now I was not using anything like the space or traffic of a normal commercial website. But I did need to have customers and contractors load and download audio and video files.
Yahoo Customer service lied to me for over a year about what was going on with my site.
Customer Service wasted days of my time by lying to me about the source of my trouble.
The lower levels of Customer Service have a very limited understanding of what goes on and works from a flow chart that can be frustrating when you are trying to diagnose a specific problem. You need to get past supervisor levels to ind someone who knows what they are doing and they will fight you every time you try to get past the inexperienced CSRs at the gate.

They are too big to care about you.

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Yahoo web hosting is great quality! It is easy to set up a website, and easy to edit, the hosting is amazing, it never crashed unlike past hosts, 100% uptime, the support team are very helpful, it doesn't take long at all to get your issues fixed, they are kind, and fixing. The cost of the hosting was of expected, it was an average price, I was happy with the amount it costed, it is not under priced, but it is not overpriced, for what the hosting is like, it is a great price. Yahoo Web Hosting is one of the best hosts out there, I truly recommend it to any looking to host a website of a small size, to huge. Get your website today!

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Yahoo! Web hosting in my opinion was fairly decent. Although there were some flaws in the the ordering, I am generally impressed with the overall result. The cheap pricing really did attract attention as well as the 24/7 customer service with backups.

The templates are quite good however It may take time to receive the perfect one for your business quickly. The website builder by Yahoo! is very user-friendly which suits new users but doesn't include advanced editing and website actions as the result of this.

This brings me to who Yahoo! Web Hosting is generally targeted at. For users wishing easy, basic website creation with simple techniques required, then this is the site for you however again, if you want advanced editing or want your own 'personal touch' added to it, then this may not suit you.

Yahoo! Web Hosting has handled practically all my Web Hosting questions and queries. Their online customer support is generally good with a reply given within 24 hours of submission.

So overall, the Yahoo! Web Hosting is a great option for basic websites and up time with some great templates and customer service. The pricing is quite good compared to other Web Hosting services which is another bonus however If you wish to keep your website up for a long time, then you may be better off buying something a little more advanced so you get a bit more freedom with features and options as well as unlimited storage. For a general overall rating... I would say 8 out of 10. Well done Yahoo!

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Their service is good if you don't like the best speed, price and features Hostgator has a far better support and pricing. Also my site was removed from their servers because it was illegal. I don't know how pictures of my dog are illegal they still owe me six months of hosting but I'm willing to forget about it since their service is bad.

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Ive used yahoo for just about everything. Email, hosting etc... Its a great company to deal with that offers a lot of quality products with great customer service. I recommend yahoo to anyone.

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I don't personally love or hate Yahoo!, but when I got a first bought my domain I encountered some huge problems, because I uploaded my website but it could not handle the HTML page because it was too large, they said (1GB).
I went to the support. I was very angry when I had to wait about 10 minutes just to handle my request, and then I had to wait 1 week so I could get support. After they resolved my problem, I had about 100% uptime.
I think Yahoo! Web Hosting is going to have succes to the small companies, because they don't need a lot of informations.
I would not recommend Yahoo! Web Hosting to my friends.

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I chose Yahoo Web Hosting services over others as they were providing 24x7 customer support, heard a lot about their uptime and few extra features.
And yes I was delivered all this.!

To talk about the features they offer, one can rate it 10/10. Yes, its that good.Apart from general features available on other web hosts, yahoo also provides Yahoo credit card services, which allows for e-commerce capabilities.

To talk about value-for-money, they can be rated fairly well.

I strongly recommend Yahoo Web Hosting for those users who don't have much time to chunk on bogus places and would like to experience great web hosting services.

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First you want to know is if Yahoo! is safe and you're not putting in any trouble made by viruses.
The support isn't bad but not very fast , I haved a problem and I needed to solve it very fast and they were very bussy , that's not very good because there are many persones who use Yahoo! and they are just like me , they have a problem and they can't solve!
Finaly I was answered and the technical expertise was very good :) They're helped me a lot !
Many of my friends recomanded me Yahoo! and they're right , it's a very good hosting with good staff and great price.
You can upload Photos, Audios, And Video Galleries , the Control Panel it's easy to use and they have a lot of functions. In the advanced and premier pack they have Advanced Site Features And Programming Languages ! And the most important the domain it's free in any package.
I recommended Yahoo! Hosting to all my friends and they're happy with it , so don't be afraid and use Yahoo!Web Hosting for quality hosting !

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I think Yahoo! is one of the best web hosting service ever because the service of Yahoo! is awesome.When I knew about internet in 2004 I typed the first url as yahoo.com.I am using yahoo since that and is my one of the preferences for search engine. Yahoo! is also awesome in social networking.I knew I used to video chat with my relatives from yahoo only not other else.Yahoo! is just awsome.Thumbs up!

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i don't like the uptime and the support,but the features is fine :)
Yahoo is one big business,so they can give one better webhosting.

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How they deliver everything to me. Right now they are simply my e-mail host. They handle support issues such as preventing junk mail from another Yahoo customer well enough. They need to supply 3rd and 4th level customer support directly. If necessary I would indeed recommend it. As for as problem support, I have not had any to be supported. Technical expertise? Everything, including understanding Linux. Especially Linux.

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They do all right when it comes to keeping the pages for the different groups I manage up okay. However when it comes to customer support I sometimes need to explain myself (via e-mail!) sometimes as many as two to four different times before they get it. But for my own personal site I most certainly would not want them to do so. Ideally they need to supply first line tech support from the moment of replying to any message. What sort of customer are they suitable for? (Besides themselves?) Someone who is just starting out in this connected to everything, Internet enabled world. Oh and I would not completely recommend Yahoo! Hosting to my friends.

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Yahoo Hosting is a reliable and supportive host. They maintain good up time status and they are available for contact at any time. There support is responsive and they are very helpful. This host is suitable for people who want a simple host who is available to support them. I would recommend this host to others. One fault it that it is not feature rich unlike some other hosts.

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When I've had technical problems in the past Yahoo hosting is responsive both online and over the phone. Their templates are very easy to use, and you don't need a lot of technical expertise to set up a site. I'd recommend Yahoo hosting without reservation.

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I think that yahoo is cool its got all the basic features a new designer or web builder needs to build his website i was a customer on yahoo for 9 years i had to change the host becuase i did not have enough space and it did not supoort my files but if yahoo upgraded and sorted evrything out id sign up again so id give this company 10/10
because of the scripts you have that you can install onto the server the best software they had was phbb3 the forum software it was quite good and also it was quite easy setting up databases for your website on yahoo it took me lituraly 30 seconds without rushing i think yahoo is the best web hosting their is i reccomend yahoo to teens and adults of all ages at all stages becuase of its simpleness now im not good at doing revies im 19 years old and i love yahoo now i am realy good at databases and configuring sites and software to work on the database but one software i always got stuck on is elgg 1.6 i had to download it if yahoo or any hosting company would have that in the autoinstall it would help me a lot.

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i think that yahoo rocks it got all the basic features a new designer or web builder needs to build his website i was a customer on yahoo for 2 years i had to change the host becuase i did not have enough space and it did not supoort my files but if yahoo upgraded and sorted evrything out id join back up again so id give this company 9/10
cos of the scripts you have that you can install onto the server the best software they had was phbb3 the forum software it was quite good and also it was quite easy setting up databases for your website on yahoo it took me lituraly 30 seconds without rushing i think yahoo is the best web host their is i reccomend yahoo to teens and adults of all ages at all stages becuase of its simpleness now im not good at doing revies im 13 years old and i loved yahoo now i am realy good at databases and configuring sites and software to work on the database but one software i always got suck on is elgg 1.5 i had to download it if yahoo or any hosting company would have that in the autoinstall it would help me a lot.

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Yahoo! Web Hosting Introduction

Founded in 1994 and now based in Sunnyvale, CA, Yahoo! is obviously extremely well established as a company. Current CEO Marissa Mayer previously worked at Google, and chairman Alfred Amoroso was formerly chair of Rovio, formerly known as Macrovision.

Yahoo! Web Hosting is a division of Yahoo!; it’s a hosting service aimed squarely at personal and small business users. Although Yahoo! bought up Geocities in 1999, it didn’t build on the service and simply closed it a decade later.

Yahoo! Web Hosting is part of the Online Channel Division within Yahoo! Inc. Previous head Rich Riley left when the entire company was restructured in June 2012.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Plans

Yahoo! Web Hosting is a shared hosting provider. Although the provider has only a few products, their pricing structure is complex, with all kinds of introductory offers and bonuses to choose from.

It concentrates solely on shared hosting for small businesses only, although the Basic plan is recommended for personal use. Larger businesses are not permitted to use the service due to resource concerns.

● Web Hosting Basic includes one domain, 250 email addresses, a site builder for up to 10 pages, 100GB of disk space and 1,000GB of bandwidth. You can’t use anything other than Yahoo! Web Hosting’s own site builder on this plan, so it doesn’t include FTP, a File Manager, Dreamweaver support, WordPress, PHP, MySQL and so on.
● Web Hosting Advanced ups the limits and allows you to use third party tools and/or program your own website using Linux-compatible scripts. Space is limited to 500GB and transfer 5,000GB, and site builder pages are unlimited, should you choose to use them. If you do, you’ll get a desktop design tool which appears to be Windows-only. This plan also includes shared SSL.
● Web Hosting Premier is another step up. It provides unlimited space, transfer and pages, 1,000 email addresses and the ability to create your own site. Interestingly, this plan also includes private domain name registration. You’ll also get shared SSL.

Hosting must be paid for by credit card or PayPal, and the default payment is one full term’s service. Having said that, monthly plans are available. If you choose a cheaper 3-year plan, you’re billed for the whole lot upfront. Once the first term is up, Yahoo! Web Hosting automatically renews the plan and takes payment for the next term.

Extra bandwidth is chargeable, and you can only host one domain on each plan.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Uptime/Downtime

Yahoo! Web Hosting offers clients a 99.9% uptime guarantee. It states that this is based on internal network monitoring and does not cover any predictable, scheduled outage.

Users on the Basic plan do not receive backups of any kind. The other two more expensive plans provide Snapshot backups which are automatically activated and run every four hours.

There’s no published data on their uptime, nor the location of their data centres.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Support

Yahoo! Web Hosting offers round-the-clock support via telephone and email. The company also has a help centre with the usual getting started material, videos and other support.

The whole customer support interface is very plain and the content quite basic. Much of it is geared around its own site building tools, and I found searching the help section quite a tedious process. For example, a search for ‘control panel’ brings up more than 1,400 results, many of which have identical summary text.

Yahoo! Web Hosting in the News

Yahoo! had plans to sell off Yahoo! Web Hosting in 2009 but later held on to the company. Bloggers and journalists speculated that the asking price may have been too high, but Yahoo! declined to comment.

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2010/02/02/yahoo-calls-off-sale-of-small-business-unit/

On Cyber Monday in 2007, Yahoo! Web Hosting experienced performance problems and ecommerce outages. Given that Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year in the US, this was met with fierce criticism and the outage was widely reported in the US media.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/21978985/

Although not directly related to Yahoo! Web Hosting, its parent company Yahoo! were strongly criticised for shutting down Geocities’ servers ten years after buying them out. Seven million websites were deleted without backups, although enthusiastic amateur archivists managed to save around one third of them before they were removed.

http://www.time.com/time/business/article/0,8599,1936645,00.html

Yahoo! Web Hosting Control Panel

Yahoo! Web Hosting provides a custom control panel which is accessed using your normal Yahoo! sign-in details. The control panel is split into email, site creation, site management and site promotion tabs. From the screenshots in the hosting help section, it seems that accessing even basic options (such as email setup) is quite difficult. Some items are buried within submenus and additional screens. This doesn’t appear to be a control panel designed for advanced users.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Extras

All Yahoo! Web Hosting plans come with their own site builder and templates, although the low-end plan does have limits on the size of your site. If you go for a higher-priced plan, you can remove those limits and download a site builder tool for Windows.

All plans also include forms, maps, photo gallery tools, video and audio players, social media help, PayPal buttons and so on. Presumably these are all part of the site builder.

In addition, all new users receive $75 in Microsoft Advertising adCenter credit and auto-submission to four major search engines. Users can also access an SEO tracker and various reports.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Money Back Guarantee / Cancellation Policy

Yahoo! Web Hosting offers a fairly standard 30-day money back guarantee. Customers who are new to the service, or who migrate from other Yahoo! Small Business services, are eligible.

If you’re unhappy, Yahoo! Web Hosting promises a full refund, including setup fees. A domain registration fee of $7 is deducted from any refunds, so if your refund is equal or less than this amount, you won’t get anything back. Additionally, top-up services can’t be refunded.

Claims have to be made via telephone within the first 30 days (day one being the day you signed up), and customers must specifically ask for a refund during the call to be eligible. Note that the telephone number for refunds is a US number.

Yahoo! Web Hosting Summary

The Yahoo! Web Hosting site is part of Yahoo!’s Small Business portal, and it mentions small business specifically in their Terms of Service. It’s pretty clear who they’re trying to attract. In fact, their documentation specifically dissuades larger businesses from signing up, due to the “undue burden” they might place on servers and infrastructure.

If you’re already bought into the Yahoo! Infrastructure, Yahoo! Web Hosting might be worth considering for basic websites. But with free site builders and blog hosts readily available - and cloud hosting on the horizon - Yahoo! Web Hosting’s packages look a little out of date. The help material is poorly indexed, and the control panel isn’t the friendliest I’ve ever seen.

Yahoo! Web Hosting places great emphasis on its own site building tools and offers competitive pricing on long-term contracts. The question is whether customers who need these easy-to-use features would actually outgrow their hosting plan over a two or three-year term

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