|Hosting Plan||Features||Disk Space||Bandwidth||Price|
|FastDomain Monthly Plan Shared||
|Standard Shared Web Hosting Shared||
|Pro Shared Web Hosting Shared||
FastDomain has a number of shared hosting plans that currently focus on Linux.
FastDomain offers its first time customers initial rates that are discounted. Once the plan is renewed, regular rates will apply.
Currently, the company does not offer any dedicated server or VPS hosting plans. It is focused on shared hosting services.
FastDomain only registers domains as part of its hosting packages. Customers must select a plan that is at least a year long, which will entitle them to free domain registration.
FastDomain offers a couple of payment schedules, ranging from yearly plans to triennial plans. Mulitple payment methods are available including PayPal and major credit cards such as MasterCard and Visa.
FastDomain offers its customers a 30 day money-back guarantee. Customers will get a full refund if they cancel within the first 30 days. They will receive a pro-rated refund after the initial trial period.
The refund does not include fees charged during signup such as domain registration.
Customers facing issues with their hosting plan can get support from FastDomain 24/7 using a toll free number for calls placed within the US.
For customers outside the US, there is a global phone number available.
Besides phone support, customers can send an email or engage in live chat with support personnel.
Customers can also take a look at the knowledgebase to help resolve issues on their own.
FastDomain will not charge customers extra based on the amount of bandwidth or disk space used.
However, a server is a shared resource and must not interrupt normal operations.
If a customer breaches the normal limits, based on the company's statistical analysis, then FastDomain will request the customer to reduce usage. The company attempts to send a notice at least 48 hours in advance.
FastDomain supports a number of programming languages used throughout the web including PHP, Perl, Python, and Ruby.
Even though domain transfers are available with support, there is no mention of getting support or help to transfer files from a former host to FastDomain. It appears that the customer will have to conduct their own research to complete the transfers.
FastDomain's shared plans allows for unlimited domains. Since no limitations are placed on disk space or bandwidth, it is possible to host multiple websites from a single account.
FastDomain allows its customers to have an unlimited number of email accounts. They also include multiple web based interfaces, POP3 and IMAP support, and an unlimited number of auto-responders.
Yes, FastDomain provides its customers with the industry standard cPanel control panel to help their customers administer their websites.
FastDomain provides an automatic backup service that takes place on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis.
Since these are not guaranteed, FastDomain recommends that customers create their own backups.
Some potential tools customers can take a look at are the Site Backup and Restore tools from cPanel or popular FTP clients like FileZilla.
The company does not offer any additional security features or plans for its customers.
However, the company mentions that it utilizes password protected directories, PGP/GPG encryption, and an SSL secured server.
A SpamAssassin tool is also available to help customers manage spam emails.
You can use the one-click installs that include scripts like WordPress and Joomla! to quickly create web pages or a blog.
There is also a Weebly Site Builder available that allows you to create websites with an easy-to-use drag and drop interface.
Since it is possible to set up a shopping cart and store through scripts such as OpenCart or OSCommerce, it is possible to setup an ecommerce website.
According to the company's help center, it is also possible to acquire and configure an SSL certificate.
Both of these features enable you to setup an online store.
Though the company strives to provide the best service possible, it does not make a promise regarding uptime nor will it give compensation for any downtime experienced.
Since the company does not limit the bandwidth or the disk space, the plans are well-suited for sites with a large number of images.
According to the list of features in the shared plans, FastDomain supports both video and audio streaming. However, users should beware of the bandwidth usage policies since video streaming can take up a lot of server resources.
FastDomain offers an affiliate program that pays up to $65 per referral. There is no fee to sign up for the program and once you sign up, you will get a tracking code to help FastDomain track you and the customers that register.