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|HostClear Plan Shared||
HostClear offers only low cost shared hosting services.
Since HostClear offers unlimited disk space and bandwidth and no limits are placed on the number of domains, it is possible for customers to host multiple domains.
HostClear accepts many payment options include major credit cards and PayPal.
Customers who are interested in plans from HostClear can select from various payment terms including monthly, yearly, every two years, and every three years.
Customers who sign up initially get a discounted price. Once the hosting gets renewed, the prices for domain and hosting increases to standard rates. Both the standard and discounted rates are published on HostClear's website.
HostClear offers a 45 day money-back guarantee for its customers. This means that customers must cancel the services within 45 days and send in a refund request in writing within 90 days. The refund does not include additional fees such administrative fees.
Besides constantly monitoring the servers for issues, the company does not emphasize any security features such as DDoS protection.
Domain registration through HostClear is only offered through a hosting plan. It is not possible for customers to just register a domain without getting hosting. When you get a plan initially, you will get the domain name for no extra charge. Upon renewal, you will get charged the standard rate for a domain name.
HostClear does not offer a domain privacy feature.
For all its plans, HostClear uses the cPanel for configuration and administration.
With HostClear you not only get unlimited email accounts, you get many other features including WebMail, spam filters, virus protection, and email forwarding.
Customers needing help with issues that arise can either call the company using a toll free number, send an email, or chat with a representative. Both chat and email are available 24/7. Besides using these services, it also possible for customers to consult the knowledgebase to get answers to their questions.
HostClear offers its customers free domain transfers. However, for a small fee, the company can transfer data from the website on its previous host to the current one. Even though HostClear offers assistance, it does not guarantee that all the data will be completely transferred.
Even though HostClear offers a shopping cart and PayPal integration, some features needed for an online store such as a private IP address or SSL certificates are not available. Customers looking to start an eCommerce shop should consider plans that have these features as they will provide additional security for their customers.
HostGear offers many features to help beginners create their own websites without having to write a line of code. Customers can easily setup their websites by taking a look at one of several hundred templates. They can also get assistance through the company's site and blog wizards.
HostClear guarantees that customers will experience at least a 99.9% uptime. This does not include planned maintenance and customers wanting reimbursement should send in a written request within 30 days.
Since HostClear offers only shared hosting plans, some usage limits are placed. According to HostClear's terms of services, disk space can only be used for content and not as a storage mechanism for files. Also "excessive" CPU use is prohibited. Any violation of these terms may result in account suspension.
To get a HostClear hosting plan, you must provide your name, address, telephone number, email address, and payment information. More information may be required later for other services. The personal information collected is for billing and marketing services. Occasionally, surveys are requested but this information is not shared with third party companies even if HostClear conducts a survey through another company.
HostClear has an affliate program that features a high commissions.