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|Hosting Plan||Features||Disk Space||Bandwidth||Price|
|Premium Business Web Hosting Shared||
|Advantage Business Web Hosting Shared||
|Enterprise Business Web Hosting Shared||
|Economy Reseller Hosting Shared||
|Signature Reseller Hosting Shared||
|Advantage Reseller Hosting Reseller||
|Startup VPS Shared||
|Developer VPS Shared||
|Executive VPS Shared||
|Pinnacle VPS Shared||
PacificHost offers a wide variety of hosting services that are mostly Linux based including shared, VPS, and dedicated server plans.
The plans are unique since many of them have unlimited features including disk space and bandwidth.
There are no hidden fees as all the pricing information is clearly mentioned. Beware that selecting additional options for the hosting plans will result in extra fees.
Depending on the hosting plan selected, customers can expect payment terms ranging from monthly to triennial plans.
Multiple payment methods are accepted by the company including PayPal and major credit cards such as Discover and American Express.
Yes, you are able to register multiple domains without ordering hosting.
However, if you wish to order hosting, you will get a free domain if you sign up for a one year contract for plans other than the entry-level basic plan.
With domain registration, customers also have the option to add whois privacy.
Yes, it is possible to create multiple websites and host them on a single plan since the plans support multiple domains (unlimited in most cases) and feature several gigabytes of disk space.
The company offers a no questions asked 45-day money-back guarantee. The refund includes all plan charges excluding additional fees charged for domain registration and setup.
Customers can get the help they need with their hosting plans through phone, live chat, and support tickets.
The company offers both a toll free line for the US and Canada as well as an international support number. Customers can also take a look at the company's knowledgebase which is full of articles.
Service for live chat and support tickets are available 24/7 but the phone lines are only available from 7 am to 3 pm during the weekdays.
Currently, customer service is only available in English.
Yes, PacificHost offers free migration assistance to move files and databases from an old host. However, certain restrictions will apply.
For example, PacificHost won't transfer more than 2 gigabytes of data and 5 SQL databases for shared plans. They also won't support email migration, Windows hosting transfers, or ASP transfers.
Headquartered in Orange, California, PacificHost has multiple datacenters throughout the US including locations in California, Nevada, and Colorado.
The datacenters have many features including 24/7 monitoring and redundant power supplies along with high-speed connections from multiple communications providers.
PacificHost offers a 99.9% uptime guarantee for its hosting plans. Though it promises quick response times, it does not mention any credits or refunds for customers experiencing downtime.
Yes, customers can enable CloudFare's CDN.
PacificHost uses industry standard control panels for configuration and setup. They include cPanel for shared hosting and cPanel and WHM for VPS and dedicated server plans.
Yes, PacificHost makes free daily backups for its shared and business hosting plans. The company, however, does not mention if the customer has to make a request to access backups or if it is readily available through the cPanel.
PacificHost supports a wide range of programming and scripting languages including PHP, Perl, CGI, Ruby on Rails, and Python. With this extensive selection, developers can create great websites in the language of their choice.
Customers have a number of tools at their disposal to easily set-up websites.
They include single click installations of popular platforms such as WordPress, phpBB, and Joomla! through Softaculous. In addition, customers can use the GoMobi Website Builder to create websites suited for mobile devices.
Also, customers who are not comfortable installing scripts can even get PacificHost staff to perform the installation at no extra charge.
PacificHost offers a number of security features through its ProGuard setup which include firewalls, DDoS protection, antivirus software, spam protection, and intrusion prevention.
The company also regularly performs security audits and updates.
Yes, it is possible for you to setup an online store with PacificHost since SSL certificates are supported and popular shopping cart platforms such as OpenCart are available for installation and configuration.
Many of PacificHost's plans offer an unlimited number of POP3 email accounts that include features such as spam protection, email forwarding, aliases, and webmail interfaces.
Yes, you should have no problem hosting web pages that are image intensive since many plans have unlimited bandwidth and disk space.
Yes, all of PacificHost's hosting plans feature support for FFMPEG and Red5 which allows you to stream videos. For better response times and user experience, you may want to consider VPS and dedicated server plans.