Inmotion hosting Review 2017. Does InMotion do the job better than Bluehost?

Inmotion hosting has been known to internet users for more than 15 years. This is considerably a long period in hosting industry. In motion is one of the top 10 web hosting companies in 2017. I have started to hear very positive reviews about Inmotion hosting since I started my first blog. But I could host a website in inmotion just six month before only. It was our technology website that we used as a test site for checking the legitimacy of each hosting providers and plans.

Read our complete Inmotion Review 2017 to find the pros and cons of inMotion hosting.

 

TEST WEBSITE DETAILS

Website Name           : www.tecsmash.com

Test Duration             : 6 Months (October 2016 to March 2017)

Hosting Provider       : InMotion Hosting

Hosting Type              : Shared Hosting

CONTENTS

  • Introduction
  • Plans and Pricing
  • Load Test-Uptime Test
  • InMotion Support Review
  • Security
  • Advantages of Inmotion Hosting
  • Our Verdict

Introduction

  • As I told you earlier, Inmotion is in the field of hosting since 2001 and they are completing their 16th year in 2017. InMotion is one of the world’s largest Independent hosting companies.
  • Inmotion Hosting has two different data control centers in USA, which are located in Washington and Los Angeles.

  • Inmotion Hosting providing many types of web hosting services that includes VPS Hosting, Shared Hosting, Dedicated server hosting’s and Business class hosting.
  • Inmotion Hosting has an A+ rating and they are an accredited member of Better Business Bureau.

 InMotion Hosting 2017- Plans and Pricing

InMotion hosting has four types of hostings and they are;

  • Business Hosting
  • VPS Hosting
  • Dedicated Server
  • Reseller Hosting

 

Now let’s take a deep look into their Business Hosting plans only.

InMotion Hosting Shared Hosting plans and Pricing.

Inmotion hosting review 2017

  • InMotion shared hosting plans have three category named as Launch, Power and Pro
  • Launch Plan comes at $3.49/month. Launch plan allows you to host two completely separate domains. It is the very basic plan and doesn’t allow you to 1-click install e-commerce software’s like Magento and Joomla.
  • The Middle class Power Plan comes at $4.49/month and will be a best pick for bloggers and small business website holders. Power plan allows you to host 6 different websites on it including more than 400 applications.
  • The premium plan Named as Pro Plan and it costs $7.49/month. The Pro plan will be useful for Developers and growing business website owners. The hosting plan is packed with more benefits than any other hosting companies shared hosting. You can host Unlimited number of website with this Pro Plan.

  • We prefer medium plans for bloggers and small business owners who are sticking on very few websites. You will get enough features, actually more than enough features with Inmotion Power and Launch plans.
  • The best part is, you will get free SSD Drive storage, free site transfer, free data back up and Google app integration with every Business plan Inmotion have providing.
  • Check the below table for more details about each shared hosting plans.

Features Review- InMotion Hosting 2017

A. Speed Matters – Load Time Test

By becoming one of the fastest web hosting in 2017, inmotion is giving its customers a high value for money. We have made load test several times and it is unbelievable, we got comparatively higher load time while comparing to bluehost and hostgator. We have got values, which we have given below.

Generally SSD Driven drives are very fast and it should give very quick response. But we don’t know the reason yet, for Indian websites which is hosted in InMotion, load time is very much higher compared to other hosting’s that we are used.

We have some friends in US, who also have many websites hosted with Inmotion Hosting, but they are getting a huge speed than Indian websites. It may be due to the location of the servers they are getting high speed.

B. UpTime Test – InMotion Uptime Review 2017

We have tested InMotion hosting for the past six months to check its Up time. Our website experienced down time seven times. This is quite common with all other shared hosting’s but InMotion have a better performance while compared to others.

 

InMotion guaranteed a 99.99% Uptime but what we get was 99.96%. So if you are not running a business website, you can definitely choose Inmotion hosting in terms of Up time.

OCT 2016:       99.98%

NOV 2016        99.99%

DEC 2016        99.96%

JAN 2017         99.93%

FEB 2017         99.98%

C. Customer Care peoples care for You.

InMotion hosting is providing three types of customer supports to its customers. 24 x 7 Phone call, e-mail and Chat Support. They are giving free support but it is  not providing premium support to lower level plans. We have many experiences with InMotion hosting customer care center and we are usually getting their response within half an hour for small queries.

But the better part is, you will get the answers for most of your queries from their support Community better than customer support.

D. Security

InMotion hosting providing a world class security and it stands in the top 10 list of highly secure hosting’s. Even though it doesn’t have a layered security system like bluehost had, InMotion hosting has a real-time Spam check tool to filter spam e mails. Its SSD drives and Secure Socket Layer certificate improves the performance as well as security.

Other Advantages of Inmotion Hosting;

  1. Inmotion is one of the first hosting company that providing solid state drives with every web plan
  2. They constantly update and bring new equipment’s and new hardware for improving the hosting performance.
  3. Every plan includes unlimited e mails and Storage place.
  4. Flexible coding options are available.
  5. Free backup, Un-metered monthly data transfers are available.

But it In Motion has Some Disadvantages too…

  1. Lower plans of shared hosting don’t have Monthly plans. You can only buy 12 months or 24 moth (or above) plans.
  2. You cannot host in Windows servers.
  3. Price of shared hosting plans are comparatively higher.

InMotion Hosting Review 2017- Our Verdict

InMotion hosting has a solid performance for its higher value plans, but for shared hosting, InMotion will not be a better option while comparing to Bluehost and Hostgator. They are trying to improve their performance in recent years by upgrading the equipment’s and services, but in 2017 InMotion hosting is high priced than its competitors.

If you are not worried about paying high price for lower plans, with minimum features, you can opt for InMotion hosting. If you want cheap and best hosting for your website, Bluehost or Hostgator will do a best job for you. You can get many offers by using some promo codes too.

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