X10hosting Featured Review
x10hosting.com contains very nice layout, and whole website is easy to navigate... except signup form. After clicking registration link we were asked to choose between available packages - without ads, and with forced ads (ads-sponsored package includes more space and bandwidth). Trying to register for ads-free package didn't work - we were redirected to same page again and again. But after choosing package with ads, registration form was working just perfect.
As soon as required fields were filled out, we got confirmation email and cPanel account was created within next few minutes. After doing some more tests we found x10hosting.com user area is hard to understand (while main website should be easy to navigate even for newbies), but their service is good enough - no major slowdowns or timeouts. Another thing we like about x10hosting.com - if standard PHP configuration on server is not suitable for you, you may ask their team to upgrade PHP (good reason to do so will be required, of course).
Basically, we have no more complaints about x10hosting.com, and it's really worth to consider.
And this is a copy of their activation email:
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X10hosting.com General Information
X10hosting was found in 2004 and it is now 9 years in business.
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|Flashwave, 15th of May, 2013|
|Most of the reviews here already state the uptime and such|
the vox servers are pretty good but they have this thing where only "whitelisted" countries can register
Now this is the biggest bullshit i've ever heard
|Travis Keane, 16th of January, 2013|
|Had x10 for 4 years. uptime is unreliable, support is slow or non-existent. Speed? slow as malasses in january. Frequent downtimes of over 2 hours at a time. Constant account suspensions because you forget to login once every few weeks is complete nonsense and aggravation. Their appeals process is unfair and unjust. If they decide you have somehow violated their policy (that is the biggest bunch of nonsense I have ever read) they will not let you download your data, they just lock you out and that's it. I am done with them forever. |
AVOID AVOID AVOID AVOID!
|:), 16th of December, 2012|
|Uptime is crap. Speed slow. Support crap too.|
|Jermy, 30th of November, 2012|
|typo *transition from co.CC was easy*|
|Jermy, 30th of November, 2012|
|I have been a free user of x10hosting for about 8 months so far, the second free hosting provider I have tried|
So far their uptime was been quite good, however there were a few short periods of downtime (just a few days).
The free package includes the usual cPanel, pretty much the same as any other web hosting does.
Their support is responsive within under week, which is pretty reasonable as a free service (of course!). There was that time when they were migrating some of their servers to new ones, which was sort of annoying becuase they only tell you they're doing maintance once they start.
No DNS/domain problems for me... no idea what the others here had - it's a steeeep learning curve to set up your own website. I initially didn't know it would take 48hours for DNS/domain settings to take effect across the globe, so patience :) My dotTK domain works just fine, transition for co.CC easy (after co.cc closed down).
Login required at least once a month. Never have been asked to or forced to put in their ads. In fact, I wouldn't mind doing so if that would help improve their uptime, but according to a response on their forums, they're happy to NOT force ads.
Speed? hardly notice, my site is accelerated by Cloudflare + wordpress cache plugins anyway.
Only 2 mySQL databases, fine for average user (only one needed really).
One parked domain + One free *.x10.mx + multiple addon domains
000webhost's uptime does look king next to what I've experienced at x10hosting though...
|R. Slocumb, 23rd of October, 2012|
|ATT now blocking x10 server IP addresses, while x10 customer service says NOTHING to it's customer base. What a joke of a server company. Lost ALL of my data. AVOID AT ALL COSTS!|
|Vlad1k.com, 11th of July, 2012|
|My website was exploited and there was a shell uploaded on it. The hacker uploaded viruses on my website, and about a week ago, it got suspended. I payed lots of money for .com domain, and they suspend me because I was hacked. cPanel always slow. FTP and database server always down. After I asked them for backups, they said no, closed the ticket and banned me from opening new ones. One of the worst free hosters. AVOID AT ALL COST! DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME/MONEY!|
|Jodan, 15th of June, 2012|
|I believed that 000webhost have problems with subdomain such as .tk, .co.cc, and they could not figure out any solutions, and due to their networks down, So, all those subdomain website are down...please advice when you can solve problem. Regards! Please find real tech support staff to help your clients.|
|Michael, 15th of June, 2012|
|I have 3 websites all down for 5 days now, every time i emailed them and their support staff blamed on domain problem, but the facts it was nothing to do domain issues, ONLY their 000webhost servers down...wasted lots of time. Support are fake and the facts are NO support at all.|
|george, 08th of June, 2012|
|The server is always down...|
It is intermitten and ftp is down.
The Cpanel is good But the server can be improved a lot in performance
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