1&1 Hosting Review

1&1 Hostings

The 1&1 Hosting company again one of the leading Web hosting providers. It is the most prolific web hosting provider with the widest range of hosting products. They have established in 10 different countries including Germany, Spain, Great Britain and the United States of America. It’s not the company which gives you the most affordable service but you will certainly have a service with top quality.

All these are fine what actually matters is what it offers…

Uptime (i.e. Reliability)

1&1 stood firm in website monitoring test and proved to be incredibly stable with almost 100% uptime record, it could be relied on for a solid foundation of your company.


The plans and services-

  • Domain Names

You can select any domain name from the lot, you can register yourself your own private domain and so on. There’s a 1&1 Digital Guide available for your help.

  • Websites

You can have your own website on board with it, customise it use the available websites template and make it worth visiting and for assistance in doing so you can use the guide available on the site.

  • Web Hosting Packages
  • Fundamental Web Hosting

It comes with three options to choose from – Basic, Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Pro. The prices of these plans vary depending on the features they come with.

  • Linux Hosting

Even here you have three options, in fact, the very same options- – Basic, Unlimited Plus and Unlimited Pro. You can check the site for more details.

  • WordPress Hosting

The WordPress hosting has improved easy installation and is up to 50% faster with full SSD storage. The three options remain the same with different pricings. 1&1 has a very good WordPress hosting solutions which many companies fail to provide.

  • Cloud Hosting

Here just select your stack, choose the plan accordingly depending on your needs and you would be good to go.

  • Servers
  • Cloud Servers

1&1 has few options for cloud servers as well, here you have to select your configuration and then you have to choose your cloud server to fulfil your requirements.

  • Virtual Server Cloud

Then there’s virtual server cloud where resources are not shared through VMware virtualization. Choose your own plan.

  • Dedicated Servers

Dedicated servers, the most secure and reliable servers and easy system management. There a number of dedicated servers option to choose from, from different companies like AMD, Intel etc.

  • Email & Office 365
  • eCommerce
  • Online Marketing

These last three services are not exclusively provided by most web hosting providers but 1&1 does.


Now the Pros and Cons


  • 24/7 technical support
  • Money-back guarantee
  • Free daily backups
  • Unlimited traffic, emails, DBs
  • WordPress integration
  • 99.9% uptime guarantee
  • Wide range of web hosting products


  • User experience- not so great
  • Backend Setup

increases complexities

  • Speed

there are companies with better speed too in the market

  • Customer  Service

not the best, could be improved


I can’t just blindly recommend 1&1 to anyone. It certainly has many features which make it stand apart but the naively positive user experiences are not acceptable. All the wide range of products and services it provides are pretty impressive and even the price is not so high but still, you will find mixed reviews on the net. It could be the one with easy email setups, domain transfers, WordPress hosting etc.


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