Today we are going to review one of the most oldest web hosting company FatCow it is founded in 1998. FatCow offers various kind of hosting plans like shared hosting, wordpress hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated hosting at affordable price.
FatCow provides advertising credits worth of $200 just like other web hosting companies so that you never have to pay more on your website promotions. FatCow provides a risk free experience by providing 30 day money back guarantee.
FatCow Products/Services Overview :-
Shared Web Hosting
FatCow shared hosting includes everything you need to put your business or personal site online and to manage it for years to come. FatCow shared hosting provides many features like site builder to create your website without any programming knowledge just point and click, application installer to install various applications like photo galleries, blog software and more, cloud storage of 1GB to store your documents, music, photos store on your computer.
FatCow also helps you to start your online store and selling online by providing tools like shopping carts, catalogs with coupons, paypal integration to accept payments and you can even accept credit cards online.Currently FatCow offers only single plans which cost your around $49/year*.
FatCow wordpress hosting offers very good experience and features to their customers. FatCow provides some of the best and most popular wordpress themes that will make your website more beautiful. Plugins like W3 Total Cache and social networking plugin JetPack are included in their plugin store. FatCow also provides customized control panel that will make your life easier by quickly and easily access all the wordpress tools in single place.
FatCow uses SSD storage in their servers which will help to decrease page loading time. FatCow teamed up with SiteLock experts which is one of the best web security provider to deliver highest possible security to your website by actively scanning and removing malware.Currently FatCow wordpress hosting provides two plans WP Starter ($3.75/mo*) and WP Essential ($6.95/mo*).
What's Good About FatCow :-
FatCow gives decent uptime of 99.78% in one of our client website by ocassionally giving downtime it is ok for small websites or for personal websites but if you website have few hundreds of visitors daily then their uptime performance will give you serious problem.
FatCow gives pretty decent loading speed to website with few plugins and heavy themes on it if you host your small website or your business website that speed will not bother you and your website visitor.
FatCow provides good features like free domain registration, website templates, website builder, unlimited email address, unlimited disk space and maximum bandwidth.
Advertising credits are nowadays one of the most important feature which is present in almost every web hosting provider plans. With FatCow you get $100 Google Adwords credit and $100 Bing Ads credit.
What's Bad About FatCow :-
Only One Plan
FatCow offers only a single plan in their shared hosting which is the most used hosting anywhere in the world it's ok for small websites but very disappointed for medium and large websites.
FatCow cost you around $49/year* which is around $4/mo which is slightly expensive as compared to other top web hosting provider.
Expensive Renewal Price
FatCow offers you very expensive hosting renewal price means after the end of your introductory offer you have to pay around $14.95/mo* to make your website live which is very expensive as compared to other web hosting provider.
Not So Good Customer Support
FatCow customer support is not upto the mark although they offer 24/7 customer service via phone, chat and message submission but sometimes it can delay your service but saying we are figuring it out.
Final Verdict About FatCow :-
No we do not recommend FatCow because did not get anything with that much price but for wordpress hosting they are very good everyone should try them atleast once.