123 Reg Review Introduction
123 Reg is a web hosting company based in the UK, it offers cheap and very affordable hosting plans, domain registration and other services like email hosting, VPS and dedicated server hosting. This hosting company sprouted from another company called Webfusion Group and was founded in 2000. The company claims to be the biggest domain provider in UK boasting with 3 million registered domains.
123-Reg Hosting Plans
As of this writing, they offer three shared hosting plans. Individually these plans are called: Start up, Business and Professional. The main difference between the three is the amount of disk space each has to offer. It is worthy to note that their Start up plan does not come with any free applications.
As an added option, the company also offers a dedicated web hosting options in 2 types: Windows and Linux based. They also offer VPS hosting options for business who need such set up.
Unlike other hosting companies, they do not publish any documents about their servers uptime and downtime, although it is worth mentioning that on their website they have a statement “Your site online, at all times, no matter what”.
The company’s support staff are all based in the UK. Its customers can reach support staff during regular business hours. Other than that, their customers can also access a knowledge base tool for self help options.
123-Reg Control Panel
Because this hosting company offers two types of operating systems for their servers, clients who opt for Linux based servers can access and manage their websites through cPanel. While for those who opted for Windows based servers can manage and access their website files through Plesk.
They offer different website CRMs, Scripts and applications such as wordpress, Drupal and Weebly. New accounts can also expect Google Adwords credits.
123-Reg Money Back Guarantee / Cancellation Policy
Unlike other hosting companies, They only offer a 7 day money back guarantee. Customers who wish to cancel their accounts has to send a written cancellation letter 30 days prior to their account cancellation.
If you are looking for a well established hosting company in the UK, this company is one of those you may want to consider. However, you must choose your plan very carefully as their cheapest plan may not be suitable for your business.
- Choice between Linux and Windows
- 75 Scripts to Choose from
- UK Based
- Free Domain
- Up to 6 months free (with 3 year contract)
- UK based Support