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With the support of a group of companies such as IWL, Ideahost provides a high level of service for customers hailing from small and large companies equally. Clearly Ideahost brings to you an amazing cocktail of various key features which are crucial in the process of seamless web-hosting.
  • Introduction

    'IdeaHost is a hosting company that compromises of highly skilled and professional system administrators and programmers. Although Ideadhost is relatively new to the industry as compared to other hosting providers of the same genre, it’s simple and great features provides the users the ease of using hosting services that suits their needs perfectly. The head office of Ideahost is situated in Houston, Texas.
    Ideahost successfully launched a project on IdeaWebLab and rapidly developed into a separate company. The main objective of IdeaHost is to provide, both professionals and ordinary Internet users, universal access in the world of IT.'
  • Value

    'Ideahost offers its new users with the attractive offer of $2.99/month. Ideahost generally offers discounts on new registrations and the discounted rates are offered for the initial term.
    In the autumn of 2014, there was a unification of the subsidiary and Ideadhost merged with a company Netorn. Due to this merger, IdeaHost got unlimited possibilities for data transmission over the world at very high speeds. Subsequently the clients of Ideahost received absolutely free traffic in all areas of the globe.'
  • Support and Customer Service

    The customer support system is very professional. The online help center provides step by step tutorials with 24x7 customer (based exclusively in North America) support be it on phone or chat or via email. Ideahost has an exclusive guarantee of “Calls Answered in 2 Minutes”. The fact that Ideahost is comprised of web developers and they provide various web projects the capability of web hosting; they understand what is needed by our hosting sites and portals. This allows them to provide us with quick and professional help in case of any questions and suggestions that arise during the operation of our website on hosting. The Online Help Center and Step-by-Step Tutorials provides some of the best FAQ archive perfect for self-help.
  • Features


    Unlimited free email address

    It also offers unlimited free email address at your own domain and also provides email forwarding and auto responders’ features. The email facility features spam filters, virus checking and POP3/IMAP email. Ideahost also provides a facility where you can host unlimited domain from inside a single cpanel hosting account.

    Free website builder

    The account also comes with a free website builder. The free website builder has 100s of professional looking templates to choose from with drag and drop website editor feature. The website builder also comes with blog and photo gallery setup wizard. There will be limited number of free WebPages, if website builder is used to create websites. However, if some content management system like Wordpress, Joomla is being installed by using Ideahost’s one click installation program, you can use that content management system to create as many webpages as you want.

    Marketing Freebies at Ideahost

    Ideahost also provides free marketing tools which features $100 Google adwords , $100 Yahoo/Bing credit, online marketing guides, yellowpages listing authentication seal and SEO tools and also free toll free phone number.

    Programming Support

    Apart from these, the domain name features unmetered storage space and bandwidth and also unlimited domain names and MySQL databases. Programming support is offered for: Perl, PHP and ASP
    Other salient features include: Pre-installed CGI Scripts, Web Usage Statistics Report, MS FrontPage Support, Secure Server and Shopping Cart & Software.

    Guarantee of Lighting Fast service

    Ideahost restricts resource usage to typical activities in order to keep single users from slowing down the rest of the users on a server. This means they have to prohibit certain activities such as hosting peer to peer or bit torrent files, running an IRC interfere and other resource intensive tasks, running lengthy MySQL queries, etc. They regularly monitor resource usage and will contact any account that utilizes more than 25% of system resources for more than 90 seconds. If your account continues to exceed these limits, it may be suspended or cancelled.

    Money Back Guarantee

    Ideahost offers a single plan which pretty much includes everything that is required by an average website owner. So if someone is looking for an option that is low cost, reliable and secure, Ideahost is definitely the choice to go for.
    For example, if some new user needs help in transferring the files from their current server to the new Ideahost account, the Ideahost service team can also help with that. If someone is still not satisfied with Ideahost, they also provides 45 day money back guarantee.

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