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Aabaco Small Business
HostGator

Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Overview

Total reviews
39
61
Company responses
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Issues resolved
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2

Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Consumer Ratings

Rank
43 out of 168 in Hosting category
20 out of 168 in Hosting category
Website
35 in category
19 in category
Customer service
15 in category
12 in category
Reliability
28 in category
13 in category
Privacy and Data Security
26 in category
19 in category

Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Rating Details

Website
1.3 (22 reviews)
2.2 (33 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

The day we were ready to launch the website, there was NO link to upgrade and open the website for hosting through the Aabaco (Yahoo small business) portal control panel. We contacted Aabaco (Yahoo small business) for tech support. They assured us that the problem was technical issue and they would...

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If you get randomly brute forced by someone, they will shut down your website and blame it on you (ignoring the fact that someone just tried to attack the website). Instead, they keep the website offline for many many many hours at a time claiming that took too many resources and you have to fix...

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Customer service
1.3 (22 reviews)
1.4 (31 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...As I'm tired of trying to work through their terrible control panel and customer service, I'll just eat the $35 and hope they don't try to get me again next year. Hopefully, I've canceled my account and payment method properly. Moral: watch out for services that have automatic payment plans..

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...(The customer service representative couldn't confirm that other answers would NOT work, but he did say that he had personally tried the specified three answers and found that they DID work. He was helpful. His company is garbage...

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Reliability
1.1 (20 reviews)
2 (24 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

After my web hosting service expired a few months ago I chose not to renew it. After my domain registration (which I also had with them) recently expired, I tried to renew it and was advised that to do so I had to reactivate my previous account, both my domain and web hosting service, and get a...

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I ran into low disc space so I upgraded.Since the upgrade nothing works.I have logged about 8 different tickets to get the matter resolved but to date nothing has happened.

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Privacy and Data Security
1.4 (18 reviews)
1.8 (26 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...I had him change p11 to p2 and click enter then bypass the security warning. He did. I asked him how the page looks now...

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The industry norm on security and backups does not seem to apply to apply to Host Gator. For example Host Gator will let a bot try 200 logins before blocking it. 200 attempts!!! I would think if one takes the 200 most common passwords you could access 20% of Host Gator's clients websites and erase...

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Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Pros and Cons

Pros
  • When it was yahoo
  • Friendly cs
  • Ease in creating website
  • Price
  • Server reliability
  • Original setup
Cons
  • Customer service
  • Refusal to grant refund
  • Paying for domain registration that they did not handle
  • Customer service
  • Worst customer support
  • Time wasted

Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews
No votes
5

Hostgator one of the worst Customer support ! they misguide customers ... i request to hostgator i am not happy with...

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4

I ran into low disc space so I upgraded.
Since the upgrade nothing works.
I have logged about 8 different tickets to get t...

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Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews
1

I've been extremely happy for the last ~15 years with Yahoo and then they dump my account to this horrible company....

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1

I have just spent 2 months educating myself on building a WordPress site and creating my blog that I was finally ready t...

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1

I integrated my Yahoo Small Bus. Account 2 Jan 8, 2016. But when I went back a week later to make changes, it would not...

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1

email sent from websitewelcome.come, (no longer "accessible" any longer). Connected to SEO Hosting, a front for...

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Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews
No votes

A good client moved to Abaco last year and immediately became almost impossible to serve. After lengthy joint phone...

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My "pissedconsumer" message was not about HostGator, it was about my current web host. My only problem with HostGator...

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Tried to do a change of ownership and ended up losing most of the business email accounts associated with the domain...

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1.8

I bought a 3 year contract with these guys and renewed it once.
Their servers were attacked my site was erased and a viag...

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Aabaco Small Business and HostGator Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Aabaco Small Business Web Hosting (13 reviews)
  • Aabaco Small Business Domain Service (12 reviews)
  • Aabaco Small Business Customer Care (8 reviews)
  • Hostgator Web Hosting (28 reviews)
  • Hostgator Technical Support (6 reviews)
  • Hostgator Customer Care (3 reviews)