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1
99.99%
290 ms
85.3%
2
99.99%
171 ms
85.0%
3
100.00%
352 ms
83.9%
4
100.00%
229 ms
83.7%
5
100.00%
171 ms
82.9%
6
100.00%
219 ms
82.5%
7
99.97%
263 ms
82.5%
8
100.00%
271 ms
81.0%
9
99.95%
262 ms
80.0%
10
100.00%
246 ms
79.9%
11
100.00%
255 ms
79.5%
12
100.00%
314 ms
79.5%
13
99.96%
255 ms
78.6%
14
100.00%
240 ms
78.0%
15
100.00%
305 ms
78.0%
16
99.97%
227 ms
78.0%
17
99.65%
224 ms
76.9%
18
100.00%
242 ms
76.5%
19
100.00%
270 ms
76.5%
20
100.00%
307 ms
76.5%

1
100.00%
151 ms
85.9%
2
100.00%
80 ms
84.0%
3
99.97%
78 ms
84.0%
4
100.00%
272 ms
83.7%
5
99.98%
207 ms
81.4%
6
100.00%
310 ms
77.9%
7
100.00%
287 ms
76.9%
8
100.00%
265 ms
75.0%
9
100.00%
338 ms
74.1%
10
100.00%
185 ms
73.5%
11
100.00%
313 ms
73.5%
12
100.00%
259 ms
72.0%
13
100.00%
278 ms
72.0%
14
99.99%
267 ms
72.0%
15
99.99%
317 ms
72.0%
16
100.00%
360 ms
70.5%
17
99.84%
265 ms
70.4%
18
100.00%
304 ms
69.0%
1
100.00%
85 ms
84.0%
2
100.00%
56 ms
81.0%
3
99.98%
76 ms
81.0%
4
100.00%
156 ms
79.5%
5
99.99%
133 ms
79.5%
6
100.00%
189 ms
72.0%
7
100.00%
221 ms
72.0%
8
100.00%
187 ms
66.0%
9
0.00%
447 ms
7.5%

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General

  • HostScore™ is our proprietary calculation indicating the service quality of a web hosting service.
  • HostScore is calculated based on a weighted combination of server speed, uptime, editor's and user's rating.

Uptime - 45% weight

  • "Uptime" is the measurement of service availability.
  • The primary uptime monitoring location is in the United States. If a test from that location fails, the status is verified from other locations including; Germany, the United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, the Netherlands, Australia and Brazil.

Speed - 30% weight

  • "Speed" is the measurement of time website takes to respond.
  • We measure speed in milliseconds (ms) - the lower the number, the faster the website.
  • Speed is tested every four hours from 10 locations around the world.
  • Different speed benchmarks are used for Shared and VPS hosting. We expect websites hosted on VPS plans and Website Builders to load more quickly.
  • Detailed speed data from each location is published in each individual hosting review page.

Editor's Score - 15% weight

  • "Editor's Score" factors in other features or experiences noted during our editor review process.
  • Editor’s score considers features, customer support, value, and company reputation.

User's Score - 10% weight

  • "User's Score" is based on collected verified user ratings.
  • User's Score is sorted by Wilson Score Interval - the more user's inputs we have, the more accurate User's Score sorting will be.

Update Schedule

  • Speed and uptime data are updated daily at 00:00 UTC.
  • HostScore is calculated weekly and updated every Sunday at 00:00 UTC.
  • Monthly HostScore is updated and published on the first day of the month at 00:00 UTC.

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  • Hosting speed measured every 4 hours.

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