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1
100.00%
115 ms
93.3%
2
99.99%
134 ms
90.2%
3
99.90%
125 ms
88.0%
4
100.00%
144 ms
87.4%
5
99.94%
142 ms
85.0%
6
99.92%
135 ms
85.0%
7
100.00%
138 ms
84.0%
8
99.98%
132 ms
84.0%
9
99.96%
128 ms
84.0%
10
100.00%
149 ms
83.4%
11
100.00%
150 ms
83.0%
12
99.99%
140 ms
83.0%
13
99.97%
180 ms
83.0%
14
99.91%
132 ms
83.0%
15
100.00%
129 ms
82.0%
16
100.00%
132 ms
82.0%
17
100.00%
130 ms
81.0%
18
100.00%
146 ms
81.0%
19
100.00%
128 ms
80.0%
20
100.00%
138 ms
79.1%

1
100.00%
133 ms
87.2%
2
99.76%
133 ms
82.3%
3
100.00%
6 ms
82.0%
4
100.00%
32 ms
82.0%
5
99.99%
131 ms
80.4%
6
100.00%
131 ms
80.0%
7
99.84%
124 ms
79.0%
8
100.00%
136 ms
78.4%
9
100.00%
148 ms
77.4%
10
99.93%
133 ms
77.0%
11
100.00%
141 ms
76.0%
12
100.00%
136 ms
75.0%
13
99.99%
141 ms
74.0%
14
100.00%
118 ms
73.0%
15
100.00%
128 ms
73.0%
16
99.99%
129 ms
73.0%
17
99.99%
134 ms
71.0%
18
99.76%
129 ms
70.9%
1
99.99%
5 ms
84.0%
2
99.99%
5 ms
82.0%
3
99.99%
5 ms
78.0%
4
99.98%
126 ms
78.0%
5
99.94%
7 ms
78.0%
6
100.00%
133 ms
69.0%
7
100.00%
141 ms
69.0%
8
99.64%
111 ms
64.9%

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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 - 40% 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 - 20% 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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