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1
99.90%
288 ms
82.5%
2
100.00%
267 ms
82.4%
3
96.55%
220 ms
81.3%
4
100.00%
244 ms
79.0%
5
99.84%
225 ms
78.3%
6
99.99%
196 ms
77.0%
7
99.99%
234 ms
77.0%
8
100.00%
171 ms
76.1%
9
99.53%
241 ms
74.9%
10
100.00%
319 ms
74.0%
11
96.55%
288 ms
73.8%
12
100.00%
220 ms
73.0%
13
100.00%
233 ms
73.0%
14
100.00%
245 ms
73.0%
15
99.99%
274 ms
73.0%
16
99.67%
210 ms
72.9%
17
96.54%
183 ms
72.8%
18
99.95%
262 ms
72.0%
19
100.00%
238 ms
71.0%
20
100.00%
272 ms
71.0%

1
100.00%
70 ms
83.0%
2
100.00%
251 ms
82.5%
3
100.00%
155 ms
82.1%
4
100.00%
197 ms
79.1%
5
100.00%
270 ms
76.6%
6
100.00%
257 ms
76.0%
7
100.00%
166 ms
73.0%
8
99.98%
306 ms
72.1%
9
100.00%
255 ms
72.0%
10
100.00%
277 ms
71.0%
11
100.00%
275 ms
70.1%
12
100.00%
283 ms
70.0%
13
99.95%
284 ms
69.0%
14
100.00%
311 ms
68.0%
15
100.00%
284 ms
67.0%
16
100.00%
248 ms
64.0%
17
87.48%
247 ms
60.6%
18
99.71%
344 ms
59.9%
1
100.00%
65 ms
85.0%
2
99.95%
62 ms
79.0%
3
100.00%
164 ms
77.0%
4
100.00%
206 ms
77.0%
5
100.00%
122 ms
73.0%
6
100.00%
187 ms
70.0%
7
100.00%
179 ms
68.0%
8
99.98%
76 ms
65.0%
9
44.13%
189 ms
48.5%

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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 - 35% 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 4 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 - 15% 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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