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We rate Host Clear very highly here at WebHostingSearch and would recommend their shared hosting plan to all those looking for a regular hosting plan. It’s great for new users with good value, performance and reliability. Support is great and online troubleshooting is top... Read full expert review of Host Clear

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very good qaulity overall, cPanel works really well and well layed out. loved the site builder and mobile optimized drag and drop set up really helps for use on smartphones and tablets which is great... Read all reviews for Host Clear

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ok host for new starter, but wasnt for me as i wanted a more customizable options on the server than they could provide on theri shared set up. Howevre the money back option was good...Read all reviews for Host Clear

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Host Clear is one of those web hosting companies that like to keep things simple. Simple for their customers that is, and not that the hosting itself is simple in any way – actually their recent relaunch under the holding company Endurance has seen them advance their offering as a host considerably. Their epigraph is “Clear, Simple, Web Hosting -That's quick and easy” nothing is hidden and that you as the customer know what you’re getting for your money.

For only $2.99 per month you’ll be able to obtain their award winning hosting. They have received an impressive three awards for “Host of the Year” and one for “Cheapest Web Host”. In 2015 they continue their great offering with many additional features targeted towards the modern user, including mobile optimization, great cloud storage and google, bing and yahoo free ad credits. Host Clear continues to give great technical aspects within their cheap hosting packages, unlimited domains, unlimited SQL databases and email accounts, you’ll for example get a 99.9% uptime guarantee, web site builder, free spam assassin, e-Commerce shopping carts and a domain name for life as.

We are wowed that Host Clear goes that little extra mile to make their customers happy. Learning whatever you might need to know about web hosting has never been easier thanks to Host Clear’s extensive set of video tutorials and online help centre. Just click the video of your choice and you’ll be an expert at cPanel, DNS, Dreamweaver and much more in no time at all.

Host Clear is a web host that knows that the work isn’t over the moment you has signed up with them and paid for your hosting. Their knowledgeable and pleasant support team is available 24/7 and you’ll be able to get help with any issues concerning your hosting.

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2015 has seen HostClear really up their game, while they have always offered quality products a recent revamp of their services – including a price drop have seen them move towards a front runner position within shared hosting services.

Host Clear’s user and customer reviews since we have been reviewing them have continued to get better and better.

One thing we have been really impressed with is the add-ons they give to users and the price of cheap hosting (they are giving generally much more out than some of their competitors within this price range. Another thing they have added to their offering which we believe to be very valuable is the quality and volume of their free website templates, often you will get given “free templates” from host that leave a lot to be desired. But the ones on offer form HostClear are really great the site builder also is top notch.


Value for Money

For WebHostingSearch users you get a special rate of $2.99 a month (reduced from 5.98 USD) on a 36 month contract. And while that is quite a long committal they have a good money back guarantee for the 45 days so you can really test them out and judge host clears performance for yourself before finally committing, but if a solid shared host is what you are after, we do not think you will be disappointed.

Let’s get back to the core value of their hosting, firstly – great price but what you get for that is also impressive, we touched on it above but to get unlimited domains, unlimited SQL databases and email accounts, you’ll get a 99.9% uptime guarantee, top quality web site builder (really a stand out product for them) – lots of free templates, Cpanel is also included for free and both that, the interface and FTP are set up to be mobile optimised for the modern user so it’s clearly a great value hosting service. Easy install for the main CMS – one button install for WordPress.

For ecommerce sites there are great shopping cart options already included, SSL  for the base price as well as a “Marketing Suite” with 300USD value for free – this includes $100 free ad spend on both google AdSense and Yahoo /Bing platforms. The templates offer nice options for online stores as well and are very customizable and reliable.

Essentially for only 2.99USD a month we think you are getting about a hosting account worth 10USD/month really.

Performance & Reliability

Firstly as with all top class hosting providers they have a 99.9% uptime guarantee (something we rally suggest anyone looking at hosting makes sure their host provides). At WebHostingSearch we have  a couple of test sites set up on Host Clear and monitor them ourselves via the tool pingdom and we can see very good results so both server balance, uptime response time have been great and match all the other top hosts performance. The database reliability and connection performance have also performed well on our independent tests and monitoring.

Worth noting that the uptime guarantee doesn’t cover “planned maintenance” and while even during the maintenance we didn’t see any drops in performance it was good to be told well in advanced of the planned downtime so we were prepared, there is nothing worse than bad communication form host and gladly this is not the case with HostClear who have been very informative and transparent with all aspects of their plan.

When the site went down the time it was down was fractional and the response time to fix this and get it back up was better than expected and shows the network monitoring they have is very much up to scratch.  

Bandwidth, storage performance and reliability are very good, and all normal sites will not see any problems on their basic “pro” plan, however again they do a great job to communicate in advance (usually 48hours prior to action) if your sites plan needs adjustment to fit into the plans terms.

HostClears’s Email Usage capability is also very good value for a shared hosting platform, allowing customer’s unlimited reliable mailboxes (worth noting that each individual email account has mailbox storage of either 500MB data or 10,000 emails).


Support

Host Clear have 24/7 support teams based in the US (they do not outsource their support like some other companies do to areas such as the Philippines or India).  Overall we cant find fault in their support team, they allow multi-channel contacts – email, phone, live chat – on top a very extensive, well-structured online help section.

The online help section is very well presented and written, and there are hundreds of great tutorials for those new to web, from troubleshooting to full beginner guides to getting your site online as well as guides on SEO basics and web design and conversion best practices. They have gone above and beyond what most of the competitors provide when it comes to online help and support and this area particularly took us as a positive when we compare to other providers.  

The live chat support was both a quick and efficient way to get support, and helps a lot that you can share links and they can guide you visually with issues you have, which can sometimes be a limiting aspect of phone support.

Phone support itself was of quality, good responsive time (some hosts who will be not be mentioned have awfully long queuing times to get through to support agents which is infuriating and time consuming). The support representatives from Host Clear also were friendly and as you can expect/ hope both knowledgeable in the areas we questioned them on and also able to describe fixes in a logical and simple way which is a real plus to those with little experience.  


Ease of use

I think that this maybe Host Clear’s top feature, it so easy and well-made that I’m not sure I have found a hosting plan that is this suitable for those new to hosting a website.

The one click install, the cPanel layout and structure and the mobile optimization leave it years ahead of some hosts who have not really brought this into their thinking or practices.  

The help section / troubleshooting, tutorials and guides are also very user friendly which is important for the new user as its always frustrating if these sections are badly set up or made.  


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Tutorial and Help Section: We mentioned it several times for a reason but Host Clear have really built an excellent section in this regards, light years ahead of some of the competitors who seem to think this isn’t important for some reason. It is easy to navigate, is very extensive and presented in a very digestible way.

Cost v Performance Ratio: Simply put what you get for the cost of this hosting plan is great! The unlimited bandwidth, domains and its reliability and general performance levels are what you would expect to pay much more for. The add-ons in the marketing suite, templates and site builder only add to the value of this package form Host Clear.

Site Builder and Templates: Sometimes hosts will a site builder to their hosting packages, but more often than not these are not up to scratch and fall behind the quality provided by independent site builder programs. However Host Clear’s would match pretty much all the independent ones. We loved it, customisable, flexible, easy to use and comprehensive, really good work from them on this. The same goes for the templates, often they are not really great but Host clear are providing modern and great looking templates to choose from.


Important to know

Some things we think important to know before signing up with Host clear are as follows;

  • Money back guarantee is valid for 45 days.
  • If you cancel there will be an additional domain fee to make up for the domain for life.
  • Cancelling any other time after the 45days starter period, the refund will be not cover partial months used.  
  • If you abuse or exceed the normal usage policy, you will be given 48 hours to rectify before the account is taken offline.
  • As mentioned before, email accounts are unlimited but storage of said email accounts is limited to 10 thousand messages or 500MB
  • If your site falls below the 99.9% uptime guarantee you will get one month of hosting credited to your account.
  • Discounts are valid only for first time users/ customers of Host Clear.
  • Price is dependent on length on sign up contract, and will get more expensive if you were to choose shorter or monthly billings.

Summary

We rate Host Clear very highly here at WebHostingSearch and would recommend their shared hosting plan to all those looking for a regular hosting plan. It’s great for new users with good value, performance and reliability. Support is great and online troubleshooting is top draw. Free marketing suite, site builder and templates are great for e-commerce only add to the host value.The user reviews of Host Clear back up what we think about them and you can read more of those below, feel free to submit your thoughts and customers reviews of your Host clear experience so others can hear about them as well.

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Paul Goldstein recommends Host Clear

very good qaulity overall, cPanel works really well and well layed out. loved the site builder and mobile optimized drag and drop set up really helps for use on smartphones and tablets which is great for me, so i can update properly as I move around (I travel a lot). 

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Gio_ does not recommend Host Clear

ok host for new starter, but wasnt for me as i wanted a more customizable options on the server than they could provide on theri shared set up. Howevre the money back option was good and no big questiosn were asked or fuss made. 

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Samual Brooks recommends Host Clear

Earlier our site used to be frequently down hampering my business to a large extent. So we decided to switch to HostClear and must after switching to them my site has never been down even for a single minute. In fact its running very fast compared to what it used to be earlier.

Very user-friendly control panel, gives you all sorts of stats regarding your site. It’s very helpful for me. There are other excellent features as well. Overall it was the best decision for us in terms of sites performance and profit margin. With Hostclear I am very happy now. 

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Anu Dhillion recommends Host Clear

We have been with them for a while now. They have provided very professional and prompt service, My website running successfully without any downtime, And all this for next to nothing per month. Its going to be one long association for sure. Thanks for the excellent quality service. 

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Alex Michell recommends Host Clear

Terrific value for money.Technical Support is second to none, with a positive response within minutes of raising a ticket. We have 4 sites running successfully with them. We have recommended them recently and will continue doing so. 

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Riaz Khan recommends Host Clear

Will recommend HostClear to everyone. Very easy to use control panel.May be the easiest I've ever found. Top notch features and service.Hardly I get a problem, but whenever I have faced any problem I have always got a quick solution to it by their support team.I am very happy with them. 

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Rohit Pradhan recommends Host Clear

I am not an technically expert on the hosting things but I have found them to be very efficient, easy to use and very cost effective. Recommended always. 

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Ronnie Crux recommends Host Clear

Superb web host I have found so far. Unbelievable price outstanding level of performance.Very helpful staff who guide you in all your technical aspects if you are a novice person. They have all the updated features and updated scripts like Joomla, wordpress etc. Simple and easy to use. HostClear Recommended. 

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Mark Boylan recommends Host Clear

While I had some technical issues with HostClear when I first signed up (which they tell me have been solved). I aso thing the web design controls and templates are a bit clumsy and not completely intuitive. However, I cannot say enough good things about their service. Responses have been prompt and accurate, including solving a big problem today. Service is the difference in the market today! 

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Rashi Dell recommends Host Clear

HostClear.com team do exactly what they say they will do. Very good value for money hosting package, with excellent support. Really impressed with fast responses, simple to use interface. Well done and thanks. 

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Sophie Andrew recommends Host Clear

Plenty of storage space and generous bandwidth with reasonable rate these are few points which lead me to HostClar.com They have good support system as well, I happened to call them twice and got prompt and to the point respose. I think they are just too good to ignore so just go for it. 

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Willy Moria recommends Host Clear

Super fast set up time, reliable hosting and dirt cheap too! I

I have not experienced one bad point with HostClear.com!

Excellent value for money, reliable, quick and cheap.Will recommend this web hosting company. 

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Henry Weber recommends Host Clear

HostClear seems to have the best deals for my purposes. This is my first public website.

Great service, great speed, very helpful customer service, and very cheap!
The service is to a very high standard, for a very respectable price.
Well recommend HostClear.com 

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Keith Robinson recommends Host Clear

I like to research services (a lot) before I sign-up to anything.
Did I pick a winner this time, oh yes!! HostClear are without doubt the best hosting company I have had the pleasure to reside with.

Their support and staff are a breath of fresh air. 

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Pooja Khanna recommends Host Clear

I like this website because it is very easy to navigate and get from point a to point b without getting lost. The content is very well put together and easy to understand. The information that is presented is very professional and helpful. If you are looking for a website that will give you the tools and help you need to start an online business or effectively market your existing one, then HostClear.com can help you achieve that goal. 

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Sam recommends Host Clear

I see alot of ten star rating for Host Clear and it is a good host but they are not the perfect host. I don't think any web is. With Host Clear I've experienced close to no downtime and the hosting in general has been good and qualitative. Are they worthy of ten stars? No, but they get eight from me! 

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Cludia Russel recommends Host Clear

Setup time was fantastic. Whenever I needed support, I got it very quick. Server is fantastic, I have had no downtime in the 1 year I have had it. Great Service. HostClear Rocks! 

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Brad Johnson recommends Host Clear

I've been hosted with HostClear for a while, and have always had very good service and uptime.The control panel is simple and the staff are friendly and helpful. 

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Tom Symmonds recommends Host Clear

The service I received when buying and setting up my eShop was great. HostClear delivered exactly what they said they would. 

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