Justhost Hosting Review and User Ratings

Expert Review


Jonathan Smith




Brief Introduction

With one of the most affordable hosting prices along with excellent support, JustHost is one of the rapidly growing companies. Under the management of JustDevelpIt, JustHost has secured its position in one of the leading hosting companies in a very short span of time.

It is just the perfect choice for those who aim for blog hosting and budget shopping. JustHost aims for complete customer satisfaction. It has been around since 2008 and since then has been always been progressing and improving.

JustHost provides you with all-rounder hosting plans which help you from building the website to maintaining it. The advanced features help in enhancing the visitor’s experience. The ease of operating makes the inexperienced site owner to handle the website easily.

With various amazing features and offers provided JustHost making them the preferable choice for web hosting. JustHost was founded in the year 2008 by Chris Philip. It was bought in the year 2010/2011 by EIG that owns many other famous hosting brands. Its value is more than 2 billion.

In the present scenario, it has become quite difficult to find the best suitable Webhosting plan. There are so many hosting service providers which offer you and tempt you to choose their company making it a very confusing task. JustHost is another good hosting company which is not best but due to its easy to navigate and accessible interface it proves to be quite a good option for business and personal needs.

Founded by Chris Philip in the year 2008, JustHost has been one of the fastest growing hosting service companies. It was bought by EIG in the year 2010/2011 which is a big conglomerate in the industry owning more than a dozen of famous hosting brands and has its value to be more than 2 billion.

JustHost provides you with the cheapest hosting plans. Not only has it provided you with the free MySpace ad credits. They are pioneers in providing awesome features along with secure servers, knowledgeable 24 * 7 technical support, economic hosting plans, etc.

It is best suitable for bloggers, entrepreneurs’ and small businesses due to its cheap shared hosting plans. Even the starter packages are having much more features than majority hosting services. So you can call it a budget hosting service provider.

The headquarters are located in Australia, UK and the USA. Its single data center is in Illinois.

Server Performance

The concept of the unlimited hosting storage is restricted by JustHost. The customers can’t use the space for online storage or website backing up, etc. They limit the users’ usage of servers by limiting the number of files (inodes) database tables (MySQL/PostgreSQL tables) so as to avoid the adverse effect on the server performance.

Generally, they provide with 99.5% of uptime. Their data center facility has greater than 2 thousand servers and four on-site technicians present all the time.

Support Portal

JustHost provides support in the form of snail mail (address in Utah), email, live chat and phone. Only English support is provided on phone 24*7. The live chat waiting times are a bit long but when you are finally connected then the support staff member resolves your issue as efficiently as possible, so the wait is worth it.

The company provides you with blog articles for assisting on topics like how to use your SSH (secure shell) access, creating an email account, etc.

Apart from that, there are various video tutorials provided that provide an interactive visual aid that might be quite helpful in learning about installing WordPress, redirecting the web, etc.


The customer support is friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. They give you the best web chat experience that has accurate wait time countdown clock and a delicate notification sound is provided to intimate the customer whenever the representative has responded.

JustHost provides WordPress hosting as well as the facility to add WordPress blog to your respective hosted website.

They provide a free domain for a lifetime and instant setup, unlimited domain hosting of the domain on a single account and the best anytime money back guarantee. There are no setup fees. You can actually use a lot of extra disk space as JustHost doesn’t put any kind of restriction on the disk space used by the subscribers.

They provide you with an extremely powerful control panel option making website building an easy and quick task. They have accessible website builder making your online experience hassle free. They have both Windows and Linux based servers.


The actual meaning of unlimited space is a bit mysterious. It is meant for hosting websites but you cannot use this space for archiving of log files, documents, electronic file nor you can use this space for backing up or online storage. If done then your account shall be terminated with or without prior notice.

Flexible Hosting Choices

JustHost offers Linux for OS. The advantage with the basic plan is that it comes with a reseller option. JustHost provides limited sub domains, MySQL databases and space. They provide you with great shared hosting plan keeping in mind about the budget. It is ideal for small blogs and websites.

They don’t provide cloud hosting. They provide dedicated hosting plans. The servers come with about 1 TB storage, 15TB data transfers and 16GB RAM. They provide money back guarantee, where you cancel the web hosting anytime.

In the VPS hosting, they provide ultra performance with guaranteed resources using the enhanced cPanel. They provide multi-account management and instant provisioning for the domain name and root access.

Control Panel

Standard cPanel is provided by with JustHost and is included in the cost. The cPanel gives access to various good features like DNS, webmail, addon domains, etc. They provide you with the facility of setting up Gmail and Google Apps. You can handle the account management and billing using a separate login and separate control panel.

For users having the reseller plan get tools for creating, deleting and managing their individual hosting accounts as well as they obtain WHM. The resellers are provided with a free of cost ClientExec package for managing customer billing and invoicing.

JustHost provides with a really great and advanced cPanel which helps in a powerful Domain management with a single sign-on. They help in having a streamlined interface and give a comprehensive help center.

Money back guarantee

JustHost provides a very simple cancellation policy. They will refund the full amount for your remaining unused months. They provide a full no quibble refund if the refund is submitted within 30 days. The cancellation can be submitted through ticket, chat or phone. Please make sure that you have updated account information before you contact the customer support team.

The refund policy doesn’t include the domain name fees and one-off account fees. The refund shall be done in the same mode as in which he original payment was made. If you cancel the account then you will obtain money back within a span of days.

Overall Opinion

JustHost is the perfect blend of good features, price and usability. It is subtle for small companies and they also widen the reseller options range by a large extent. With unlimited hosting package and low price, it is quite a good hosting service to choose from.

With the attractive and simple to use website builder, it provides the best software marketplace.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do JustHosting servers run a Windows or Linux OS?

Do JustHosting plans include a free domain?

Can you buy domain registrations through JustHost?

Do JustHost have any VPS hosting plans?

Where are JustHost headquarters located?

JustHost Plans

JustPlan Basic

Disk Space- 50 GB

Bandwidth - Unlimited

Database tables-1000



Disk Space- 150 GB

Bandwidth - Unlimited

Database tables-1000