Forbes Advisor has developed a rubric to assess and score each company on the list. We evaluated a total of 11 HostGator alternatives to objectively determine our top seven. The rubric assesses five main areas of criteria that were scored and weighted. Each area contributed a specific percentage toward the final score of 100%. By dividing the score into categories, we aim to provide a comprehensive evaluation taking into consideration various factors that are important to users when choosing the best provider.
In our evaluation to determine our top HostGator alternatives, we assessed each provider by their starting price, upgrade price and whether they offered a free plan. We also rated each hosting service according to its lowest-priced tier plan. Plans…