SitePoint Sponsor

User Tag List

Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    SitePoint Member webwolfwizard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Northern Ireland
    Posts
    17
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    Avoid falconhost.com

    Wondering if there is a thread or rather a group here where everybody would post their negative experience with hosting sites and hosts to avoid.
    I would like to inform you about falconhost.com which is really cheap hosting service but seems to be abandoned with no support and no contact option. There was no problem with the service until my site got suspended for not paying for the next month. 1. I didn t get any email notification I used to. 2. after paying 1.50 USD for the next month nothing happened, my site is still unavaible and 3. there is no way to contact anybody about it. 4. I found info about the domain falconhost.com for sale, so it seems they donīt take it seriously. My biggest problem was not loosing 1.50 but loosing my site which was unfortunately before its soonest back up and Iīve made pretty much changing compared to my offline version.
    Just a little attention for what you choose.

  2. #2
    Life is not a malfunction gold trophysilver trophybronze trophy
    TechnoBear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Argyll, Scotland
    Posts
    5,345
    Mentioned
    214 Post(s)
    Tagged
    5 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by webwolfwizard View Post
    3. there is no way to contact anybody about it.
    There appears to be a facility to raise a support ticket. Did you try that?
    Don't be arrogant. Be kind to a koala that thinks it's a bear.

  3. #3
    SitePoint Member webwolfwizard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Location
    Northern Ireland
    Posts
    17
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    yea. but its offline. tried it many times

  4. #4
    Community Advisor silver trophy

    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    2,514
    Mentioned
    37 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by webwolfwizard View Post
    My biggest problem was not loosing 1.50 but loosing my site
    If your site is important to you, you might want to consider some more thorough criteria when choosing a host:

    - Extremely cheap is never good value
    - Hosts that mention any resource as being unlimited are being economical with the truth
    - Companies that don't display a company address, land line and company details are being evasive
    - Does the company have a track record and is it well known?

    Also, you should always make your own back ups, whether you host with a high quality company or choose to use cheap hosts.


Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •