InMotion: Affordable Hosting for Affiliates
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Web hosting is one of the most important industries in today’s internet. There are hundreds or even thousands of companies offering different kinds of hosting services.
Today, we’re taking a look at another player in this space – InMotion. Find out what their services are, and whether or not you should work with them.
InMotion runs on cPanel 11, which offers a wide selection of hosting management features. For instance:
- easy-to-use getting started wizard,
- video tutorials,
- support tickets system,
- email management (more on that in a minute),
- simple script installers (WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, OpenCart, PrestaShop, phpBB, phpList, MediaWiki, Moodle),
- file manager,
- FTP access,
- subdomain management,
- MySQL management,
- advanced features (cron jobs, Apache handlers, image manager, and more).
Here, we’re just going to list what can be found in one of InMotion’s most basic plans, which should give you an idea on the quality of their services:
- secure POP3/IMAP/SMTP email accounts,
- 3 webmail based solutions,
- mobile device compatibility (webmail),
- customizable SPAM filters,
- customizable email filters,
- email domain forwarding, and more.
Programming and Database Features
Apart from the aforementioned content management platforms (WordPress, Joomla, etc.) InMotion offers the following features:
- PHP versions 4 and 5,
- .htaccess overrides,
- PERL 5,
- MySQL versions 4 and 5,
- Shared SSL.
Plans and Price
InMotion offers a wide range of hosting solutions, including:
- Launch: 6 domains supported, up to 25 subdomains, unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 2 MySQL databases; $5.95 per month.
- Power: 26 domains supported, up to 100 subdomains, unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 50 MySQL databases; $7.95 per month.
- Pro: unlimited domains supported, unlimited subdomains, unlimited disk space, unlimited bandwidth, 200 MySQL databases; $13.95 per month.
All offers come with a 90-day money-back guarantee.
- VPS-1000: 512MB of RAM, 40GB of disk space, 750GB monthly transfer, 2 IP addresses; $29.95 per month.
- VPS-2000: 1GB of RAM, 80GB of disk space, 1500GB monthly transfer, 5 IP addresses; $49.95 per month.
- VPS-3000: 2GB of RAM, 160GB of disk space, 2500GB monthly transfer, 10 IP addresses; $74.95 per month.
Plans available from $119.95 to $189.95 per month. Up to 8GB of RAM, 500GB of disk space, 8TB of monthly transfer, and 15 IP addresses.
Besides the big number of features and plans available, InMotion also has a really easy to use account management panel. It allows you to take care of nearly all possible admin tasks without calling the support, which can speed up your work quite a bit.
The company offers some web design services for “busy professionals.” The idea itself is a good one, but billing people based on the number of custom pages they want on their sites isn’t something a modern company should be doing.
The Bottom Line
In the end, we see InMotion as a quality hosting company that’s surely worth to consider if you’re looking for a new home for your affiliate sites. Affordable prices and a big number of plans is where InMotion stands really strong.
Overall rating: 4.5/5.