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TERRIBLE
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  • Support
    1.0
  • Features
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  • Reliability
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Easily.co.uk Reviews and Expert Opinion

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Shared Hosting £2.56 - £10.24

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SJ Lee
SJ Lee from United Kingdom,

Were good; now shockingly bad

1.0
Is there an echo in here? Nope – unfortunately, I'm just having to repeat what everyone else is saying... I've used Easily for many years and been pretty happy with them – even recommended them to a few people. They were basic, bu...Read Moret effective.

Then I built a new site in Wordpress and they said 'Sorry, we can't host this'. So I moved that site to SiteGround, and rebuilt another one I had hosted with them in Shopify, but I kept my email accounts with Easily.

Then the new portal went live, (although their url still links to the ugly old site rather than forwarding you to the new one – baffling), and now, none of it makes any sense! The old site, while ugly, was at least clear – you could see what you had, what you'd paid for it, and when things were going to expire. Not any more. The main reason I stuck with Easily over the years, despite the early 80s interface, was the fact that you could always pick up the phone and speak to a real (and generally helpful and well informed) person who would sort you out. Today, I was on hold, twice, for over 20 minutes, listening to what may be the WORST holding music I've ever heard, before hanging up. I tweeted them asking why nobody there ever picks up a phone any more. Deafening silence.

In short: there is NO TELEPHONE HELP AVAILABLE ANY MORE. I repeat: there is NO TELEPHONE HELP AVAILABLE ANY MORE. I've also not received any response to the two email support requests I've sent. I don't hold out much hope.

As soon as I can get some sign of life out them I am moving ALL of my email accounts over to SiteGround. Clearly, this 'upgrade' was gone horribly, horribly wrong.

By the way – SiteGround. Did I mention that SiteGround are FANTASTIC?
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robin beaumont
robin beaumont,
So true appalling now
Michael Lavnduski

Expert Review

Michael Lavnduski

Expert Overview

Hosting focused specifically on entry level sites

Easily is a UK based web hosting company that is really focused on providing entry level hosting services to their more than 100,000 customers.  They don't have any advanced hosting options such as VPS or dedicated, which can be limiting in some cases.  The shared hosting options, however, are all well maintained and will provide most people with everything they need for a personal or small business website.

They have both Windows and Linux servers available in their shared packages, and they also offer affordable domain names for purchase.

Some larger companies host their UK versions of websites with Easily, including Virgin Media and Tesco.  This shows that even with just shared hosting, you can have some very nice sites that load quickly and reliably.

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8.4
SUPERB!
Rated by Michael Lavnduski
  • User Friendly
    9
  • Support
    7
  • Features
    8
  • Reliability
    9
  • Pricing
    9

Uptime & Reliability

Very reliable for a shared hosting company

The company operates their servers out of a data center in London that has full redundancy built right in for network connections and power.  This helps to minimize the possibility of outages caused by facility failure.  They also avoid overloading their servers, which is a common cause of site downtime with most shared hosting packages.

That being said, they don't seem to have any any uptime guarantees or SLAs.  Looking through what people have said about the company on social media and forums, it seems that they have a nice, reliable service with few problems.

Features

Basic hosting services with some premium add-ons avaialble

Most people will take advantage of just the normal shared hosting options that they provide.  Each of their packages is setup to include everything that most sites will need.  If you need help with the creation of your actual site, you can use their advanced website builders, which are available for purchase at 50 and 150 Euros, depending on the requirements of your site.

 

Support

Limited live support

Live support is available through a toll free number, but only Monday - Friday 9AM-5:30PM.  You can contact them through email or a problem reporting system anytime and they will normally help you quite quickly.

They also have a number of well written how-to guides that will help you to get any issues you're having resolved on your own.

Pricing

Standard pricing for shared hosting

The pricing is fairly standard, or perhaps a little lower than what most people would expect. They really push customers to go with the annual payment arrangements, which is still affordable for most people.

As long as you don't buy any of the extras that are available, the pricing on this hosting is fair and affordable.  The extras that you can purchase can add up, but you do get what you pay for.

Summary

Good entry level hosting options

If you're looking to host a small to medium sized site in the UK, this is a great option.  The pricing is fair, the support is helpful, and the features that you need are typically all included.  Overall, there is little to complain about with this company, even though there really isn't too much that helps to set it apart from the competition either.

Pros:

  • Everything you need is included
  • Above average reliability for a shared hosting company
  • Linux and Windows servers available
  • London based data center

Cons:

  • No room to grow beyond shared hosting
  • Website builder costs extra

 

 

 

Easily.co.uk Prices, Plans & Features - 2021

Shared Hosting Plans

Plan Name Space Bandwidth Panel Number of Sites Price Score
Beginner Linux 1 GB Unlimited Unlimited £2.56 2.0 Details
Advanced Linux 5 GB Unlimited Unlimited £5.12 2.0 Details
Professional Linux 20 GB Unlimited Unlimited £9.21 2.0 Details
Windows Beginner 1 GB Unlimited Unlimited £3.73 2.0 Details
Windows Advanced 5 GB Unlimited Unlimited £5.12 2.2 Details
Windows Professional 20 GB Unlimited Unlimited £10.24 2.1 Details

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