Shared Hosting providers like GoDaddy, HostGator, Bluehost, Namecheap, OVH mostly provide good service. We think that we can make you a much better offer exclusivly made for you — a PHP web designer.

With shared hosting you'll get long running contracts that lock you in, outdated software versions (some still have PHP 4) that will never be updated and bloated control panels. fortrabbit is a different kind of hosting!

Batteries included

  • Managed OS
  • Git & Composer
  • SSH & SFTP
  • SSD storage
  • Scaling
  • HTTPS
  • Backups
  • PHP 7

Features & responsibilities

Hosting providers are like apples and oranges. This table might help comparing:

aPaaS Shared hosting VPS Managed hosting IaaS
Sample providers fortrabbit,
Heroku,
platform.sh
GoDaddy,
1&1,
HostGator
DigitalOcean,
Linode,
Server4you
SysEleven,
Peer1,
Rackspace
AWS,
Windows Azure,
Google Cloud
Price level low - high very low - low low - high high - very high medium - very high
Complexity medium low medium medium very high
Developer features available n/a your responsibility on request your responsibility
Scaling limitless, simple downtime, limited n/a on request complex, limitless
Deployment workflows included n/a your responsibility your responsibility your responsibility
Operating system managed managed your responsibility managed your responsibility
Security managed low your responsibility managed your responsibility
Skill requirements developer developer developer & admin developer developer & admin & cloud architect