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JustHost VS Site5 - Web Hosting Comparison

JustHost VS Site5 – Web Hosting Comparison

comparisonThis JustHost and Site5 comparison is aimed at showing differences between them to help you choose a better one. In the following, we mainly focus on the price, feature, performance, technical support and custom satisfaction rate.

Initially, here we display the ratings of these 2 companies, which are on the basis of our real hosting experience and feedback of verified customers. These ratings suggest that JustHost rates 4.5 out of 5 while Site5 rates 3 out of 5.

Rating JustHost Site5
Overall 4.5 stars 3 stars
Feature 5 stars 3.5 stars
Loading Speed 4.5 stars 3.5 stars
Reliability 4.5 stars 3.5 stars
Technical Support 4 stars 3 stars
Sales Now! 63% N/A
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About JustHost and Site5

Until now, there are more than 350,000 websites being hosted by JustHost on a global basis. And Site5 has a smaller user base with the management of 150,000 websites. Indeed, the former one is a latecomer who entered into the hosting field in 2008 while the latter one can trace the history to 2002. In a word, Site5 loses some customers’ attention due to a lack of dedicated hosting, cPanel, 24/7 phone support, and more. Having read the side-by-side comparison, you will find the reasons for the JustHost higher ratings.


JustHost designs 3 web hosting solutions which are priced from $9.49/mo regularly. Now, customers can enjoy 63% discount at $3.49/mo via the following promotion activation.

JustHost Web Hosting Activation

Site5 also provides 3 different packages, including hostBasic, hostPro and hostPro+Turbo. Respectively, their prices are $6.95/mo, $10.95/mo and $13.95/mo. And please note that hostBasic plan doesn’t offer monthly billing cycle. So if customers need short term plan, the price can be high to $13.95/mo for the hostPro+Turbo.

In the below, we have made a concise table for your convenience to refer.

JustHost Site5
Regular price $9.49/mo $6.95/mo
Discount 63% Off N/A
Discounted Price $3.49/mo $6.95/mo
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Money Back Guarantee

In fact, a money back guarantee will give you some faith to try a new web host. JustHost and Site5 are among the web hosts who ensure you a free trial during a period of time. However, the time duration of JustHost (30 days) is slightly shorter than that of Site5 (45 days). Admittedly, both web hosts encourage you to take the first step.


JustHost is undoubtedly rich-featured. It offers unlimited transfer, disk space, domain hosting and Email accounts. Furthermore, the cPanel control panel simplified the administration of data, files and settings. More than that, the auto installer helps customers install more than 280 applications at a great lick.

rich features

Site5, conversely, doesn’t support cPanel but designs SiteAdmin panel. This control panel is not user-friendly as cPanel. As for basic features, it provides unlimited disk space and bandwidth. Besides, it limits advanced features to attract customers to upgrade the packages.

We have listed a detailed table to compare the features between JustHost and Site5 so that you can get a closer look.

Feature JustHost Site5
Disk Space Unlimited Unlimited
Bandwidth Unlimited Unlimited
Websites Unlimited 1
Control Panel cPanel SiteAdmin
PHP Yes Yes
MySQL Yes Yes
PostgreSQL Yes No
Perl Yes No
Python Yes No
SSH Yes Yes
Price $3.49/mo $6.95/mo
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JustHost situates the top-notch data center in Chicago, Illinois. To maximize the speed of web hosting services, it equips the data center with a UPS power backup generator, awesome dual quad processor servers and 10 gigabit Ethernet connection. Consequently, it delivers 99.99% uptime. Check the following chart for specific statistics.

Site5 offers options for customers to choose server location according to the place of websites and visitors. Nonetheless, except the data center in Dallas, Site5 charges additional fees for those in the other 20 places. The price is $5.00/mo for the server in Sydney, Australia and Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Backed by these data centers around the world, Site5 has excellent capability to guarantee fast loading speed, but still lags much behind JustHost in server response time. According to our monitoring, JustHost has delivered amazing server response time about 366ms.

Technical Support

JustHost offers reachable 24/7 technical support which is backed by greatly professional and experienced support staffs. They are always there to provide responsive and prompt help to assist customers address technical issues efficiently via diverse means.

Site5 also offers great technical support. Customers can seek help via toll-free phone, live chat and Email. More than that, there are still other possible means for help. See the following chart for more detailed information.

Technical Support JustHost Site5
Toll-free Phone 24×7 10 am – 6pm
Live Chat Yes Yes
E-mail Support Yes Yes
Knowledge base Yes Yes
Video Tutorial Yes No
Ticket System Yes Yes

Custom Satisfaction Rate

Customer satisfaction rate is the key criterion to judge the services. So far, we have already received totally 74 real customer reviews of JustHost, which shows that 100% of customers are satisfied with technical support services. On the contrary, Site5 has gained only 80% customers satisfaction rate.

The following table is the JustHost customer satisfaction rate chart for your reference.

Conclusion – JustHost Recommended

After the full-scale and in-depth comparison, it is evident that JustHost excels Site5 in many aspects. We highly recommend JustHost on account of the affordable price, rich features, stunning performance and awesome technical support.


Lucy has been a very experienced SEOer, technical writer, web developer, c# developer since 2002. Now she owns a startup in San Francisco, CA, focusing on running a couple of blogs to share knowledge and experience with global readers and deliver exceptional results to global sponsors by leveraging the power of Internet.