Truth about siteground grow big shared hosting plan

IM Rider

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here is the site ground grow big if you dont know:
grow-big.jpg

So the selling point is unlimited sites.
heres how many wordpress sites you can get ~ 50. How much actual web space you gonna get ~ 10GB
how?
Heres my account stats
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Important thing to note is inodes. Inodes is the number of files that a website makes. You get 300,000 inodes with grow big. Its not in the plan details. Totally hidden when you sign up for the plan.
So as you can see i have already used 40% inodes with only 20% web space. So i am only gonna use half webspace , 10GB , before i run out of inodes . Right now i got 22 sites with 40% inodes used. That means i got around 28 more websites left before i run out of inodes. I got 1 1/2 years more to go with that plan.

So is siteground grow big a scam? You decide.
 

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The word "unlimited" is just marketing trick , nothing unlimited actually...
 

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All reseller hosting plans have inode limits. Just because they give you space to put up the websites, doesn't mean they'll give you the resources for it. If you want more resources you have to go VPS or dedicated. You can also ask if they'll increase your inode limit. My current host raised mine on request.
 
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Not scam - you get what you paid for.
You can't expect more than that for $5.95 p/m.
 

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here is the site ground grow big if you dont know:
grow-big.jpg

So the selling point is unlimited sites.
heres how many wordpress sites you can get ~ 50. How much actual web space you gonna get ~ 10GB
how?
Heres my account stats
stats.jpg

Important thing to note is inodes. Inodes is the number of files that a website makes. You get 300,000 inodes with grow big. Its not in the plan details. Totally hidden when you sign up for the plan.
So as you can see i have already used 40% inodes with only 20% web space. So i am only gonna use half webspace , 10GB , before i run out of inodes . Right now i got 22 sites with 40% inodes used. That means i got around 28 more websites left before i run out of inodes. I got 1 1/2 years more to go with that plan.

So is siteground grow big a scam? You decide.
OP what is that 25000 monthly visits means ? Is it 25000 traffic per month?
 

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OP what is that 25000 monthly visits means ? Is it 25000 traffic per month?
It's unique visitors.
On a side note I am already looking for a secondary hosting, or a primary hosting depending upon how you look at the situation. Which will be good for PBN too. I got 2 more hosting but they allow 2 and 5 websites. Inmotion hosting free with one free domain with crocoblock purchase and ionos wp managed for 12$ a year with 5 free domains for 5 sites. You might get inmotion free just don't purchase crocoblock at the check out page , just create account. I haven't tested the method as I completed the purchase.
 
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Counting inodes is pretty standard for shared hosting.

If you want cheap VPS hosting go with Contabo they are far from the best but, you can get a 200gb SSD VPS from 4.99 a month.
 

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I used to love Siteground but have switched from them after having multiple sites go down periodically on different shared hosting plans.

Such a nightmare to get resolved, but again for $2-$5/month what can you really expect
 

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If you really think $5.95 p/m equates to unlimited sites, I'd like to sell you a bridge in Africa.

It's not a scam but it's also not ethical to list it as unlimited. However you can definitely have a decent sized list of sites on your hosting plan.
 

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I left siteground as they wasn't good for me hosting issues and lag. Also, they don't have cpanel anymore which is ridiculous for me.
 

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If you really think $5.95 p/m equates to unlimited sites, I'd like to sell you a bridge in Africa.

It's not a scam but it's also not ethical to list it as unlimited. However you can definitely have a decent sized list of sites on your hosting plan.

Special Price: $5.95/ mo. Regular price: $19.95 / mo.
 
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