Thanks to their cheap hosting plans, especially shared and WordPress, Hostinger and NameCheap may appear quite similar. However, these web hosting providers have quite a few differences that you should be aware of. I tested both on multiple parameters and found
**NameCheap hosting** lagging a bit behind Hostinger. **Click here to see Hostinger’s latest deals** or read on to know why Hostinger wins this close competition with NameCheap

== 1. Plans and Pricing ==
*Hostinger lets you save considerably while NameCheap isn’t that “cheap” *
Both these providers offer
**shared, WordPress and email hosting** along with **VPS**

Additionally, NameCheap offers
**reseller hosting and dedicated servers** while Hostinger offers **cloud VPS**

Shared and WordPress hosting plans of both these providers are available in 3-tiered pricing

** Hostinger’s WordPress plans are cheaper** (with the 48-month term) than NameCheap’s managed WordPress plans. However, the **monthly term is more expensive **with Hostinger’s prices being ** 3-5x of NameCheap hosting renewal price**s. **Hostinger’s VPS prices are lower **than NameCheap’s though you’ll have to make a long-term commitment (quadrennial) to get the cheapest rates

NameCheap offers
** domains at cheaper rates especially TLDs like .com, net, etc.) than Hostinger

Both providers offer a
**30-day money-back guarantee **to let you try their plans risk-free. **free domain name**is included with some hosting plans from **Namecheap**
With its overall lower prices, Hostinger wins this round

== 2. Features ==
*Hostinger edges past NameCheap due to its slightly better features *
Hostinger’s shared plans offer
**CloudLinux OS, 1X-4X memory and processing power, hPanel custom-developed control panel), **LSCache, SSD disk space, Cloudflare protected nameservers, DNS management, WordPress acceleration** (LSCWP), **free SSL **free domain** (for the first year with annual or longer-term of premium and business plans), ** 1-click installer with 100+ apps and a ** website builder (free for 1 month). **
With NameCheap’s shared hosting, you’ll get

** one free domain with the annual term), ** free automatic SSL installation for the first year), **auto-backup** (for the 2 higher plans), **free Softaculous app installer** **with 100+ apps **free website builder, free migration, **and ** jailed SSH With its 2 higher WordPress plans, NameCheap offers **free CDN **while **all 3 WordPress plans** of Hostinger **offer free CDN**

To answer the question- “
**I** **s Hostinger good for WordPress I’d say yes, it is. But if you need hand-holding, NameCheap’s managed plans would be better

For a quick side-by-side evaluation of
**Hostinger vs. NameCheap **compare** them using this comparison table

Hostinger NameCheap
Hosting Types |Shared hosting, WordPress hosting, email hosting, cloud hosting, and VPS||Shared, WordPress, email, and reseller hosting plus VPS and dedicated servers|
Free Domain conditionalconditional)|
Free SSL Certificate(for the first year)|
Disk Space |30GB SSD-200GB SSD (shared plans20GB SSD-50GB SSD|
Bandwidth |100GB-unlimited||Unmetered|
Automatic Backups |Daily/Weekly (plan-dependentDaily/Weekly/Monthly (plan-dependent)|
Control Panel |hPanel||cPanel|
Email accounts |1-unlimited||30-unlimited|
Free CDN all WordPress plans2 higher WordPress plans)|
Free Site Migration 
Money-Back Guarantee |30 days||30 days|
Thanks to its slightly better features, Hostinger wins this round

== 3. Performance ==
*NameCheap turns the tables on Hostinger in this round * **NameCheap storage **uses **SSDs **as does Hostinger. While NameCheap lets you choose from 2 datacenters (in the U.K. and the U.S Hostinger has **Tier-3 redundant datacenters across 7 different regions including the U.K. and the U.S)

To deliver enhanced performance, Hostinger uses LSCache plugins, Cloudflare CDN, dual uplinks with multiple ISPs for high availability, and GZIP compression

NameCheap uses fully redundant datacenters along with eAccelerator and xCache (to speed up the performance of PHP), CDN, and cloud storage (with U.S. datacenter and zero downtime)

**credit-backed 99.9% uptime guarantee**and performed extremely well in our performance tests. Check details at our **expert Hostinger review **100% and 99.9 **uptime guarantees**for its shared/business/dedicated servers and VPS/reseller hosting respectively. It offered blazing-fast page loading speeds in our tests, the details of which are available at our **expert** **NameCheap review**

NameCheap has a slight edge over Hostinger due to its slightly better performance

== 4. Security ==

*Hostinger outshines its competitor easily* **With Hostinger, you don’t need to worry about your website’s security as it employs comprehensive and robust security measures It uses SSL certificate, CDN, RAID-10 for data redundancy, weekly/daily backups, LVE containers for account isolation, prognostic and proactive monitoring of server, Wanguard anti-DDoS protection, and Bitninja/Imunify360 (web application firewall). **NameCheap’s basic security measures include** **account security measures** (like custom security notifications, custom password recovery options, and dynamic support pin numbers), **two-factor authentication and **DDoS protection It also offers paid CDN and VPN but still falls short of Hostinger’s all-inclusive security

Hostinger’s robust security wins this round

== 5. Support ==
*Hostinger’s lightning-fast support scores over NameCheap’s slow support*
Getting help from Hostinger is easy, thanks to its
** 24/7 live chat, ticket, **and **email support (available for logged-in users). **There’s a faster ** paid “Priority Support” **too. My experience of using Hostinger’s live chat was impressive with lightning-fast replies

NameCheap offers support through
**tickets** and **24/7 live chat **but they could be slow. I found its live chat to be somewhat better than its ticket support. However, not having a direct phone number to contact support is disappointing

For those seeking self-help, Hostinger offers multiple tutorials together with a blog and well-stocked knowledgebase. With NameCheap, you’ll get an extensive knowledgebase along with a status update page (which has information about software upgrade, policy changes, scheduled maintenance, etc)

With its lightning-fast support complemented by its adequate self-support options, Hostinger scores an easy win in this round

== Hostinger Takes the Winner’s Crown ==
Despite close competition in the performance round where NameCheap edges past it,
**Hostinger wins the overall competition thanks to its better performance in all the other rounds namely features, pricing, security, and support. So, my vote goes to Hostinger. If you are still not sure why Hostinger is a good choice, know that it alsoat the top of our list of **the best web hosting services**

== Comparison Table ==
**Hostinger** **NameCheap** **Plans and Pricing** **Key Features** **Performance** **Security** **Support**
== FAQ ==
Is Hostinger better than NameCheap?
Yes, it offers better value for money with its better features, pricing, security, and support. Additionally, it’s included in our list of
**the best web hosting servicesDoes Hostinger offer WordPress hosting?
Yes, Hostinger offers 3 unmanaged WordPress hosting plans. If handling the technical aspects of WordPress seem like a difficult task and you prefer your hosting provider to handle these, you can check our list of
**the best managed WordPress hosting** **providers** Does NameCheap offer VPS hosting?
Yes, it offers 2 VPS plans but they’re pricey. For budget-friendly and dependable VPS, you can take a look at our list of
**the best cheap VPS hosting services