Written on: 12/11/2013
Like other reviewers I felt the need to say that I've used easily for over 10 years and never had a problem at all. Their customer support support has always been quick and helpful, and although they are maybe not the best value for money and the control panel is overly simple, I havn't considered going elsewhere ever as I've never had a problem with anything. (read more)
Written on: 09/10/2013 by MichaelWalker (1 review written)
Personally, I don't think even the negative reviews here are negative enough. The other day, a site of mine simply disappeared. I could not ftp to it and when I visited the MySql admin page, I was greeted by the message 'no database tables exist'. Easily's explanation was that the site had been suspended 'over a month ago' due to bandwidth being exceeded. Total rubbish, as I'd actually successfully updated parts of the site myself not three days previously. They also claim not to keep... (read more)
Written on: 29/05/2013 by webdev2013 (1 review written)
Absolutely do not use Easily - it will give you massive unnecessary problems if you do. Not user friendly admin section at all. (read more)
Written on: 04/05/2013
You upload new files to your site and it takes ages before the recent version appears on your site. then later you find they have replaced your file with a previous version. Great, huh? All that work and you find it's been replaced and you latest version lost. Support? takes a lot of persistnece / patience to get any reponse from support. not worth spekaing to support as they don't get problem right and yu hav to write it down for their systems people. support never actually resolve your... (read more)
Written on: 11/04/2013
Normally I hate writing web reviews but read these ones here and thought nearly all are too harsh. I've been using easily for a while now and: 1. NEVER had down time. 2. NEVER been hijacked 3. Always been assisted by support teams 4. Fastest page loads times I've seen 5. Very low costs for services 6. PRICES STAY THE SAME after a year unlike other hosts. Email services have only ever been down for 1 hour in 3 years! Email is fast and downloads quickly. There is only one negative: The... (read more)
Written on: 13/03/2013 by dommmod (1 review written)
I run a small web design business with a friend and we used easily for hosting and as a domain name registrar for more than five years. We moved all our hosting away from them about eighteen months ago because their database servers seemed to be massively overstretched causing long page loads and timeouts. The straw that broke the camels back came whilst visiting a prospective client and trying to show them our portfolio but the server timed out! They seem to be OK for the hosting of static... (read more)
Written on: 15/01/2013 by Robuk555 (1 review written)
Easily, are the worst of the worst, and I would advise everyone to not touch them with a barge pole..... I had two domains with them for 11 years, and when the renewal came up, i decided to transfer to another host due to their over the top costs and useless customer services, so did all that was necessary to get my main .com one moved across, paid the other host and thought it would all be sorted. Little did I know, but that was the start of my problems...... after my new host had... (read more)
Written on: 11/10/2012
Don't normally review stuff online, however, thought I should speak out after reading all of the negative comments on here. I have been using Easily for hosting web sites and ad hoc e-mail since they started and have never had any issues. The only time I have needed to contact them is when I have wanted to transfer my web space from one hosting service to another - non standard - and they got me up and running within 24 hours. The only reason they don't get 5 stars from me is for the... (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2012
The cryptic 1990's back end system and lack of control panel for the simplest of tasks is ridiculous in the year of 2012. They really need to sort themselves out. I've been working as a web developer for 10 years and only just came across their hosting services through a client who had an existing website on their servers. I would not recommend this to anyone. (read more)
Written on: 09/07/2012
after reading the other reviews on this site, i felt compelled to add a more positive review. I have been using easily for over 10 years, and not once have i had a reason 2 complain about them. i have other 1 dozen domains, and multiple websites hosted with them. all working ok (read more)
Written on: 26/05/2012
Im a web developer so i use a lot of hosts and domain registras. EASILY IS THE WORST......by far. First of all there admin panel is terrible everything seems to be hidden away. Secondly you cant do simple tasks such as access your database without getting a link sent over. I wanted to update the nameservers one day, guess what i actually found the option but i coudlnt change it without getting in touch with easily. 5 days and about a dozen phonecalls later they switch it over. I've just... (read more)
Written on: 19/03/2011
Used them for nearly 10 years or so and recommended them to lots of friends.
Those recommendations stop this month.
Recently a problem has crept in where underscores aren't allowed in their DNS records (they used to work, and are valid under all the DNS RFCs). No biggie, every company has a blip from time to time and you just get on and fix it. Not these guys - after two weeks of to-ing and fro-ing over email not only has the matter not been resolved but the support tech just keeps telling... (read more)
Written on: 17/02/2011
Just got to the end of my first year and delighted to have moved away from this company. They charge a substantial premium for using their web-design and monitoring tools which are basic at best. Email is equally basic, looks unprofessional and has none of the most basic features you would expect/be used to. My web-site was down on a number of occasions (but only knew because someone had tried to access it & found it missing in action). Support-desk must be severely under-staffed because... (read more)
Written on: 23/01/2011
I run a small company and use easily to host my web site and provide an email function.
I have found their service completely awful.
They migrated servers during my first year which left my business unable to send or read emails for seven weeks.
You will find that they have no communication policy, for example, despite them hosting your email they will not warn your account, that you need to renew yearly or that your 'data transfer' is running low. Instead your clients will be confused as... (read more)
Written on: 19/12/2010
My web space seems to get hijacked about one a year. The first indication something is wrong is when your site gets suspended, and this makes it impossible to access via FTP, look at and fix the problem. All you can do is wait for your support ticket to be answered, and this does not happen within 24 hours (still waiting).
If you want no frills web hosting, Easily is OK, but their security sucks, and so does their customer service.
Written on: 23/10/2010 by m33ra (15 reviews written)
STAY WELL AWAY!
Their hosting says "FREE disk transfer as long as it's not abused" - this is a load fiction as they have shut my site down without warning me at least 2 times! Waited 50 minutes to get through to them on 2 occasions and had to give up waiting! Customer service on support is non existent and email replies take forever. Sales is always instant - surprise surprise!!
They are too expensive and not worth the service.
They are never here to help!
Stay well away... (read more)
Written on: 04/08/2010
Awfull company, always a struggle to get through to their helpdesk but never the sales dept! Terrible control panel and everytime they upgrade something it always results in hours of frustration on the phone trying to sort it out to the point where you give up
Easily it most certainly isnt. (read more)
Written on: 28/06/2010
web hosting companies easily.co.uk
having struggled with easily.co.uk for years i finally jumped ship and took to media temple. like so many companies easily's business model seems to be rooted in the C20th. they charge way too much for the shards of server they offer and their additional charges for email set up feels like a quick slap round the head as they leave the room. help desk is generally okay as and when you get through but. . . its all about getting the (wo)man who actually... (read more)
Written on: 03/07/2009 by deceangli (2 reviews written)
Easily have unbelievably poor helpdesk support. Nice people, just useless. It's taken me over a week and my simple site still isn't visible - users have no control over file permissions, and they have set my folders and files to be inaccessible to the public.
Diffficult to understand how such a well-established company can get it so wrong. (read more)
Written on: 12/09/2008
I have a full flash website hosted with Easily, and I was quite surpised that it is running faster that offline on my own computer, I was delighted.
Easily.co.uk are not the cheapest, but they do provide an excellent and reliable support which is hard to find nowadays, as well as good services.
They are launching new products like an Ecommerce website builder which I plan to buy to sell my pictures online..they seem to be on the move, and they do have a cool blog as well to follow from time... (read more)
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