HostGator is a popular web host offering shared, reseller and dedicated hosting plans. HostGator began in 2002 from the university dorm room of founder Brent Oxley and later relocated from the “gator state” of Florida to Houston, Texas. HostGator’s servers grew from just three to more than 5,000. Now, HostGator’s one million plus domains account for about 1% of the world’s Internet traffic. HostGator services are accommodate both beginners and professionals. Each of the company’s shared hosting plans come with a 99.9% uptime guarantee, 24/7 support and a 45-day money back guarantee.