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Web Hosting Stats

Current buying power of $10.00/month:

Feature:
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25th percentile
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Disk space:(?) 500 MB 350 MB 1274 MB
Transfer per month:(?) 15 GB 10 GB 45 GB
POP mailboxes: 25 17.5 62.5

Percentage of webhosting plans that include a given feature

(features with less than 1% are not included in the results)
Feature $0-$20 plans Over $20 plans Unix plans Windows plans
Control panel 92.69% 84.14% 83.53% 92.47%
Shared SSL 55.15% 66.99% 62.65% 59.75%
SSH or telnet 36.98% 48.87% 21.22% 47.89%
Shopping cart 55.15% 48.98% 38.71% 57.96%
Phone support 36.79% 41.75% 38.03% 38.84%
Daily backup 45.49% 47.03% 49.41% 45.40%
Weekly backup 34.18% 26.00% 28.01% 32.50%
Anonymous FTP 40.53% 42.39% 29.71% 45.34%
Access to raw logs 71.86% 71.95% 64.35% 74.81%
Usage stats (Webalizer, AWStats, Urchin) 83.48% 81.12% 74.02% 86.29%
Perl/CGI 85.07% 87.06% 82.68% 87.76%
Adult sites allowed 20.27% 18.66% 16.30% 20.59%
FrontPage server extensions 81.77% 81.01% 91.34% 79.79%
Cold Fusion 10.29% 18.34% 31.41% 7.53%
SSI 60.10% 59.01% 55.86% 61.70%
Active Server Pages (ASP) 26.56% 40.56% 89.13% 13.38%
Dedicated IP address 26.81% 50.70% 37.69% 34.40%
Streaming audio support 32.59% 42.83% 37.69% 36.46%
Streaming video support 32.08% 42.07% 37.35% 35.86%
PHP 4 78.40% 79.61% 75.89% 80.77%
Server Java VM 15.50% 23.30% 20.88% 17.98%
JSP 19.57% 25.13% 29.03% 19.39%
TCL 10.74% 15.64% 10.36% 13.49%
Server C/C++ 19.31% 30.53% 23.43% 24.05%
Python 38.95% 40.24% 24.96% 44.47%
Microsoft InterDev 6.04% 10.68% 22.07% 3.25%
Miva Empressa 8.77% 12.08% 10.53% 9.91%
Miva Merchant 9.15% 15.10% 12.39% 11.16%
Webmail 83.10% 74.76% 74.70% 82.61%
Spam Protection 65.37% 58.58% 51.10% 67.01%
Antivirus for email 43.58% 37.97% 40.24% 41.77%
Ruby 16.52% 16.07% 10.36% 18.15%
Domain parking 45.62% 39.05% 31.75% 47.35%
Private registrations 15.88% 15.43% 11.04% 17.17%
WebDav 7.05% 10.90% 11.21% 7.48%
WAP email 10.36% 8.52% 12.56% 8.56%
Reseller program 17.47% 21.04% 18.34% 18.69%
ASP.NET 19.70% 29.13% 72.16% 7.10%
Online support (chat/email/message board) 69.70% 66.24% 62.14% 70.15%
Password Protected Directories 65.44% 53.51% 47.54% 66.52%
SharePoint Services 2003 5.40% 9.17% 13.75% 4.60%
MS Access 14.74% 26.65% 56.88% 6.55%
Other Free scripts 67.60% 58.47% 56.71% 67.17%
Own SSL Certificate 15.44% 21.47% 17.83% 17.55%
FTP Accounts 55.97% 48.44% 43.80% 56.18%
Image Manipulation (GD, ImageMagik, etc) 34.18% 26.65% 18.68% 35.70%
Search Engine submission 26.94% 27.08% 24.28% 28.49%
Cron jobs 42.88% 35.28% 14.94% 48.70%
MySQL 4.x 31.77% 31.39% 34.47% 30.61%
MS SQL database 12.58% 14.24% 24.96% 8.56%
Multi Domain Hosting 38.18% 44.23% 28.69% 44.04%
Reseller Control Panel 14.80% 22.87% 15.45% 18.42%
Merchant Account 8.89% 12.08% 13.58% 8.99%
Cold Fusion MX 9.66% 15.32% 26.15% 7.15%
Website Builder 33.67% 32.90% 25.64% 36.02%
PostgreSQL 20.78% 22.44% 14.60% 23.08%
PHP 5 31.89% 22.22% 9.51% 33.42%
Ruby On Rails 14.99% 10.79% 2.38% 16.74%
MySQL 4.1.x 16.39% 13.48% 5.94% 17.88%
MySQL 5 24.40% 16.94% 5.94% 25.84%
CVS 4.45% 5.07% 1.53% 5.69%
Subversion 4.70% 6.36% 1.53% 6.28%
VPN 3.24% 4.85% 1.19% 4.55%
IMAP 28.34% 19.63% 8.66% 29.90%
Form Builders/Processors 18.74% 9.82% 2.89% 19.72%
osCommerce 26.11% 14.24% 4.07% 27.41%
Cube Cart 20.84% 11.00% 2.55% 21.94%
Zen Cart 21.60% 10.90% 3.40% 22.43%
PHPBB 26.49% 13.48% 5.43% 27.03%
WordPress 24.97% 14.56% 3.90% 26.60%
Simple Machines Forum 19.12% 9.92% 2.72% 20.21%
Gallery Scripts 24.84% 13.70% 4.58% 26.27%
Wiki 21.41% 11.65% 3.23% 22.70%
Free domain 14.23% 7.34% 3.06% 14.25%
Custom Error Pages 31.45% 16.50% 9.17% 31.42%
Autoresponders 33.16% 19.31% 11.04% 33.53%
GuestBooks 24.21% 12.19% 3.90% 25.19%
Project Management Scripts 19.57% 10.46% 3.90% 20.37%
Joomla 25.67% 14.56% 4.58% 27.09%
Mambo 23.57% 12.62% 4.24% 24.65%
Other CMS 23.57% 12.08% 3.90% 24.38%

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