Houston, Texas – (The Hosting News) – January 9, 2007 – Shared, dedicated and reseller web hosting firm, Host Gator, has made available, a new widget application, designed to allow visitors to rate how fast web sites are loading.
Available free of charge, the new tool was developed to enable web site and blog owners to cut and paste a short snippet of HTML code into web sites. Brent Oxley, President and Founder of Host Gator explained, ”This simple tool gives our hosting customers valuable insight into their web site’s performance. We are always looking for ways to add value to each and every hosting account we sell and this is just another example of how we do that.”
With the widget installed, site owners can see the rating results, as voted on by their site visitors, and view a map indicating where all its visitors are logging on to the site from. Mr. Oxley continued, ”This tool also enables our hosting customers to evaluate the performance of Host Gator, their web hosting provider. We are absolutely confident in our track record and welcome the chance for our customers to put us to the test.”
Host Gator also recently added SSH (Secure Socket) capabilities with all web hosting plans. The technology was developed to enable customers to establish secure connections between local and remote computers. Host Gator recently moved its headquarters to Houston, Texas from Boca Raton, Florida as part of a company-wide expansion, which also includes a new Canadian office in Toronto.
Host Gator is a provider of shared, dedicated and reseller web hosting services focused on the consumer and small business markets. Founded in 2002, Host Gator has become a leader in reseller hosting, assisting over 11,000 businesses become web hosting companies. Host Gator has offices in Boca Raton, Florida and its data center operations are co-located out of The Planet’s facility in Dallas, Texas, enabling it to access Tier-1 backbone providers such as UUNet, Sprint, Level 3, Global Crossing, Verio and AT and T. HostGator’s shared hosting plans are supported by HostGator’s 24/7/365 phone support, and comes with a 99.9% uptime and 30-day
To learn more about the Web Hosting Speed widget, please visit: www.hostgator.com/webhostingspeed.
For more information about Host Gator, please visit: www.hostgator.com.