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What is Plesk?

This leading WebOps and hosting platform helps run, grow and automate your apps, sites and business. Trusted with +350K servers, +10M sites and +15M mailboxes. Even accessible in 32 languages and 140 countries. That's why 50% of the top 100 service providers worldwide partner with Plesk today. Want to join the elite? Try Plesk's simpler security and management for free.

Who Uses Plesk?

Web Professionals (Developers, Designers, Agencies)

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Reviews of Plesk

Average score

Overall
4.7
Ease of Use
4.6
Customer Service
4.3
Features
4.5
Value for Money
4.5

Reviews by company size (employees)

  • <50
  • 51-200
  • 201-1,000
  • >1,001

Find reviews by score

5
71%
4
26%
3
3%
1
1%
Nabin
Nabin
CEO in Nepal
Verified LinkedIn User
Computer Software, 51–200 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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Secure and easy server management

5.0 3 years ago

Comments: I am very happy with Plesk as a web hosting management system. Its pricing is cheaper, features are great, now I do not have to worry about managing my secure server anymore.

Pros:

Plesk is easy to set up, provides a feature-rich user interface for managing multiple websites. Supports Nginx, regular backup, and migration from popular web hosting management systems. The pricing for VPS with 10 domains starts at $11 per month which is an unbeatable price in the industry.

Cons:

Plesk does not offer a single site license.

Mark
Mark
Owner / Operator in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

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5.0 5 years ago

Comments: I have been using Plesk for a long time, I always pick Plesk of other systems, even when it costs extra and I save in the long run with admin and server uptime. As Plesk has grown over the years I have had to do less and less outside of the Plesk interface. I have had nothing I need to do server admin wise outside of Plesk for the last few years due to the feature-rich interface.

Pros:

The user interface is easy to use. Plesk has all the different server options in easy to understand sections ready to be customised.

Cons:

When you want to do anything that Plesk can't do, can be hard to work out how to make the change or add the server tool you want.

Jon
Jon
Email Marketing Expert in UK
Verified LinkedIn User
Insurance, 1,001–5,000 Employees
Used the Software for: 6-12 months
Reviewer Source

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Pricey, lacking in features with terrible customer service

3.0 4 years ago

Comments: Poor service, very expensive, wouldn't recommend.

Pros:

It's reasonably easy to use, but not as many options as the price commands.

Cons:

Expensive for what it is. Customer support is horrific. You buy through a reseller and all support has to go through them, massively increasing time for support. Features are lacking and the price is astronomical for how basic it is.

Pedro
Pedro
CEO in Portugal
Verified LinkedIn User
Information Technology & Services, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
Reviewer Source

Great, but prefer cPanel

4.0 4 months ago

Pros:

Plesk is indeed a great tool. It's complete, it's secure, it has a good performance so yes, it's a great tool. I just don't give it 5 stars because I feel cPanel to be more complete.

Cons:

In my opinion, cPanel is a more complete solution and simpler to use. Have been using both systems for many years now and I always feel that options in cPanel are more intuitive and require less clicks to reach where we want

Jose J
Jose J
CTO in US
Verified LinkedIn User
Market Research, 2–10 Employees
Used the Software for: 2+ years
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5.0 2 years ago

Comments: I had a great experience using Plesk so far. It gives me peace of mind with my business WordPress websites and PHP web apps.

Pros:

I like how organized is the user interface in Plesk. All functions are well displayed on the left sidebar, or you can easily find them using the search bar on the top of the screen.

Cons:

There are certain functions that I believe So are confusing like the breadcrumbs between the global options and specific domains and websites options.