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At this moment, you can access the HostGator Forum to find current information about the Network Status only. Use the following resources to find answers to your questions while we work to create an updated community forum experience.

At HostGator we feel like one big family, and we want our customers to feel the same way. This is why we offer HostGator Peer Support Forums. It is a great place to get help from and/or offer help to other HostGator customers. HostGator staff also help in forums; however, this is not meant to replace other support portals such as chat or phones.

If you require further assistance beyond what is found in the forums, please feel free to contact us via phone or Live Chat.

How to Sign Up for HostGator Forum Access

While you do not need to register to view posts in the basic, public forums, registration is required for full access to all forums and to subscribe to threads. Full access to the HostGator Peer Support Forums is limited to HostGator customers. If you would like to join the conversation, we would be happy to help you get set up.

  1. Go to http://forums.hostgator.com/
  2. Click Register.
  3. You will then be redirected to our registration page where you will need to agree to Forum Rules. Once you have agreed, you will be asked to fill out the registration form.
  4. In the Additional Information section, select your preferences.

When you have finished with the form, your registration will be reviewed, and you will receive access to all of the forums within 24 hours.

Benefits of HostGator Forums Access

You can find some great support and tips from your fellow HostGator customers. Here are just some of the Forums that you can access once registered

Shared Hosting Support

Use this forum for general questions regarding your Shared hosting account.


These forums are for any questions, comments or issues on using WHM Complete Solution.

Reseller Support

If you are having trouble figuring out something regarding your Reseller account, post in here and let your peers help you out!

Web Hosting Services

Use this forum to request or offer special services, such as graphic design, custom scripting, etc, from fellow HostGator customers.

Security Issues

Use this forum to discuss everything related to security. Trade tips and ask for advice to make sure your account stays secure.

Web Design

The Web Design support forum is for discussing general design, CSS and programming.

Linux or Windows Dedicated Servers

If you are having trouble figuring out something regarding your dedicated server, post in here and let your peers help you out!

Affiliate Discussion

Use this forum for general questions regarding your HostGator affiliate account.

We often post information the Network Status forum for customers to view the status of their server if we are doing maintenance on a server. This is a great place to see the status of your server maintenance and learn when everything will be back to normal.