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How to Order SiteLock

What is SiteLock?

The security of your website is very important to us. That’s why we’ve partnered with SiteLock, the global leader in website security, to help protect your website from cyber threats.

SiteLock offers HostGator customers three different security plans: Essentials, Prevent, and Prevent Plus. Each plan varies in the level of protection. As a HostGator customer, you can go to https://www.hostgator.com/sitelock or log in to the Customer Portal to find SiteLock and see their current prices.

This article will cover the following topics:

SiteLock Plans and Features

Detailed information on the SiteLock plans and instructions on how to purchase these plans are found below.

Available Features  Essentials
Minimum recommended protection
Complete protection against malware
Prevent Plus
Continuous scanning & fastest response time
Malware Scan Daily Daily Continuous
Automatic Malware Removal
Scans Unlimited Web Pages
CDN Basic Advanced Advanced
Weekly Scan Report
Google Blacklist Monitoring
SiteLock Seal
Block Automated Bot Attacks
Response Time 12 Hours 6 Hours 4 Hours
Web Application Firewall
DDoS Protection
Database scanning
PCI Compliance Reporting
Application patching

Here is a video we created so you'll be familiarized with the features of SiteLock.

How to Purchase SiteLock for Shared, WordPress, and eCommerce Hosting

If you are a new HostGator customer, you can purchase SiteLock when signing up for web hosting. When you purchase a hosting plan in our front-of-site https://www.hostgator.com/, you will see several options available in the order form, and SiteLock is one of them.

HostGator - Add Additional Services - SiteLock

If you already have a HostGator account, you can purchase SiteLock within your Customer Portal.

To purchase SiteLock:

  1. Log in to your Customer Portal.
  2. Click Websites from the left-side menu.

    Customer Portal - Websites

  3. Select the website where you'd like to add SiteLock, then click its Settings button.

    Website's Settings button

  4. Click the Security tab.

    Settings tab

  5. Click the Buy Now link under the SiteLock section.

    Settings tab - SiteLock - Buy Now button

  6. Make sure that you have a payment method saved on file to proceed. If you don't have one yet, you may be prompted to add your billing details.

    SiteLock - Select plan

  7. Once your payment method is saved, select your preferred SiteLock plan and put a checkmark on the "By selecting buy now, you agree to purchase the selected SiteLock plan with..."
  8. Click the Buy Now button to proceed to the Checkout page.
  9. Finalize the payment to complete your order.


How to Purchase SiteLock for VPS and Dedicated Hosting

For HostGator VPS and Dedicated hosting customers, you can purchase a subscription directly from SiteLock:

When you place an order directly with SiteLock, they will send you an email with instructions on how to manage your account. Please note that you cannot manage your SiteLock account through the HostGator Customer Portal.

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