Bluehost web hosting

Bluehost offers five different types of web hosting, so you can get exactly what you need for your website.

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About Bluehost

Bluehost’s was developed in 2003 based on open-source code and now hosts more than 2 million websites. Bluehost is officially recommended by WordPress and can optimise more than 80 open-source website platforms to fit your specific needs. In addition, Bluehost guards your site by blocking spammers as well as isolating heavy-traffic sites so they don’t bog down your loading speed.

To help you navigate the many options Bluehost provides, it has an info-packed knowledge base and 24/7 technical support via phone or chat.


Bluehost pricing and plan options

Data obtained November 2018. Prices are subject to change and should be used only as a general guide.

 

Name Product Price From (per month) Websites Space Bandwidth Performance
Bluehost Basic
$2.95
1
50GB
Unmetered
Standard
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Bluehost Plus
$5.45
Unlimited
Unmetered
Unmetered
Standard
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee. $200 Marketing Credits
Bluehost Choice Plus
$5.45
Unlimited
Unmetered
Unmetered
Standard
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee. $200 Marketing Credits
Bluehost GoPro
$13.95
Unlimited
Unmetered
Unmetered
Standard
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee. $200 Marketing Credits

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Name Product Price From (per month) Space Monthly Bandwidth Client Accounts cPanel Accounts
Bluehost R1
$10.99
40GB
800GB
N/A
Unlimited
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Bluehost R2
$14.69
50GB
1000GB
N/A
Unlimited
Bluehost R3
$17.99
100GB
2000GB
N/A
Unlimited
Bluehost R4
$25.49
200GB
4000GB
N/A
Unlimited

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Name Product Price From (per month) Space Bandwidth Speed
Bluehost Standard
$79.99
500GB
5TB
4 Cores, 8 Threads
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Bluehost Enhanced
$99.99
1TB
10TB
4 Cores, 8 Threads
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Bluehost Premium
$119.99
1TB
15TB
4 Cores, 8 Threads
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee

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Name Product Price From (per month) Bandwidth Cores SSD Storage
Bluehost Standard
$19.99
1TB
2
30GB
30-Day Money-Back Guarantee
Bluehost Enhanced
$29.99
2TB
2
60GB
Bluehost Ultimate
$59.99
3TB
4
120GB

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Name Product Price From (per month) Storage Space Bandwidth Available Memory (RAM) Available CPU
Bluehost Starter
$6.95
100 GB
Unmetered
2GB
2
Bluehost Performance
$8.95
Unmetered
Unmetered
4GB
4
Bluehost Business Pro
$15.95
Unmetered
Unmetered
6GB
6

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Name Product Price From (per month) Websites RAM Visits/month
Bluehost Basic
Bluehost Basic
$2.95
1
N/A
N/A
Bluehost Choice Plus
Bluehost Choice Plus
$5.95
Unlimited
N/A
N/A
Bluehost Plus
Bluehost Plus
$5.95
Unlimited
N/A
N/A

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What hosting types are not offered by Bluehost?

Bluehost does not offer reseller web-hosting services. However, Bluehost customers are entitled to significant discounts off reseller plans from ResellerClub. ResellerClub hosting plans start at US$12.29 per month, at the time of writing.


Pros and cons of Bluehost

  • Standard, WordPress, Cloud, VPS and dedicated hosting plans are available
  • More than 80 open-source platforms to use
  • Unmetered traffic capacity on all plans
  • Free domain name
  • Scalable plans to accommodate website growth
  • #1 recommended web-hosting site by WordPress.org
  • 1-click WordPress installation
  • In-house tech support available 24/7
  • Storage space on Basic plan is limited
  • Security solutions cost extra
  • Best advertised price requires a three-year upfront commitment
  • No reseller hosting plans are available

How to open a Bluehost account

  1. Register your domain. Decide whether you want to register a new domain or transfer one you already have. All hosting packages from Bluehost come with a free domain name.
  2. Choose a plan. Once you have determined the resources your website will require, you can select and pay for a Bluehost hosting plan. Keep in mind, you’ll have to make a three-year commitment to get the lowest advertised price. All orders come with a 30-day money back guarantee.
  3. Decide on extras. Extra features are available for purchase, focusing on added security, power, speed and functionality. This includes unique IPs, SSL certificates, domain privacy, the anti-malware SiteLock, Site Backup Pro and spam protection powered by Google.
  4. Set up your website. Now you get to design the website of your dreams! If you need any assistance, Bluehost customer support is available 24/7.

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