Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

Today! I'm going to do bluehost review and going to show you why even WordPress recommend it.

Bluehost web hosting company is one of the best company including all the hosting company. It is founded by Matt Heaton and Danny Ashworth in Provo, Utah. 

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

And,

The thing, it is one of the best hosting company because they have a staff of 750 people, and they are working around the clock.

You can take an idea that WordPress.org is providing one click installation for Bluehost and recommending it.

https://www.bluehost.com

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PLANS

USD

GBP

EUR

CAD

AUD

Basic

$3.95/Mo

$3.91/Mo

$3.90/Mo

$3.91/MO

$3.86/Mo

Plus

$5.95/Mo

$5.89/Mo

$5.88/Mo

$5.89/MO

$5.83/Mo

Choice Plus

$6.95/Mo

$6.87/Mo

$6.87/Mo

$6.88/MO

$6.81/Mo

Pro

$13.95/Mo

$13.79/Mo

$13.78/Mo

$13.81/MO

$13.66/Mo

When it comes to select best hosting for your website, there is no one who can ignore Bluehost hosting because it is also comes in top hosting in the world along with Siteground & GreenGeeks.

And,

It is a well known brand which starts at back in 1996, which makes it more trustable and branded.

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

You can see the upper image how customer dashboard look like:

In this bluehost review I’m going to show you everything about, what you can expect or what you can’t.

So, read this article completely.

When it comes to WordPress hosting they really build a high authority and trustable brand.

This is also one of the reason WordPress is recommending bluehost and bluehost is providing amazing facility to their (WordPress) customer tools and preinstalled plugins which helps a lot to a newbie.

So, now be ready because now I’m going more deep and going review everything about bluehost.

But,

First I want to some quick facts:

  • The plans of bluehost you are watching, they are not as cheap as you are thinking, or watching, they are looking cheap because of the deal I’m showing you.
  • Otherwise, if you see its hosting plans list the otherwise, rating plan start from $7.99 and I’m not saying it is giving you this plan costly because there are many hostings which is providing starter plan at $12.99.
  • unmetered bandwidth with all accounts.
  • Starter plan comes with limited 100 emails but it you buy other plans you get unlimited email accounts.
  • They are providing very easy to use, beginner-friendly cPanel, so you can configure your website very easily.
  • Get up to $200 for in marketing offer bonus.

Shared Hosting & Others

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

Five types of plan of Bluehost hosting:

  • Shared hosting
  • VPS hosting
  • Dedicated hosting
  • WordPress hosting
  • Cloud hosting

See, if I talk about myself and about my client so shared hosting is well enough. If you are beginner there are maximum chances, that you don’t know how much traffic your website is going to get.

So, On this stage shared hosting is work very well and it will help you for sure to get success.

Dedicated hosting is like you are renting a physical server. In the VPS hosting you are going to share a physical sever with others, and the server works like it is physically yours because, you have your virtual operating system.

Shared Hosting

Plans

  • Basic
  • Plus
  • Choice Plus
  • Pro

Basic: Starts from $3.95 per month but if you will see it’s regular price so, its start from $7.99.

Plus: It is start from $5.95 per month and the regular price of this plan is $14.99.

Choice Plus: This plan is recommended by bluehost and the price of this plan start form $6.95 and the regular price of this plan’s also $14.99.

Pro: Bluehost’s this plan is the expensive one and start form $13.95 per month and the normal price of this plan is $23.99.

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

As you can see price is very good and you can grab this deal for best price. If you go with the basic plan you will get these things:

  • 1 Website
  • 50 GB SSD Storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • 1 Included Domain
  • 5 Parked Domains  
  • 25 Subdomains

You get these features including 5 email accounts with 100Mb storage for each email account.

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

When you go with the plus plan you get:

  • Unlimited Website
  • Unlimited  SSD Storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • Unlimited Included Domain
  • Unlimited Parked Domains  
  • Unlimited Subdomains

Including all these features you get email accounts and unlimited storage and also they are providing you spam expert protection.

If you go with choice plus plan which is also recommended by bluehost you are going to get these features:

  • Unlimited Website
  • Unlimited  SSD Storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • Unlimited Included Domain
  • Unlimited Parked Domains  
  • Unlimited Subdomains
  • Spam Expert
  • Domain Privacy + Protection

With this plan you also get Site Backup - CodeGuard Basic which is very helpful for a blogger.

This is the highest and expensive shared hosting plan by Bluehost and with these plan you are going to grab very helpful tools which is very important for a big website:

  • Unlimited Website
  • Unlimited  SSD Storage
  • Unmetered bandwidth
  • Free SSL Certificate
  • High Performance (
  • Unlimited Included Domain
  • Unlimited Parked Domains  
  • Unlimited Subdomains
  • 2 Spam Expert
  • Domain Privacy + Protection
  • Site Backup - CodeGuard

And one of the most important thing you are going to get with this plan is dedicated IP address.

I want to tell you please read this bluehost review completely, so can understand how amazing bluehost hosting is.

VPS Hosting

VPS hosting provide you three plans:

  • Standard
  • Enhanced
  • Ultimate

In the image you can see the price of all three plans deal price and the normal price below I’m going to show, what you are going to get with these plans:

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

Standard Plan

  • 2 Cores
  • 30 GB SSD Storage
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 1 TB Bandwidth
  • 1 IP Address

Enhanced Plan

  • 2 Cores
  • 60 GB SSD Storage
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 2 TB Bandwidth
  • 2 IP Address

Ultimate

  • 4 Cores
  • 120 GB SSD Storage
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 3 TB Bandwidth
  • 2 IP Address

You get all these features with VPS hosting’s all plans also you get their 24/7 customer support for help you out anytime.

Dedicated Hosting

Bluehost is providing you three types of plan with dedicated hosting:

  • Standard
  • Enhanced 
  • Premium

With dedicated plan there are many new features you get and all the features is very important and premium.

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

Standard:

  • 4 cores @ 2.3 GHz
  • 500GB (Mirrored) Storage
  • 4 GB RAM
  • 5 TB Bandwidth
  • 3 IP Addresses

Enhanced:

  • 4 cores @ 2.5 GHz
  • 1TB (Mirrored) Storage
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 10 TB Bandwidth
  • 4 IP Addresses

Premium:

  • 4 cores @ 3.3 GHz
  • 1TB (Mirrored) Storage
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 15 TB Bandwidth
  • 5 IP Addresses

As you can see with the plans features also increasing, and they're also providing you 24/7 support which is the most valuable thing.

WordPress Hosting

Here in WordPress hosting you also get the same plans as you get in the shared hosting.

  • Basic 
  • Plus
  • Choice Plus

As you can see below in the image they are same plan with the same price.

Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

All these plan looks same if we compare it with shared hostings plans but for this Bluehost is providing their new WordPress shared hosting with new features.

WordPress Pro

There is no doubt these plans are expensive compare to the normal WordPress hosting and all the features. (There are also many other hosting provider ho gave the same features in simple WordPress hosting).

All three plans you can see below:

  • Build
  • Grow
  • Scale

And, the features you are going to use in these plans are:

Build

  • Jetpack Site Analytics (Basic)
  • Marketing Center 
  • 100+ Free WordPress Themes
  • Daily Scheduled Backups
  • Malware Detection and Removal
  • Domain Privacy + Protection 
  • Grow

  • Jetpack Premium Included
  • Business Review Tools 
  • Bluehost SEO Tools 
  • Jetpack Ads Integration
  • 10GB Video Compression
  • Blue Sky Ticket Support 
  • Scale

  • Jetpack Pro Included
  • Unlimited Backups and Restore
  • PayPal Integration
  • Unlimited Video Compression
  • Elastic Search 
  • Blue Sky Chat Support 
  • Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

    When it comes to WordPress pro plan so, it is bluehost's most popular service. (there are millions of sites hosted on this plan).

    If you want to run your website with high speed you can go with its latest WordPress pro platform.

    Build plan providing you jetpack site analytics you can check your website graph, 100+ themes, daily backups, malware detection and domain privacy protection all these feature you are getting in build plan.

    But,

    If you go with the grow plan you will get more amazing features, bluehost is providing you jetpack pro in this plan and also providing you business and SEO tools, which is extremely helpful for your website, you can all the tats for you site.

    And,

    In the scale plan the best feature which help you most is PayPal integration and elastic search.

    It makes all the work very easy for you, they are providing you live support if go with the grow and scale plan, and also there you ask or read general question from their experts 24/7.

    These are the more special feature you get with bluehost's WordPress pro plans, positive wildcard ssl comes with all the plans and with 24/7 service, they also give you, money-back guarantee.

    One of the latest feature that very people are using or know about it video compression, what is the benefit of this feature is you can upload your video without compression bluehost will handle it and if you don't know many things about it, you can talk with support.

    I think now you know how much awesome features bluehost is providing maybe you are thinking it is expensive also but read all the features and the support you are going to get from customer service, that is amazing, they are very active and able to solve every issue you will get.

    But,

    If you don't want to go with bluehost there are other options available at same price or low, you can check  Siteground & GreenGeeks.

    Expert WordPress Migration (Free)

    When anyone wants to host their website on the new web host the most common thing that comes in everyone's way is migration.

    And,

    This is not new for me because I have done it many times but I really don't like it much but with bluehost this is very easy for you, if you are moving your website on bluehost, it will do everything for you for free and with of plan.

    Below in the image you can see first you have to find this form and have to fill it for migration.

    Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

    Bluehost makes it very easy for you because they have a plugin which guides you all the way.

    And,

    Below you can see the screen after migration you will get.

    Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It
    Now there is no task left for you, they will provide you a link if everything is fine, after that you only need to update DNS setting (Domain Name Server) with your register company.

    Blue Flash Launch Support

    This is the new and special feature launch by bluehost and it is also new not only for users but for WordPress too.

    Blue Flash Launch Support this is the service you get totally free with bluehost and with the help of this feature you can talk on call with WordPress experts.

    With the blue flash launch support they give you full guide and WordPress tour so can be friendly with WordPress dashboard and because of this feature you can get answer of your all the questions.

    If you are beginner there is no doubt it would be a hassle for you to manage all the things, so with this feature you can save your time and can become familiar with WordPress dashboard fast.

    Also, you have a good chance when you are on call you can setup your WordPress quickly and learn too, and they already show you some options according to your requirements.

    The Blue Flash Launch Support suggest you all the important plugins and setting which can help you a lot. 

    They are always available for you, whenever you need you can catch up with them, now you can imagine how much benefit you can take with this feature of bluehost and it's like a gold mine feature.

    Bluehost is trying their best for their customers and if you are not satisfied with this service you can get their WP Live support for $99 a month. you have both of option you can go with paid or free.

    Domain Name Email Address

    If you are an entrepreneur you know the value of brand, your  brand is the foundation  of a good relationship with your customers and the main thing for your brand is your brand (Domain) name along with email address.

    When you are going to buy web hosting from bluehost they give you option to buy a domain (brand name) and you can get domain name free with bluehost and cans ave money.

    Bluehost provide you features according to your plans as an example you can see below:

    Basic plan

    • Email Essentials,
    • Including emails and 
    • Calendars 
    • Outlook Web Access 
    • 15 GB email storage

    Business Plus

    • Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Office Online  
    • 1 TB OneDrive.

    Including all the above (basic plan) feature. 

    Business Pro

    This plan comes with all the above features and the below ones:

    • Microsoft Office for Desktop, 
    • Access + Publisher for Desktop 
    • Outlook Customer Manager 
    • Tools for bookings and invoicing

    The company is taking care of everything for you, they are providing you regular updates and giving you security through Microsoft Office 365 and very friendly dashboard with 99% uptime guarantee.

    It gives you freedom, you can log in your account with multiple device so no need to worry you can access and manage your account wherever you are. And can complete your projects.

    E-commerce Features

    If you want to start your online store then it would be awesome if you start with blue host it also provide you some amazing offers and many carts which can help you in your business, below you can see some:

    • Zen 
    • Cube 
    • Agora 
    • OS Commerce

    For your wbesite security you get free SSL from bluehost and OpenPGP/GPG Encryption.

    You also get unlimited bandwidth with bluehost but it would be good for you if you read their policies maybe there is chance they can limit it if you get insane traffic.

    If you don't know I want to tell you there is nothing unlimited because every host, they have to pay the bandwidth you are using.

    This is one of the amazing thing for your store, they are providing you $200 credit which you can use for your products advertisement on google, Facebook and Bing.

    To be honest with you, I don't want to say that bluehost is one of the best for online store becasuse there are some other sites which makes it more easy for you but bluehost also providing you some awesome feature that will help you for sure.

    Security Features (important)

    When it comes to security bluehost is unmatchable because it gives you three layers of anti-spam protection below you can see all three:

    • Spam Experts 
    • Spam Hammer 
    • Apache Spam Assassin

    You also get protection for your inbox and for all the directories and it is very simple for you to set up filters.

    They are also providing some amazing security options you can block IP address or where you don't want to show your website. another best feature SSH (secure shell) with the help of this feature you can access configuration files individually and securely without any risk.

    Bluehost is one of the best host when it coms to security, it also gives single-click integration with CloudFlare, for more security an d for high speed.

    Cloudflare also good for DDOS attacks. Including this you also get a lot of option to upgrade, you can see in the image below:

    Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

    Refund Policy

    Bluehsot gives you 30 days money-back guarantee, so you can trust it, you can buy any plan you want but if you don't like this hosting you can cancel it before 30 days and can get refund.

    Things to keep in mind after 30 days there will be no refund and domain money is not refundable.

    Easy-To-Use

    Even if you are a beginner, you can easily manage bluehost dashboard it is very user-friendly and you can access any option with one click.

    Bluehost Review: Why Even WordPress Recommend It

    Everyone knoBluehost's cPanel is very user-friendly even you can customize it according to your comfort and you can get quickly access every feature from here.

    Read, How To Start A blog

    Customer Support

    When it comes to their customer service, her is picture a bit blur when we see all the review about their service, there are many customers who are giving positive review and saying they are getting good support from their agents and there are many people who are not satisfied with their support.

    And,

    The other thing which is not liked by their customers is their upselling they try to upsell you their products even the products can be good for you but pitching is pitching (customers words) because it is not good for the people who have tight budget.

    Who is Bluehost Best For?

    • Customers who have looking for a good website hosting the can trust bluehost name always comes on top because it is also recommended by WordPress and also gives you 30 days money-back guarantee.
    • The customers who have a good budget can be benefited by more amazing features and supports.
    • It is good whether you have a small website or a large website if you can go with upsells this is amazing.

    Hosted Websites By Bluehost

    Everyone knows basically bluehost know for it's shared hosting service but there are some big websites which is getting millions of traffic hosted by bluehost, below you can see few examples:

    There are many more websites available but these are some of the big for an example.

    Pros And Cons of Bluehost

    Pros

    • There are many plans with unlimited offers like unlimited bandwidth unlimited disk storage, domain, emails etc.
    • You get free domain for one year with any bluehost plan.
    • Easy to sue cPanel from where you can manage all the things very easily.
    • Three layers security system, so no need to worry about security.
    • Bluehost giving you these databases MySQL, PostgreSQL, CGI BIN, Python and more.
    • There are many free website scripts which is available for you  including social networking scripts, blog support etc.
    • They are providing you, multiple shopping carts which is very helpful for e-commerce store.
    • WordPress also recommend bluehost, and they are providing you free SSL for security and Cloudflare for fast speed or good performance.

    Cons

    • There is no doubt they are providing you multiple useful add-ons but you have conditions for use them fully, you have installed them. 
    • Review by customers not as good as should be, these are mix.
    • If you have a low budget or tight budget you can annoy by their upsells.
    • The plans bluehost is providing you comes with amazing features but there are other companies which are providing these features in low price.

    Wrap up

    As you can see in this bluehost review, bluehost is web host which is very good for beginners, you have low budget or high budget you can go with it and can use all the amazing and premium features.

    There is no company which only have positive reviews every company have it own pros and cons but bluehost is trusted company buy WordPress this is the reason they are recommending this.

    If someone asks me which hosting they should buy there i no chance I can forget bluehost because it has strong reputation in the market and also comes with amazing and scalable features.

    It has all the plans if you want to grab bluehost hosting click the button below.

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