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Collin Berg | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 06, 2019

Reliable,cheap hosting that has kept up to date.

Score 7 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • The SSL is included in the hosting.
  • Price Point is great for small projects.
  • Bluehost has 24/7 support online and the techs that are knowledgable, unlike GoDaddy.
  • Simplistic hosting might not be good if you have high volumes of traffic.
  • Phone support could be better.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 29, 2020

Too simple for customized WordPress sites

Score 2 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • If you have a very simple website and lack Substantial knowledge of how to code, this is your Host!
  • User interface is very simple and cleanly laid out
  • Bluehost is very simple. For us, it was a little too simple
  • It is harder to customize your site within Bluehost
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
November 07, 2019

One-Stop Website Solution

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Customer service/tech support is simply top-notch. Being able to pick up the phone, get help, and not get charged for it is rare in the tech-support world.
  • Their Dashboard/C-panel has a wide selection of popular tools and options to make website design and all that goes with it very easy. Lots of choices; they are more than a simple hosting service.
  • Keeping their tools up-to-date. I never have to worry about upgrades or having the latest features; it just happens automatically!
  • Although their upgrades are generally awesome, when the GUI changes, it can be a challenge to find what you are looking for (i.e. "where did that go?").
  • It might be nice to have a "simplified" view for new users; the number of options can be overwhelming for someone not familiar with web development/hosting.
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Ayo Bamgbose, Assoc CIPD, MSc | TrustRadius Reviewer
August 18, 2019

The Essential Website Hosting Investment

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Bluehost provides a cost-effective website hosting bundle for WordPress.
  • Transferring a domain name was super easy and saved me money on the domain name and domain privacy renewal.
  • Provides a basic free SSL certificate for all websites and offers unlimited websites on the pro plan.
  • Setting up wasn't difficult but I think for some having tutorial videos would have been better than screenshots.
  • Provide more than one free domain on the Plus plan.
  • Offer site migration - not an option I saw when I signed up.
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Dan Hanna | TrustRadius Reviewer
April 11, 2019

Great hosting company

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Bluehost makes it easy to install WordPress.
  • The sign-up process is fairly easy.
  • They have a number of helpful add-ons to build a website.
  • Sometimes the login page does not function properly.
  • You have to purchase hosting for the whole year instead of being able to pay monthly.
  • It doesn't have the option to transfer hosting to another account. My customers have to sign up on their own.
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Rebecca Vold Preston | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 31, 2018

Budget-friendly way to start your own website!

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Large pool of widgets available
  • Ability to analyze visitor data easily
  • Wide range of personal customization available to the website
  • Difficult to navigate - needed to use youtube videos to understand how bluehost operated
  • The free versions of widgets and add-ons are limited
  • Difficult to get things to sit in the exact place that you want them to while customizing
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Yvette Montague | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 02, 2018

Uncomplicated Website Hosting Service

Score 10 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Uptime. I don't think my site has been down once since switching to Bluehost.
  • The control panel is easy to navigate. I've added 3rd party IPs, vanity URL, DKIM and domain key entries with no issue.
  • The automatic WordPress updates make maintaining the sites a breeze.
  • I have no feedback for improvement.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
February 27, 2019

A complete managed hosting service

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Heavy focus on WordPress, with WordPress installed by default on all new accounts.
  • Custom-branded cPanel with all of the industry standard features.
  • Affordable cloud hosting with solid performance/reliability.
  • Optimized plans specifically for WordPress and WooCommerce.
  • Free & paid integrated SSL certificates for eCommerce websites.
  • Personal & direct customer phone support based in the US.
  • Numerous add-ons available, such as G Suite, Spam Experts, SiteLock, etc.
  • The basic hosting plan only allows you to host 1 website.
  • Charges $149 for migrating your existing website over to them.
  • No pro-rated refund after 30 days.
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Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
December 08, 2018

Bluehost: a great place to start your online business

Score 9 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Setup is easy, and intuitive.
  • Customer support is very helpful and responsive.
  • It's easy for just about anyone to get started.
  • Price is very competitive.
  • There are some functions that are hard to access.
  • Advanced users may need more capability.
  • Bluehost will install a plugin automatically in Wordpress that you may not want.
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Bruce Emmerling | TrustRadius Reviewer
September 08, 2017

A powerful hosting service with solid performance

Score 6 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Bluehost worked very well with Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, and other CMS packages.
  • Installing functions and features through the Cpanel was very easy with Bluehost.
  • Bluehost provided solid uptime performance without too many hiccups.
  • Bluehost provides extensive options for different server needs
  • Bluehost could improve its customer service offerings.
  • The host company needs to improve its cost effectiveness.
  • While Bluehost offers good security, it has some security breaches over the past year.
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Don Burks | TrustRadius Reviewer
October 06, 2016

Bluehost is the Best

Score 8 out of 10
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Pros and Cons

  • Bluehost has outstanding support.
  • Bluehost's e-mail service has always been top notch. The e-mail services and software that are provided are easy to configure, easy to implement.
  • Bluehost has some inconsistencies in their billing practices. I would appreciate a bit more transparency into their billing process, and billing representatives being advocates instead of customer service representatives.
  • Bluehost's functionality for delivering Ruby on Rails apps is sometimes confusing and difficult to implement.
  • Bluehost's support for NodeJS needs some serious improvement.
  • Bluehost does not make it easy for devops to make config changes to Apache.
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Bluehost, headquartered in Orem, Utah, offers website hosting.
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