Our Score 4.2
BlueHost is one of the ‘big fish’ in the web hosting world. Founded in 1996 this company has proven it can withstand the test of time. Its easy to use web builder and varying packages that offer something for everyone is what has seen this company through the years. No skills are required to get started, and making a successful site is easy, the 1.6 domains currently hosted by this company prove it.
BlueHost has a wide array of features. Let’s look at some of the best.
- Unlimited Storage Space
- Unlimited Bandwidth
- Unlimited Domains
- Unlimited FTP
- Unlimited MySQL
- C-Panel Control Panel
- Unlimited Emails
- 99.9% Guaranteed Uptime
Marketing and Bonus Features:
- $75 Google Adwords
- $50 Yahoo Credits
- Website Builder
- Webalizer and Awastats
- SEO Submission
- Daily, weekly and monthly Backups
- SSL Certificates
The site back up and security features are a big draw point for this company. Knowing that work will not go missing and the website is safe is such a comfort. An impressive quality this host’s technology has is the ability to isolate websites that are drawing in traffic or use a high amount of storage so that the servers remain stable and there is no threat of your website going down. While some of the technology used on the site can be complex, having such in depth measures in place to ensure the optimum amount of uptime is a fair trade.
BlueHost’s Shared Hosting plan comes in at only $3.95 per month and covers everything a client could need to get their website off the drawing board and onto the internet. Alternatively you can bump up to $19.99 a month on the Pro Plan which offers extra features such as, enhanced server performance, anti-spam emails and domain privacy just to name a few.
Building On BlueHost
Good old Weebly. For those who have not been acquainted with this program it is a very simple but also very powerful program that allows users to build a professional appearing website without the use of code. It’s also easily adds. Naturally BlueHost has Weebly available for use.
BlueHost stands independently. If there is a problem with the servers there is no need for them to wait for a partnering company to solve the problem, Blue Host is hands on and solves its own problems. While they are resolving the issue a back up version of your site will be displayed. Really, your site never goes down, there is always something for a visitor to see. There have been reports of lost data and outages but they are not common. The BlueHost servers are monitored 24/7 so in the case of an emergency a solution can be found quickly.
The customer service team is there to help 24/7 using several different methods including phone, email, live chat and submitting a ticket. Whether you need help now, are pressed for time or just have a quick question there is an option for everyone. User forums and tutorials are also available for the more mundane issues.
BlueHost is a trustworthy company that knows its field well. Providing top quality service to its users is a priority and creating a site is simple. If you are looking for a host that can guarantee your visitors will always have something to see when they come to your site, Bluehost is for you.