Bluehost Review

Bluehost has been providing web hosting services since 2003 and currently powers over 2 million websites. Their cheapest plan starts at $2.95/mo. Based on longterm testing, our rating for Bluehost is 4.9.

Pros and Cons

Bluehost Pros

  • One of the fastest webhosts
  • Recommended by Wordpress
  • Free domain name
  • Free SSL

Bluehost Cons

  • Only one domain with basic plan
  • Expensive renewal rates

What statistics we measured with Bluehost and why?

Choosing a web host is never easy, especially when you are a beginner who is about to purchase their first web host. There are so many providers to choose from!

Based on longterm testing, Bluehost delivered the 99.98% uptime on average and loading speed was 0.73 seconds.

Uptime shows how much of the time a website is available to customers. It is important to mention that there’s no such thing as 100% uptime. Servers require maintenance and that’s why tiny instances when website is unavailable can appear. Anyway it is vital your provider’s uptime is as close to 100% as possible.

Loading speed is very important too, especially in today's fast-paced world. If your website takes longer than 3 seconds to load, there is a 53% chance your customers will leave.

Overall Score:
4.9

Uptime:

99.98%

Loading speed:

0.73s

Support:

7/10

Starting price:

$2.95/mo
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