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Bluehost vs BelugaCDN

Comparison
Compared options Visit Bluehost Visit BelugaCDN
Pricing
13 hosting plans 5 hosting plans
Starting price $2.95 / month $1.00 / month
Free domain Yes No
Coupons No No
User Ratings
2.5
4.4
Reliability 2.5
4.5
Pricing 2.5
4.5
User Friendly 2.5
4.0
Support 2.5
4.5
Features 2.5
4.0
User Reviews
264 reviews 10 reviews
Latest positive review
Easy and productive
Marsha Hankins,
9.2
My experience with Bluehost and BlueSky Pro has been very easy and productive. I had a few problems but they were easily fixed. I could not have done this on my own.
Successful Deployment
Marc Pope,
9.6
I've looked at using CDN for awhile but could not justify the cost. As a consultant for a software game developer, you need lots of bandwidth in spurts and then things die off til the next release or update. With Beluga, the ... More ability to have a CDN is now a reality for us. Our users are happy with the speeds. (Some of our games are over 5GB in size). We successfully deployed a release this past week with no complaints of download speeds. That is a first! Best of all, we did it at a price that was affordable to use.
I wish they had better reporting, but you do have the ability to receive logs from them, so that's a good compromise. I've sent in 4 support tickets and most of the time they responded back within 10 minutes or less! SHOCKING.
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Latest negative review
Great Tech Support!
Nate Hedgeman,
4.8
I know this because I call them nearly every day because that is the only way to get anything done. The user portal is WIDLY inconsistent. Sometimes buttons work, sometimes they don't. Sometimes they just completely disappear... More for a while.
I have been with them for over 10 years and they have been going downhill but as of a few months ago it's just been TERRIBLE. I hate that I just renewed with them, I wish I hadnt't
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They spend your money from your credit card every month even you never didn't use their CDN.
Alexander Semenov,
2.8
They charged every month on 20$, even you don't set up your pull zones. Because they required credit card data while creating an account. Support told me that I selected an automatically charge when I was registered, but I do... More n't find any option in settings how to remove Credit card data or an option how to switch off automatically charges. So seems to they have only one option is to remove an account.
Also they didn't have an FTP data upload service by default, only as additional service with extra payment for this service.
Seems to you have to pay every month minimum 20$ and plus a fee for spent traffic.
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Shared Hosting
4 plans from $2.95 to $12.95 1 plan from $1.00 to $1.00
Under $4

Basic

$2.95 / MO
  • Space: 50 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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Pay-As-You-Go

$1.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: other
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Under $8

Plus

$5.45 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
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No
Over $10

Pro

$12.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
  • Panel: cpanel
View Pro plan
No
VPS
3 plans from $18.99 to $59.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$18.99 / MO
  • Space: 30 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
No
Dedicated Server
3 plans from $79.99 to $119.99
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No No
Over $10

Standard

$79.99 / MO
  • Space: 5 TB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Standard plan
No
Cloud Hosting
3 plans from $6.95 to $15.95
No
Under $4 No No
Under $8

Starter

$6.95 / MO
  • Space: 100 GB
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
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No
Over $10

Performance

$8.95 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: Unlimited
View Performance plan
No
CDN
No
4 plans from $5.00 to $1,000.00
Under $4 No No
Under $8 No

Dev

$5.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: 500.02 GB
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Over $10 No

Pro

$20.00 / MO
  • Space: Unlimited
  • Bandwidth: 2.5 TB
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Data Centers
1 of 6 2 of 6
North America Yes Yes
Europe No Yes
Asia No No
Oceânia No No
South America No No
Africa & Middle East No No
Support Services
6 of 6 2 of 6
Live Chat Yes No
Phone Support Yes No
Email Support Yes Yes
Forum Support Yes No
Video guides Yes No
Knowledgebase Yes Yes
CMS support
4 of 6 4 of 6
WordPress Yes Yes
Joomla Yes Yes
Drupal No Yes
Magento Yes Yes
Softaculous No No
PrestaShop Yes No
OS Support
1 of 2 1 of 2
Windows/ASP.NET No No
Linux Yes Yes
Language Support
4 of 8 0 of 8
PHP Yes No
Java Yes No
Python Yes No
Node.js No No
Django No No
Perl Yes No
Ruby on Rails No No
ASP.NET No No
Database Support
2 of 3 0 of 3
MongoDB Yes No
MySQL Yes No
PostgreSQL No No
Payment Types Support
2 of 6 1 of 6
PayPal Yes No
Credit Card Yes Yes
Moneybookers No No
Wire Transfer No No
Webmoney No No
Bitcoin No No
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